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    Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “watering hole” (58 reviews)
    “game drives” (223 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Nkorho Bush Lodge
     
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    Reviewed September 22, 2013

    My wife and I spent four nights at Elephant Plains at the end of July while on our Honeymoon. We stayed in rondavel 5, which has a fantastic view of the plains and waterhole behind the lodge, and had Dawie as our guide. The room...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Hi Bill, thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your honeymoon at Elephant Plains! It sounds like you had some awesome sightings while here. Thank you also for complimenting Dawie's skill as a ranger - I will be sure to...More

    Reviewed September 21, 2013

    What a surprise this was after driving for miles in the bush. The staff went out of their way to ensure our stay was memorable, and it certainly was. Our tracker and guide were professional, personable and accommodating. We saw everything we'd hoped to see...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Hi Carrie, thank you very much for your kind feedback! I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for saying that you would recommend us to even the pickiest guest -what a nice compliment! Please do visit again one...More

    Reviewed September 18, 2013

    For our third visit to the Kruger area myself and two adult grandsons chose Elephant fields in the Sabi Sands area. What an excellent choice. The main reason for going on safari is of course to see game, perhaps especially the big five. Now I'm...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Thank you very much for your kind feedback. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your stay here. It sounds like you had some amazing sightings. Thank you also for the complimets on our staff. I will tell Eve that your back is a lot...More

    Reviewed September 16, 2013

    I travel extensively for work, and have become pretty picky about what I like and don't like when it comes to lodges and hotels. From now on, every place I stay will have to live up to the experience I had at Elephant Plains and,...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Hi Kimmy, thank you so much for your glowing feedback on our lodge. I am delighted to read that you had such a good time and that you found our attention to detail, as well as our staff, to be great! We value each and...More

    Reviewed September 10, 2013

    My friend and I stayed here for three nights and the experience will last a lifetime. We had the room, 6 game drives and 3 meals per day included and the value was great. We saw The Big 5 and lots more. Our Ranger Dawie...More

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    Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

    Hi Jennifer, thank you for your kind feedback and for calling us an experience that would last a lifetime. Thanks also for recommending us to anyone interested in a great safari experience. Please do visit us again one day! Kind regards, Marlet Swart

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $487 - $788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Past guests - is typhoid really necessary if traveling only from Johannesburg to the lodge (nowhere else in SA)? Hep A is set and will get the malaria script. Trying to weigh cost against the risk based on the area for typhoid. Thanks in advance!
    March 28, 2017|
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    We researched this exhaustively. We ended up just getting malaria pills and took half of them then blew it off - my legs and ankles started to swell from the Malarone and we heard from locals that they don't take anything at... More
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    Hi Great review, thanks! We're doing our research for next February, we stayed in Arathusa but have had elephant plains recommended, so was interested in your comments about flying into Arathusa. Did you book this yourself, or through an agent?any info would be much appreciated - we had a transfer from the airport & wished we'd looked into flying! Many Thanks Jan
    March 27, 2017|
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    Hi Great review, thanks! We're doing our research for next February, we stayed in Arathusa but have had elephant plains recommended, so was interested in your comments about flying into Arathusa. Did you book this yourself, or through an agent?any info would be much appreciated - we had a transfer from the airport & wished we'd looked into flying! Many Thanks Jan
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    Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Jan, we didn't fly directly into the game reserve - we flew South African Airways into Hoedspruit, one of the few tiny local airports adjacent to Kruger. Then we hired a transport car to drive us the hour and a half or so... More
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    "We paid extra for the honeymoon suit, but not really worth the extra. Just book an upstandeard room."
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    "Luxury suites have the best view."
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