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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lenzburg, Switzerland
1 review
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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SAN LUIS OBISPO
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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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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

A trip to Africa has been on my list since I was in high school; 45 years later the planets aligned and there I was at Ezulwini River Lodge in the greater Kruger National Park. I had the pleasure of spending 3 nights at the River Lodge & 2 nights at their other property, Billy's Lodge. In a word, the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ezulwini is a private lodge in the Balule Game Reserve which is part of the 6,000,000 acre Greater Kruger Reserve. This is all open, unfenced habitat in which the animals roam freely in their natural environment. We spent four nights at Ezulwini, two at River Lodge and two at Billy's Lodge. At both locations we were treated like royalty. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I have mixed feelings about this place. We stayed at both Billy’s lodge & River lodge (they are about 40 minutes drive apart). The rooms were almost exactly the same. Both places were amazing with private pool and game viewing areas. The food was great. The beds were comfortable. The safari drives were all amazing. The only thing that left... More 

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