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About Marloth Bush Retreat

Marloth Bush Retreat is a tranquil and comfortable, self-catering thatched hideaway situated on the southern border of the Kruger National Park. A wide variety of game and about 300 bird species are found around the retreat in untamed bushveld vegetation. The close-up interaction with Africa’s animals is truly thrilling.

The guest house accommodates eight people comfortably in four double bedrooms which all offer en-suite bathrooms. Linen and towels are supplied, but please bring your own swimming towels. Two cosy little lounges and wildlife magazines enhance your retreat into the bush. Ceiling fans are installed throughout and the kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave oven, fridge-freezer and all other necessities. There is a built-in barbecue on the patio and should you prefer not to cook, there are several restaurants and pubs close by. A splash pool adjoining the entertainment area is a wonderful way of cooling off on a hot summer’s afternoon.

African night sounds of the lions roaring, hippos grunting and hyenas calling are part of the bush experience. Elephant and buffalo can be seen feeding in the Crocodile River. This is a birdwatcher’s paradise and with species such as the eastern nicator, yellow-billed, red-billed, grey and crowned hornbills found here. The iconic sound of an African fish eagle’s call calms even the most stressed soul.

Safari: Deep in the African bushveld, wild animals roam freely. Book a day on safari in the Kruger National Park on an open game viewing vehicle with our trained guides.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Specials

35% OFF Early spring special


Stay between 14 Aug 2018 and 03 Sep 2018 and get 35% off.

  • Valid for 2 guests or more
  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 14 Aug 2018 and 03 Sep 2018)
  • A minimum booking amount of R988 is required.

Important Information

We regret no credit cards are accepted.  High season holds a minimum stay of five nights.

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  • Self-catering House Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Four double bedrooms all offer en-suite bathrooms. Linen and towels are supplied, but please bring your own swimming... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite see more Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Fan, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Swimming pool views, Garden views
    from R790 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Marloth Bush Retreat

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      Jennifer Taylor, South Africa
      05 January 2017

      A lovely surrounding with very comfortable and immaculately clean accommodation. Our stay was just too short. We definitely will be back!

      Derrick BEBINGTON, South Africa
      12 December 2016

      Great Place to relax. Good service from owner.Place nicely equipped.

      CHANELL SAMSON, South Africa
      29 April 2015

      MY FAMILY HAD A GREAT TIME AT MARLOTH,,,WAS DIFFICULT TO LEAVE THE PLACE,,WE REALLY HAD LOTS OF FUN,,THE WELCOMING WAS NOT VERY PLEASANT,,AND ALSO WHEN WE GIVE THE KEYS BACK,,WE WERE NOT EVEN ASKED IF WE ENJOYED OUR VISIT. I WILL MOST DEFF TAKE MY FAM TO MARLOTH AGAIN, JUST NOT AT THE SAME PREMISES!!!!

      Hilary Weed, South Africa
      29 December 2014

      What an awesome experience. The feeling of being in the bush - so close to the trees you can't help but feel you are in the middle of it.The animals that came and had a look see at the humans! We were the zoo! The Monitor Lizard and different things to see, the Bush Babies, each day we looked for something different and found it The only drawback was the heat but that is nature. I recommend it - miss it already. Thank you Genie - as my 2 1/2 year old granddaughter so aptly put it - magical.

      Alison Botha, South Africa
      15 August 2014

      Very nice stay, just wish it could have been longer! Loved the resident bushbabies. Fabulous sightings down at the riverfront - lioness guarding her kudu kill and leopard in a tree. Very successful full day in KNP. All in all a fabulous bush getaway. Thank you.

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      Marloth Bush Retreat Map

      Marloth Bush Retreat is 1.4km from the centre of Marloth Park , the nearest airport 75.5km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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