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“- very close to nature in marloth park with many possibilities to see/get in touch with animals like mokeys, zebras, impalas, even rhino/buffalos/elephants (from distance) - very nice and individual designed cottages, lots of privacy and comfort - near to crocodile bridge gate (entry to great part of KNP) - best of all outstanding hosts. Mark and Gail were very welcoming, made us feel at home, helped us with everything to make out stay exceptional. Food was great, all safaris were organized perfectly and we had some great conversations. My wife and I travel a lot and met great people around the globe, but this was one of our highlights. Highly recommend!”
Top locatie to visit Kruger. Very very Nice and friendly staf. Marc and Gail are amazing! Can recommandeer it! A big 10+
“Gail and Mark make sure that your stay will be like you imagine it in your dreams! Everything was more than perfect!”
I don't even know where to start, but this place is bush-heaven. Not only was our apartment (we stayed at the Crocodile Apartment) very spacious, spotless clean, well equipped with an outdoor kitchen, Braai, private pool and a huge veranda - but you can see in every detail, that Gail and Mark wanted to create a place to relax and enjoy yourself. This place was not only a beautiful accommodation to us but so much more. Gail and Mark were the most helpful hosts, suggesting an itinerary of Game Drive/ Bush Walk activities and booking them for us. We really enjoyed the interaction with them, as it gave us insights on South African life and sharing stories was so interesting. We always had a nice fire burning when returning from our day activities und Mark showed us how to properly braai in a South African way one night. The location itself is also a killer - located right at the Crocodile River you can actually see into Kruger and spot animals. We were lucky and Zebras, Impalas, Warthogs and Kudu were regular visitors not only in Kruger but in our garden. We would never ever stay anywhere else when returning to Kruger hopefully soon, thank you so much for everything!
Wir geben definitiv mehr als 10 Punkte!!! Es war wie im Paradies!! Die Tiere kommen tatsächlich bis ans Haus! Wir hatten regelmäßig Besuch von Gnus, Zebras, pumbas oder oder oder...! Die Lodge war riesig und wunderschön! Alles war unglaublich sauber und liebevoll dekoriert! Die putzladies machen einen Mega tollen Job! Die Lage ist super - einen Katzensprung Vom Krüger entfernt! Das beste sind aber Gail und Mark!! Sie kümmern sich wirklich um ALLES ohne aufdringlich zu sein!! Sie sind wirklich Engel! Sowas haben wir noch nicht erlebt!! Vielen Dank dafür!! Wir kommen definitiv wieder!! Tipp: Jeder der zum Krüger will und eine 1A Unterkunft sucht zu Einem Guten Preis ist hier genau richtig!!!!
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But while the interior of your chalet is decorated with African motifs to supplement this “out of Africa” feeling, it does not spare creature comforts. Our chalet was about 80 square meters (over 800 square feet), was equipped with hi-speed wifi, large screen TV with a couple of hundred channels, a bathtub more like a hot tub big enough for several people, a huge, very comfortable bed, an indoor – outdoor kitchen, your private outdoor dipping pool, and air conditioning. Makes you think, why don’t we live like this at home?
What tops it off are your hosts, Mark and Gail. They have spent most their lives in Africa and are really knowledgeable about Kruger and will give you great tips on how to get the most out of your safari. Not to mention that they will light your outdoor fireplace, and set the outdoor table next to it for your dinner. And don’t be surprised if a few animal visitors will look on from a few steps away.
The community Marloth Park is separated from Kruger by fence to keep the lions and leopards out of your back yard. From Foxy Crocodile you can look through the fence into Kruger, frequently spotting an elephant herd or other wildlife. And no, you can’t just jump over the fence to get into Kruger. You have to drive about 15 min to an official entry point. You can undertake the safari in your own car (normal family car suffices, available to rent at Johannesburg airport) or you can ask Mark and Gail to arrange for a guided safari in an open jeep-like vehicle. We did both, staring with the guided tour to show us how it’s done, and then doing it ourselves several days thereafter.
The sounds of hippo, hyena, lions and elephant fill your heart as you sit outside by the fire, being privileged enough to be that close to the Kruger national park and it's phenomenal residents is something you keep with you always. You are RIGHT on the border of the crocodile river and have the honour of watching Elephants come down to drink and play, buffalo soak their aching joints in the cool water, and hippos chomp away at the lush vegetation. A stay at Foxy Crocodile bush retreat is a wonderfully luxurious escape, the perfect way to reconnect with nature.
We stayed two nights at Mark's and Gayle's place and it was just wonderful.
This is probably the best place you can stay around Kruger Park.
Mark and Gayle have totally unterstood what it means to be fabulous hosts. not only are the apartments just great - so many different places to stay and enjoy - but they also provide perfect service and Information without annoying their guests like others do.
They know exactly what their guests want and need and think the step further to give you the perfect experience.
Thanks again for these wonderful days - hope we'll come back!!!
This place was not only a beautiful accommodation to us but so much more. Gail and Mark were the most helpful hosts, suggesting an itinerary of Game Drive/ Bush Walk activities and booking them for us. We really enjoyed the interaction with them, as it gave us insights on South African life and sharing stories was so interesting.
We always had a nice fire burning when returning from our day activities und Mark showed us how to properly braai in a South African way one night.
The location itself is also a killer - located right at the Crocodile River you can actually see into Kruger and spot animals. We were lucky and Zebras, Impalas, Warthogs and Kudu were regular visitors not only in Kruger but in our garden.
We would never ever stay anywhere else when returning to Kruger hopefully soon, thank you so much for everything!
Vous serez chouchouté par les propriétaires qui sont adorables et dont nous garderons un excellent souvenir !
Nous reviendrons assurément en Afrique du Sud et je ne manquerai pas de retourner séjourner ici.
N'hésitez surtout pas cet hôtel est PARFAIT !
In the morning we had the most lovely breakfast brought to our terrace, just perfect!
Jeder wird persönlich begrüßt und fühlt sich sofort wohl. Beim Frühstück und Abendessen darf man seine Wünsche äußern, die die beiden und ihre freundlichen Angestellten frisch und mit Liebe zubereiten. Alles ist sehr persönlich und jeder war bemüht uns einen unvergesslichen Aufenthalt zu schenken – den wir definitiv auch hatten!
Die vier Apartments sind voll möbliert und mit Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet, auf den Stand der Technik gebracht. Jeder genießt seinen eigenen kleinen Pool und eine Feuerstelle, die jeden Abend für uns zum glühen gebracht wurde.
Schon vor der Ankunft waren wir begeistert von dem Service der beiden. Safaris und Ausflüge können direkt über Mark und Gail organisiert und gebucht werden, was einem einiges erleichtert. Sie haben tolle Kontakte zu diversen Guides im Kruger Nationalpark, da sie selbst begeisterte Tierliebhaber sind und schon unzählige Male im Kruger waren.
Kaum zu Hause angekommen, vermissen wir die beiden und unser Apartment schon wieder