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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stayed at this lodge and really enjoyed the experience. It is a self catering lodge so bring your own food and drink. The lodge is clean, spacious with a big kitchen and lounge area with a deck and porch (stoep) overlooking a water hole. The rooms are "rondawels" and spacious and well stocked. The lodge has an outside swimming... More 

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Gosford, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed at the Nyala River Lodge in June in a group of 14. it was cold in the mornings and evenings but beautiful during the day. The facilities are great and cozy, and being able to sit and watch animals walk along the river bed is priceless. The guides are fantastic and very accommodating and go out of their... More 

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Thank JoBirch5
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Nyala Safari Lodge is an amazing place... The services was excellent and we saw 4 of the big 5. The rondavels has enough space and the facilities are great. Kitchen has everything you need. The guide who took us on the drives were excellent. Layout of the lodge is perfect and it is situated on the river bed. It is... More 

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Hoedspruit
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Nyala was everything we hoped: secluded, wild and truly Africa. The rooms are v comfortable, the kitchen is excellent, the out-doors fire and stoep superb. All combined with great service, and an outstanding game guide. Well worth a visit; we'll be back soon!

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Thank David & Lyns F
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was about our 8th visit to Nyala and as usual it never disappoints. This is has to be one of my most favorite places on earth! The staff are always ready to assist and by this stage have become like family.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Located close to Hoedspruit, but you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere, Nyala offers an excellent experience of the African Bush .It was good to meet the owners,Bill and Camilla, who were there to welcome us on arrival . The location is stunning, lodge is comfortable, well-equipped, and the staff are friendly and helpful . Gideon, the... More 

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NyalaOffice, Owner at Nyala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jill Reading through your article we are humbled by your appreciation. It is a pity that we did not know about the 60th birthday celebration – a bottle or 2 of bubbly would have gone down well. Maybe with a return visit we can correct this. Kind regards Bill & Kamila More 

Benoni
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Excellent self-catering facilities, friendly staff, excellent game viewing in open game viewing vehicle, or on foot, with expert guide and every expectation of seeing the "big five". Waterhole in dry river bed attracts an interesting selection of game to be viewed from a view deck on the river bank. Value for money and the overall experience is outstanding. Highly recommended.... More 

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NyalaOffice, Owner at Nyala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jill Reading through your article we are humbled by your appreciation. It is a pity that we did not know about the 60th birthday celebration – a bottle or 2 of bubbly would have gone down well. Maybe with a return visit we can correct this. Kind regards Bill & Kamila More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I have been a visitor to Nyala for many years, I return over and over again and have never had reason to complain about one single thing. I will keep returning based on the location, the staff as well as the owners that have always taken a keen interest in seeing that we have a great stay

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NyalaOffice, Booking Office at Nyala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments on trip advisor. Your next visit is overdue and we look forward to see you in September. Kind regards Bill & Kamila More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2015

One of the most magical places in South Africa. Nyala gives you a opportunity to experience the african bush at its best. Bill & Kamilla have created the most relaxing and welcoming atmosphere and their staff, Gideon, Lizzie & Goodness make you feel at home. We need to really enjoy and savour these types of destinations that immerse you in... More 

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NyalaOffice, Booking Office at Nyala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments on trip advisor. Our success is largely due to our staff’s dedication and in particular to Gideon who so enjoys his work. See you soon. Kind regards Bill & Kamila More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2015

seriously from Gideon and is awesomeness at finding animals and just being so much fun on drives to lizzy being the seeetest person whi sets the table (something we werent expecting and realised how spoilt we felt) and doing the dishes!!!! HELLO HOLIDAY!! Its being in the bush with the luxury feeling without paying at all ur savings for! Viewing... More 

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NyalaOffice, Booking Office at Nyala Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Nice to read your comments on trip advisor. Gideon, Lizzy & Goodness send their regards and we hope to see you one day soon in South Africa. Kind regards Bill & Kamila More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nyala offers a personal and family friendly exciting Big 5 safari experience. Nyala Safari Lodge is situated in the Balule Private Game reserve, Mohlabetsi South Nature Reserve in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The reserve forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park with no fences between Balule and Kruger Park. The lodge offers self-catering accommodation, including 2 game drives or a game drive and guided bush walk per day with an accredited and fully qualified Ranger. The 5 large thatched rondavels with en-suite bathrooms, accommodate sleeping for 14. The modern central kitchen is fully equipped - indoor & outdoor dining areas for the self-catering enthusiasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nyala Safari Lodge

Address: Jejane Gate | Mohlabetsi Conservancy, Hoedspruit 1038, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: ₹ 7,043 - ₹ 14,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are great”
  • Rondawel
 of 5 bubbles klippies, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel but a Lodge (Game Farm)”
 of 5 bubbles margoc826, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great setting, Overlooking waterhole, Night sounds of the bush!”
 of 5 bubbles SafariGang, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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