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Baluleni Safari Lodge

Plot 13 Balule/Grietjie inside the greater Kruger National Park | Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the best stay in South-Africa! It was just perfect because of the great hospitality of Elke, not to many rules, the beautiful wildlife in and auround the area, the guide that was as interesting as David Attenborough, the great food (best macaroni I ever had), ... We will come back! It was really relaxin!g

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Namur, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four amazing days at Baluleni. Elke and Evert welcomes you very friendly and lavish attention upon you.Evert will tell you loads of instersting stories through out safaris and will make you discover lots of animals! When you come back , you will appreciate the cooking of Elke in the breakfast or in the evening around the boma with... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Baluleni Safari Lodge exceeded all expectations . From the moment we arrived it felt like home... from the warmth of their staff, the comfort of their accommodation and the absolutely delicious meals it made for an unforgettable weekend away.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful time spent at Baluleni Safari Lodge. We wish we had a few more days at this lovely place. The location is north of the busy "tourist areas" where many cars may watch any animal activity. (Hoedspruit airport is an easy and relaxed airport). We enjoyed good game sightings, including many elephants, thanks to the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Thanks for the wonderful stay. My husband and I will recommend Baluleni Safari Lodge to any traveller wanting to be very close to nature! It's also not situated far from the Phalaborwa Gate of the Kruger National Park, making day visits easy.

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very relaxing. Excellent food. Very clean. Friendly management and staff. Elke and Evert did everything possible to make it a very good experience. The dinners in the boma is also another highlight. We will do this again.

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BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We enjoyed your company at Baluleni Safari Lodge, and hope to see you soon. Evert and Elke. More 

McGregor, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We stayed at Baluleni Safari Lodge for 6 glorious night's in a chalet facing the Olifants River. Elke and Evert the lodge owners went out of their way to make our stay special in every way, even accommodating our "Banting" eating requirements. It was not expected but greatly appreciated. Elke is a superb chef and Nomsa, guided by Elke, produced... More 

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BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Sandy for the review. We enjoyed Karen and your company at Baluleni. That was six wonderful days for us to have you at Baluleni and we miss you! More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My husband and I were looking for the perfect get away from the city and we found it! Under the African stars with the wild sounds around us we could forget all about the worries we left behind and enjoy superb food and lovely and warm company. We went on a safari drive where we saw giraffes, elephants, water bucks,... More 

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BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review Hes. We enjoyed the time with you and Wim and hope to see you again. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a great lodge for a wonderful safari experience. The food is wonderful and the people knowledgeable and friendly. Peaceful place to relax and see animals in their natural environment. They have a watering hole for the animals who come by during the day. We went on a drive from there and saw Rhino, Giraffe, jackles and a small... More 

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BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful review Tomra and are happy that you and the family could enjoy a relaxing time in nature and wildlife. Over the years we always enjoyed the company of our many guests from different states in USA. Hope you have a wonderful time in the States and you are always welcome at Baluleni. More 

potchefstroom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We went to visit Baluleni for our honeymoon. What an amaizing stay. We had a wonderful time and the food was great. There was a special evening prepared for us since we were on our honeymoon. We also had the experience of a lifetime when two lions visited the camp ons our departure date. We will visit Baluleni again surely.... More 

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BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and would certainly want to see you and your wife again soon. After you left the lions were around the camp at night for another 10 days. Kind regards Evert and Elke More 

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