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Rafiki's Resthouse : Private safari on your doorstep, bush yet free Wifi

Breakfast at Rafiki's Resthouse. Back verandah. Private.
19 reviews
Breakfast at Rafiki's Resthouse. Back verandah. Private.
Entrance side.
Video lounge upstairs
Downstairs terrace and splash pool
Shall we join?
Rural Africa bedroom
Guest bathroom, toilet and shower
Bird Lovers' bedroom, en suite
Vervet monkeys appreciating the fresh water
Warthog family
Our garden brings shade
At the fence, playing elephants
At the fence, rhino breakfast meeting
Buffalo herd at river
Lion kill buffalo
Fish eagles, 2 mins from our house
Visiting giraffes
Safari at your doorstep
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Marloth Park, Mpumalanga
Rafiki's Resthouse offers : spacious villa; 2 min walk to Crocodile River for great views of elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and so much more; many animals visiting you at your door step; entrance to Kruger as near as can be from Marloth Park ; restaurants, shops, leisure possibilities and other facilities close by ; complete relaxation and comfort in our large private garden with beautiful majestic trees and swimming pool.
Marloth Park is a nature conservancy Park which borders Kruger National Park in South Africa, only separated from the famous game reserve by Crocodile River and a fence.
Transport from airport and daily food delivery (for longer term stay) upon request.
Free Wifi.
Listing #HL7001360
About the Owner
gerda s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and I spend several incredible evenings here, watching the bush babies from less than a metre away! The unspoilt and quiet serenity of this gem in the bush is second to none. Easy to access by car yet right in the heart of...More

Thank mldebeer
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you so much for this review and we indeed hope to welcome you again very soon. It would be a real pleasure.

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I had the great pleasure of visiting Rafiki's Resthouse over the Christmas break and what a break it was. The location was excellent and the vibe was chilled. Right next to the Crocodile river that passes through Kruger park, we had the opportunity to see...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 27 January 2018

And we will be very happy to welcome you again in our animal world. I am sure that it was an unforgettable experience for the bush baby to hear opera in the bush. He certainly was looking up at you and listening. Magical! I had...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The house is lovely and Betty was a star. Gerda was so helpful and friendly. We had an amazing stay and will definitely be back. We would give them ten stars if we could. Thanks again to everyone at Rafiki's hope to see you soon.More

1  Thank lizellejac0bs
Management response:Responded 1 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell here how you felt about our place. It makes us truly happy that you had a great stay and I feel the same about the peace there : it is so relaxing that it heals...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (1)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No loud parties. Respect for environment and animals.
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    3 Fulls
    1 Twin
    1 Bunk
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R 2 042
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 571 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Close proximity to Mozambique (2hrs drive), Panorama Route (can be done in a day trip) and Kruger National park entrance (12 mins drive), Swaziland (can be done in a day trip) .
Getting around
There are organised tours (pick up and drop off at the house) to Kruger, Mozambique, Swaziland, Panorama route ...
Car advised
How to get there
1 hr from Nelspruit; 110 mins from Maputo
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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