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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Africa Easy, a travel agency in Seattle that was Wonderful to work with, helped us plan our African Safari. We spent 3 nights at each of the two lodges and found our experiences at both were what made this a trip of a lifetime. Glory (host), Greg (ranger) and Richard (tracker) at the River Lodge were all exceptional. They and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

I stayed at both the River Lodge and Billy's Lodge for a total of 6 nights, and I must say that it was an excellent experience. The suites were beautiful, as were the grounds. I can't say enough about all of the staff, who bent over backwards to make sure I was comfortable. Hats off to Lauren at Billy's Lodge,... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We spent 3 nights at the River Lodge and 2 nights at Billy's Lodge. Jochen and Mira were wonderful "hosts" at the River Lodge, with Jochen even providing photography tips. Leonard and Hector were gracious and attentive guides and trackers, informing us of the wildlife and positioning our vehicle for the best shot. The food was great, and plentiful. Franz... More 

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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

It has always been my dream to visit South Africa and go on a safari. The Lodges are in the middle of nowhere but they manage to provide really yummy food everyday. I love how personable they are, all the staff are really professional. I didn't know what to expect going on a safari, just thought I would be driven... More 

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

From greeting to good bye, the team (s) at Billy's & River Lodge did a great job of accommodating our needs and providing a first class experience. The game drive staff was professional and quite knowledgeable. Deliverables, coordination and services were all executed on a timely basis with a smile and no fuss. It was a trip of a lifetime... More 

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from a 5-day Safari at Balule Reserve where we stayed at the Ezulwini lodges, River Lodge & Billy's Lodge. It was an experience we will never forget!! Best trip we've taken to date!! Everything & everyone was outstanding & the game drive experiences were well beyond our expectations!! I would highly recommend theses game lodges to everyone!... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

We have stayed at lodges before in the Kruger area. While not the most luxurious, this was a great experience. Three things made the experience special: the wonderful couples we met, our guide/ranger and our tracker. We stayed 5 nights. For most of that time, there were only 2 other couples with us. This made the experience more enjoyable, and... More 

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Phoenix, Maryland
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Our experience exceeded all expectations! The accommodations were rustic enough to be comfortable without being pretentious, Perfect accommodations for the setting! Felt like camping but with all the amenities! Comfortable and clean and a great place to relax after coming back from the excitement of the game drive! Big 5 spotted at least 3x on our trip! Food was delicious!... More 

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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a fortnight touring South Africa. The highlight was the couple of days spent at Ezulwini River Lodge.On arrival met by the staff who were friendly and courteous shown round the facilities and had ever thing explained. Met the guide and his wife.Had lunch which was a set menu (as we're most meals). The food was well... More 

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Reviewed July 22, 2016

As novice travelers to South Africa, we were provided expert service for our entire planning process throughout the entire stay. I was traveling with my 75 year old mother and my two daughters, ages 21 & 18. Needless to say, we spanned the decades in our ages and our needs were diverse. They assisted in planning to a degree that... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ezulwini, the Zulu word for 'Place of Paradise', is situated in the centre of the Greater Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve section, where Africa remains unspoiled. Ezulwini prides itself on being able to offer an exceptional African setting, indigenous fauna and flora as well as unique character and charm, to provide you with an authentic experience. Ezulwini Billy's Lodge nestles deep in the heart of lion country and offers three standard chalets as well as three new luxury suites with their own lounge area, private deck and plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and super King-Size beds. Ezulwini River Lodge is on the famous Olifants River, with large riverine trees and wonderful sightings of elephant, hippo and crocodile. River Lodge offers 4 standard rooms and 4 Ultra Luxury Suites. ... more   less 

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Address: Ezulwini Billy's & River Lodge | Olifants West Section, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: $649 - $1,172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ezulwini Game Lodges 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Ezulwini Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
Ezulwini Game Lodges South Africa/Balule Nature Reserve
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“Every room is a separate hut with full bathroom and in close proximity to the main lodge area.”
 of 5 bubbles ckdavis1, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Up grade to the suite, especially at the River Lodge. Well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetC862, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“suites and Chalets are very good. You don't spend much time in the room.....”
 of 5 bubbles 181fredz, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Authentic Safari- Krueger National Park. We saw them tag rhinos while there. An amazing experience every person should experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Artallie, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“As I mentioned earlier, request a newer room with a river view at River Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles SethD9025, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
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