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THE BEST OF AFRICA DISTILLED INTO ONE LODGE - BUSHWISE SAFARIS

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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type lodge

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THE BEST OF AFRICA DISTILLED INTO ONE LODGE - BUSHWISE SAFARIS

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday lodge in Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park - Bushwise Safari & Safari Lodge

Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 15)

The best of Africa distilled into one lodge - Bushwise Safaris and Lodge is owner managed by Tim and Annette. With a hands-on approach, our costs are lower, so we are able to offer luxurious accommodation, outstanding safaris, delicious meals and excellent service at affordable prices. The lodge has five elegantly furnished, air conditioned double/twin rooms, all with bathrooms en-suite. All the rooms are big enough to fit another bed to accommodate a family with children. The two upper storey bedrooms each have their own private balcony with views over the Crocodile River into the Kruger Park. We remain small and personal, so our guests can be comfortably accommodated and cared for. The upper deck is open to the elements to breath in the African bush experience. The swimming pool is upstaris from which one can look into Kruger and watch the wild life coming down to the river to drink and play in the evenings.

On our open vehicle safaris into Kruger we often see the big five and most of what Kruger has to offer. We depart the lodge early and your guide will cook you breakfast inside the Kruger at one of the picnic spots over looking a water hole.

At Bushwise Safaris we are passionate about the African bush and the preservation and protection of this unique eco-system, so join us on a Bush safari, let us be your hosts and guide, let us show you our Africa...

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Owner
Advertiser since 2011
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About The Owner

Tim has been a registered guide who has been operating in Kruger National Park and surrounding areas for many years. He has also completed a number of Comrades Marathons, Iron Man and Mountain bike stage races. A few years ago, he did a solo 2 700 km kayak trip down the Zambezi River.

The Owner purchased this lodge in 2000

Why The Owner chose Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park

Love of the African bush and its wild life.

What makes this lodge unique

Watching the animals wander freely around the lodge in the garden

The Game viewing

The smell and feel of the African Bush

The great weather

The African night sky...all those stars!

Being out in the open

Watching the wild animals coming down to drink from the river in front of the lodge

The big variety of bird life

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great time! Defiantly want to go back if i ever get the chance. Werner you're a fantastic guide and made the experience unforgettable! Thanks a lot.
Mar 2012
  • 1 of 3
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type lodge
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Orlando, FL
5

What an experience!

  • 5 out of 5
From the moment we stepped off the plane, our experience with Bushwise Safaris was incredible. We were treated like family. The accomodations were wonderfully comfortable and the kids really enjoyed the pool. Which speaking of the pool, the views from the pool and the upper deck were fantastic.

Having said all of that . . . the best part of Bushwise Safaris is the safari guide, Vernor. He was knowledgable, kid friendly, fun and overall a fabulous guide! Make sure he makes you breakfast while in the park!
  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Atlanta
5

Great Experience

  • 5 out of 5
We loved our visit to Bushwise. Tim & Annette were wonderful hosts, and everything was even better than advertised. The lodge was clean & comfortable with everything we needed. It was peaceful & relaxing to hang out by the pool and watch the zebra come into the garden. The safaris out with our guide, Werner, were amazing & he patiently answered all our questions about the animals. Still not sure how he spied a dung beetle in the road while driving, but he stopped and let us watch it work away for a while -- never thought we would be so enthralled watching a beetle, but it was only one of many enthralling experiences at Bushwise! Our son got into bird watching while there, and Tim & Werner both were like teachers helping him to identify them by sight & sound. The food was wonderful, and enjoying it in the braai made it even better. Overall, only positive things to say about Bushwise!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Boston, MA
5

Comfortable Adventure

  • 5 out of 5
I could not be happier with my stay at Bushwise. Prior to departure, Annette was in constant contact - she was flexible with payment and even gave us packing suggestions. My travel companion did most of the communicating, but the emails I saw were friendly, helpful and timely. We were greeted at the airport on time by Werner - a very fun, knowledgable guide. He stayed with us all week - taking us to Blyde River Canyon (and agreeing to a detour on the way home to find soy milk for me), and expertly leading us through Kruger Park on our all day safari drive. He ate dinner with us each night and entertained us afterwards. I felt like a house guest, not a paying client. Tim and Annette eagerly asked about our days over happy hour drinks and shared their own stories. When we asked for a good running route, Tim even drove us along his favorite path so we would know where to go. The food at breakfast and dinner was abundant and freshly prepared, and there were plenty of opportunities to stop for snacks, lunch, and water on each of our days out. Our rooms were simply adorned and comfortable, and I had no trouble with bugs at night. At the end of our stay, Tim and Annette even arranged for our transfer to meet a friend in Maputo. They could not have made the trip more logistically easy for us. I highly recommend this lodge.
  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Salida, Colorado USA
5

My South Africa Adventure

  • 5 out of 5
Annette helped tremendously with decisions on my booking. Werner took exceptional care of us at the start. From the airport, through the rain, fixing our drinks, organizing our meals and guiding safari outings. He did it all with grace and kindness. I loved the story Tim told about the croc and the kayak. We had a wonderful, peaceful time. Felt at home. A big thanks to all for the special attention given to our personal needs. Very accomodating!! Especially loved viewing the animals at the river while in the infinity pool. Well worth the expense. We hope to return again.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Munich, Germany
5

Fabulous place

  • 5 out of 5
We booked for two nights and got memories for a lifetime. The lodge is great and I loved the open bar and infinity pool with view into Kruger with its wildlife right in front of you. Warthogs are passing the court and Hippos are grunting a few feet away from the fence. Tim and Annette are very friendly, caring, humerous and very helping. The guides (Tim & Werner) know to tell stories of their experiences in the bush - hillarious and exciting ones and always with a cheeky smile in their face. We were lucky to be the only guests on our first evening and so we had the joy to experience the most romantic dinner ever - sitting outside at the logfire, delicious veggie food, wine, ... I do not know what other lodges offer, but what I do know is that Tim, Annette, Werner and staff did everything to make our stay an unforgettable one.
Loved it!!!
  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Best of Africa Distilled Into One Lodge - Bushwise Safaris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p350016vb
+27 836517464
Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park South Africa
Johannesburg
5

Bushwise Safaris Lodge

  • 5 out of 5
What an excellent place to take your family and friends to. The hosts are wonderful people and a pleasure to stay at this wonderful place. The food is excellent and the drive to the Kruger Park is something mind blowing. I will return to this wonderful place.

I rate Bushwise Safaris Lodge as excellent..........
  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
KMIA Airport - Nelspruit
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
N4
Nearest Beach
170 Kilometres
Maputo
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Komatipoort
Car: not necessary

Open Vehicle Safaris into Kruger Park, Night drives In Kruger Park, Early morning walks in the Kruger Park with armed Guides, Birdwatching walks around the lodge and inside the Kruger, Visit to an Elephant sanctuary and Elephant-back Safaris, Horse riding, Microlight flights over the river viewing wild game, Tiger fishing in the Crocoidile River, Historical day tours to Mapoto the Capital of Mozambique, Cultural day tours into Swaziland, Day tours on the very scenic Panorama Route, Dinners in our Boma outside under the African stars by Candle light

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday lodge in Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add ZAR980 per night, per additional guest

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Notes A 50% deposit will confirm your booking. You can pay it via bank transfer (admin fee of R200 apply) or via a secure link through which you can provide your credit card details that will be sent to you once you are ready to confirm your booking.
Cancellations 0 to 7 days prior of arrival date forfeit 100% of the total value of the booking. Cancellations 8 - 30 days prior forfeit 75% of the total value of the booking. Cancellations 31 to 60 days prior forfeit 50% of the deposit or 15% (+ VAT) of the total value of the booking, whichever the greater. Cancellations more than 60 days prior forfeit 25%
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park, South Africa

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Computer Available
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Dialup Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , One bedroom with bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Guest toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • 1 Room available with bath, 4 rooms with showers. Queen size, double and single beds available.
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • fishing
Notes:
Game viewing safaris Kruger National Park, Panorama route, Maputo tours, Swaziland Tours, TIger Fishing, Elephant back safaris, Horse Riding, Morning walks Kruger National Park, Sunset drives Kruger National Park,
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