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Vuyani Safari Lodge

4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from the best family holiday ever. We couldn't believe that a holiday destination could be so good, but it really is. From the service where nothing was too much, to the good food, to the knowledge of all the staff especially the guides & Uyai the tracker. Every time we returned to the lodge we were... More

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

...that before you take your last breath you'll get to see a review of your life. I don't know if this is true and I'm not eager to find out soon, but I'm quite sure that if this is so, the week we spend at Vuyani Lodge will get a sequence in the' Best of' episode. If you happened to... More

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

Many thanks for your positive (and one of the best written) review! It was a real pleasure hosting you guys here, and making your idea of an African safari become reality, and, most of all, we are proud that we didn't disappoint. Busi is sending her regards, she is delighted that you enjoyed her many culinary delights and creations. :-)... More

Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A safari is a once in a lifetime experience and the Vuyani Lodge goes above and beyond to make your trip the best possible experience. The staff is wonderful. Go through the activities with the team to identify any excursions that you or your family would like to do. We definitely recommend adding the Kruger National Park excursion. It is... More

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

Dear Leah, Many thanks for your fantastic review, it made my day! Temba is indeed a first class ranger (and so are all our guides), and I am pleased that you enjoyed his guiding on our reserve and in the Kruger Park. As you said, the Kruger Park nicely complements our exclusive safaris on our reserve, and as the Kruger... More

Luxembourg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my fourth stay at Vuyani Lodge, and I took some friends with me, which have never been on Safari before. The lodge has only 7 rooms, which makes it easy to get in contact with other guests and share your experiences during the day. Rooms are very clean and lovely decorated. It is a very familiar atmosphere and... More

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

Dear Luc, Many thanks for leaving us a positive review, that's hugely appreciated. Indeed you were the very first guest at our lodge, many moons ago, and it is such a pleasure to host you regularly. As the services have developed and improved at the lodge, as well as safari sightings, it is nice to hear that you have a... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent three nights of our honeymoon here, and it was an experience we'll never forget. From the moment we were picked up at the airport, we felt we were just so cared for — drinks never empty, hearty, home-cooked meals, incredible game drives. The lodge is small, which we liked; another couple we met had stayed... More

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

Dear Kate, What a delight to read your review, as your stay was part of your honeymoon trip. I feel that it is especially important to ensure our honeymoon guests have the sort of memories that they will cherish forever, and I am overjoyed that we achieved this. It's lovely that you enjoyed meeting people from all walks of life,... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights. It was much too short of a time. We should have stayed for a week! Our time at Vuyani was incredible. The lodge itself is simple, yet luxurious. It is designed perfectly for relaxing between game drives - reading on a secluded deck, taking a dip in the infinity pool, chatting... More

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

Dear Mike, Many thanks for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to host you here for 4 nights, and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the lodge, the team's enthusiasm and quality of service as well as the food. Indeed many of our activities are very popular, and well worth it. A full week next time!... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent 5 nights at Vuyani Lodge for part of our honeymoon (the rest was spent in Capetown) and we both agreed that Vuyani Lodge and the safari was hands down the best part of our trip! There are so many reasons that Vuyani was absolutely perfect: 1) the food and drinks were plentiful and delicious!... More

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

Dear Linda, Many thanks for your amazing review. I am delighted to hear that we made your honeymoon a special trip, and hopefully the trip of a lifetime. Our team is passionate about what they do, and they love what they do (in a setting such as this, it is easy to see why or how), so I am always... More

London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Customer service is top priority. All inclusive drinks and meals and the food is especially amazing. The lodge has a real nice feel with only 7 rooms. We got on like a big family but you also have privacy as lodges are separate. Ours had a private jacuzzi. Brilliant. The trackers are really great and we... More

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

Many thanks for your outstanding review! It is always a pleasure to hear and read about the quality of experience of our guests here at the lodge, and even more so when it is a senior reviewer on Tripadvisor. That is especially flattering. I am pleased to hear that the competence, dedication and passion of the team has created such... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I started our honeymoon off at Vuyani and stayed 7 nights. We loved every minute. So much so that we didn't want to leave to continue on the remainder of our honeymoon. I don't even know where to begin, but I guess it has to be on the exceptional standard of each and every staff member. You... More

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

Dear Ruth, There are no words to express how pleased I am to hear that you had such a grand time here for your honeymoon. Congratulations again from the whole team, and our wishes for a happy life together. Married life has started extremely well, here at the Vuyani Safari Lodge, so that is an excellent omen. We would love... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We've just returned from a week at Vuyani (literally landed a few hours ago), and I am compelled to write my first ever Trip Advisor review. Vuyani is the warmest friendliest place - nothing is too much trouble for anyone there, whether it's booking a complicated excursion schedule, making a special request for dinner, chasing down lost luggage for you,... More

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

Dear Jo, Many thanks for your incredible review! What a pleasure to read about your experience at our lodge. Indeed it was always our intention to create a place where one meets new people, makes friends, and reconnects with nature in a way that has become difficult in this day and age. We are looking forward to welcoming you here... 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*
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The Vuyani Safari Lodge is located on the Moditlo Private Game Reserve within the Blue Canyon Conservancy which is more than 36,000 acres in size. Located next to the Kruger National Park, at the foot of the Drakensberg mountain range, Vuyani Safari Lodge is one of South Africa's premier luxury safari lodges, in the country's most famous area for African wildlife. The Vuyani Safari Lodge is one of only 2 lodges on this reserve, and with only 7 suites, it offers one of the most exclusive African safari experiences in South Africa. The reserve offers a unique opportunity to observe all of Africa's large game such as the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, hippo and crocodile as well as some of the very rarest species, amongst others the wild dog, the brown hyena, the ground hornbill and several other highly endangered animals. Almost 400 various species of birds have been counted. Some of the rarest European migratory birds visit the reserve in the European winter months. ... more   less 
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