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Shiduli Private Game Lodge

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Fringing the Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen 1380, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Less good than expected. Very good game drives with excellent ranger and tracker. Found accommodation to be less luxurious than anticipated. Pool was not useable. Staff good. Food disappointing at times. I would give an overall rating of three stars.

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

This was a superb experience. We saw the big five plus a lot more with our wonderful ranger, Jen and our tracker, Johnson. They made our stay at Shiduli a magical, memorable experience and one that I hope to repeat. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was consistently delicious!

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here several nights and it wasn't long enough. The staff are wonderful and the rooms are clean and comfortable. There is no television in the rooms but there is in the bar, if you absolutely have to watch something. There is a phone in the room. Wifi available in the reception area and it works very well. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We could,'t have been more surprised by this wonderfull lodge... As mentioned in some of the other reviews, the welcome is very much welcoming.... Everything is done to make you feel special... During our stay the lodge was relatively quiet which I believe helped with the overall impression. There are a multitude of areas to comfortably sit down and relax... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

How can't even begin to describe how amazing our stay was at Shiduli? Excellent in every way! This is a quaint lodge on a private game reserve that is shared with a few other private lodges. Upon arrival we were greeted by what seemed like the entire staff. It was such a personal and friendly way for them to welcome... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This was my first solo trip since 1983 and I was rather worried about being by myself. I need not have worried. All the staff are so friendly, warm and approachable making me feel welcome from the very start. I first went to South Africa last year fro my daughter;s wedding when we also visited a very much larger game... More 

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Newhaven, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The hotel was lovely and the knowledge of our ranger ellen and tracker johnson was amazng. They both went the extra mile to ensure we saw all we wanted to see. The room was good but needed renovating but was comfortable And very clean the staff left us chocolates and an african fable every evening the only complaint was the... More 

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Ahus, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

When we arrived we got a very, very warm welcome. We got access to our room at once. After some food and coffee it was time for our first safari with Oliver and Rojmond. I will never forget their knowledge of nature and animals. The entertainment of the staff was also fantastic. Tank you for a wonderful time, provided by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stayed at the Lodge for a week last November, and had the best time ever. Comfortable rooms with amazing "rain forest" shower, comfortable bed and reasonable food, with a few evening meals out of doors thrown in. Went out every day for both the morning and evening game runs, that included a welcome coffee and muffin on the early morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had the most amazing time! The accommodations were amazing, way beyond my expectations. The food was fabulous and the people friendly. The animals were spectacular and I was able to get some amazing pictures. My stay was lovely and truly memorable.

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