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    Umlani Bushcamp

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7447
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    • Excellent91%
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    • Average1%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “no electricity” (71 reviews)
    “tree house” (89 reviews)
    “oil lamps” (22 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Special Offer: Kruger safari option
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    Reviewed 5 February 2016

    Our family (with two boys aged 7 and 11) had an unforgettable stay at Umlani! Friendly staff, great drives, wonderful animal sightings and relaxing and laid back hours in camp. Extra magic to have hyenas and leopard tracks outside our hut. Feel priviledged to have...More

    2  Thank Teebee2016
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the magnificent review of Umlani we glad you had an unforgettable experience . We also pleased you appreciate our ecofriendly philosophy and that you strongly encourage others to visit . best regards Marco

    Reviewed 25 January 2016

    We had a wonderful experience, we stayed in one of the eco huts and it had everything you need, outdoor bathroom, nice comfy bed and space of all your luggage. When we arrived Roulex sat us down with a drink and explained the resort and...More

    3  Thank gailj402
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the your review on TripAdvisor we pleased that you had a wonderful experience and the the Eco hut had everything you needed. Adam and Ephraim are proud that your game drives were the high light of your trip. We will pay extra...More

    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    The service were excellent. The staff (hosts, rangers, and everybody else how took care of us) made us feel welcome. The small site, 15 guests, made it easier to get to know the guests. The site was very quiet and relaxing (except for the frogs...More

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    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for your review of Umlani we happy you found the service excellent and that you felt welcome. Hope the frogs noise at night did not stress you out to much and that you will visit us again some day in the future. best...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2016

    Our family of 5 stayed for 2 nights at this very special Bushcamp. The staff were warm and friendly and made us feel very welcomed. It was a total bonus to sit on the beautiful porch of the bar area and watch a continuous stream...More

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    1  Thank traceyg332
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 19 February 2016

    Thank you for the lovely review of Umlani we are pleased you felt that the team are warm and friendly which made you feel very welcome. Also happy that you thought our candlelit dinners were fabulous. My apologies for the fan in the Eco hut...More

    Reviewed 9 January 2016

    Staying at Umlani was a great experience. The staff were all excellent, Greg and Roulex were such accomadating and friendly hosts and we really enjoyed sharing stories over dinner. We were made to feel so at home and nothing was too much trouble. Big Amos...More

    3  Thank Aaron B
    Response from Schiess, Owner at Umlani BushcampResponded 5 February 2016

    Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor we appreciate it also thank you for mentioning Greg, Rouxle' ,Big Amos and Andrew . Also for your tip about the tree house and that it was an incredible experience. About the Pool during a heat wave, it...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$ 459 - US$ 659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    Kerri C
    12 October 2017|
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    Response from Umlani | Property representative |
    Hello Traveller Yes, all game drives are included in your stay. Kind regards Umlani Team
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    Rebecca F
    17 November 2016|
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    Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
    Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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    Kim Van N
    20 September 2016|
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    Response from Schiess | Property representative |
    Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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    Room Tips
    "Room 5 right in the middle of camp"
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    "Stayed in eco-lodge. Nice and cool inside."
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    "Keep doors and windows firmly shut to keep out monkeys."
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    "Eco hut 7 is a great option during winter when it gets quite cold at night."
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