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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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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The watering hole makes this lodge a prime location. Our safari experience was brilliant due to the expertise of our Sean, our ranger and his cool tracker who made for a great team. Having researched Arathusa our food expectations were high. We were sorely disappointed as were others in our party. The manager did not take this onboard when highlighted.... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon, and it was perfect in every way. The food was great, the staff were friendly, our room was clean and cosy and most importantly the game viewing was brilliant. We saw so many leopards, prides of lion, rhinos and more! We were there in July and it really was quite cold... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My best friend and I stayed at this lodge in 2009 (very late review) and we had the experience of a lifetime. Our room was spacious and clean, the bed was two twins pushed together, which was ideal since I was travelling with my girlfriend, there was a large net around the bed as well plus and indoor and outdoor... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our remote lodge had all the luxuries: giant premium bedding, giant tub, plunge pool, deck with roof and lounge chairs. large sitting area with leather easy chairs, lots of floor-to-ceiling glass and screen windows to see outside, outside and inside showers, twin bathroom sinks, refrigerator and bar. And animals were all around us. An elephant rustled by our deck about... More 

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The roads leading there are terrible, but the place is wonderful and ranger Sean very qualified and super nice. Nice huts and good food - not quite as exclusive as Ngala, but still very good. Small infinity pool at the end of the bar overlooking the hippo pond.

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Arathusa for two nights at the end of December and I can only add to the positive comments. The room was really lovely with a very large bathroom that had an outdoor shower as well as one indoors. Our tracker, Sean, was extremely knowledgeable and made sure that we didn't miss any opportunities to see game. We... More 

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wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we were greeted by some of the staff with a big smile and made to feel very welcome and this continued with everyone that we met, all the staff were very attentive and friendly especially our Ranger Cedric and our tracker Derek. The accommodation was first class and the Safari's out of this world. The only slight... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Amazeballs! My husband and I stayed 4 nights. We stayed in a luxury lodge. Contrary to other reviews about staying in a lodge vs. the main building, we loved it. My husband and I travel 80% of the time so the alone time was much needed and we loved feeling secluded in the African bush. We had elephants and antelope... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Wow what can I say!! My wife and I stayed four nights which will be four days/nights we will never forget. The safaris were unforgettable after prior being at another game lodge we didn't think we could be further impressed. Ryan our ranger was superb, his knowledge outstanding and personality suited to the job! The close up sightings we got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Such warm memories of Arathusa as i'm writing this review. My boyfriend and I did a 2 nite stay with them which I thought would be enough (tight schedule) but I regret not staying another nite just to relax in the tranquility of the lodge. Our room was secluded - Tambouti - which was perfect for the outdoor shower and... 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
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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