"Fantastic lodge, friendly people, very tasty food and lots of things to do in the area"
"We were 2 families staying for the weekend to celebrate my birthday and it was just what we wanted. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable, the dinners at the boma were delicious and the host, Rick was wonderful and extremely helpful. The view over the river was perfect. Thankyou for a great weeke..."more
"Excellent lodge really good service friendly staff would recommend to anyone"
"Beautiful rooms, nice and helpful people, great to have dinner in the boma. Food was good, not too much. River walk was great - it starts just in front of the lodge."
"All in all a nice place. Not enough attention to details that could make a difference. The staff were attentive and the sounds of hippos, elephants and other animals strolling outside the lodge is nice. A very interesting half-day game tour."
"A group of us stayed here in early Nov. 2013 and had the best time. We did the four day/3 night special and it was such a great value. The food, the owners, the staff, the facilities, etc. were all so much more than we expected. Dinners took place in the boma outside under the stars and was such a ..."more
"Great place and very friendly staff."
"Great location, nice view of crocodile river, nice clean rooms, plus the staff are both friendly and extremely helpful,the Kruger national park tour and explanation was excellent, would definitely recommend Bushwise Safari lodge to others.Ó"
"We found Bushwise Safari Lodge to be a most relaxing place from which to spend a few days exploring Kruger Park and surrounds.
The staff and guides were knowledgable and always happy to answer questions or assist with arranging activities."
"Thanks, we enjoyed our stay very much. Falling asleep while the lions roar makes you feel you are really in the African bush. The game drive was also awesome!"
"Great view! Great food! Met some nice people from all different countries. Very peaceful there. One way to find your peace there."
"We stayed only one night after quite an extraordinary trip through Kruger Park. We enjoyed the place very very much and the wonderful dinner prepared outside was extraordinary as the views form the terraces into the park. A must stay for any traveller interested in the Crocodile River Park area."
"We had a fantastic time at Bushwise Safari Lodge and thoroughly recommend staying there to anyone! Annette has some great stories and jokes. We hope to return some day soon! "
"We loved our stay here. Very personal and beautiful. Dylan was a fantastic guide, full of interesting information and always available and easy going. Great dining outside with the fire going, or having a cold beer in the pool looking over the river."
"The lodge was absolute luxury. The rooms were elegant overlooking the crocodile river. we definitely recommend the upperdeck rooms. we had full 5 star service and Dylan our ranger gave us a cool early morning safari showing us the big 5 and cooked for us an awesome English breakfast at the waterh..."more
" We were greeted by three zebra's at the front door. The house was comfortable and one feels at home. The meals were fantastic and we ate outside by a fire listening to the animals. Our room was great and had a nice view of the river. Dylan the ranger was wonderful and had a keen eye for the ani..."more
"We had a great time ! The food was very good and we seen Zebra Hippo, monkey, warthog, waterbuck, wildebeest, impala around the lodge and walking the fence line. The best was the job Dylon did as our guide for the safari and all the animals we saw (12 lions and 2 cubs). Only negative was that the ro..."more
"Great view of crocodile river from the upper deck (recommend trying to get the rooms on the second floor). In the early evening, saw giraffes, elephants, and even a hippo out of the water. Hosts are fantastic. Dinner under the stars was wonderful. We enjoyed using the lodge's own guide and vehi..."more
"We stayed over at Bushwise for 3 nights and 4 days, and had a wonderful time. Everyone was very friendly, accommodation very comfortable and Anette was very helpful and accommodating. Deff a place to visit again. Love the homely atmosphere.
" Tim and Annette are wonderful hosts - the setting was perfect, the food fantastic and just the whole experience was unforgettable. "
"We loved staying at Bushwise and will definitely consider booking again when we come back, which we will."
"Hospitality was first class. safari schedules were very flexible to suit every guest's need, which made a huge difference.
Costs were nothing in comparison with what you can get out of here. we stayed 4nts and we really enjoyed it. Try their website to check out more offers
"Thanks Tim for a fantastic stay at Bushwise. From the Warthog greeting, to the sounds of Lion roaring at night, to the prolific birdlife, to the fantastic views from upstairs bar area to the yummy food and comfy bedrooms - we couldn't fault anything. We loved the family of visiting Mongoose as wel..."more
"Our stay was memorable and adventurous. We had a great time away from the city."
"Everything was even better than our expectations."
"Recommend Bushwise Safari Lodge"
" The lodge is in a beautiful setting overlooking Kruger and we heard animals outside our door each night. The food was excellent. We saw plenty of animals on our game drive and our guide (Frank) was extremely knowledgeable."
"All I have to say is that I am very thankful to all the staff at Bushwise for the wonderful warm welcome and how much they cared about every single detail so that my stay was the best as possible. I felt totally at home and I`m already missing being there. Ludovic (our guide on the day game drive) k..."more
"Our stay at Bushwise was excellent - Tim and Peter were perfect hosts committed to helping ensure that we got the most out of our safari experience given the time we had available. Nothing was too much trouble for them and their staff. Many thanks!"
"Great place. Tim and his colleagues were very helpful. The game viewing was great--full day game drives were actually full day, Ludvig was an excellent guide, and I had several excellent sightings including all of the big 5 (I did the all inclusive package which included the night drive and bushwa..."more
"The stay was excellent and did fully comply with our expectations."
"A very nice stay at the Bushwise Safari Lodge. A welcoming atmosphere together with a well organized planning for the safari tours. "
"If you love the Kruger National Park and quietness of the bush then this place is a must."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bushwise, they were very good to us and they could not do enough for us. I would not hesitate to stay again.
"We had a fantastic time, saw the big five and the little five and all in between. The accommodation was great and we had just the best time ever."
"We really enjoyed the Bushwise Safari Lodge. Hein was a fantastic guide and it was a wonderful first safari experience."
"I had a fantastic two days at Bushwise Safari Lodge. It was a complete experience with a quite amazing atmosphere at the lodge, experienced and friendly guides, and a great safari experience. In the evening they cooked a fantastic meal, which we all sat and ate outside. "
"Great stay Friendly staff - excellent accommodation and location. Brilliant game drives - will stay again."
"The room, staff, meals and safari trips into Kruger were outstanding. The staff are very passionate about the animals and the park and it really showed. The lodge was set out perfectly with lots of African knick knacks."
"As a single woman travelling alone, (and a vegetarian, to boot) I was absolutely delighted with the time I had at Bushwise Safari Lodge. The location was wonderful, right across from Kruger Park, so I saw 3 of the Big 5 on the first afternoon by walking along the fence! The guides were excellent s..."more
"Just simply AMAZING
Everyone was so kind and so punctual
All the safaris were done professionally and were really enjoyable"
"The lodge, with its setting close to the river, allows you to view game in the Kruger park from the serenity of the pool deck, or to take a walk at your own pace along the river for several kilometres, obviously protected by the game fence.We enjoyed the independence and excitement of this walk and ..."more
"Fantastic game drive, very nice people and the lodge is wonderfully situated."
"Had a great time albeit too short. The hospitality was very welcoming, great location, clean and well appointed. Would definitely recommnend the lodge for people that want a smaller, more personal experience."
"We had an enjoyable 4 nights stay at Bushwise Safari. Besides the great location and delicious dinner we would like to mention that the hosts Tim and Heinrich made us forget that we were their clients. They did not only share their broad knowledge and passion about wildlife during the trips into the..."more
"Tim and his staff made the difference for me. The Lodge itself is nice, but the unsurpassed service of all the personnel was just wonderful. Would recommend staying here to my friends!"
"My wife and I had the experience of a lifetime with the folks at Bushwise. Friendly and very knowledgeable. With the Jeeps and their knowledge we saw most of the big 5 in the first day plus much more. Great food and the rooms were fabulous. What was I thinking when I first considered going around ..."more
"We recommend Tim`s lodge to all our friends who after our telling all want to make a safari tour. "
"Tim was the perfect host - nothing was too much trouble and the food and accomodation were of the highest order. Heinrich is a superb safari guide - the two drives we made into Kruger were outstanding. We are looking forward to the next time! "
"Fantastic is the word that explains our experience of Bushwise Safari Lodge. Tim was a great host. Not many people see the big 5 in one day, but we did thanks to Henreich."
"Was a great stay, enjoyed it very much and Tim is a very nice guy ! Will comeback for sure and when the swimming pool will be completed it will be like the Heaven.
"Bushwise Safari Lodge was an unexpected surprise. During our three night stay, Tim and his staff were very friendly, welcoming and made our time at Bushwise extremely comfortable. Our room was clean and decorated with different African artwork. We had a balcony that overlooked the Croc. River an..."more
"The personal attention we received at the Safari Lodge complemented the very comfortable accommodation and interesting and delicious meals. The bar area is fun ...under a thatched roof one overlooks the crocodile river and a short walk from the lodge showed us a crocodile, a hippo and a buffalo!"
"We stayed at Bushwise Safari Lodge for 3 nights. Overall, the place is incredible, the rooms are lovely and hospitality is of the highest level (they even washed and ironed our clothes as a surprise !). Dinners by the fire were lovely, with our hosts dining with us and having wonderful conversations..."more
"Super, super establishment. The lovely hospitality of the Bushwise team (Cooking and cleaning staff, Tim and Heinrich) thanx guys. A true african feel in luxury, the view of the lodge is excellent, as for the game drive - was too nice."
"The lodge was very personal and we felt like part of the family (or at least friends of the family) during our stay at the Bushwise Safari Lodge.
Our hosts did everything to make us feel comfortable and get as many experiences as possible. They shared from their experiences in a nice and rela..."
"The lodge was just what we expected.
Everything was very nice and our host Tim is the man you want to have there, a really perfect host.
The complete atmosphere of staying in the bush is what we wanted and what we got.
Compliments to Tim"
"Tim and Staff especially welcoming and very helpful. Accommodation very comfortable and relaxing, casual atmosphere. Meals good - tasty and well presented. Services - efficient and professionally carried out.
Game drives - extremely good with very knowledgeable & friendly guide who is a good ..."
"I can only highly recommend this lodge. it is absolutely value for money. The cuisine is fantastic, the lodge and the room is very clean and tidy. The Swaziland Tour is a must for everybody who wants to know more about the african culture and see something different. The trips into Kruger are very i..."more
"I had a wonderful experience at Bushwise Safari Lodge. The trip to Mozambique was the highlight of my trip. The Lodge and food were great!"
"We spent amazing days at the Bushwise Safari Lodge. Wonderful room, amazing view, service impeccable and the best Kruger experiences."
"We enjoyed our stay in Bushwise Safari Lodge, the place is very quiet and we also enjoyed the view. We would like to stay there again.
"The venue was well appointed, clean and exactly what was advertised. Everything has met our expectations and my wife and I even met an Israeli couple there. The people staying there and the staff was very friendly."
"From the moment we book the room there Annette was very professional, helpful and friendly. When we arrived the place self took your breath away. Beautiful view. The staff is very helpful and the room was stunning. I would recommend Bushwise Safari Lodge for anyone. And Thank you for the helpful sta..."more
"The experience we had cannot be put in words, hospitality, friendship, the lodge, the food, just everything was excellent and most of all, Viljoen thanks for a fantastic time and we won’t forget the massive lion that I have spotted. It was great.
Thanks to all at the lodge. A visit not to forget..."
"We had great time as family with 2 kids, age 4 and 8 years. All our special needs were always accommodated.
Pool at the lodge is great for kids and adults too after hot Safari trip. I love especially homemade food with SA recipes which I copied with me home too. Rooms are very nice and clean, as..."
"Beautiful place, safe to stay, welcoming staff (never felt like a stranger) peaceful and good food. I will definitely go back any time. Keep up the good job. Thank you so much."
"What a great place to stay so close to the Krugerpark.
Beautiful views from the terras and the pool on the Krugerpark (just a cross the river). Good place to walk or use the bike because there are no big (and dangerous) animals in this part but enough animals to see.
Nice big rooms. Windows ..."
"Visiting Bushwise was a great experience. The staff were super friendly and welcoming. I enjoyed the outdoors and the nature. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. I will recommend them to others and have a revisit there myself."
"Nice people, wonderful accommodation, amazing game safari in Kruger, good food. Yes I spend a very good time in this area.
Just a small remark: please provide more fresh water during game safari because I had to wait for a stop in a rest camp to buy water by myself.
"Hi, we enjoyed our stay at Bushwise Safari Lodge. The only complaint we have is that on our arrival we were told that a booking had been made for an evening game drive and also paid for. We did not book a night drive and felt obliged to go as it had already been paid for. At R300 per person, we foun..."more
"It was a wonderful time spent over there. Thanks for all. I will recommend Bushwise Safari Lodge to all my friends. See you soon.
"I enjoy the place, the rooms and the organisation. The food very good. A very quiet place.
I don't like: The All Inclusive Package: You have to pay the drinks in the journey! This should be more clear."