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Nkomazi Game Reserve

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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

It was outstanding I can highly refinement it as a trio of a life time The accommodation - food and drives were better then anything we have ever experienced and I consider ourselves well traveled Fantastic staff too

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Spent Easter weekend at Nkomazi. Excellent venue; great service and the staff are well trained and all very friendly. Game drives were excellent and adventurous as times. Went to see some rock paintings.

Thank IreneRugheimer
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is a great private game reserve with the most amazing views and scenery. It looked like Scotland but with African animals. Quite Special. The 'hotel' itself was really lovely and luxurious. Rooms well spaced out along the river or higher up the hill. Food...More

Thank Midjan1
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The whole experience from the moment you arrive to the moment you have to reluctantly drag yourself away from this beautiful place is fabulous. The Nkomazi reserve is home to a wide variety of Africa's finest ambassadors including the most picture perfect lions, glorious giraffes...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The hospitality and the attention to detail was great. The food was delicious and the staff was very knowledgeable and personable. Our safari time was breath taking, such great views and we got to see all of the animals that we wanted to see. It's...More

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Saman D
4 December 2015|
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Breakfast is included at about 9.30, after the game drive. At 3 there's a big afternoon tea with a lovely spread. Dinner at 7. Always snacks and free drinks on the drives. Food absolutely great!
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Richelle R
28 October 2015|
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Hi there There isn't really a particular dress code for dinner. The game drives are early morning and late afternoons it can get nippy, but we do also provide blankets. Overall, at best, whatever you're comfortable wearing... More
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"Rooms close to the river give more of a "jungle-feeling""
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"Room 1 is quiet because it´s futher away fron the river. But the river lodges have an excellent view ;-)"
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"GO with 12"
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"All rooms are excellent"
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