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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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have spend 3 days in this beautiful private game lodge. It was truly special time! People and all staff were so extremely kind and accommodating. We felt that we came to visit long time friends. On new year day all staff created small show for us and shared their dances and songs. Our Trackers were the best! Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

stayed here over christmas this year and was bowled over by its beauty. we saw the big five--including mating lions--incredibly close up in a single game drive, which was the most amazing blessing! the property itself is absolutely gorgeous and the rangers were all extremely knowledgable. i vastly preferred game drives in this reserve to being in kruger; the terrain... More 

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Center, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We recently enjoyed our honeymoon with Ezulwini Game Lodges, the wildlife viewing was amazing! Our driver and spotters were very keen, and made sure we had a great experience! The only thing that could have been better was an explanation of the cost structure ahead of time, we definitely would have made some changes. Overall, it was the trip of... More 

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Lenzburg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed a one night in the River Lodge and two nights in a suite in Billy's Lodge. The Suite at Billy's Lodge is perfect and really special with an outdoor shower and a private plunge pool, with game and birdviewing out of the Paradise.The start was already amazing with Elis under the spectacular deck. We were lucky with the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was our first safari and we couldn’t have had a better time. My wife had slipped a disk in her back a couple of days before we arrived at Billy’s. I let them know ahead of time and they couldn’t have been more accommodating. They offered to take her out by herself on her own very slow and smooth... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Billy's Lodge in November of 2014. My husband and our friends had never been to a game reserve, while I had been to three previously. My previous experiences included an eco lodge in Kenya, a luxury tented camp near Port Elizabeth in South Africa and a lodge at a national park in western Uganda. Billy's... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

December last year my husband and I bid on a trip at a cancer charity auction, we bid with the hopes of changing someone's life thru cancer research! little did we know that bid would change our lives forever. I am certain that any safari at Kruger National Park will be a beautiful experience, I am also so certain that... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I could sum this trip up with one word "WOW". This is the first time I have felt driven enough to write a review about one of our trips and we have been on a lot of trips, but this one deserves special attention as it goes down in the books as # 1. To start off, the staff is... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed at both River Lodge and Billy's Lodge. We had a great time with the staff at both and enjoyed the company of the other guests. You get to know them because you do the game drives and share meals together and you get to know the staff through daily interaction with the lodge hosts, food staff, game drivers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

For five nights we soaked up all the Ezulwini lodges have to offer and we came away happy! Like most people going on safari, it was a decades-long dream. With all that longing behind us, our expectations were pretty high and it would have been easy to be disappointed, but we weren't! From the warm welcome when we arrived MUCH... More 

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