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andBeyond Exeter River Lodge

P.O. Box 2060, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Visited in a group of six. Can't speak highly enough of all the staff - rangers, trackers, chefs, everyone. Saw big five. Ugly five, beautiful bird life and had lots of laughs. June was a great time of year to see lots of activity with the young males of the varies species vying for dominance and mating rights. Teenage males... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here at the end of our Africa vacation. We stayed at two other andBeyond camps (one is the Mara in Kenya and another in the Okavango Delta is Botswana) and all were supurb - with wonderful meals, very friendly staff, and great game viewing. Exeter lodge overlooks the Sand River with beautiful views. Our room was #4 and... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Having traveled across Africa before and Sabi Sands before, I cant emphasize what an amazing experience we had at this lodge. William who was our guide is the best guide we have ever had out of the many many lodges we have stayed in. He made our trip with his personality, passion for the bush and enthusiasm and determination to... More

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Seattle
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I returned to Exeter River Lodge six years after my first South African safari and my stay was every bit as special as my first. The lodge itself is beautiful and on a stunning setting on the river. Each day - whether it was breakfast, lunch, dinner or just lounge - there was something interesting unfolding right in front of... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Great service, beautiful and intimate lodge. I couldn't find much the fault the lodge one (maybe the afternoon snacks at tea could have been better to be petty). What makes andBeyond lodges from others is it's exclusivity and that comes with superior service - this lodge definitely achieved this.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We were once again not disappointed with this &Beyond lodge, the room was huge, luxurious, with beautiful views your own splash pool and deck to appreciate the scenery of the bush. The staff were amazing and the ledge staff were awesome. The game drives were very good and we never returned disappointed.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have traveled for some fifty-five years and I have never been in any establishment with this quality of service and attentiveness to the guest. From the moment you arrive you are seen to in a way which is pleasant and not intrusive. The food is stellar, the local is beautiful, etc. etc. The animal viewing is wonderful - we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Let's get the basics out of the way first: Sabi Sands is rich with game, and &Beyond will guide you to it In a sense, that is what matters on a safari, and in that regard Exeter River Lodge delivers. Otherwise, this is a profoundly disappointing hotel. I should caveat this review by noting that the hotel rooms were flooded... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It's an hour away by air from Johannesburg, but & Beyond's property on the Sand River is as wild (and yet as civilized) as can be. A professional ranger and wildlife tracker bring guests up close and personal to the local wildlife. The meals are abundant and excellent, and the rooms are rather luxurious, especially given the remote location. A... More

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Knysna
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We spent the most wonderful 4 days at this lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. The staff made us feel so special and the game viewing was magnificent. The lodge is setting is stunning overlooking the Sand river and the rooms are so well appointed. We could not fault them at all. Our ranger and guide were so experienced... More

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Address: P.O. Box 2060, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Exeter River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
AndBeyond Exeter River Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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In spite of the dry name of the river on which it is located, there is nothing arid about warm and welcoming andBeyond Exeter River Lodge. Perched on the edge of the Sand River, this tranquil lodge is the perfect safari retreat, boasting spacious riverside suites, Big Five game viewing with excellent leopard sightings and the perfect amount of privacy. • Eight air conditioned suites• Outdoor showers• Private plunge pools• Boma• Safari Shop• Wifi in guest area only• Traversing 10 000 hectares • Famed for leopard sightings and wild dog ... more   less 
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