We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dulini Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
PO Box 2894 | White River, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa (Formerly &Beyond Dulini)
Special Offer
Honeymoon special
Dulini Lodge
Write a Review

229 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    224
    5
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
24
180
1
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (68)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (229)
  • Mar-May only
    (43)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (47)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (83)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (56)
All months
Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Dulini in September 2014. Our plane from Cape Town landed in Nelspruit (Kruger) airport at 12h35. The Dulini had arranged a road transfer from Nelspruit to the lodge. The cost of the transfer was R840 per person one way. The transfer took about 2 hours. Upon arrival we were served a delicious lunch and hop! we were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't speak highly enough of Dulini. Every single staff member was amazing and genuinely interested. Very thoughtful in organising private dinners etc. The food was incredible and they catered very well for any needs. Excellent quality game viewing and saw everything we could have wanted to. The rooms are incredibly beautiful and large. Absolutely recommend. Dulini feels intimate but no... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tucson
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was not our first safari and we were wowed by everything about the Dulini. The accommodations are super luxury, the food divine and the staff extraordinary. Our ranger Fred and our tracker Martin were I am sure among the best in South Africa. Dulini will amaze you and surprise you. It is a bit of heaven in Sabi Sands.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Qualicum Beach
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited Dulini in early February. We loved it. The lodge is beautiful, elegant and tastefully done.The rooms are gorgeous and they are well stocked with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Our guide and tracker were Patrick and Tyron. They were great. We enjoyed our game drives and saw the big five and much more. The trucks... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Bloomfield, Mi
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We visited Dulini in September 2014 and after 4 months, we still can not think of anything that we didn't like. From the first welcome to the last good-bye, we enjoyed every minute. The staff at the lodge were attentive and friendly providing personalized service. The food was excellent, even the entrees I had not had before. There were usually... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Francisco, California
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Dulini Lodge is fantastic - by far the best vacation I've had to date! We were pampered from arrival to departure. The room is luxurious, the food is great (one of the best meals I've had), and the guides are knowledgable & friendly. We went for 4 nights in September and were able to see the Big 5 (and then... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Vero Beach, FL
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was our first trip to Africa and we wanted to maximize our opportunities to view a wide variety of African wildlife in their natural surroundings while being treated to and enjoying the comforts of a small, well maintained, and most accommodating lodge with exceptional service and fabulous cuisine. Dulini Lodge exceeded all our expectations and gets "six" stars from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My wife and I spent 4 nights at Dulini Lodge mid November 2014. It's been an outstanding experience - not only from wildlife (Big 5 +++) but also the Lodge itself. Regardless whether the owners (Susan and Ian) or staff members (Poppy, James, Given, Patrick, Tyron just to name a few) -- all have been absolutely dedicated to make our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Dulini for 3 nights. We had a night at the Exeter lodge before we arrived at Dulini and initially the didn't want to move, but then I saw Dulini and felt in love! I travel a lot, and have been to amazing five star hotels, but Dulini stands out as the best so far!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Lodge We stayed for three incredible nights in August 2014 during our honeymoon. At Dulini, every need is anticipated and every detail is thoughtfully done. Upon arrival, we knew we were somewhere special when we were greeted with a warm smile, big hug, and refreshing drink from Poppy. After a delicious lunch, we were out on the game drives... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

320 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (291)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (26)
Viewed
View from room (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (48)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
Bathroom (16)
Viewed
Other (157)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (29)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question