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Wendy B

A truly special place!

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 Sept 2022
Camp Ndlovu is a truly exceptional place. Nestled in the Welgevonden Reserve it offers spectacular game viewing and outstanding accommodation, food and service. We had multiple close sightings of 4 of the big 5, as well as cheetah, giraffe and many other species of animals and birds. The waterhole at the camp provides daily close up viewing of elephants and many other animals. The suites were spacious, stylish, very comfortable and well appointed. The staff were extremely attentive, friendly and thoughtful and the food was consistently outstanding. I very much look forward to visiting again soon.
Date of stay: September 2022
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Responded 13 Sept 2022
Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at Camp Ndlovu. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you once again and all the very best from the Ndlovu team.
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Reviewed 30 March 2022

What an amazing experience!!!
When I say everything was perfect, I mean everything was perfect cannot fault a thing. The chef is first class and the food, OMW delicious!!!. The game drives were straight out of a magazine :) . This lodge goes above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable at all times. Little touches like running a bubble bath every evening when you get back from your game drive was just the best experience ever!!! A BIG Thank You to Sanet, April and ther team, what a great weekend. Will go back in a heart beat.

Date of stay: March 2022
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The Residence The Residence, Owner at Ndlovu Safari Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2022

Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Camp Ndlovu, it was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you once again and all the very best from the Camp Ndlovu team

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Reviewed 14 February 2022

Absolutely amazing lodge! Well situated with superb facilities, attentive and friendly staff, excellent food and so many thoughtful touches.
Really enjoyed the game drives which were both informative and interesting whilst seeing a good variety of game.
Thank you Sanet and Staff for the wonderful weekend. We will be back.

Date of stay: February 2022
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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The Residence The Residence, Owner at Ndlovu Safari Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2022

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it, and look forward to welcoming you back some day soon. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us, and would like to wish you all the very best from the Camp Ndlovu team.

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Reviewed 5 February 2022

Camp Ndlovu situated approximately one and half hours ride from the Main Gate in Welgevonden Game Reserve. We had an excellent experience, thoroughly enjoyed our visit. First impression, Friendliness, cleanliness and thoroughly professional. The General Manager Sanet is the star of the show, keeps everything running on oiled wheels. The staff were wonderful, the food was fantastic. we had a very good ranger, April, who was extremely knowledgeable about the fauna and flora! Game drives were absolutely sublime. Definitely will have a return visit!

Date of stay: February 2022
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The Residence The Residence, Owner at Ndlovu Safari Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2022

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at Camp Ndlovu. It was an absolute pleasure having you visit us and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you once again and all the very best from the Camp Ndlovu team

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Reviewed 27 October 2021 via mobile

Our stay at Ndlovu was most amazing. From the minute we arrived to when we left.
Staff treated us like royalty and went beyond to make sure any requirement we had was met.

Sanet is an amazing host, she is in control of all areas and makes sure that your stay is special.

We have stayed in many other lodges in Welgevoden over the years but have never experienced such perfection.

The location of the lodge is perfect with game continually coming to drink water in the stream in front of the lodge.
The room we had was very clean and extremely private. The plunge pool was a delight in the hot weather we had. The private deck area makes for perfect relaxing and having time out.

The food is made with utmost care and perfection. The chef is exceptional and comes to talk to you after every meal.
Every meal was superb. As previously mentioned we have stayed at other top-rated lodges in the Welgevoden. Ndlovu is certainly the best of them all as we could find no fault. Top marks for an awesome weekend.

Date of stay: September 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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The Residence The Residence, Owner at Ndlovu Safari Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2021

Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your anniversary with us. We hope to welcome you back some day in the near future and would like to wish you all the very best from the Camp Ndlovu team.

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Reviewed 25 October 2021

A very relaxing atmosphere with brilliant game drives where we saw the big 5 . The accommodation has everything you need and is super luxurious. Loved the private patio with fireplace, pool and the option of an outdoor shower and bath. Food is really great and diverse and variety to cover all tastes. Our guide, Steven was excellent and just had a fantastic demeanor about him.
Sanet and the rest of the staff were just phenomenal and no task was too big. I would highly recommend this place as an experience second to none!!

Date of stay: October 2021
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The Residence The Residence, Owner at Ndlovu Safari Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2021

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your safari experience with us. We hope to welcome you back some day in the near future and would like to wish you all the very best until we meet again. Best regards from the Camp Ndlovu team.

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