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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The best holiday we have ever had. Two nights at Nkomazi Komati tented camp restores your soul. The staff are amazing, the game drives so informative and the food delicious. Can't wait to return - definitely a place to visit at least once a year.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We spent a weekend at the lodge and had one of our best holidays ever. The service was brilliant, the food was good, the room was spectacular and the game viewing was superb with very well trained game rangers.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

From the first greeting we knew this was going to be very special. Cool drinks in the shade before setting off on the 1/2 hour drive to the camp,and then welcomed with the staff singing for us. The lodges are outstanding in comfort, the food delicious and the staff fabulous. We had a sunset and sunrise safari and saw lions...

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Torino, Italia
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Everything was perfect. Room, service, game drives, staff... an absolutely over the top lodge that will make you live the dream of wilderness with a 5-star comfort. Mention apart for the ranger who drove us thru the reserve: he's been just fantastic! Strongly strongly reccomended!

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day Thank you for your incredible review regarding your stay at the Nkomazi Game Reserve. We are pleased that your honeymoon started off great and that we had the pleasure of being a part of it. We do hope to see you and your husband again soon for an incredible start to any occasion. All the best , Neil

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This place is just simply the best! i cannot find one fault with it at all! Everyone of the staff members is always smiling, happy and always wiling to help. The food is amazing and there really is LOTS of it! the game rangers are very knowledgeable and great trackers! the tent is beautiful (we stayed in tent 5 which...

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear NicoleWelch Thank you for taking the time review our property. We are absolutely ecstatic that you had such a wonderful time on your 'minimoon' with us. We do wish to see you again for another amazing experience. Kind regards, Neil

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

A 2-night stay at Komati Tented Lodge in the Nkomazi Game Reserve was the PERFECT start to our honeymoon. The staff were fantastic (especially Dave who had the most incredible knowledge and enthusiasm making the game drives incredibly memorable), accommodation luxurious, food of high end restaurant quality - all set in beautifully scenic surroundings. We didn't want to leave! A...

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Kate H Thank you for your incredible review regarding your stay at the Nkomazi Game Reserve. We are pleased that your honeymoon started off great and that we had the pleasure of being a part of it. We do hope to see you and your husband again soon for an incredible start to any occasion. All the best ,...

Netherlands
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great example of warm south African hospitality! We really felt welcome, unbelievable location, great service and comfort. definately worth a stay! Also included a great game drive. All in all a terrific experience!

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Arnaud954 We are happy to have given you such a terrific experience and we do wish to see you again in the near future for more wonderful experiences. Thank you for taking the time to review us in such positive light. Regards, Neil

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I was on a group tour and we stayed at this reserve for 3 nights. This place was better than I ever imagined. The food was excellent. Our group required two jeeps. Usually I was in the jeep where "Tate" (sp) was the driver/tracker. He was absolutely wonderful, very knowledgeable and personable. We saw a lion take a hedge hog,...

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear gm J Thank you for the review you’ve given regarding you’re your stay with us. We, the tea, of Nkomazi Gaame Reserve are very pleased to read that you have had such an eventful stay with us and even having no TV was not an issue for you. Please do join us again as we would look forward to...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We arrived late! From the start nothing was too much trouble, we were made to feel very welcome, this was just an overnight stop for us so we only had the evening game drive....but what a drive! Our guide Celebrate had the keenest eyes I have ever known, he was passionate and knowledgeable a very exciting drive, dinner was served...

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear 35sianc12 Thank you for taking the time to positively review our lodge. We are extremely happy to read that you have had a such a lovely stay – hopefully next time you can stay longer! We look forward to having you over again soon. Kind Regards, Neil

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My partner planned a weekend away and I must say it was awesomely perfect. The restaurant stuff was great. The food was just out of this world. They offered a great variety of food during breakfast and I loved the Boma dinner. Our guide went out of his was to show us the big 5. We had great 2 game...

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Neil M, Manager at Nkomazi Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Fancypi We are so pleased that you had such an amazing time at our property. Thank you for the compliments regarding the property and the staff. We are very passionate about our jobs, therefore the services we give are a pleasure. Thank you for the review. We do hope to see you very soon Regards, Neil

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Known as "the place of water," Nkomazi Game Reserve is a destination of outstanding scenic beauty. It is an ecological Aladdin’s Cave of natural science, from its towering ancient mountains to its broad river valleys and impressive grasslands. Victorian military "Africa Campaign" styled tents blend into the landscape. Furniture creates a traditional "Out of Africa" feel with all the added comforts and luxuries of 5-star accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nkomazi Game Reserve

Address: R541, Badplaas 1190, South Africa (Formerly Komati Tented Lodge )
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Badplaas
Price Range: ₹ 21,093 - ₹ 60,265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nkomazi Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you are easily disturbed by sound, as for a tent away from the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Paffen05, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a river view”
 of 5 bubbles boxman266a, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River tents are recommended and seemed to be a bit more scenic than the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AlessandraP47, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we had tent 5, which was very nice (private, close to river where elephants passed by, ...)”
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 of 5 bubbles Zophie1984, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The tents on the river itself have a climb to the dining area but have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles AntonT, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
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