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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

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D 464 - Zululand Rhino Reserve | Bayala, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful 4 days! Friendly, pleasant staff who made you feel special every minute of the day. Wonderful animal sightings, up close but always in a safe situation. And the cherry on the top...... Saw wild dog after a 30 year search. Stunning views from the lodge and accommodation elegant and comfortable.

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leopard Mountain proved to be a delightful surprise! Treated by friends to a few days away, we went with little expectation (having a long history, as South Africans, of the bushveld) and were simply blown away. From the viewing, to the hospitable, extremely knowledgeable staff, to the cuisine/food/dining experience, accommodation and, of course, the game viewing (we saw the Big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone and everything was simply magnificent! Repeat trips are guaranteed! From the welcome to the food to the game drives to the sherry in our rooms, we couldnt get enough. Highly recommend anyone to holiday here, for relaxation, spectatular game viewing, delicious food, and amazing ranger specials.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Leopard Mountain. Our first trip was in 2008. We said then that we would be back, and albeit 7 years later, we returned. We are delighted to say that what we thought was perfect then, has continued to grow and become a greater delight than before! There were many changes. The first was the... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bronwyn, A heartfelt thank you for your incredible review, it really does mean so much to us. I must say, I have eagerly been awaiting your review on trip-advisor, prepared for some more of the South African-Australian banter that flew back and forth during your stay with us! You and your wonderful family quickly became part of our ‘family’... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I begin? We stayed for four amazing days at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge and were not at any point disappointed! We made our way from Durban which was a pretty simple (but long) drive. It was quite the drive from the main gate of the reserve to the lodge as we were in a small compact car. I... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Brianne and Matt, And where do we begin??? Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback! Your kind words will be passed on to all the staff in our weekly family meeting and Themba will appreciate everything you have said – well done on choosing the ‘Ranger’s Coffee’ for your morning drive by the way, it definitely gets the... More 

Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend Leopard Mountain to all !! . I have been at several game lodges but non come close to Leopard Mountain . The accommodation , food and game drives were fantastic and of a high quality !! But what impressed me the most was the staff !! Nothing was an effort for them , just a pleasure to... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Karina and Piet, Thank you for review, we will ensure your words are shared with all the staff – especially TK and Themba. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you for your 2nd Honeymoon and we trust that your third, fourth and fifth honeymoons will also take place us – we are always ready to spoil you! Sincerely, we... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 3 wonderful nights at Leopard Mountain and we absolutely loved every minute of it. It was one of seven stops we made during a 3 week trip throughout KZN and despite stiff competition it was our favourite place of the whole trip. Having been on safari in various locations previously, Leopard Mountain felt like a... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 4 night stay at Leopard Mountain lodge as part of a 3 week tour around KZN. Leopard Mountain was definitely one of our highlights. The lodge is set up on a hill edge overlooking part of the reserve. The individual thatched suites are arranged so that they each have their own privacy, however with the game drives,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for three nights in early May, ‘15, near the end of our month-long visit to South Africa. Of the five game/ecolodges we stayed in, this was our favorite, and we enjoyed it even more than its fabulous upscale neighbor, Thanda. Leopard Mountain’s setting, accommodations, management philosophy, style of service, and overall atmosphere suited our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the lodge and had an amazing time. We saw 4 of the big 5. The staff were so helpful and friendly it made the experience all the better. Our chalet was very comfortable with amazing views. I would definitely love to return.

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