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Reviewed 11 October 2016

At least once a year my wife and i like to get away from it all and go to the Kruger Park whether it be in the government side or the private reserves. This time we decided to get the bigger wallet out and go...More

Thank jerryban
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

Dear jerryban Thank you for your detailed review it is greatly appreciated. I am sorry you felt that our lodge did not meet your expectations. The Nharalumi river in front of the lodge is a seasonal river and mainly flows in the rainy season. It...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were two parents and a teenage child who spent 3 nights at the River Lodge. Our stay was fantastic and exceeded our expectations by far. Accomodation was very nice in a hut with two separate double rooms and balcony overlooking the now dried out...More

Thank bgjestvang
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

Dear bgjestvang Thank you for recommending our lodge, we really appreciate it! We are glad to hear that your family had an enjoyable stay with us, that you love your accommodation, food and our service and your game drives. You all had some pretty amazing...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife and I spent 5 days at the Simbavati river lodge on the first week of October 2016, and we had a really amazing stay there which exceeded even what we hoped to have. I'll start with the entire staff being very kind, honestly...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

Dear amitliber We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing photography safari with us. Hopefully your wife enjoyed it as much as you? We would love to see the photos that you took. We are happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations,...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights , Lodge was very well sign posted and easy find , upon arrival we were greeted with a cool drink and a brief introduction to facilities , accommodation was comfortable and contained all the expected trimmings , you are...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There were 5 of us, mother, father, grown daughter and two grandsons, 7,9. We had a great time!! The accomadatioms were very good, food was good, staff very pleasant and helpful and our tracker and guide excellent. We had 4 very successful drives. The staff...More

Thank donandbobbi
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

Dear donandbobbi We are so happy to hear that your family enjoyed their stay at our lodge. Hopefully we have created future game rangers out of your grand children :) We offer the best game drives if I do say so myself. Our staff are...More

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johnniebdover
3 September 2017|
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Response from ivanhoe19 | Reviewed this property |
Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
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johnniebdover
22 June 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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Candace Y
17 March 2017|
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Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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"Views of the river were beautiful right outside the bedroom on the deck."
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"All rooms are individual lodges - try to book one close to the main lodge - ours was a little way off."
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"Tents (so luxurious) are wonderful..Family accomodations are most likely as nice."
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"All rooms are equally as good"
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