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Kurhula Wildlife Lodge

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Parsons Nature Reserve, plot no. 25 | PO Box 1929, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Utrecht, Netherlands
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After surviving the rather bumpy ride into the reserve you end up at a wonderfully quiet small lodge. The owners are very keen on making you comfortable. Good food, enjoying dinner with the others guests (private was also an option). Game drives into Kruger NP could be arranged but we chose to have a quiet day. We spend the day... More 

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Ste-Suzanne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are really nice. Their lodge is just amazing, peaceful and lovely. We spent 3 wonderful days there. Wildlife was on the door step ! The meals were really delicious. Congratulations to the cook !

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Durbanville, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Kurhula is the perfect blend of comfort, location and affordability. We enjoyed a 6 night stay at the Lodge and cannot find a single complaint. The lodge was absolutely fantastic, the 3 course meals were incredible, and Kim and Sander advised and booked all the activities we had planned on our behalf, making our stay truly worth every cent.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights during our trip to the Kruger National Park. The good reviews on TA brought us here, and we were happy we made the choice. Location: The lodge is located in the Balule game reserve. For people who are not self driving- We took the shuttle from Jo'burg and it took us around 8 hrs to... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Enjoyed a fantastic nice stay in this small, beautiful situated lodge, with stunning view over the Olifantsriver. No lack of Elephants in the river, not less then twelve were having their bath in the river. Excellent breakfast and dinner served by the owners. excellent game drives

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Ermelo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Kim and Sander, the managing couple of the lodge, are very friendly and helpful. The location itself is great, but it takes some time and concentration to travel the last 12 kilometers. Very nice and clean rooms, decent food and interesting game drives on the property.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

a great place, if not the best with great service and wonderful Rangers, we saw all big five in 4 days time. Presidential suite was the perfect retreat after being in the bush. I would recommend anyone this place over Kruger park!!

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Martigues, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

A elephant perfect suite with a nice view in a quietness lodge . A cooking searched but always typical . A great vine's cellar with à big choice The team is attentive A lodge where I shall come back surely

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

My daughter and I were already in South Africa volunteering so I asked my sister (who was in the US) to try to find a place for us to stay for a couple of days and take a safari. She contacted some places she found on the internet and Kurhula was the one that e-mailed back and worked really well... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Kurhula for 6 nights and we regret none of them. The lodge is such a great place to calm down and get in close touch with nature while still having the amenities like a pool to cool down, having a great breakfast (cheese, eggs, sausage, marmalade, chocolate spread, granola/musli, yoghurt, tea/coffee, fresh fruits - did I forget... More 

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