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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I must admit I have become a regular visitor of Mohlabetsi. But doesn't this say it all: why go somewhere else when you have found the perfect safari spot before. Inevitably I would compare other safari lodges to the standards of Mohlabetsi, and I fear, inevitably most, if not all of them would fall short. Price - performance is perfect... More

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Hayward, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by the owner, Tony, at the small Hoedspruit airport. He knew we were birders so he gave us a game drive to look for birds right away. This was done because he loved to show off the birds in his area. My rondawel was a combination of interesting design and comfortable accomodation. Best of all, there was... More

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this safari lodge by two friends who live in the Hoedspruit area and had actually worked there- and who now run their own travel company: dryseasonsafari (also thoroughly recommended!) We had a fabulous time. A lovely peaceful setting, small and cosy with excellent staff. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and the guides friendly... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The animals at Mohlabetsi are free to roam into Kruger (or is it the other way around!), so the rangers don't always know what's out there and this presents more of a challenge for them. We were quite fortunate to see a wide variety of large and small creatures. Our ranger Sam was wonderful and he did not have a... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Mohlabetsi is a wonderful place to be, to discover, to enjoy, to feel welcome. The entire family was very happy there and is now dreaming of Africa/Mohlabetsi. We saw many animals and got them very close. Great rangers know a lot about the animals and know how to find them.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had an absolutely amazing family holiday at the Lodge. The staff were amazing, the food was wonderful and all tastes were catered for. The game drives were very informative and we enjoyed great sightings including a cheetah eating his kill. Amazing as there are only 250 of these animals left in Kruger. We had a fantastic private birthday dinner... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our first safari experience and we felt that Mohlabetsi provided a very soft and friendly landing, in what is a minefield of different options. The owners - Tony and Alma - and their staff were very welcoming and helpful, particularly Andrea who apart from being very friendly, gave us some really good tips for things to do in... More

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Kapellen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great experience at a very nice lodge! One of the highlights of our holiday. Very friendly staff, trackers and rangers with a briliant knowlegde and expertise! Our guides looked very hard for all animals of the Big 5! Wonderfull to see all those animals in there own habitat. The accomodation is very good. Clean lodge, lovely outdoor shower, comfortable bed!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

this was one of our once in a lifetime dreams. With so many lodges to choose from we are so glad we choose Mohlabetsi. It's a small piece of paradise located in the bush. The setting just by a water hole is ideal as you can sit and relax watching the animals and I mean elephants, rhino, giraffe Excellent value... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have been at Mohlabetsi many times. I guess over 15 visits so far. Tony, Alma and the rest of the team run the place since many years and know what they do and let you feel special all the time. We love the people and the place so much that we even got married there and always try to... More

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Address: PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Mohlabetsi Safari Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve

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