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

Breakfast at Rafiki's Resthouse. Back verandah. Private.
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Manor House -
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
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This summer we went to South Africa for the first time and we wanted to stay nearby the Kruger Park as our goal was to experience the wild life of Africa. Luckily we found Rafikis in Marloth Park where we stayed for 13 fantastic days....More

Thank Marianne S
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely feedback and for taking the time to write this. I think the animals in the garden missed you terribly when you were gone :(. It was great meeting you and your family and see how much you all...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018

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 Nomad752279
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

  • 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 Bunk
    1 Crib
    3 Fulls
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 640 / 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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