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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We stayed for three nights, The place was fantastic and the Game drive was very good, We had great experience seeing leopard hunting in night. Lodge people arranged special surprise African dance on my birthday and it was really admirable. Rooms were clean and big. Lunch need to be improved and also some fun games during daytime need to be...

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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at Umkumbe. The lodge was great and spacious and the bedding very very confortable. The food was delicious, dinner was served around a camp fire which made for a relaxing and romantic evening. Breakfast and lunch buffet were very tasty and there was plenty to go around. The game viewing was by far the best...

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1Thank Yori R
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed three nights in the Umkumbe Safari Lodge. We really liked our room with view on the river Sabi. It is a great location for a safari hotel just beside the river. Our room was very big and clean and we felt very comfortable in the Umkumbe Safari Lodge. Compared to an other safari hotel we stayed before the...

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2Thank Kuschi82
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We had a brilliant couple of days at this game lodge. The staff were all wonderful and the game drives were fantastic. We saw all the Big 5 in the 2 days we were there so it was a total success for us!!! The lodge room beds were very comfortable and all had mosquito nets. (Didn't have any bugs in...

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2Thank VPaterson355
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We visited Umkumbe through East Cape Tours at the end of March. 7 of us travelled, 3 adults and 4 teenagers. We stayed in Zebra and Leopard. The camp is beautiful and we could not fault the accommodation, the food, the views, the rangers. We had an amazing four days and would highly recommend. We saw the big 5 all...

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1Thank Niki C
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed 4 nights here. The accommodation is superb - we had a "superior" family room with wonderful outdoor shower. The rooms are cleaned and tidied daily and were surprisingly completely bug-free. The lodge is a small one with around twenty guests. We had morning and evening/night drives, each around three and a half hours with break for coffee or...

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1Thank Richard O
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We chose one night in Umkumbe as a part of a 7 night trip through Kruger. It was without doubt the best day of the trip. We saw lots of game,and the Ranger and tracker always brought us really close to the animals. The food and the rooms were very good, and we were very happy with the service. We...

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1Thank alejandro797
Bry-sur-Marne, France
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very kind and professional bushmen, with which we had beautiful gameviews : Leopard, Elephants, Buffalos, Wild dogs, Rhinos and many others Walk in the bush (on request), awesome ! Very restfull rooms, nice view on the river Tasty breakfasts, lunch and dinners with home-made cooking A great place !

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2Thank philippebuard
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We spent three days in Umkumbe and we absolutely loved it. The Lodge is very nice and perfectly situated right at the Sabi River. The first thing we saw when arriving was grazing elephants in the dried river bed. The game drives were fantastic and we never wanted them to end! Our ranger Mauritz and tracker Joseph amazed everyone with...

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1Thank Annicka P
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Wow - what else can be said. Umkumbe is a place that will steal your heart and leave you with many amazing memories! The lodge is perfectly placed for excellent game viewing, with a personal touch from all the excellent staff. Rooms are comfortable and clean, and the lounge and pool areas cater for everything you will need during your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Address: Luilekker Farm | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 27,250 - ₹ 37,141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umkumbe Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Umkumbe Safari Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“suites overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles 544catherine, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms facing the river are best”
 of 5 bubbles Fraser000, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Lion Chalet for good view of the river (requires Guide escort at night) or Chalet 3 if you don't want to be escorteed”
 of 5 bubbles lriglevart, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a river facing room,”
 of 5 bubbles alunh960, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Standard: small, good river view. Luxury: bigger, face the road. But enjoyable to hangout at common areas with staff & guests anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles icjm1234, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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