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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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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hertfordshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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São Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the best trip ever that myself and my girlfriend did. The ranger and the tracker were amazing, Sean was great they had no problems to find the Big 5 twice...The hotel is incredible and the room we stayed was the best ever. we had our own national geographic program as it was just open the windows and we... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone at Arathusa Safari Lodge for the trip of a lifetime! From the time we made our booking to our departure at Hoedspruit Airport the staff went out of their way to make our visit one we would never forget. Our bungalow, Jackalberry, was the best! Right on the watering hole with our own private pool and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Roy & Chris as our trackers & what a great team. We saw big 5 almost straight away. The food was exceptional & the chef was so passionate about his meals. Our room was incredible except we couldn't get spa to work. Incredible to look out window & see wildlife walking by

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UK
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant! Simply brilliant. Our eighth stay at Arathusa and the service, the game viewing and the food was exactly what we expect. The game viewing was excellent, we stayed for 6 nights and saw so much! Sabi Sands always delivers when it comes to game viewing. The game drives at Arathusa are usually slightly under 3 hours long. One of... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew from Johannesburg to Arathusa to have more time at the reserve. We stayed 5 nights before flying back to Johannesburg. We weren't disappointed at out Game reserve choice, the abundance of wildlife and guest pampering. We have stayed in a few game reserves and this one is near if not the best value for money. 2 vehicle and... More

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Paris, France
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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights Very good organisation, good food, nice accomadation. And, the most important, very good game drives with many animals seen in very good conditions : Lions, leopards, elephants, bufalos, white rhino, Girafes etc ..... we where also lucky and saw three cheetahs ..... I really recommand this place !!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't go wrong here...Arathusa has the safari experience down to a science. Great service, incredible lodging, amazing food, knowledgable and social rangers, and the #1 rated Sabi Sands reserve. Rien and Debeers were a winning combination for our drives, we saw the big five in one day. As a solo traveler I enjoyed the communal dining and high tea... 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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