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    Waterbuck Game Lodge

    Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    US$ 1,222
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    As indicated by the title of my review, I would prefer to keep the existence of this incredible place a secret. My initial tendency was to do just that, but this incredible place warrants praise. We spent four days here an a safari trip that...More

    Thank Robert M
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Amazing all around experience. Accommodations were in private lodges and unreal- you could hear the bush alive at night from bed. The food was awesome. The staff were great and made it truely unforgetable. And wow the SAFARIS just unreal!!! Can't wait to go back!...More

    Thank Alewis12344
    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    I have stayed in numerous bush loges and experienced many game drives. I can honestly say this was the best experience I have ever had. We went on two game drives per day, morning and dusk. The guide and tracker never failed to give us...More

    Thank Terri Voss S
    Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

    Five of us had an amazing weekend at the Waterbuck Game Reserve on Thornybush. We had a amazing 3 hour game drive on arrival with some fabulous views and good sightings of the Big 5, we stopped for drinks and snacks in the middle of...More

    Thank Hermann F
    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    My wife and I stayed for 3 nights at Waterbuck Lodge in Thornybush Game reserve. This was our first safari so we weren't sure how things worked. We needn't have worried. The daily routine was explained the moment we arrived and everything ran like clockwork...More

    Thank Douglas M
    Response from Ian T, Owner at Waterbuck Game LodgeResponded 11 April 2017

    Douglas M we are so pleased that you had such a fantastic time while staying with us at Waterbuck lodge. We would love to welcome you back again when you can find the time. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. Warm...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$ 230 - US$ 1,057 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Waterbuck Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Janine S
    13 January 2017|
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    Response from MaurizioNasi | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Janine, I always inform in advance about food requests, just write, they were very helpful with us. I remember that the wifi was good and I also believed that we had tv in our room (which was very big, 2 floors): I cannot... More
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    "There are no rooms, just four stand alone lodges. They are all good!"
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    "Room 4 has a view of the watering hole. However the activity tends to be early morning or dusk, when you are..."
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    "There are only 4 rooms. Room 4 is closest to the watering hole."
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    "every room is a good room"
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