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Brixham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reno, Nevada
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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

An experience of a life time, my partner and I just spent 4 nights at Billy's Lodge and we were blown away. From the warm welcome as you arrive all the way through to the dinners in the evening. Every night was something new, the food was outstanding and the wine was ever flowing. We cannot wait to return to... More 

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Montfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

In february i was in ezulwini games lodges with my family (24 persons) for 3 nights. They handled it very well, The staff was very nice and the location was perfect. The lodges were neat and we could see the animals up close. Despite our large group, the food was perfect and there was a very good atmosphere. We as... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Ezulwini River Lodge for 3 nights and Billy's Lodge for 2 nights. River Lodge is much better managed and clean. We upgraded to a suite all 5 nights and the setting at River Lodge was beautiful. The room was clean and private pool was nice. The game drives were also very nice. My husband did not like... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We returned to Ezulwini after a 2-year hiatus with family and friends in July of 2016. While the drought has taken its toll on the landscape, the two camps were better than ever, staff that has been improved, and all is an extraordinary great value! Balule is a park on the worthwest central edge of Kruger, that opens onto and... 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 

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: $772 - $1,297 (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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