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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I can't say enough good things about this place. The game drives were amazing and the staff were absolutely fantastic. Our room was brilliant and the food was out of this world - they even made me a gorgeous suprise birthday cake! Dries was our ranger and Derek was our tracker - don't think you could find two people more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Although we have been to Arathusa several times before, we were aware, this time that there had been some major staff changes and we were a little worried that things might not be the same. But we need not hav worried as everything was as amazing as ever. Reception greeted us warmly and showed us to our rooms. The ffice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

It was wonderful to get so close to the animals and Leopard in particular. The Guides and Rangers were very knowledgable and keen to ensure we saw the animals that interested us. Our lodge looked over the water hole and was very comfortable. The food was superb and the South African wines excellent. I would recommend The Arathusa Lodge. They... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

I have just returned from a trip with my mum to South Africa and the highlight of our trip was a four day stay at Arathusa Game Lodge in Sabi Sands, what a fantastic place. It was my second and my mum's first trip to SA and we were both so happy to have chosen Arathusa. Ranger Dries and tracker... More 

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Spring, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We spent 2 1/2 days in Arathusa before traveling to Kruger, and it was fantastic. The rooms were very nice, with very large bathrooms and outdoor showers, with a great view of the watering hole and its hippos. The meals were very good and the chef did a presentation on each evening's dinner selection. The game drives were excellent. We... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We spent three nights at Arathusa, and the entire experience was amazing. First, the lodge itself. Our rondavel was clean, comfortable, and immaculate. The bed and pillows were extremely comfortable and the indoor and outdoor showers were terrific. We loved seeing the hippos every day out in the watering hole and the impala in the background. The staff were attentive,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We spent three nights here at the end of a trip to SA, and I only wish we could have stayed longer. The accommodation is excellent. We stayed in a standard chalet, and frankly I couldn't see any reason to upgrade. It was comfortable, spacious and well appointed though a little dark. But as we were only in there to... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

What a place! Firstly the lodge is beautiful, set next to a watering hole, with fantastic views of game coming to drink. The welcome from staff was superb, the chalets well decorated and very clean. Service is first class with every whim catered for but done with aplomb and privacy, you have no option but to relax and unwind. The... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

It was a wonderful experience, such a beautiful place to be. We spend there 3 nights and we had 6 game drives. All the game drives where wonderful and we had such a lot of fun en we see lots of animals. The first game drive we've seen the big five. Thanks to Brandon our ranger and thanks to our... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We spent 3 nights here and did not want to ever leave! The rooms and food are wonderful. Our guides found us all of the big 5 numerous times and much more. They had us so very close to all the action. We loved having the hippos right outside our door and seeing all the animals come to the watering... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Arathusa Safari Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathusa Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Arathusa Safari
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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