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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Elandela Private Game Lodge, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Elandela Private Game Reserve
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I first arrived I knew that I will love it because of the animals running around and the staff dancing on the stairs . we went on so many fun rides to see the animals and ones we went on the night ride and we fond jackals and we went chasing them but then we lost them but I... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Elandela claims, on their web-site, to be inside the Greater Kruger National Park. That is false information as far as I am conserned, except if they can proof me wrong. Elandela is miles to the West of the Greater Kruger and split from the GKP by the Guernsey road and the Thorneybush Game Reserve to their (Elandela`s) east. Is this... More 

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

Colin / Marian What can we say, the best holiday experience ever. Yvonne, Rocco and the staff are fantastic they made us feel so welcome and treated us like friends rather than just another couple.The food is out of this world and lots of it, rooms are extremely clean and very well presented, the game reserve is something special very... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to arrive in the gap between two group bookings and had the entire place to ourselves and were upgraded into the bargain. All the rooms are high quality but to have the extra space was lovely. The standard of housekeeping was the highest I've known anywhere. The room seemed to have been tidied, bins emptied etc... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Just spent 3 nights at Elandela for my mums 60th birthday. The two of us have had the best time ever. We've been made to feel so special, and treated so well, the only downside is having to leave! Johan has been our guide, our encyclopedia, our guardian and a friend. He has made the 3 days such a pleasure.... More 

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were a family of 8 staying at the Lodge what a beautiful place, staff well trained and friendly. The 6 course meal are out of this world best we had ever Philip are the head Chef great work. We booked day tours that was excellent, the game drive was also better than in the Kruger Park. I would

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Was looking forward to this trip for a cery long time but it wasnt quite what we expected. The meals are not very democratic such that if there's something you dont eat,u are pretty much stuffed. Steven the chef is top notch though. More local dishes,in my opinion,would be quite an enchanting experience. The serving staff are so helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A private lodge (with up market & spectacular food- & we ain't foodies) outside Kruger with white lions, rhino, giraffe, zebra, etc. Focus on their two orphaned rhinos. Plus the inland trip to the scenic Blyde Canyon and its various land forms and a visit to wildlife rehab, (and an aggressive elephant just before entering Kruger was more scary than... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A well overdue review from our stay at Elandela in August 2014, where my new wife and I were honoured to be the first couple to marry in the Private Game Reserve. From the moment we arrived to the tearful departure, we had an amazing time. This was our second visit and the only place that came to mind as... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A short but incredible trip to Elandela, the staff could not do enough for us. Our Guides Carrina and Jacques were knowledgeable and friendly, in fact it felt like spending time with old friends they made us so welcome. The wildlife is literally on the doorstep and incredible. My first photo taken as we were driving to the lodge from... More 

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