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Lion Sands Kruger National Park

5.0 of 5 Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jason, our guide, was absolutely wonderful as a driver and certainly a wealth of knowledge! His love of the countryside was apparent by the respect he showed to the environment as well as the animals. He explained so much about what we were experiencing and continually described animal behaviors, and heartwarming stories. We are so happy he enjoys his work... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lion Sands Kruger National Park, Narina Lodge We had a amazing time from when we arrived to when we left. Our Guide and Tracker Raymond and George could not do enough for us on the game drives . giving us time to see and photograph all the wild life. our room was amazing with great views and every comfort you... More 

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Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my Husband live and work in a lodge environment on a daily basis, so we had a very good idea of our expectations for our holiday at Narina, and we were not dissapointed. It was simply AMASING, and most definitely our best bush break away EVER. The lodge is well maintianed and clean. The staff is superb, always... More 

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Paris, France
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful safari thanks to the staff , the beautifull lodge. Big 5 seen! Great experience, really like a dream. Everything perfect , warm welcome, Hiighly professionnal rangers spotting animals we would never have seen or known they were there very nice room and delicious lunchs and dinners one of the best moments of our trip to South Africa.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lion Sands Narina Lodge. This trip was the trip of my life. Everything about this trip from the lodge to the game drives was totally amazing. The picture windows in our room overlooked the river where we could easily see hippos playing in the water or animals walking about. Our room was huge along with a... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Lion Sands Kruger National Park Tinga Lodge was a wonderful part of our trip to South Africa. The rooms are exquisite and beautifully appointed including the plunge pool. We were amazed at the ability of our tracker, Chris. He spotted animals we would never have even known were there. He spotted a black rhino that our ranger said had not... More 

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Narina lodge exceeded my expectations. We saw the Big 5 with our amazing Ranger and Tracker Mike and Rexton (sp?). They went out of their way to make the animal viewings memorable and gave us a lot of additional information about the animals, wildlife, and area. The room was beautiful and private and the staff made sure we had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Special thanks to Raymond & Lucas who really made the whole experience for us. We came to Lion Sands to see animals & to enjoy the environment - and we certainly did that!!!! Watching them work was a thrill in itself - and an excellent lesson in patience.... And how it can pay off! I still marvel at what they... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here at Narina Lodge as part of our Silver Anniversary trip and were stunned by the welcome we were given at this lodge. The staff were so friendly and accommodating and the service was superb from lodge staff to rangers and trackers. Our suite was fantastic and on our second day a herd of elephants... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had such a magical 2 nights and 2 days at Narina Lodge. Staying in the trees on stilt houses. There are only 9 suites at Narina and Tinga which makes the dining and game drives intimate. We had so much fun with new friends on the game drives and also had special times napping on the sundeck and swimming... More 

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Address: Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands Kruger National Park 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza

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