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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Everything about this place is five star. The roof is a luxury hut with outdoor shower. There is over 30,000 acres of land and we were able to spot 4 out of the big 5 (except leopard), along with many other animals. The sunset cruise was very enjoyable and we were able to go fishing (my first time). The chef...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left the staff was fantastic, nothing was ever to much for them. Our accommodation was phenomenal. The food was 5 star. we have stayed at many game lodges and most 5 star accommodation is not really 5 star, but this truly was. Our game ranger Armand went out of his way...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

A week away from the hustle and bustle of life to this hidden gem! Luxury, pamper EVERYWHERE! From our butler Nico, our game ranger, Matthew, the Chefs Danie, Jimmy and Tsepo - ALL the staff were amazing. Can highly reccommend! There is a reason it has won Best Private Game Lodge in the World for FIVE years RUNNING!!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Had a superb relaxing weekend at the Shambala Game Reserve. The ambiance at the lodge was perfect to unwind and relax. It was not cheap but the treatment that I got was out of this world. The food also was brilliant and the chef and his team pulled out all the stops to make us feel comfortable and satisfied.

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Dear pppeters, Thank you for your review of Shambala Private Game Reserve, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team looked after you. I cannot wait to share your feedback with our team! Please contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za when you plan your next trip as we would like to ensure that it...

Fish Hoek, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Our son in law surprised us with a visit to Shambala Zulu camp. What a wonderful experience. I have not got enough space to tell you about all our beautiful memories that we have of this piece of heaven. We stayed in Chalet no. 2 which was ideal as my husband does not walk very easily so was very suitable...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Good Day whispers601, Wow! What an incredible review to read, and incredibly satisfying too! I am most certainly pleased you enjoyed your experience at zulucamp, I shall be passing on your kind words & compliments to Sabelo and the team. Please do Travel safe & hopefully we will be lucky to have you again with us. Kind Regards, George Cohen

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have our travel agent direct us to Shambala for a safari/trip to the bush. What an amazing place! The accommodations were luxurious, the staff attentive, fun, and welcoming, and the food plentiful and delicious. The special touches and care provided by the staff made it a perfect stay!

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Good Day BarbHoogie, Thank you for reviewing Shambala Private Game Reserve. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay, and we could make your stay a memorable one. The staff at Shambala, are always happy to go the extra mile to meet your requirements. I shall most certainly pass on the kind words to the team, Please do...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We had the pleasure to stay three nights at this place and do not regret at all this choice. The price is justified! Arrival: We were expected and the first 25 min drive from the gate to the hotel were already beautiful. They took great care of us, offering drinks, taking care of luggage,... When arriving at the hotel we...

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Dear j75fr, Thank you for taking the time to review Zulu Camp at Shambala, our own piece of paradise. We are truly delighted to read that you had a wonderful time with us and thank you for such a detailed review for future travelers. Our team up at Zulu Camp love to go out of their way to make your...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Zulu Camp is by far the best game reserve we have ever visited, and we have been at a few! The service sets them apart, Sabele Ngidi and his team are incredible. He is well-supported by David Brandjes and the rest of the team. Zulu Camp is leagues ahead of other resorts in terms of the facilities, starting with the...

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Dear Gerhard13071964, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent experience at Zulu Camp at Shambala Private Game Reserve, our own piece of paradise. We are truly delighted to read that you had a memorable time with us and thank you for such a detailed review for future travelers. Our team up at...

cape Town
Reviewed 27 October 2014

My wife and have spent 4 nights at Shambala Zulu camp , from the second we arrived nothing was to much trouble for camp manager Sabelo and his team of outstanding professionals .The service of Sabelo and his team far exceeded our wildest expectations . The camp only has 9 luxurious chalets and one family per vehicle . From our...

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Dear beno05, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of Zulu Camp at Shambala and I was excited to share it with my team. To hear that you had a wonderful time with us and to read the detail you put into your review of all the elements of your stay, even more so that...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

From the moment you arrive until the moment you leave, you are cared for with the utmost attention. The facility is top notch on every level. The well appointed rooms, the staff, the food, the peaceful atmosphere and of course, the game rides. Eddie was not only our guide, but attended to every need and whim while not viewing wildlife....

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Zulu Camp, responded to this review

Dear lwdngruvz, Our team are always more than delighted to read positive reviews and thank you so much for the wonderful comments. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized attention to our guests and always want to make you feel at home with us out at Shambala. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and I hope to welcome you...

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Additional Information about Zulu Camp

Address: Bulgerivier Road | R 33 to Ellisras, Vaalwater 530, South Africa (Formerly Shambala Private Game Reserve)
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: R9 122 - R11 412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Zulu Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Chalet 2 offers close proximity to the dining area and pool”
 of 5 bubbles JimJ185, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bungalow 2 is the PRIME one to get on the water!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeh240, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room, rooms 2 and 3 are closer to the public areas, better for people who don't want to walk too far, or have disabilities.”
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“all the rooms seemed perfect”
 of 5 bubbles richardh59, 22 Nov 2013 | Read review
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