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Jalder
Paarl, South Africa

Lovely bushveld stay with wonderful service and attention

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 07 Apr 2024via mobile
We had an amazing time here at Nungubane lodge. Great location for game viewing in the reserve. Game rangers were very insightful and knowledgable. Learnt a lot of interesting facts and felt very well looked after. Saw exciting viewings of lions and elephants. Fantastic staff members who were all very friendly, helpful and look after their guests well. Wonderful beds that sleep comfortably and cozy towels. Lovely prepared food with good portions and tasty desserts. Good value for money. Thank you for the wonderful experience Nungubane.
Date of stay: April 2024
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 09 Apr 2024
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our game drives were informative and eventful. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed 18 March 2024

We had an unforgettable 2 days at the lodge with family and received the warmest hospitality from the lodge team. Nothing was too much trouble and the boma birthday dinner and singing was fabulous ! Keegan's knowledge is incredible and he made the bush experience unforgettable for young and old alike. Thank you Kyra, Keegan, Marcel and the entire team ! Brilliant memories are going back to Canada !

Room tip: A short rough patch of road to the gate. Ensure tyres are in good condition.
Date of stay: March 2024
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Nungubane Management, General Manager at Nungubane Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2024

Congeniality is the hallmark of the Nungubane experience and we are so pleased that your stay with us was a memorable one.

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Reviewed 18 March 2024

A big thank you to Keegan, Kyra and ALL the Nungubane family for another amazing stay. The friendliness and hospitality of all the staff, whatever their role, made for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. The game drives were superb with an abundance of up close sightings, only surpassed by Keegan’s passion, enthusiasm and energy to get you the best out of every game drive. Thanks to you all.

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nungubane Management, General Manager at Nungubane Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2024

Delighted that your return stay with us met with all your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed 11 March 2024

Amazing hol, fantastic lodge and staff that really go above and beyond.
Game drives with Keegan are great, very knowledgeable at tracking and finding the animals.
All meals were delicious, with lovely snacks and drinks on the game drives to keep you going.
Birthday cake, bubbles and singing made in the perfect treat.
Will return !

Room tip: Small intimate lodge
Date of stay: March 2024
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Nungubane Management, General Manager at Nungubane Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2024

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the Nungubane experience exceeded your expectations. Com back soon.

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Reviewed 27 February 2024

What a memorable weekend.
From the moment off pickup to drop-off your expectations are exceeded this place is situated deep in the heart of the bushveld. The friendliness and attention to detail from all the staff is incredible. Never felt this welcome and spoiled in one weekend. Animal sightings was great and we learned a lot from Keegan.
The rooms are spotless clean and the view from the deck incredible. Chef spoiled us too much, and Kyra's made us feel like family. This is a true gem in the bush. I left a piece of my heart

Date of stay: February 2024
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Nungubane Management, General Manager at Nungubane Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2024

Thank you for sharing the wonderful moments that you experienced with us. A home from home is what Nungubane is all about and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Reviewed 27 February 2024

What a awesome experience most friendly staff. Keegan and Kyra the managers are the best . They treated us like family. The food was delicious , the game drives was the highlight of the weekend with stunning sightings. We will defenitly revisit in the future.

Date of stay: February 2024
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Nungubane Management, General Manager at Nungubane Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2024

Hi. Thankyou for sharing your experiences with us. Congeniality is what we pride ourselves on and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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