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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 5 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first time to a safari and this totally exceeded our expectations! We were well taken care of at the lodge and the food served was great. Good variety over lunch and dinner during our stay. Kat was very attentive to the guests and we had a great time with Sam and Lucky during the game drives. The owners, Tony... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we landed at the Hoedspruit Airport, we were treated like royalty. Tony, the general manager, met us personally, loaded our gear and we headed towards what was to become the most wondrous time of my life. When we turned off the main road and onto the dirt track, leading to the reserve, I looked around at the... More

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North Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay,d at Mohlabetsi Lodge again in Feb this year, our 3rd time,and it's very good,the rooms are clean and well service,d,nice outside shower.meals are good and well varied, great swimming pool and a well stock,d shop,free wifi around the shop area.great game drives.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't have asked for more. Such an excellent staff all around. The Rangers (Solly and Sam) and Trackers (Rogers and Lucky) were outstanding. I was paired with Solly for a total of eight game drives and his expertise of the land, animals, vegetation and detail was incredible. They really went above and beyond to create a warm environment and... More

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hade the most wonderful time at magical Mohlabetsi and highly recommend it. The exiting safaris, the great meals by the fire, the guest friendly staff, nice pool and surroundings. It was a real retreat that we highly enjoyed! THANK YOU! Diana, Roger & Rune from Sweden

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge is about 45 Minutes from Hoetspruit (Eastgate) Airport in the Balule Reserve. With the exception of the last few kilometers on an unpaved road inside the reserve it is fairly easy to reach. We arrived to a warm welcome and a light (and delicous lunch) and started to tour the area in a open Land Rover with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just spent four incredible nights at magical Mohlabetsi and loved every second. The staff constantly go above and beyond to ensure everything is perfect. The small number of guests make it very personalised. The trackers are the best bar none and on the game drives they keep you with the same trackers so they know exactly what you... More

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Porto Recanati, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is magic and alla the staff, rangers, chefs, ecc. are very kind and they make you feel at home. It was a very nice experience to drive and try to find the big five and we saw lots of them... AMAZING!!!

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I spent three nights here on a long weekend as a side trip from a business trip to Joburg. Its very friendly, warm and welcoming. Food was great and very very plentiful, the rooms are cute and have everything you could want and the safari drives were amazingly awesome - saw all of the big 5. The days were relaxing... More

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Altenkirchen, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We've been at Mohlabetsi Lodge for 3 nights in the end of may. The service was excellent, the room was comfortable and clean and we had a lot of memorable game drives. Breakfast was very good and we loved the different arrangements for dinner. We'll come back!

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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*
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Mohlabetsi Safari Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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We are situated in the vast Balule Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger Park. Get close up to the Big 5 & other animals on vehicle safaris & walks. Luxurious accommodation in a small, privately owned camp, excellent meals & South African hospitality at an extremely affordable price. Easy access via self-drive or daily flights & shuttles from Johannesburg. Relax around a swimming pool & enjoy aroma-therapy massages. ... more   less 
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