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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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45 Bree Street Cradock 1969 | PO Box 247, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a Awesome weekend at Zulu Nyala, the rooms and decor were modern and tasteful. The staff, were warm and helpful. Dinner and breakfast was scrumptious. my daughter, an avid photographer, loved being able to walk around with the wildlife taking photos. we did have a bout of load shedding, but that was quickly resolved with the backup generator.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at Zulu Nyala. The rooms in the main lodge were very nice - ours overlooked the pool. Food was very interesting - even ate impala one night! It was good - buffet for breakfast and dinner, a choice of 3 things for lunch. But the highlight of course was the two-a-day drives we went on.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed to read negative reviews before we left UK to travel to Zulu Nyala. In marked contrast, we had an amazing week. We spent the first two nights at the Heritage Tents, then prebooked to move to the Game Lodge. The tents were fun, smart - some solid walls with canvas parts and canvas windows and roof, large bathroom... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located outside Durban, not that far and not that close either. Easy road commute with short stretch of off-road for around 3km to the entrance of Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge. The lodge is well secured and well laid out, offering numerous types of accommodation (tented lodges, etc.). We stayed at the normal chalet, which was pretty good, very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous destination. The game drive is highly recommended. It was like none other i have been on. It was a 3 hour roller coaster of wildlife from rhino to hippo wildebeest to giraffe . Absolutely awesome. Well done zulu nyala. A truly memorable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible experience! We took our family of 4 plus a nanny and rented 2 rooms in the Heritage Lodge (NOT tents). Rooms were gorgeous, bathrooms are amazing! Food was incredible - even the kids gained weight :-) The staff are phenomenal - we stay at 5-star resorts around the world & Zulu Nyala were far kinder than any Four... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 6 nights at the Lodge and I would say the accommodations were above average for facilities in the bush country. The plan included a buffet breakfast which was generally pretty good. The dinner meals were average.

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Jackson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We spent 7 days at this resort. The staff was some of the best we have come across. The greet you with a smile and conversation. Always friendly and ready to help in away possible. The food was little to be desired. Breakfast and dinner were always buffet style which is fine for the breakfast but I would have preferred... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Ask for Bernie! What a week. I enjoyed every game drive, the Pinda drive and St Lucia et al. This trip exceeded my expectations. The up close observation of animals, our very knowledgable guide and the wonderful fellow guests all combined into a vacation that will not likely ever be repeated. The food is plentiful and good. Not great but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

They have almost everything except lions, go next door for that. We safari every day, elephants, hippo, rhino, buffalo, girrafe, cheetah, leopard, ...etc.. Don't stay at the tent safari lodge, I was eaten alive by bugs, and got no sleep

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