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The Outpost

Hotwire.comUS$ 780*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 1,151*
US$ 780*
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One word to describe The Outpost - Outstanding. From the time you arrive until you leave, your every expectation is exceeded. Upon arrival you are met by Mike and Sandy, who are friendly and professional. Dean, our ranger, was extremely knowledgeable and went out of his way to ensure that our daily trips were exciting. The staff, without exception, are...

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for the very complimentary review of your stay at The Outpost. More importantly however, is that you celebrated your anniversary in style, and will always have very wonderful memories of the special occasion. As much as you enjoyed and appreciated the professionalism and care from our staff, we enjoyed hosting you - it really was a great pleasure....

Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having stayed in many lodges through South Africa and Botswana I wanted to expedience this northernmost section of Kruger. Difficult to reach but ever so worth it! This is a place with an almost spiritual quality. The scenery and views are over the top. Birders will be thrilled beyond their wildest expectations. Especially if they have Samuel as their guide....

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

It is so rewarding for the lodge management and staff to receive a review of this nature - thank you. Not only do you refer to your lodge experience, but also to the beauty and wonderful wilderness offering of the Pafuri area - it is food for the soul. Thank you again, Kind regards Mike

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish all my family and friends can go to Outpost as it is the most beautifull place. The view is amazing. It is a great drive to get there but worth it. Enjoyed the game drives to the Fever Trees - a post card picture. We were sad to leave back to reality.

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for the very complimentary review of your stay at The Outpost. You are absolutely correct, your experience of both the beauty of the Northern Kruger Park and the Lodge is something that really needs to be experienced by more travelers. I, and The Outpost staff, thoroughly enjoyed hosting you, and look forward to your next visit to our...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful part of the Kruger Park - The Outpost offers a special opportunity to explore the area with professional and friendly staff. The food is innovative, very tasty and well presented - so our compliments to the chef.

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review of your stay at The Outpost. So often the staff behind the scenes are the unsung heroes - I will certainly pass on your compliments to our staff, but in particular, our chef and her kitchen staff. Kind regards Mike

Meyerton, Mid Vaal, Gauteng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a awesome start too our honeymoon. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Guides were great. Definitely recommend the safari walks on offer as well. A different side to the safari we use too and would love to return again soon if only for the breathtaking views from the rooms.

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for this comprehensive review of your stay at The Outpost. Your comment regarding the attitude of the staff and guides, is especially very pleasing - thank you. The Outpost team look forward to your next visit to our lodge. Kind regards Mike

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 6 of us stayed for 4 nights. Our "space" was delightfully different - very large, private, safe and with a good view. It was clean and comfortable. The food was really good in quality and quantity. The game drives were excellent with a pleasant and knowledgeable guide. His driving skills were good and we had confidence in...

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for the insightful feedback on your stay at The Outpost. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to our sanctuary. Kind regards, Mike

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you looking for incredible scenery, great food, friendly guides, this is the place. Game viewing should not be a priority, but it makes up for this in all other ways. It was a special place. Room views to die for ( quite a long walk), but they are some of the best we have stayed in

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at The Outpost. The management and staff always appreciate feedback of this nature. We also think it is a special place. Kind regards, Mike

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice lodge with huge potential and a different wildlife experience. Don't expect to see big cats however as the area is not ideal for that as yet. Staff are great and rangers are very enthusiastic and helpful. Rooms offer something different with exceptional views and are extremely comfortable. Food tends to lean to vegetarian, which is fine if...

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TheOutpostLodge1, General Manager at The Outpost, responded to this review

Thank you for your very comprehensive and constructive review of your stay at The Outpost Lodge. Feedback of this nature will ensure that our guest offering will continue to improve in areas of need. Regards Mike

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place ... We felt the warmness from the staff at our arrival,and after our yourney from Cape Town ( 2462kilometres in 2 days)...this felt like heaven, and heaven it was for the duration of our 2 day stay.

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Thank you - your review is hugely appreciated, and I am delighted your experience was as fulfilling as it was. Kind regards Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for three nights and each night we got a different card on our bed at turndown (welcome, goodnight, and goodbye) and just like that our magical getaway had come to a close. Right from when we walked in and every staff member knew our names, we knew this would be a place to remember....

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Thank you for this very comprehensive review of your stay at The Outpost Lodge. I am delighted that you describe your experience as magical - beautiful views, attentive staff, and particularly your reference to the beauty of the Makuleke region of the KNP. Kind regards Mike

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Outpost lies in the Makuleke Contractual Park, a vast and remote wilderness area bordered to the north by the Limpopo River and Zimbabwe and to the east by Crooks Corner and Mozambique.The Big 5 Makuleke Contractual Park measures some 26 500 hectares and is well known for its abundant wildlife including less common species not evident in the southern and central regions of the park. Apart from large herds of elephant and buffalo, guests will be able to see Nyala, an antelope which is not easily found in the more southern regions of the park, and over 350 recorded bird species. The diverse terrain of the region includes Mopane Woodlands, Fever Tree forests, Acacia thickets as well as some of the largest and oldest Baobab specimens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Outpost

Address: Makuleke Region, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: ₹ 46,243 - ₹ 2,56,799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Outpost 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“No 12 (but be prepared to walk)”
SandyM053, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 is the Honeymoon Suite at the very end of the walkway. Totally private. 2nd best is Room 7 which is overlooked by no other room.”
PannellsTours, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Limited number of lodges that all share the same spectacular view”
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elftyrer, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have incredible views and look the same inside and out. All great!”
NielM_11, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the bets views are a distance from lodge so choose convenience or views”
mandif2015, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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