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Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having stayed in National Park accommodation last time we visited the Kruger, we were really looking forward to staying in a private game reserve this time around and Elephant Plains and the Sabi Sands reserve did not disappoint. The lodge was charming and our suite (one of the luxury suites) was spacious, well furnished and equipped. Loved having both indoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here for the last two nights of our honeymoon. It was the most amazing experience and we enjoyed every second at elephant plains. The staff is very attentive and the experience is very intimate with only 20-30 guests staying there at one time. The breakfast was typical of other places we stayed (very good). The lunch buffet featured... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at Elephant Plains with our 5 kids (16, 14, 14, 12, 9). Overall, it was a great experience! Our ranger, Morne, was so knowledgeable and willing to share and answer all questions. Very patient with out kids too:) We saw many animals, all the big 5, and loved that they would head right into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My dream was to go on safari in Africa. Elephant plains made those dreams come true in the best way. Our room was beautiful , the staff was so accomodating and the food was great with many interesting offerings. A highlight was standing in the shower and an elephant walked by!!!! but most of all the safari with Dawie and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great lodge for a solo guest. The rondavel was roomy with a large bathroom including tub and shower. Aircon made sleeping oh so nice. There are two pools, a sweet spa and decent Wifi in the lounge. Best of all, the game drives and bush walks were more than I could imagine and I have had quite a few... More 

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The game drives, bushwalks, the monkeys at the fantastic breakfast, dinner at the boma, the view from our rondavel with 20 or more (!!!) elephants playing and drinking at the waterhole, the surprise when we came back to our rondavel the last night, with the flowers all over the bed, leading to the bath and a bottle of lovely sparkling... More 

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Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents and I spent 4 spectacular nights at Elephant plains. It was beyond our expectations. We spent 3 nights self-driving in Kruger prior to arriving at Elephant Plains. We had a great time there, searching for the animals on our own. We had experiences that we thought could not be topped until we arrived at Elephant Plains. Every game... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at EP for 3 nights at the beginning of March. From moment we arrived to the moment we left we had absolute fantastic service. We travelled with our 9 month old as well as our other family who brought their 3 and 5 year old. They made our children feel very welcome and the staff always made an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purpose of trip: Get great close photos of wild animals & compare various safari lodges & adventures. General Trip Overview: We went to three different safari lodges; two in South Africa: Kapama River Lodge & Elephant Plains in Sabi Sand, & one in Zimbabwe “The Hide”. Each had their respective pros/cons & it really depends on what you’re looking for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forgive me if this review is longer than normal but I thought it might be helpful to others who are planning a combined city and safari trip and like me, hadn't a clue where to start ! Our journey started in Cape Town. You can get from Cape Town to Hoedspuit Airport using SA Express - the flights are every... More 

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