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Zulu Nyala Game Lodge

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Like others we purchased our trip through a charity auction. The trip was purchased over a year ago and some of the reviews were negative. As a result we came in with rather low expectations, but planned on making the best of it. Our expectations were absolutely exceeded at almost every turn. The facilities are very nice and continue to... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

If you have ever thought about going on a photo-safari in South Africa this is your place! What a class act! Beautiful lodge on well manicured grounds and lots of free roaming wildlife! The rooms are wonderful as is the staff who will do practically anything for you! Our guide "Peace" was the best! He knew everything about all the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 7-day/6-night stay at Zulu Nyala and we're still basking in the glow of a delightful safari package. I'd read the reviews, and talked to people I knew who'd been here. The more I talked, the more people I found who'd also stayed (or were going to be staying) here. Suffice to say, we all knew ZN... More 

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ZuluNyala, Public Relations Manager at Zulu Nyala Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful positive feedback! We are so pleased that you had such a memorable vacation. More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We spent six very enjoyable days at Zulu Nyala. The first three nights were at the Game Lodge and the last three at Heritage. It was a good idea to break up the lodging and experience both lodges. They are about three miles apart, but very different in character. Clean rooms, decent buffet style meals. The staff tries very hard... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Since I was a 5-year-old child with a circus set I dreamed about going to Africa to see the real animals. It took awhile, but I finally had the chance thanks to Zulu Nyala Game Lodge where my daughter and I stayed 6 nights in the Hemingway Tented Camp. We paid for the upgrade which had a little more room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Our family of five, consisting of children ages 14, 11 and 8, just returned from the Zulu Nyala Game Lodge on June 24, 2016. We had an excellent time going on safari twice a day with our guide Chris. We liked very much that he was our guide for our entire stay and that we had the same jeep companions... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Traveled with my 15 year old daughter and stayed 3 nights at the Game Lodge, 3 nights at the Safari Lodge. We preferred the Game Lodge as it was quieter when we were there. Our rooms were fine, we didn't opt for the upgrade as we spent very little time in them. Flew into Richard's Bay and rented a car,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Just got back and highly recommend the experience at the Zulu Nyala Game Lodge. We were greeted at the main gate by a gorgeous male giraffe, an auspicious beginning! The room and lodge environment were beautiful, the staff was friendly and helpful, our guide was exceptional, and the animals were unbelievable. The Game Lodge grounds are lovely and well-cared for... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Just got back from Zulu Nyala...6 days have never flown as fast as they did there. The accomodations were spacious, spotless and comfortable. The food was better than expected, the staff totally professional and accomodating, the views amazing, but the most important part, of course, was the reason we went there...TO SEE THE ANIMALS! And boy did we see animals!... More 

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ZuluNyala, Public Relations Manager at Zulu Nyala Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review! We hope to see you back sometime soon. More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were there in May of 2016. In a nutshell: Game Lodge was great, room #20 by the pool was wonderful. We were glad we upgraded our room and it only cost about $400 American....well worth it. Breakfasts and dinners great, lunch, really mediocre, (only about 5 lunch options and the only real option for vegetarians was an iceburg salad... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An entrancing experience in a unique wilderness area. Zulu Nyala Private Game Reserve provides a unique bush experience in the heart of one of South Africa’s most diverse conservation regions. Nestled between the wilderness reserves of Mkuze, Hluhluwe and St Lucia, this lush stretch of paradise is home to a wide variety of game, from the majestic elephant to rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, the shy and beautiful Nyala buck that is endemic to the region and the secretive leopard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zulu Nyala Game Lodge

Address: Msinene Rd, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel Class:4 star — Zulu Nyala Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 52
Also Known As:
Zulu Nyala Game Hotel Hluhluwe
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