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Clarens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a house with two bedrooms. There was no wifi. But we could go to the lodge, there was good wifi. Very friendly people. The only negatieve things was that we had to drive 12 km on a dirt road to get there.

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous accommodations, fabulous food, fabulous guide, and fabulous wildlife. My wife and I spent a week at the African Spirit Game Lodge, enjoying game drives on the Zululand Rhino Reserve, and excursions to other nearby reserves and cultural attractions. We stayed in a comfortable, well kept chalet near the water hole. Meals in the lodge were varied, delicious and beautifully... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a beautifil place with beautiful people. don't miss the opportunity to do a game drive with the lady of the lodge. she is very skilled. unfortunately it is quite difficult to reach the lodge if you don't have a 4WD car

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

A Beautiful place in the heart of the Zululand Rhino Reserve. If you want to experience the Bush, Big five, this is the place for you to visit. Everything is excellent fantastic scenery! great tasting food. Beautiful rooms. The friendly and helpful staff make it a place you would love to visit again and again. No No forget the game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

AAA++++ African Spirit Game Lodge is a must if you are going to South Africa. The safaris are amazing along with the people who work there. Coert and Tonya and all the staff make you feel like family it was very sad to say good bye. My 14 year old son and I went there and stayed for 2 weeks... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We enjoyed a 2 night stay. The self catering cabin was well suited for 4 adults and our 9 month old baby. Rooms were spacious and well equipped. African spirit offers a real bush experience but still maintains all the City comforts. Remember to bring drinking water and other supplies - the town is close by but once you checked... More 

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Venice, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

The structure is fine, spacious and clean, with very kind and friendly staff. Anyway it is situated on a private reserve in which you can't drive on your own, in the middle of nowhere. To reach it there's a very long unpaved road.

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I stayed for 3 nights and had a great time. The lodge staff were fantastic, food was great and the accommodation with comfortable, clean and really well maintained. The Zululand Rhino Reserve was under drought conditions and the wildlife and birdlife a little sparse, hiding out wherever possible. This was true across the region. Mkhuze was the same. But I... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Amazing venue with amazing staff. Reasonably priced for excellent accommodation and facilities. A little piece of paradise in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, where it is just a pity that the current drought is effecting the reserve. I hope you get plenty of rain soon.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Very calm and peaceful, individualised, interesting game drives, benefit of winter season. Even though self catering was booked, chance of participating in meals would have been nice. Very nice big cottage, well equipped.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Spirit is a privately owned Big 5 game lodge situated 12 km's west of Mkuze. We invite guests to come and experience true luxury and warm African hospitality. The lodge is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand, and situated within the Zululand Rhino Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, against the backdrop of the Lebombo Mountains.Zululand Rhino Reserve is an endangered species reserve of 24 000 hectares. It was recently proclaimed as a nature reserve and received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino in 2005. The reserve hosts the BIG 5, over 70 mammal species and a diverse bird life of over 450 species.African Spirit Game Lodge accommodation is intimate and consists of 4 quaint, fully serviced chalets. Each comfortable and stylish chalet accommodates 2 people with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea/ coffee facilities and a private veranda. The paths are well-lit and connect the chalets to the main lodge. We also offer accommodation in the form of two self-catering units - one 6 sleeper unit and one 4 sleeper unit. These units are fully furnished and fully equipped for self-catering purposes. No meals are provided for these units. Guests supply their own food. Our main lodge features a comfortable and relaxed dining room, cozy lounge, bar with viewing deck, open fire place attached to the lodge and a swimming pool with a thatched gazebo, offering our guest a welcome retreat after a day in the African bush. Our meals are your typical South African cuisine which ensures that you will never go hungry and will enjoy every bite that is carefully prepared by our cooks.Guests can spend time relaxing in their own privacy or indulge in any of the activities offered in our area including game drives, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, animal interaction, Zulu Culture Educational Tours, Horse Riding, Boat Cruises, Scenic Flights, Tiger fishing and so much more. We are in driving distance of internationally renown game parks like Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and Thembe Elephant Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Spirit Game Lodge

Address: | 12 km's west of Mkuze, Zululand Rhino Reserve, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mkuze
Price Range: $61 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — African Spirit Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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