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    The Outpost

    Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 242 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Perfect first stay in Kruger Park, beautifull game drives and the food was very, very good. Services and all personel was perfect. We will recomend this stay to our Friends at home. Weather during our stay was extreme, 42 Celsius when arrived and within 12...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I could write and essay about this lodge, it is just fantastic! The scenery, the lodge, the staff, the food, the comfort and luxury and rawness of the rooms which offer a unique open to the environment feel. It was beyond my expectations! If you...More

    Thank CandyMckibbin
    Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 1 week ago

    Candice, you have managed to encapsulate, in such a wonderful way, all that Pel's Post and the Northern Kruger have to offer, and in less than an essay. Thank you and regards, Mike

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Outpost for 3 nights and it is one of the most memorable experiences of my life. When we arrived, they gave us the honeymoon suite which is the best of all the private suites overlooking the gorge. It is very large...More

    Thank isolde100
    Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you - your review of your stay at The Outpost is appreciated. Spending time with Samual is always a treat, particularly if you are a birder. Outside of his superb knowledge of birds, I am sure you will agree, he has such a wonderful...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I had been wanting to explore these reaches of the Makuleke conservancy for quite a while, and after a three night visit I leave this place with a distinct yearning to come back and share it with my loved ones and recommended to my friends...More

    2  Thank ChristianBoix
    Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 4 weeks ago

    Christian, to be honest, I am not sure how to respond, but to say thank you very much for visiting us and sharing your experience with all through your beautifully written review. You have encapsulated all that this sanctuary has to offer - thank you....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Wonderful wild location if you don't mind being off the beaten track and not looking for the big 5 - a perfect place for walking and for unwinding with family. Just opened, so lodge could use some soul - needs books, games, things to give...More

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    Thank India B
    Response from Michael-theoutpost, General Manager at The OutpostResponded 4 weeks ago

    India, thank you for this feedback. I agree, it takes living in a home to identify areas in need of attention - a new lodge requires something similar. I believe that as Pel's Post matures so will its character. It really was a great pleasure...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 798 - US$ 1,679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park
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    • The Outpost Hotel Kruger National Park
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    Nearby Attractions
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    23.00 km away
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    22 October 2017|
    Response from isolde100 | Reviewed this property |
    All of the units are lined up along the ridge so they have more or less the same view - but the units at the very end, the last being the honeymoon suite (therefore the most privacy) have a better view of the river and the... More
    28 April 2017|
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    Response from LaurenRitchieRare | Property representative |
    Dear Donna, I wouldn't be concerned about the cold. The weather in that part of the country is always quite a lot hotter in comparison. To ensure maximum comfort, there are hot water bottles placed inside the bed at... More
    25 December 2016|
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    Response from Michael-theoutpost | Property representative |
    Good day, Travel time from Johannesburg is approximately 6.5 hours. You able to access The Outpost through Pafuri gate. We are situated in a malaria area, however we have had no reported cases. Self drives are only allowed... More
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    "Rooms 7-12 (12 being the highest) have the best views at The Outpost but Pelspost has 4 newly renovated rooms..."
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    "Book the honeymoon suite."
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    "For the best views and most privacy rooms 9-12 offer the best views. 12 is the furthest but its worth the..."
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    "Room 11 has terrific views of the river"
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