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Rhino River Lodge

3.0 of 5 P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rhino River Lodge is a Big 5 safari lodge in KZN. It is situated along the shore of the Msunduze River in the southern section of the Zululand Rhino Reserve. This 23,000 hectare private game reserve is located in the very heart of Zululand , 30kms North of the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. It’s in an area renowned for its African... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the Rhino River Lodge were really great. The food was excellent and as it was a special occasion for us, we were treated to dinner in our own private boma. The log fire and candlelight were a magic and romantic setting. The game drives were the highlight of our stay and the animal sightings were excellent, much... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We spent three nights at the rhino river lodge, and would have loved to stay there for longer. The huts were very nice and clean, the food was brilliant, and the service was very friendly and professional. The main reason for staying here will for most people be the game drives, and these are definately the best part. We went... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Times passes very fast. We spend a couple of nights in this beautiful game drive resort in January 2014. During booking a trip for this summer I remembered to our stay in South Africa in January 2014 several times and especially our time at Rhino River Lodge. Immediately after passing the gate a Rhino female and her kid were in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This report is a couple weeks overdue but better late than never! I visit the lodge for a few days with a friend of mine and it was honestly the most incredible service I have had at a lodge. The staff are down to earth and extremely friendly and go out of there way to make sure you are happy.... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited Rhino River Lodge on 4th August. we initially booked 2 nights but as soon as we arrived we asked to stay another night. From the moment we arrived to the day of our departure the service was top notch. All the staff from general housekeepers, game rangers to Claire the manager were welcoming and extremely friendly. We could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We spent 3 nights in a chalet, my wife and I and 2 boys, 5 and 7. It was wonderful. The chalet was great. Food wad simple and very good. Staff were friendly, fun and helpful. Our guide wad knowledgeable and passionate about his subject. All in all fantastic and world class value for money. Thank you very much! !

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Hibberdene, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

From the time of arriving to the time we left was the best service we had.Even the animals complied.On arriving we saw a Rhino and her baby , then plenty other animals on the road to the Lodge.The flat was really neat and clean and had everything you needed in it.The rangers and staff were friendly and took excellent care... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed with my extended family at Rhino River lodge for 2 nights. Kyle and Claire took excellent care of us. The game drives went really well (even with a 1 year old and 3 year old) on the car. Kyle took perfect, extra care of them to make sure everything went well. The private vehicle was a perfect choice... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Rhino River Lodge is a wonderful experience. From the time you are met in the car p[ark till you leave you made to feel welcome and nothing is too much trouble. Food is delicious and well presented and the game drives informative. We will be back!

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Address: P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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