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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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3 Star Hotel
Umkumbe Safari Lodge is located in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, considered by many to be the premier wildlife reserve in South Africa. Located on the banks of the seasonal Sand River, Umkumbe Safari Lodge is perfectly situated in one of the best Big Five game viewing destinations in Africa.
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Luilekker Farm | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
10.9 km to Skukuza Airport
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Umkumbe lodge overlooks the Sand River & is good basic 3 star lodge. My wife & I stayed in “Giraffe” a large room that was comfortable but whilst an outdoor shower might be nice in summer, only having a bath tub in winter was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lodge itself was very clean and tidy. Staff was friendly and polite. Safari guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Food was good and tasty. Make sure you have plenty of change for staff gratuity as you struggle to get change at the lodge. Struggled to...More

Thank imranjamil786
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bang for your buck... Ceck! Amazing animal sightings ... Check! Great room...Check! Stayed here 2 days with my best friend. Even with only enough time for 3 drives we saw the most incredible sightings.. from a leopard eating an antelope in a tree with hyena...More

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We never expected to have such a wonderful experience celebrating our 10 year anniversary! The staff made us feel special from the moment we arrived. The views of the animals were incredible and we were able to get so close! Everything was so clean and...More

Thank amerpie84
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Aah! Just by merely thinking the name of this lodge the whole trip and the stay flashes to my eyes. So, after a lot of research and discussion we ended up booking our stay with Umkumbe Safari Lodge at Sabi in April 2018. It was...More

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Airport Transportation
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US$ 504 - US$ 616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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italiangirl2020
26 May 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Yes our reservations office can arrange transfers from the airports to Umkumbe return for you. And we do cater for vegetarians as well.
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Bridget H
15 April 2018|
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Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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vbnet
4 November 2017|
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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