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Idube Game Reserve

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Fantastic!

This was our second visit here, the first being over nine years ago, but just as fantastic! We stayed four nights, so had 8 drives. Mike was our ranger for every drive. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit here, the first being over nine years ago, but just as fantastic! We stayed four nights, so had 8 drives. Mike was our ranger for every drive. The trackers were changed three times, so we didn't really get to know them, although they were all knowledgeable and good at what they did. All the drives... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

I cannot express how great my experience was at Idube, I have a lifetime of memories from the 4 nights we stayed there. Highly recommended.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Idube was amazing. Enjoyed getting into the bush, no matter what the terrain is liked to see all the animals. The lodge/room was beautiful, food exceptional and the staff wonderful. A must visit!!

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Thank Sparks817
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

While the lodge was nice, we much preferred their sister lodge, Lukimbi in Kruger. You're guaranteed good sightings at the private reserves, but we didn't think our guide was as invested in making the trip special for us (such as working hard to give us relevant information or set us up for good photos in the vehicle). No matter how... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Spent 4 nights at Idube Game Lodge so 7 safari drives in all. Because they can take you off-road, you can get really close to all the animals. Not stayed in any other lodge but Idube was great. We were always 6 people per 4WD and Promise, our ranger, tried to keep us informed, entertained, and in the prime spot... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Having now stayed at almost all the lodges in the Sabi Sands I have to say that Idube holds its own amongst them. Our experiences have ranged from the high end offerings to those just above the very bottom (price and attention to detail). Idube is one of the more affordable lodges and one has to set ones expectations accordingly.... More 

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Kearney, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Game drives with experienced trackers and guides got us closer to the animals than I ever imagined we would be.

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Ferney Voltaire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

If you can go to both Idube and Lukimbi, they are a perfect match! It is not a luxury lodge but it is well run, has excellent rangers, a homely atmosphere and has amazing amount of Big 5.

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Pemberton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We stayed here for two days as part of a an extended honeymoon. There are warthogs and nyla's that frequent the lodge as well as some vervet monkeys. It was very cool to see them around the lodge during the day. The staff is very friendly, the food was very good, the room was beautiful. But it is the game... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Beautiful location, lovely accommodation and food. Staff, Rangers and Trackers all keen to do the best for the clients.

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