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Ezulwini Game Lodges

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Ezulwini Billy's & River Lodge | Olifants West Section, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip to Ezulwini – which means ‘heaven’ and I can certainly agree with that. This is one of most beautiful places I have ever been. Last year the River Lodge was not open when I visited, but this year it was. We started our visit at the River Lodge – and on arrival we were met... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an experience you will remember for the rest of your life, The Ezulwini Game Lodges is where you want to be. The expertise of the trackers and guides is top rate. They are friendly and interactive and oh boy did we get to see the animals. For me this was the thrill of a lifetime.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both River Lodge and Billy's Lodge were truly amazing. The staff became family, and it was an added treat to meet, and become friends with, the other guests. The Rangers and Trackers worked hard to make sure we saw as many animals as possible during each drive. We saw the Big 5! Great food. My highest recommedations!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billy's Lodge: Generally speaking is not the easiest Lodge to find, no gate mentioned for the Balule game reserve, no clear indication where to go in the reserve. Was overbooked and we were sent to another Lodge (Riverside). Riverside Lodge: We had a bit of a trouble to get our Luxury room in the beginning as we were allocated in... More 

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Teresa S, Owner at Ezulwini Game Lodges, responded to this review

Hi Elizaveta Thank you for your review of Ezulwini Lodges. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at River Lodge. After investigating your comments we have found that your reservation was booked and confirmed on the 26th July 2015 for Ezulwini River Lodge. Billy's Lodge had been fully booked for many months before the dates of your... More 

firenze
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay. Such a beautiful setting and so peaceful. We stayed in both the resort. River lodge is really the top but also the other one rocks. Everything is perfect in these amazing places. If you book the suite you will have a private swimming pool aswell. The food and the restaurant is awesome. The quality of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

One of the best trips I have ever been on. This isn't a vacation where you sit around and do nothing. The wake up calls in the morning are early to start out on the game rides before sunrise. After the 3 hour ride it is back to the lodge for breakfast then a nap or relaxation before lunch and... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ezulwini is the epitomy of hospitality. Immaculate grounds, incredible staff. Everyone goes out of their way to help you and ensure you have the most amazing experience of your life. The properties are gorgeous. The food is phenomenal. But the staff make the experience what it is. I have traveled extensively, and I can tell you that this has been... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Many of the other reviews have provided the daily routine guests encounter at River Lodge and Billy's Lodge so I won't dwell on those. As many of the other reviewers, we visited Ezulwini by purchasing the trip through a fund raiser for a local non-profit. My wife and I are both biologists and the opportunity to see the flora and... More 

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Imagine waking up at the crack of dawn (don't worry, it's really not that early!), getting into a open game viewing vehicle (with some of the friendliest and most experienced guides) to go into the open bush and experience the wonder of AFRICA! Seeing the big 5 (within a day!), stopping in the middle of nowhere to enjoy a hot... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Staying here was one of the most luxurious things I have ever done. It was worth it. If you want to see the big 5, this is the best place I can think of where you'll be guaranteed to do it in a few days. The encounters we had was breathtakingly close. After two safaris elsewhere it is still the... More 

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