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Vuyani Safari Lodge

4.5 of 5 Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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Smallfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have recently returned from a 7 day stay in Vuyani Safari Lodge everything about it was top class. The twice a day safari drives had superb guides/spotters with a superb knowledge of the various inhabitants and their likely location. We had several close up opportunities to observe, two Cheetah brothers and Lions eating, Rhinos, Elephants with young, plus the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on several trips to SA and this was by far the the best experience we have had. There are only seven rooms within Vuyani Lodge which makes it all the more personal. The staff, without exception, make it their job to make you as comfortable as possible. The Guides are fantastic and go out of their way... More 

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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend Vuyani unreservedly. This was a first ‘safari experience’ for us and exceeded expectations in every respect. We stayed for a week all-inclusive which was remarkable value. There are other bigger lodges in the area but surely none better than this: the staff, the food and the accommodation were excellent. I sat reading outside our room one morning and watched... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vuyani far surpassed our expectations. The rooms were immaculate. The staff were incredibly detail oriented and mindful. The food is prepared from scratch every day. The game drivers are incredibly knowledgable and provided us with intimate experiences with the animals. We loved Vuyani and want to go back as soon as possible! Note: this is a lodge located on a... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your glowing review, that's amazing. I am thrilled to hear that we exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed the lodge, the food and the safaris on our reserve. This comes as especially flattering, as we know you to be a well-traveled guest. Please do visit us again when you are in South Africa. We'd love to... More 

Battle, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful. 3 day stay in the lodge in November and loved everything from the room, to the food to the amazing game drives. All the staff were so helpful and did everything they could to make this place special. But the best part was the game drives with Michael, we could not possibly miss one during our... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Eileen, Many thanks for your lovely review! I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed the safaris with Mike, the lodge and, of course, the food. I hope the next parts of your safari holiday were equally good, and that you enjoyed your time in our beautiful South Africa. Please come back! You are always welcome here. Kind... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Vuyani in October this year and had the most amazing experience and time of our lives. From the minute we booked the holiday (which was our honeymoon) to the final minute of my husband leaving the passports in the car when we were going home, we were treated like royalty. The staff are impeccable and cannot do... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lindsey, Many thanks for leaving us such a positive review. And many thanks for your visit here at the Vuyani Safari Lodge! It was a pleasure hosting you here for your honeymoon, and I am totally thrilled to hear that you had the memorable adventure that such a special occasion should be. If the craving ever gets too bad,... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It has already been my second visit to Vuyani Lodge and I can simply say, it was as amazing as my first time. It´s a place that just keeps giving. I stayed for 5 days in June, around the same time as in 2013 and I loved it. It felt so good being back. The game drives never get boring... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Agnes, It was a huge pleasure to host you here for the second time! We see more and more guests returning, and it makes it all the more special for them and us. We always add or improve things here, so if you haven't been here for a year or two, then you will find this a much changed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

yayThe wife and myself have just returned from 7 nights here. It exceeded all of our expectations. All of the staff are fabulous and cannot do enough to help you enjoy the holiday. The lodge is like a family home small and intimate. The mix of guests that come and go make it very interesting. The freshly cooked food is... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Clive, It is always such a pleasure to see happy returning guests, especially when they enjoy our lodge and the reserve with its wildlife even more so than the first time. Uyai, Togara and Themba are sending their regards, and we are all looking forward to welcoming you here again some time in the future, hopefully soon. Many thanks... More 

Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I have just spent 5 days at the Vuyani Safari lodge just outside Kruger National park and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone wanting the ultimate safari experience. The lodge has 7 unique rooms with friendly staff, great food and very knowledgeable guides. On our twice a day game drives we had Themba as our guide and... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Many thanks for leaving us such a glowing review, we hugely appreciate it when our guests take time to leave feedback to us, as well as a message to future guests. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here, as well as the safari game drives on our large reserve. We are looking forward to... More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Vuyani. It is a magical lodge set in a preserve that offers marvelous game drives and unsurpassed photographic opportunities. Every time I have been on game drives at Vuyani (twice daily) I have experienced untold encounters with wild game. The rangers/tracker Tembo, Uyai, and Michael are as magical as they divine the locations and tracks of the animals. I was... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bob, What a pleasure to host you here for the second time! I didn't have the time to meet you again this time, unfortunately, due to the birth of my twins, but I will make sure I will be there for your next visit, which you have already booked. I am so pleased that you have found a second... More 

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Address: Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vuyani Safari Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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