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Phelwana Game Lodge

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Phelwana accommodation caters for our guests various requirements. We offer two types of accommodation at Phelwana Game Lodge: 6 beautifully appointed Luxury Tents (accommodating 2 guests per tent) and 8 Luxury Bush Villas (Accommodating 2,4 or 6 guests).
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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137 Guernsey Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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Hoedspruit Airport25 km
Ngala Airfield26 km
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We had a fantastic stay at the Phelwana Game Lodge. The lodge is amazing, service excellent and the food fantastic. The 6 sleeper villa is very cosy and the outdoor pool is great. Location is perfect as very near Kruger National Park gate.
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We've stayed for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. Our villa was really large and spacious. The swimming pool in-front is really a great bonus for relaxing.Food and reception lodge area is really nice. Staff will do everything in their power to answer your questions, help with
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Had an awesome time. Our tent was facing the lake. It also had a splash pool. The stuff gets 200% from me. Very friendly and willing to go an extra mile. Excellent value for money. We wil definitely visit this place again.
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Our stay at Phelwana was great, from the welcome until we left. Nothing was too much to ask and the service from Jeffrey, Samuel, Evans and Jana was fantastic! I truly believe they make the place what it is. Our chalet was clean and serviced daily and had its own pool, which I
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Our first time in South Africa, and the stay was amazing. Beautiful sights. Would recommend to book the tents, they are amazing with private pool and with AC (it can be very hot). We loved this place - but we do not recommend the safari guide Phelwana was cooperate with. He
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View from one of our Luxury Tents
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Bathroom of a Luxury Tent
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Bathroom of a Luxury Tent
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Aerial Photo of a Bush Villa overlooking the Phelwana Dam
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Phelwana Sky Deck - Sleep under the stars (From Feb 2019)
Kruger is the best place for game drives... so you can book drives in different areas this will increase your chances of seeing the big 5 so you can have 3 full days doing game drives in different areas in Kruger. I would advice another night in the Kruger Park itself a camp close to Malelane gate they have lions that side🙂
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Yes they do.
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Dear Mike, Thank you for your query. Phelwana does not have all of the Big 5, however we do have Buffalo, Leopard, Hippo and a variety of plains animals (Giraffe, Zebra, Warthog, Wildebeest etc) on the property. We can easily arrange Big 5 Game Drives for you on a nearby reserve. Please email our reservations (see our website for details) and we will gladly arrange Big 5 game drives or any other activities you might be interested in. Our central reservations will email you a month prior to your arrival to inquire about any activities you might be interested in booking, however feel free to drop us an email all the same. Kindest Regards Jeanine
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Would recommend you contact the lodge who would be able to advise on transfer and shuttle service. Nearest international airport is in Nelspruit with small local airfields in the area, closest being Hoedspruit arriving with light aircraft. Visiting this area it is recommended that you rent a car in order to take day trips to Kruger National Park, 40 minutes drive to Orpen Gate to view Big 5. Contact South African National Parks for day visitor permit. Visit Moholoholo Rehab Centre and other attractions. The lodge will be willing to assist with your travel arrangements, found them to very helpful and knowledgeable.
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"Wake up with giraffes and zebras around you!"
"Can't go wrong with either luxury tent or villa"
"The safari tents were amazing. Ask for the very last one with the most privacy! I imagine all the safari tents are good too."
"The tents opposite the dam are fab!!"
"Fish Eagle tent was great"
US$312 - US$477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
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