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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
Arathusa Safari Lodge
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had an awesome stay at Arathusa Safari Lodge during October 2012. Everything was great from game drives, spa treatments, accommodation, staff, food to the hospitality! The luxury suites are something to experience, indoor/outdoor shower, bath with great view of the bush, own pool to cool off in, all in a private setting for you and your partner to experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Arathusa Safari Lodge Arrival August 29 -- September 2, 2012 The Arathusa Safari Lodge is a wonderful place to be, it was our first visit. We enjoyed our stay, but than there were some problems too. Located in Sabi Sand Wildtuin, the individual Chalets are the guest accommodations which are beautifully appointed and very comfortable. The bedroom is combined with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

This was our 5th visit to Arathusa and we were given a great welcome. We stayed in room 3 again, which is right on the waterhole. All the rooms are really well equipped and very spacious. The cleaning staff do a wonderful job. And after the evening drive the beds are turned down, lights on and mosquito nets pulled around... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We saw so many amazing animals and had a very informative guide called Armand. All this was topped off with luxury accomodation, impecable service and delicious top quality fresh food. I would definately recommend for part of a dream honeymoon / trip of a life time experience. To see lions and leopards so up close and then retire to an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

this was our second stay.it was everybit as good as our first.our ranger was Ryan and our tracker was Debeer they are a awsume team.everyone is so friendly and helpful.had a facial and eyebrow wax in the spa.was great.food is excellent.my hubby wanted some reciepes and copys of the menus .which malcom the chef kindly gave him.many thanks to all.we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Having done Kruger as a self drive we decided this year to pamper ourselves with a game lodge experience and chose Arathusa. Whilst we missed the thrill of spotting our own game on the self drive this was more than compensated for by having fantastic close up encounters with the big cats on several occasions. One of which was being... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The Arathusa Safari Lodge in Sabi Sands was the second lodge my wife and I stayed at during our honeymoon. Overall the lodge is very good, however there were many aspects that needed attention. After reading other reviews on this lodge I have to agree with people when they talk about how unpleasant and cold the lodge staff is. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

From the moment we stepped off the van to the moment the van came and picked us up 4 days later, this was one of the best experiences I have ever had. I traveled in a group of 8 and we spent 4 days at the lodge. We did a total of 6 game drives which were all FANTASTIC. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This was my first time at a lodge in a private reserve - the experience is really very good. All the staff were friendly and would always try to htelp (they told me nearly everyone manages to lock stuff in the safe which made me feel better!), The food is great - only complaint is there is too much of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

This was our second time to this lodge. We had such a great experience two years ago, that we just had to come back! As expected, we had an amazing stay! The staff is so welcoming and always checking on you to make sure everything is ok. They are extremely personable as well and will stay out with you at... More 

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