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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Over the course of 6 days, Ezulwini gave my family and I the most incredible safari experience we could have ever asked for. We started our trip at the River Lodge and immediately fell in love with the hospitable staff, and informed guides. The guides went to great lengths to ensure that we saw as many animals as possible, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Ezulwini Game lodges maintain a rare and delicate balance between absolute luxury and the raw majesty of the South African bushveld. Billy's lodge, nestled in the heart of the Balule-Olifants reserve, allows its guests to experience the peace and tranquillity of unspoilt nature with an ice cold drink and warm welcoming hospitality. The staff, setting, and design of this lodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The stay at Billy's lodge was unforgettable. I would like to thank the staff for making this an amazing experience. The accommodation is spacious and luxurious. The views from the lodge as well as from the insightful game drives took my breath away. This extravagant lodge expressed a homely feel filled with love and care from the managers and staff.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Our recent trip to Ezulwini was much anticipated as my girlfriend and I had been following the breathtaking images of wildlife and lodges posted frequently by the Ezulwini staff on their Facebook page. We returned from our holiday with an experience that has exceeded our expectations and a longing to go back. Not only is the Balule a beautiful piece... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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 

Additional Information about Ezulwini Game Lodges

Address: Ezulwini Billy's & River Lodge | Olifants West Section, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $745 - $1,222 (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 Private Game Reserve
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