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holland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very good game drive lot,'s of animals. Nice surrounding. Good beds and rooms with lots of space. De rooms are terrased house. Securety leads you to your room. Yust go over there and see for yourself. It yust outsite the hluwehluwe prak.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a marvellous time at Rhino River Lodge. Hospitality, catering, drives were brilliant. Everyone was extremely welcoming and couldn't do enough for you. We stayed for 3 days and enjoyed 6 safari drives. We saw so many animals on the drives as well as impala, wart hogs and kudos walking across our camp. We were privileged to see two...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I can tell from your review that you have a real passion for animals and I am so glad that the game viewing during your stay allowed for such fantastic experiences for you. Thank you for choosing Rhino River Lodge and thank you very much for the glowing recommendation!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I frequent reserves, particularly the KNP often and I decided to spoil her with a trip to a lodge for her birthday last week. It exceeded all our expectations - from the friendly welcome to the informed game drives and rangers and the the top notch dining. Unfortunately the drought has been harsh but the staff and...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad you decided to spend your wife's birthday with us and I am even happier that you loved your stay. The drought has indeed been tough, but we have started receiving rain and we hope beyond hope that it continues. In the interim we are doing our very best to care for the animals while mother nature...

Annecy, France
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had an amazing two night stay at the friendly lodge. Everything was perfect from start to finish. The game drives with ranger Matthew who was very knowledgeable were informative and special. Watching rhinos, giraffes, buffalo's , lions and many more so close was the best experience and definitely a highlight of our holiday in South Africa. We visited kruger...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will be certain to pass along your praise to Matthew and Angelica. While we do love Kruger there is something very special about Zululand and private safaris add an extra element of relaxation to a safari holiday where we take care...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Such an amazing place with incredible service and exhilarating game drives! The room was lovely and we had our own private deck where we got a visit from a buck or two. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and the game rangers were very knowledgeable. The food was great and we even stopped during our game drives and had...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Rhino River Lodge to spend your special honeymoon time with. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you have special memories from your time here and hope to see you for an anniversary or two in the future! Thank you very much for taking the time to provide your wonderful...

Marrakech, Morocco
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Rhino River Lodge was a touch of luxury which we have many fantastic memories of. The food was great and the game drives unreal.....Loved It.....Coming face to face with a couple of Loins I think was my biggest thrill. And our guide Matthew was fantastic.

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay...sounds like you had some tremendous game viewing! I will pass along your complements to Matthew. He is our newest ranger but he has a passion and flair for guiding that is already shining through. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us.

London
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Rhino River Lodge. The game drives were great even though the guides were quite new to the park and often had to consult maps; we saw everything except cheetah and leopard (we weren't really expecting to be lucky enough to see the latter). Parts of the park are very dry, almost desolate, but the...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We do have a couple of new rangers on staff and though we hired them because of their great bush knowledge and personalities in interacting with guests, getting to know the myriad of roads in the 23,000 hectare game reserve does take a bit...

Queensalnd
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here, not only because it of the great wildlife but also the super friendly and helpful staff and the luxury accommodation. The food was fresh and well presented at all meals. The game drives had a hint of luxury with blankets supplied and sunset drinks stop and morning coffee as well.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The safari part of this was great. We saw everything bar the elusive leopard.......guides were fun and informative. Our accommodation wasn't great. They have 2 chalets that we needed due to our group which were wooden lodges - just need updating really. The other rooms were much more luxurious though. Apart from the game drives there is nothing really to...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful experience! Intimate, comfortable and we'll run. Staff was so welcoming and responsive both at the lodge and on the game drive. Comparable to other more expensive reserves we have visited. Wildlife viewing was fantastic. We saw 4 of the big 5. And just unlucky not to see the ever elusive leopard. Highlights included amazing lion, elephant, rhino,...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad you had such a wonderful experience staying with us. It sounds like you had some really excellent game viewing...and even go to see the wild dogs (my personal favourite!). I am so pleased we were able to make your mother's birthday special for her. Thank you for choosing Rhino River Lodge, we hope to see you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Address: | P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: ₹ 19,717 - ₹ 26,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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