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Arathusa Safari Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Arathusa Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were guests at Arathusa in July 2014, and the lodge exceeded our expectations in so many ways! This was our first safari, though we stayed at another lodge after our stay at Arathusa, and this was by far our favorite. The safari rangers are fantastic and extremely knowledgable about their work. We drove with Dries (ranger)... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arathusa had everything I was imagining when we arrived. Every staff member was very friendly and offering to make our stay more enjoyable every day. Our game ranger, Rein, was top knotch and went out of his way to make sure every person on the safari got to see what they wanted on each game drive. You could tell that... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to Arathusa for 3 nights. The game drives were the highlight of our visit. Right up there were the dinners in different locations on each of our 3 nights, boma dinner, dinner in the bush and dinner on the deck by the lake. This was the only lodge of the 3 we visited that had... More

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Danville, Kentucky
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome time at Arathusa. Our lodge was comfortable and roomy, the food was superb and plentiful, and the game drives were beyond believable! The lodge sits on a pond with a resident herd of hippo and daily visitors including giraffe, impala, water monitor, baboon, and water buck among others. The guides and trackers work hard to provide... More

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Kamuela HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful safari experience, accommodations, food and game drives are outstanding. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and extremely focused on your having a wonderful time. This experience was far beyond my expectations and we saw all the big five in one day! Simply amazing and can't wait to return.

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south africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Arathusa and it was as amazing as the first trip there. The lodge is beautifully done out and the rooms are very comfortable with everything you could want. Food was superb with a great variety which cater for everyone. The staff are incredible and cannot do enough for you. From Maralise in Reception to... More

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience here was the best of any vacation we have had, anywhere in the world. Chef prepared outstanding meals, our cabin was first rate, and our game drives, which of course are the main event, were action-packed, educational, and totally exceptional. Roy and Chris are the very best. Consider yourself lucky if you can score a ride in their... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Arathusa at the start of June 2014 for 4 nights. It’s an excellent place to stay with large, comfortable and clean rooms. The setting next to the lake/waterhole is absolutely perfect, many animals come to drink, a herd of hippos also live in the lake and they are fun to watch and listen to. The food was amazing... More

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Where do I start? The excellent rooms? The delicious food? The excellent game drives and ranger/trackers? The chefs? The massages? Front desk staff? I’ll start from the beginning. My husband and I chose to fly to Nelspruit (from Cape Town) instead of into Hoedspruit based on the flight schedule for the day we wanted to travel. We then chose to... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The accommodation at this lodge was amazing! The game drives out of this world!! Thanks to our ranger Roy and tracker Chris we managed to see the big 5 three drives in a row! The drives were also extremely informative. Lots of fun was had by everyone. I would go back at the drop of a hat if I could.... More

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathusa Safari Lodge 4*
Also Known As:
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Arathusa Safari
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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