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andBeyond Exeter River Lodge

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P.O. Box 2060, Kruger National Park, South Africa
1 room 1 adult
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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic experience at Exeter River Lodge. The rooms are phenomenal and the staff is first rate. Ask for Justin to be your ranger....he is amazing. Great food and all in all a great experience. AndBeyond is a pleasure to do business with and I would not hesitate using them in the future.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish our stay with Exeter was fantastic! The staff, the accommodation, the food and the drives! Would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone! The knowledge and hospitality was second to none and I will definitely be going back!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Exeter River Lodge for (parts of) our Honeymoon. We loved it there! This was our first Safari experience, so we didn't really know what to expect, but the place was so great. We even had our personal butler. Of course the actual game drives (twice daily -- 5:30am and 4pm) were great. Our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Gorgeous spacious and meticulous rooms with beautiful views of surrounding habitat. Lobby super chic safari decor and warm welcoming staff who immediately make you feel comfortable,relaxed and tended to. Our Ranger/Tracker duo were good fun as well as efficient in getting us to see everything on our wish list in our time there. Food was delicious and no detail spared... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I cannot adequately express in words how wonderful our trip to River Lodge was. The rooms were so comfortable and every little thing had been thought of (including sockets to fit all international plugs, and soap suds if you preferred to do your own washing). The aircon was a powerful Godsend in the heat of the African summer and drought.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This was our first-ever safari experience, and what a wonderful trip it was. What made it so fabulous? Our ranger Warick and our tracker Prince. Warick made the entire experience some of the most fun we've had on vacation, even animals aside! From his knowledge, to his humor, to the way our group on the truck felt like a small... More 

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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The lodge is first class with top quality accommodation and excellent game drives. Our suite (#7) was very comfortable and private with privileged views of animals gathering at the Sand River. The food was a good standard with lunches a particular highlight. Without exception the staff are on a mission to give you a memorable stay but everything is very... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Our guest was a bush virgin, then he arrived at Exeter. Talk about mind-changing! Delightful acred room over the Sand River for starters; wild dog on a kill for mains; and a leopard in a tree trying to chow a young hyena for desserts. Ok, the lions went on vacation for the weekend but who really cares? This was world... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

All of the chalets/suites are secluded due to their design. It is very rare to see or hear your neighbours (at least from Suite 1), but not rare at all to have lions and leopards, baboons and impala wandering around the area of Suite 1. Food & service is excellent, and the newly rebuilt main lodge is excellent. Highlights of... More 

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Falsterbo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed four nights at Exeter after have spent 4 nights at Chitwa Chitwa. We picked Exeter mainly because if was close to the river and you could do game viewing directly from the lodge. The river was almost dried out but we saw a lot of elephants and buffalos walking around eating and drinking just in front of us.... More 

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