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Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Drifters Game Lodge)
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Greenfire Game Lodge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Greenfire is everything you could possibly want for an African safari adventure. Brilliant managers in Kim and Adrian, wonderful guides including the legendary Isaac, elephants meandering down the river past your "tent" and food to travel across a continent for! We stayed for 10 days (have done this a couple of times) and saw the most incredible game sightings but... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Your adventure starts the minute you land at the Eastgate airport. The staff treat you like family and want to share with you their home. The lodge is set away from human distraction allowing you to enjoy the natural environment in complete luxury. You will learn so much about the animals as you see,smell and hear them up close.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Took 4 day trip from Joburg, with walking tour focus and loved it. The lodge is new and lovely and very comfortable. Kim and Adrian are very welcoming hosts so this feels like a family owned lodge, rather than a corporate owned one. You really can see wildlife from the rooms. The guides were very good and responded to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed 3 nights here and did not want to leave! I have never relaxed so much. All the staff were amazing, our tent was comfortable and immaculately clean. The game drives were wonderful, Isaac was our guide and he was so knowledgable. He had a lovely quiet way about him. Helping us see amazing animals including cheetah and many... More 

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Cape Town
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We spent 2 nights here in September and loved the new accommodation pods. Perched over a sandy river bed we could lie in bed and watch the animals make there way in and out of the river beds. The main portion of the lodge is on a view point and we loved the topography and having a view below. There... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My Husband and I went to Drifters lodge for two nights and one day. In this short amount of time we had a lovely experience. Our Guide Isaac spoke well and was very knowledge in his animal tracking. We where very luck to see a grope of lionesses and there cubs. The next morning we came across a group of... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My wife Kathryn and I stayed 6 days in May. We were in one of the older style tent like cabins which we loved. They are being replaced by more modern units which are well appointed as well. All accommodation units have ensuites. The resort is set in a spectacular setting as well as overlooking an amazing wide sandy riverbed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed at the lodge for 6 nights and loved it. The new chalets are very comfortable, nicely decorated and have a beautiful view. Being 6 we got the two chalets that are very close to eachother, which was very nice and practical. An extra bed was put in each of the chalets to accommodate our kids. We saw an... More 

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Wainuiomata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We cannot speak highly enough of our experience staying at the Drifters Game Lodge. The hosts (Kim and Adrian) left you wanting for nothing ensuring guests needs and expectations were exceeded with the quiet decorum of "Mr Wilson". We stayed in the tents which were clean, tidy and serviced regularly. There are brand new lodgings available for those who are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This place is a gem, Near Kruger National Park and right in the heart of game viewing country. The place is run perfectly and nothing is too much of a problem. The accommodation is in tents with full facilities. They are also constructing some new villas that are more modern but don't have in our opinion the same ambience as... More 

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Drifters Game Lodge)
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Drifters Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
Greenfire Game Lodge South Africa/Balule Private Game Reserve

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