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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Arathusa for 3 nights in October 2014. During this time, we saw 6 different leopards, amongst them a female with 2 8-week old cubs. The big win for us was to witness leopards mating during our last night time game drive. Our ranger, Roy heard them roar and said we should go find them, and there they... More

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving to Arathusa is a little bit exciting. The website says not to follow your GPS but the directions from the website. But when you are driving on a sandy off road with not much to see and no signs around, you get a little bit scared if you are going the right way. Eventually there is a Sabi Sand... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for 3 nights as honeymooners in October 2014. during those 3 days we saw the bike 5. Just during a ride we saw 3 leopards. We even saw a Leopard killing an impala. the guide (Cedric) and the tracker (Derek) have been incredible and provided a lot of insights. nothing to complain about the food, excellent service... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is very nice but I was very disappointed with our room. Though it was a beautiful spacious room with a small plunge pool, it was in the bush with no view of the waterhole, 500m away from the lodge facilities and after sundown and before sun up, you have to be escorted to and from the room for... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been awhile that we were in South Africa, but our trip to Arathusa remains one of the highlights of our many years of travel. We were able to see all of the big five over three days and even got to do some of the safari on foot. We were treated extremely well by the staff, the food... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Arathusa for 3 nights at the beginning of August 2014. From beginning to end, our stay was memorable, enjoyable and comfortable. Upon check-in, we were given a refreshing drink and escorted to our suite. Although we had reserved a standard room to have a view of the waterhole, we were upgraded to the Jackalberry Suite, which is... More

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Endicott, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the lodge for 4 day this last week. What a wonderful experience. The trackers and guides were terrific. Kudos to Derek and Cedric who did a phenomenal job showing us the Big 5 and plenty more. Our bush lodge was huge with a splash pool and bathtub opening into a private bush setting. George... More

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed here at the beginning of August this year with our two sons. We had been in the Kruger driving ourselves and self-catering so we were looking forward to being driven and having a bit of luxury. I am not sure we were ready for this though! We were met at the reception by the friendly reception lady and... More

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Richmond, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A group of 10 of us stayed at the Arathusa lodge in August 2014, and from the moment we were welcomed by Marilese( sorry about the spelling) we felt very much at home. I was given a great opportunity to have a stay at one of the rooms away from the others and WOW it was fantastic. Living room, bathroom,... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed at Arathusa for 2 nights. We reserved a standard room facing the waterhole which was always filled with hippo's. The bank of the waterhole was also always occupied with animals. We saw elephants, zebra's, warthogs, hippo's, waterbuck, bushbuck and impalas coming for a drink as we were relaxing at the pool! We saw a family of 15 elephants... 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*
Number of rooms: 13
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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