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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Me and my wife have had 2 perfect overnights at Zvakanaka Fram . Igababa cabin end of October 2016, on our way to Kruger NP. The property is peaceful, the cabin is beautiful, and the owners are warm and friendly, so this place is an absolute gem! The cabin has all the comfort one would ask for, very private position,...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Igababa is the cutest house with a stunning view. Everything and more is available in this house incl. A shower with a view! Madala's is perfect if you are travelling with 4; beautiful shower with a slidings door which gives you access to the outside shower and bath! All very comfortable, you feel home straight away. Flowers in the house,...

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Thank you so much Rinske! We love the fact that you return so often - and that you enjoy both venues just as much as each other! We really look forward to hosting you again! Warmest wishes, Gail and Al

Reviewed 6 October 2016

After so many times passing through the beautiful mountains at Louis Trichardt on our ZIM-SA trips we finally got the opportunity to pass some time there. We spent three nights at Madala's Cottage. Zvakanaka is just perfect if you like privacy

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

How very kind of you to take the time to write a review! It was lovely to have you visit and to meet you. Hope we see you again soon! Warmest wishes, Gail and Al

Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Recently spent 4 nights at Zvakanaka farm, which turned out to be an amazing experience. Lovely campsites, with electricity, kettle and stove !!! We were 3 women camping, and felt perfectly safe. Great hosts Gail and Alistair checked in daily either in person or by phone to check that we were happy, and that there was nothing we needed. Zvakanaka...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at the campsite at Zvakanaka. What an amazing spot it is! So quiet and the mountain view is great. Everything was very neat and you have maximum privacy. The two campsites Sam's and William's are next to each other with the ablutions in between but you hardly even notice your neighbors as there's plenty of room....

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Hi Isabella and Michiel. How very kind of you to take the time to write such a lovely review of Zvakanaka! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and thak you so much for the helpful notes about the other artists and crafters on the Ribola Art Route - I am giving your feedback to Lisa today. Go well and...

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We are touring Southern Africa in our own campervan and found Zvakanaka for the second time a perfect camp-site on our way to Zimbabwe. This time we spent three days and still feel it was not enough. The owners Gail and Alistair have gone the extra mile to make our stay special. The location and utilities are top notch! Peter...

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Hi Sigi and Peter. Thank you so much for the review - we appreciate the time taken by guests to post reviews - they are so valuable for our business! It was lovely seeing you again and good luck for your travels - you are just into Zambia? Go well and warmest wishes! Gail and Al

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I stayed at the Madala Cottage which is ideal for families. Although we were in town for a sad occasion, we could not of felt more at home. Usually when you are able to secure affordable accommodation, you anticipate the worst. We were pleasantly surprised but how exquisite everything was. Upon arrival, we were welcomed by Gail...

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Dear Lufuno, Musha, Taki and Khathu. How very, very kind of you to take the time to write such a thorough and sincere review! You have no idea how valuable such reviews are to those of us who offer accommodation! I am delighted you found Madala's good value for money. It was lovely to meet you and know that four...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This was a real surprise: We chose this campsite for an overnight stop to Zim in order to do an early border crossing in Beitbridge the following. But you arrive and wish to never leave again. Gail is a wonderful host. She gave us very helpful information concerning the border procedure. The campsite is relaxed, clean, has stunning view, and...

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Dear Eva Thank you so much for this review - they are so valuable to us! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much - it was lovely to meet you! I am happy to hear the border was only 2 hours - but 2 hours is still way too long! When will they sort it out!? Take care...

Polokwane, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Igababa cabin is very private, has a splash pool, outside bath and a beautiful view of the Soutpansberg. Ideal for couples. Very romantic. Only visitors are guinea fowl and bushbuck. Just pack your food and go. Well worth a visit.

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Dear Tjaart and Ilze. Thank you very much for your review - we appreciate every comment we receive. In order to help us score 5/5 for cleanliness and service I would really appreciate any suggestions you could give for us to improve!! We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again. Warmest wishes, Gail

Vaalwater, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed at William's campsite for a short birding trip. The facilities are great and the service is friendly and very helpfull. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and found great birds on the property and surrounding area. Definitely be back again!

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Gail072, Owner at Zvakanaka Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for those positive words Gerhardt!! We are delighted you enjoyed the campsite - it was a pleasure hosting you!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zvakananka campsite, with its wonderful mountain views, has four sites. There are 4 toilets and 2 showers in the ablution block - each of these has their own entrance and basin - the ablution block is fully electrified. Sam's and William's sites are fully electrified. They have cement-floored shelters with power points and lights, a braai stand water point and floor fireplace. Chimangi Moonrise and Shady John sites have braai stands, water points and floor fireplaces. The four sites are quite far apart and each site is carefully designed for maximum privacy. There is a 4.4 M diameter, 900 cm deep portapool set away from the sites with lovely views of the mountain. There is a washing machine and fridge/freezer for general use. Some firewood provided extra available for purchase. R100pppn children under 4 free, 4 - 12 R50. There are two self-catering cottages. Igababa Cabin sleeps 2 in a double bed - very private and romantic. Big glass doors and windows look onto the mountain. Outdoor double bath and small wallow pool. R750 per weekday night and R850 weekend night. Minimum 2 nights on a weekend. Madala's Cottage sleeps 4 in 2 separate bedrooms. Main bedroom en suite. Outdoor double bath and shower and a small pool. also very private. Both cottages are fully equipped for self-catering all you need to bring is food and drink. R1100 for 4 people weekday nights and R1250 for 4 weekend nights. Minimum 2 nights booking on weekends. Firewood provided for both cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zvakanaka Farm

Address: Witvlag Road, Louis Trichardt 0920, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Louis Trichardt
Price Range: ₹ 672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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Zvakanaka Farm Louis Trichardt, Limpopo
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