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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Ulusaba Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you want to go on a Photo Safari in South Africa with 5 star service and accommodations go to Ulusaba. It is Richard Branson's private game reserve. It is not cheap but it is also not as expensive as you would imagine, especially for the experience. They made all the arrangements from Johannesberg to the private landing strip at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed 4 nights at the Safari lodge...I cannot praise it highly enough. All the staff are very professional and friendly in equal measure. The attention to detail by all concerned is just perfect....I sincerely hope to return.....utterly fantastic. I know all these superlatives are used liberally these days....but the whole experience from Jo'berg and back to Jo'berg and everything... More

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Alice, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew this would be a wonderful trip but I could never have expected how great it would be. The attention to every detail made it the most enjoyable vacation we have ever had. From the moment we arrived until we sadly got on the plane to leave, we were in heaven. We were told upon arrival that it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite simply one of the best experiences we've ever had, we travelled in 2012 (although I can't enter that now). We spent 4 days in the safari lodge and 4 days in the rock lodge, both equally amazing, both have their positives, i'd recommend either although the Safari lodge felt a little more laid back, which suits us. Some amazing... More

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent four nights in a Safari room at Safari lodge enjoying what was probably one of the best experiences of our lives. It's all already been said in the other reviews, this place is out of this world. I never stopped saying 'wow' the whole time we were there, from viewing Saturn through the bush telescope,... More

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Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a first-class Safari w top notch service and lodging, Ulusaba is it. From the moment you land at their private airstrip and they pop open the champagne to the moment you are taking off as your guide and tracker wave you off, they provide a aa around first class experience you will never forget. The... More

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ulasaba is the ultimate for luxurious rusticity... accommodations, staff and food/wine are all excellent. I hope I have good photos to share! We stayed at the safari lodge. (I found this a bit confusing when planning... Ulusaba has two properties; safari and rock lodges. They are a quick jeep away from one another and both magnificent. So check them both... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As far as the animals go, the Game Drives were incredible!! Trevor, our ranger, and Eric, our tracker, found us incredible sightings each of the six times we went out. From herds of elephants, to four lions roaring together, to a leopard protecting its young from a hyena; we were never disappointed. The staff made us feel like family and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You arrive at Ulusaba by small plane- unless you fancy a six hour drive.... The resort employs an animal chaser to ensure that the airstrip is safe- which should tell you something even before you formally 'arrive'. The complex likes to get the check-in details done at the airstrip, so that when you arrive at the resort complex, it is... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Just left. Nothing was too much trouble. My 12 year old son cried when we left. There is Safari and there is Ulusaba. Not sure if I even want to write this review as I would rather keep this place as secret as possible. Our ranger Brandon was excellent. Friendly, knowledgable and great with the kids. We stayed in both... More

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Address: Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Ulusaba Safari Lodge 5*
Also Known As:
Ulusaba Safari Hotel Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

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