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“An Amazing Honeymoon”
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Kings Camp
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

What a fantastic experience Kings Camp was! The room was spectacular, the food was delicious, and the game drives were incredibly eye-opening. We saw the Big 5 several times over by our 3rd day, thanks to Don's (tracker) and Cynet's (guide) incredible skills and knowledge of the bush. The entire experience was quite surreal and made for the perfect honeymoon. We're already discussing coming back for an anniversary in the next few years.

Thanks to the extraordinary Kings Camp staff, and a very special thanks to Don and Cynet for their good eyes, their breadths of knowledge, and for always knowing where the animals would end up next.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Daniel
You are very kind with your review of your honeymoon stay at Kings Camp. It was our honor to have stay in our home. We wish you both many many years of happiness together. See you for your anniversary :)
Warmest Regards
Warren, Lisha and the Kings Camp Team

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

As a first time visitor to a game lodge, we were not sure what to expect. We were absolutely blown away by our game trips and by the friendly and efficient service. The knowledge and skill of our guide and tracker was excellent. Grant the guide provided insights into everything that we saw.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ken P
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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Ken
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was our pleasure to take care of you at Kings Camp and hopefully we will meet again.
Take care
Warm regards
Warren and Lisha

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Kings Camp Lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa, must be one of the best holiday destinations in the world! The experience from the time we stopped outside until we left can only be described as 'heavenly'. The Team of People who work at Kings Camp are 200% committed to Customer Service. They are all absolutely amazing and went so much more than the "extra mile" to ensure that our stay was out of this world and an experience we'll certainly never forget!

The Lodge itself is luxury personified and the attention to detail epitomizes what all businesses in the service industry worldwide should be striving to achieve! You can even choose what kind of pillow you want to sleep on...

Our Game Drives / Safaris were also magnificent! Our Guide, Vicky and Tracker, Albert made a formidable Team and left no stone unturned to show us as much as possible and we saw it all. We also learnt so much from both of them.

We'd like to sincerely thank Warren, Lisha, Vicky, Albert, Hennelie, Nicolene, Life, Kgotso, Yvonne, Gareth, Mike & Almero who really touched our hearts! Please forgive me if we've missed somebody.

We'd recommend that wherever you are in the world, put Kings Camp Lodge on your bucket list and make a plan to spend as much time as you can there.

God willing, we'll be back.

Many Thanks
Nicky & Alwyn

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  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dearest Alwyn and Nicky
If we can make peoples dreams come true, we have achieved our dream. Thank you for the very special and kind words you have shared on TA. It is always wonderful to have you visit us and we look forward to the reunion soon.
Warm Regards
The Kings Camp family

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The lodge is beautiful and luxurious with every thoughtful detail. The staff is wonderful and caring. Our guide for the safari, Grant was amazing in his knowledge and enthusiasm for our seeing everything and up close and a true lover of the animals. He went out of his way to show us all. We ended up feeling that we were with special friends. The food was wonderful and inventive, considerate of our dietary needs even the massage treatment was special. This is the most amazing place ever. We felt it was a dream.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled with family
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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

We are blessed to meet such wonderful people like yourselves from all around the globe. Thank you for your kind words and lovely review of your stay at Kings Camp. Grant is indeed an exceptional guide with a wealth of knowledge.
Warm regards
Warren and Lisha

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a special few days at Kings Camp. The service delivery received at the Kings Camp exceeded all expectations. Our room was just amazing with a real 5 star feeling within Africa. Our game range was on point and showed us the big 5 within 48 hours of arriving at Kings.

The food was also yummy so good!

A trip which I will never forget.

Bookings were made through Seasons in Africa which were also amazing with helping me put together a trip of a life time.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Johan A
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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Dear Johan

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind words on TA. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us.
Kind Regards
Warren, Lisha and the Kings Camp team

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Address: Unkhulu Gate, Argyle Road, Kruger National Park 1218, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 17 Speciality Lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: R15 067 - R21 595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kings Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kings Camp reflects the charm and romance of a colonial past in a pristine corner of unspoilt Africa. Kings Camp is situated facing an open savanna plain with a waterhole, which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife, day and night.Eleven generously spacious colonial suites are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double shower, fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colours of the bushveld. ... more   less 
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