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Shiduli Private Game Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Fringing the Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Phalaborwa airport prior to our hour long drive to Shiduli. What a pretty airport! Never seen anything like it. You are in for a treat if you arrive here. We’ve been on several safaris in various countries but never seen animals so close. Our brilliant ranger Ellen and excellent tracker Joel got us to within a few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Having just completed a seven night stay at Shiduli I must add my positive comment to Trip Advisor! First of all a swift check in with a complimentary drink. The grounds are very well tended so its a pleasant short walk to and from rooms to the public areas where reception, bar and restaurant are situated. The service was excellent,... More

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Penryn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Having visited the Game Reserve last year we decided to repeat the experience. Travelling with a Saga group of 11 everything was just perfect. Lodge was excellent with friendly and helpful staff. Always a beaming smile from anyone you met. Obviously the game drives were the highlights. Jeffrey, the head ranger, and Karel were superb. The off road driving to... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Within the first 10 minutes of our private game ride, we had a herd of elephants walk in front of our jeep. The bull stopped to sniff out the other jeep. Then 30 minutes later a male lion... Our driver Moven was really good and we drove into the bush - literally taking down entire trees. He found a whole... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Shiduli lodge is a wonderful place to stay. Monkeys, warthogs and other wildlife roam around the grounds. The staff are very friendly and helpful and there is a lovely little shop. Jen our guide and Diff our Tracker were excellent and we saw four of the big five on our first game drive. The food was very good and plentiful.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

our first safari and what an experience, definately the best time to visit, at the end of winter dry and little vegitation so the animals can be seen. Excelent accomodation with great staff and in particular the Rangers were full of information for you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Shiduli was welcoming, comfortable, and a great setting for an amazing safari experience. Each day's game drives were exciting adventures, tracking down big cats and elephants or being surprised by rhinos, giraffes, zebras, hippos....and much more. We enjoyed our guide and tracker and the international guests. The staff was very helpful and kind, beds also very comfortable, food very good.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Shiduli is an incredible Private Game Reserve. The staff are the most beautiful people we have ever met. We took our two children to this lodge ( aged 10,11), and they were treated like royalty. The twice daily safari's were always eventful and exhilarating. We even extended our stay from 5 nights to 7 as we couldn't bring ourselves to... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We recently spent 3 days at Shiduli. Our stay was absolutely wonderful. From the moment we arrived we were made so welcomed by the beautiful staff. Our driver Evens and tracker Connie made every drive an adventure, they were fantastic. We managed to see the Big 5 and many more, some times you felt that you could reach out and... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have just returned from a 3 day safari .The stay was absolutely amazing. We were treated like royalty by the wonderful staff.Our guide Evans & tracker Connie were marvellous,going the extra mile by taking us off road so that we were often within a couple of metres from the "Big 5 " & many many more. The final WOW... More

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Address: Fringing the Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Tzaneen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shiduli Private Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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