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Kambaku River Sands

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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wine cellar”(11 reviews)
“the main lodge”(18 reviews)
“game drives”(59 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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All reviewswine cellarthe main lodgegame drivesswimming poolsafari experiencevegetarian dietenormous bathroomhigh teaour honeymoongeneral staffthe entire staffchecking inrooms are hugedietary restrictionswild dogsan amazing tripincredible place
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful greeting we received from Cordy upon arrival! The entire staff is alert to any and all needs, and seem happy to be there. This makes all the difference to travelers, who are often rushed and tired. Being at Kambaku is totally relaxing,...More

Thank Jo58-46
Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded today

Thank you so much for the wonderful review - it sounds like you had an amazing and very memorable time. We shall certainly pass on your praise to the staff and hope that you will be back soon to visit us again !

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

If you are choosing a safari lodge, then allow me to make your decision easy: just make it Kambaku River Sands. This was our second visit, and our experience really could not have been better. Kambaku River Sands is truly a 5 star lodge. The...More

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Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for the lovely review on your second stay with us. That always speaks volumes that guests opt to return to somewhere they have been before ! Your game viewing sounds fabulous, and what a treat to see a newborn elephant - they are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not have asked for a better experience for a Safari in South Africa. Where to start? The staff treats you like family; the accommodations are beautiful and the food is fantastic. When you are not eating, relaxing, sleeping or enjoying the spa -...More

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Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review on your time here with us - we really appreciate it ! Thank you for the compliments on our guides and trackers - it sounds like you saw so much during your stay here. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wonderful! Wonderful! We cannot wait to come back. The staff made us feel like family, the amenities were just the right amount. Food was excellent, drives were UNBELIEVABLE! What a warm welcome to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and carefull staff and very experienced rangers. Very nice furnished and spacious houses. Also the food was excellent. But the best was that we saw all the big 5. Was for sure the highlight of our SA-Trip. We felt sad when we had...More

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Response from KambakuOwners, Owner at Kambaku River SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us - the highlight of your trip - we cannot ask for more !!! We really hope to see you again one day !

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$572 - US$1 355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$572 - US$1 355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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ch179656
15 April 2018|
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Response from windswept361 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent a telephoto zoom lens Kamabaku partners with a photo equipment rental company to supply the equipment. They do keep a Canon camera on site and you may be able to rent the lends that is with it. Otherwise the... More
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Andrea262015
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
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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"all rooms gorgeous, game may come right up to your room if you're lucky"
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"Rooms were spacious and beautifully decorated."
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"The suites are virtually identical. A preference might be for one closer to the main lodge."
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"no apparent differences or advantages in rooms"
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