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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Zuka Lodge is an extraordinary hideaway in the middle of Phinda private game reserve. First of all, it is the largest reserve we have been to, and for 8 days and 16 game drives, we did not repeat any territory. The ranger, Eduard and the tracker, Simi were 2 of the most wonderful people! They were most interested in OUR... More

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Metro NYC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Like many other reviews, this was our first safari experience- however, when we left Phinda we visited two other camps- and our initial impression of Phinda still stands- it blew us away. There is not one thing that stands out- the rooms are not overly luxurious, but they are comfortable, clean, with large bathrooms and a sitting area- but they... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

10 of us arrived at Zuka Lodge from various parts of the world of a family holiday. Our grandsons were all under the age of 9, I do not think Zuka had so many little boys in one go!! but the staff were well prepared for them & catered to all their needs.The guides Edward & Nick kept the little... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We spent 4 nights at the magical Zuka Lodge at Phinda. As mentioned in previous reviews, Zuka Lodge is made up for 4 rooms, so the overall service and feeling of the Lodge is one of a personal nature. The manager, Kenny, immediately greeted us by name and was always on hand with Ndu, who even kept an eye on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We arrived at the Phinda Reserve not knowing what to expect, it being our first safari. We stayed at the Zhuka Lodge, which only has 4 huts and we were 4 couples- perfect. We were greeted by the staff, who immediately started to pamper us. The lodge is perfect, the rooms perfect. We felt comfortable right away. Special thanks to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I was magically bumped to Zuka Lodge after Mountain Lodge was taken over for a corporate retreat. Wow, was I impressed, this being my very first safari. I was met efficiently by a driver at the Richard's Bay airport, then by Ryan, the manager, once we got to Zuka. He gave me the lowdown after I checked in: stay on... More

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Winchester, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

As our first attempt at a review was rejected due to being too long, so we thought we'd concentrate on tips that first timers may appreciate. We're a Northern European family of 4 with two teenagers, safari virgins. We chose Zuka Lodge as a family who live a few doors away had visited and were blown away by it 7... More

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Midlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We stayed for 3 nights at the start of our most recent safari in June. There are only 4 rooms, so we knew it would be quiet and intimate, but we had the whole place to ourselves for the entire stay! It was amazing! Literally the entire lodge at our disposal, which was wonderful. The camp is situated right in... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

A sole use property which can accommodate 8 guests at a time and a couple of kids. The lodge itself overlooks a veld and watering hole. With 4 cottages to the left overlooking the same watering hole and a main area consisting of a lounge and an open kitchen for interactive cooking, what a way to spend your time in... More

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Roma, Italia
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Everything at Zuka is amazing! The lodge, the staff, the game drives are truly unforgettable. We had 4 fantastic days and we will definitely come back. The fantastic thing, at Zuka, is that you are maximum eight people so you really feel the owner at the lodge.

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Address: Phinda Private Game Reserve, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Phinda Private Game Reserve
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Number of rooms: 4

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