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    Kambaku River Sands

    Timbavati Private Nature Reserve | Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent93%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “wine cellar” (10 reviews)
          “spa bath” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Airport Transportation
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 186 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My wife and I went here for our honeymoon for 2 nights. We can't possibly say enough good things about this lodge. The lodges are very nice and very spacious. The staff is exceptional and brings about a great communal feeling during meals. The meals...More

          Thank edritz7
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Kambaku is utterly magical. My wife and I went there for our honeymoon and we couldn't think of a better place on the planet to have spent it. Not only are the lodge and facilities stunning (do try out the massages in the spa they're...More

          Thank Tim A
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          When we decided to get married in a safari in South Africa, we knew it would be amazing but we knew it would be challenging. Planning a wedding from so far away, time differences and communicating. Our tour guide helped us choose Kambaku River Sands...More

          1  Thank Jellie57
          Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 4 weeks ago

          Hello there and congratulations once again from our side ! We are so glad that we were able to make your big day so special ! Hopefully you will be back to celebrate some of the anniversaries with us. May you look back on your...More

          Reviewed 20 May 2017

          Kambaku River Sands is amazing! Every single member of the team was extremely attentive to our needs and very friendly and engaged. The food was very good and each night the dinner table was in a new location with carefully thought out table decor. We...More

          Thank Sarah M
          Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 4 weeks ago

          Thank you for the lovely review - we are glad to see that the little details are seen and appreciated. Happy that the accommodations we up to standard and that the spa treatments were enjoyed ! We would love to welcome your family too to...More

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          This was truly the trip of a lifetime! Staying at Kambaku River Sands was an incredible experience. The staff was SO fantastic and made our stay so special. The room, food and location were great. The ranger and tracker were so knowledgable, we were able...More

          Thank jennyday2017
          Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 4 weeks ago

          Thank you so much for the lovely review. Just seeing how guests are transformed during their stay is a treat for us ! We are also happy to hear that you learnt so much as safari is about the full experience and not just ticking...More

          Kambaku Safari Lodge
          605 reviews
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          Senalala Luxury Safari Camp
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          Kings Camp
          359 reviews
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$375 - US$1 182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          Traveller (173)
          Room & Suite (27)
          Pool & Beach (23)
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          Hotel & Grounds (129)
          Bathroom (11)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Andrea262015
          Hi I was wondering if you received an earlier email from myself or my husband. I emailed the email on your website. Thanks Andrea Verde
          1 June 2017|
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          Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
          Hi Andrea, We received an email from Peter,concerning your stay in Aug. Kind Regards Candice
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          amt1206
          Hi! How many people go out in each vehicle during game drives? Planning a trip for December. Thank you!
          29 March 2017|
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          Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
          Good afternoon at River Sands only six guests per vehicle. Hope to see you in December.
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          Joseph V
          How do you book a transfer from and to Hoedspruit airport? Also, are the staff responsive to emails? I've emailed several times with no response yet. Thanks!
          20 February 2017|
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          Response from KambakuOwners | Property representative |
          We can assist booking transfers for you - we do have a dedicated person attending to emails at the lodge, however she says she has not received an email from you - maybe lost in cyberspace. Please email manager email... More
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          "There are only ten rooms and they all looked to be the same from the outside. The room we had was awesome!"
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          "All the huts are setup the same and are incredible!"
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          "I like the rooms nearest the lodge."
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          "All lodges are the same - no difference at all to the location."
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