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Plot 13 Balule/Grietjie inside the greater Kruger National Park | Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you're looking for a safari experience that involves great food, beautiful animals in their natural habitat and a hostess who listens to your needs, THIS IS IT! Our party of 12 stayed at the fairly new guest lodge and had our dinners by the fire in the open air Boma. We were introduced to the calls of the lion... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed at the fully catered lodge and really enjoyed the stay. The food was outstanding - the best we had in the three week we were in SA. It was so nice to sit on our terrace and watch the animals literally on the doorstep. Hippos, water buck, impala, baboons to name a few. We would definitely consider a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic!! The place is incredible and the staff is very very kind. The house is nice and there you can appreciate the food of the cheff. If you are in the kruger park area you must pass some days here!! Thank you again for this great experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

What a lovely stay we had during our breakaway weekend near the Kruger National Park. Both the owners was friendly and would go that extra mile to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We had the whole 3 bedroom house to ourselves with a patio and pool. The owner took us on a game drive as soon as we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This lodge is a real gem in all its facilities and graceful hosts. They have real good clean lodge and a pool, patio overlooking the rivebed where animals keep moving in and out. We took a safari tour and treated to one of best dinners. Dont miss the culinary skills of hostess.

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Address: Plot 13 Balule/Grietjie inside the greater Kruger National Park | Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
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Baluleni Safari Lodge South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve

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Baluleni Safari Lodge and Self-catering Camp Our tranquil and peaceful, owner managed Safari Lodge and Self-catering Camp, are both situated on the shores of the Olifants River, in the 40 000 ha Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger National Park; and offer the splendour of the natural African bush with breathtaking sunsets, wildlife which includes the Big 5, bird watching, safaris and bush walks, and boma dinners under the stars. It is often referred to by guests as "Paradise" or "Heaven on Earth". Welcome at Baluleni "where the river always flows", far away from man-made world - Here I am man, here I dare to be. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) ... more   less 
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