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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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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like most of the other guests we met at Ezulwini, we got our package through a charity auction. I have been many places around the world and seen many things, but this trip was truly exceptional. The accommodations were great, especially considering that you are in the middle of the bush. We decided to upgrade our package to the Ultra... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last year at this time, we were preparing for our trip to Ezulwini and today we were thinking back on our wonderful experience. We just want to thank Lawrence Saad and his outstanding staff for memories that last a lifetime. We won the trip at a charity function and talked a good friend into going with us. We went the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a MUST when staying in Hoedspruit! It was the best family vacation we've had in a very long time! We saw so many animals and the game drives were excellent! We grew to love our drivers (As we did the rest of the staff) and they always made sure we were taken care of; from the coffee and scones... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our days at Ezulwini River Lodge and BIlly's Lodge were filled with superlatives, with wonder each day and many new insights about the flora and fauna of South African veld. Both our Ranger and Tracker did extraordinary jobs tracking the magnificent wild life--we were remarkably close to abundant sightings and experiences. All the staff at the two lodges were delightful,... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

As with many who have visited the Ezulwini Game Lodges, my wife and I purchased the package at a charity. We convinced two other couples to join us and we stayed at both River Lodge and Billy's Lodge from April 8th to April 16th. All three couples were thoroughly impressed with the accommodations, food, grounds and, most importantly, the amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

As a crewmember of a private aircraft we depend on kitchen facilities, flexibility and willingness of the staff to help us out with minor and major requests and also transportation from and to the premises and reliability of the management or person in charge. What we found at River's Lodge was outstanding!!!!! Joshua and his team managed to make our... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You stay in a sort of hut so don't expect the actual accommodation to be the Sheraton, but that adds to its authentic charm. The "hut" still has air conditioning, running hot and cold water and a lovely bathroom. Had a wonderful view of the river where we saw elephants on many occasions. Vervet monkeys surround the complex and provide... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Recently spent an incredible 5 days at Ezulwini Lodges. Both our 3 night stay at Billly's Lodge and 2 night stay at River Lodge were in large air-conditioned thatched roof lodges with a seating area and kitchenette. Our first time game trip was unforgettable, seeing 3 of the "big five" on our first drive due to the determination of our... More 

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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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