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“olifants river”(39 reviews)
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All reviewsolifants riverself cateringkingfisher cottagecommunal kitchenkruger parkhippos and crocodilesone nightriver viewbeautiful environmentstayed longergoogle mapsbraai areacold beeramazing locationenjoyed our staymain buildingprivate deck
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a Place, and what an experience. We truly enjoyed 7 days in contact with nature, and at the same time in close proximity to Kruger and other exciting venues. Thank you for your great Hospitality!

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Thank JohnFadum
Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hi John. I am glad you enjoyed your time at Bushriver. We look forward to welcome you back soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

a peacefull natural environment with good staff and transparant management. very helpful with a brake down or å puncture with our vehicle, we could use the kitchen and equipment all the time every evening the BBQ was in function surrounded by the noise of nature!...More

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind words, and taking time to review your stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had stayed for about one week at Bushriver Lodge and really enjoyed our stay in the room N 2 (main lodge ). Lodge is situated in a peaceful location on the banks of the Olifants river, ca 25 km from Hoedspruit. The wildlife is...More

Thank innavanspriel
Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for this detailed review and all the good advice and kind words. Thank you also for the suggestions. We enjoyed having you and your friendly family with us at Bushriver.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a modern smart looking 2 bedroom unit. The designer glass-topped dining table and chairs look great but not very practical and very uncomfortable. Lovely lapa fireplace to make the coals for the evening braai while enjoying sundowners overlooking the river. We watched the...More

Thank NickandMaretha
Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

While choosing a nice place to stay at Kruger Park I was puzzled. The nice lodges we’re so expensive that I was nervous to choose Bushriver lodge because it had a reasonable price compared to the other alternatives. I have to say that we had...More

Thank Rocio S
Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 25 February 2018

Thank you Rocio. Your review is highly appreciated. It truly was a pleasure having you at the lodge and if you ever want to come back to Africa, we would love to be part of your journey.

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Clarissa Z
12 April 2018|
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Response from innavanspriel | Reviewed this property |
no. that is not. It is mainly self catering . For this lodge you should rent a car then you have all the freedom and flexibility . Breakfast can be provided for about 100 rand. They can also cook dinner if needed but I... More
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Ynez R
19 July 2016|
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Unfortunately we cannot allow fishing as this is a conservation area and further also very dangerous with the crocodiles and hippo's.
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Kunal888
12 June 2016|
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Eastgate airport at Hoedspruit is closest. Yes we do have a restaurant on the premises. You should just let us know beforehand if you want to include meals. Kind regards Wessel
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"The River Lodge has a nice little pool and a great outdoor area - and was where we saw hippos."
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"Hlatifula room 3 or 4 if you don't want to cook, Riverhouse is the nicest for self catering"
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"Riverhouse, wonderful view."
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"Room 1, very large and overlooking the river"
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