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Dulini River Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge in the greater Kruger Game reserve is the 4th game reserve I have visited and is by far and away the best game lodge I have ever stayed at and the best game viewing of all. What makes it so very special is not only the diversity and number of animals seen, the persistence of the rangers and...

Thank Peter M
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience here! Very beautiful and comfortable. Our guide and tracker were excellent and we saw every animal we wanted to several times!! Loved the people in the lodge especially Positive....he was so positive and friendly and made all our meals so great! Would highly recommend this lodge!

Thank Baboo500
Las Vegas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip will always be remembered as one of our best. The lodge is wonderful and the service was beyond excellent. Our accommodations were very private and very comfortable, with the outdoor shower and the plunge pool who could ask for more. Our tracker Martin and our ranger Blaine were the BEST. We saw the big five in 2 days...

Thank holomakani
Maennedorf, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing stay at the Dulini River Lodge. The location is surrounded by beautiful scenery. The bungalows are cute, well equipped and very clean. The staff is amazing and the organisation, welcome as well as the food very good. Our ranger Lawrence and Dyke where very knowledgable and great people to spend the day on game drives. We...

Thank bscyb
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed at Dulini River Lodge for four nights in March 2017, the autumn season. It is hard not to gush at the overall experience that was fantastic, with hardly any retractions. The staff were super, very friendly and happy to assist, and the management Leisha & Craig were on top of their game and lovely. The trackers, Christopher (great...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My daughter and I stayed here for 4 nights in January 2017. Everything about our stay was wonderful. WILDLIFE: There are some things one cannot plan for, like the viewing of animals, yet our Ranger/Driver and the Spotter excelled here in locating the Big 5 within 2 days but so much more as well. Their experience in tracking these wild...

2Thank b737bbj
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have been on safari more than 10 times in Sabi Sand over the past 10 years, this place knows what they are doing. Love that the new owner's are really re-investing in the future of this property. Mark (Ranger) was a perfect match for our group of 6. Very knowledgeable, yet his 'fun' and 'go the extra mile' attitude...

Thank Corey B
Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! This was an absolutely magical place where you are completely spoiled by your butler (you are the best, Difference!), eat Michelin quality food, stay in a completely private and spacious beautiful cabin and THEN get to go and view amazing wildlife! Thanks to our supernatural tracker Christopher and our unbelievably knowledgable guide Justin, my husband and I viewed an...

Thank Diane B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My husband and I stayed at Dulini River Lodge for 5 nights for our first safari; it was an over-the-top experience! Absolutely incredible. You should just stop right here and book your trip ;) From the moment you arrive at Dulini River Lodge, the staff is ready and waiting to greet you. The common area of the lodge has fantastic...

1Thank Lauren M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

A magnificent game lodge, lovely situated and excellent accommodation and divine food. The management and staff were fantastic as were the trackers and rangers. We saw, lions, leopards, elephants, zebras, giraffes, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, buffaloes, wild dogs and much much more. A lovely experience.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In spite of the dry name of the river on which it is located, there is nothing arid about warm and welcoming and Beyond Exeter River Lodge. Perched on the edge of the Sand River, this tranquil lodge is the perfect safari retreat, boasting spacious riverside suites, Big Five game viewing with excellent leopard sightings and the perfect amount of privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dulini River Lodge

Address: | Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 4,26,329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dulini River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Exeter River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Dulini River Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“All suites overlook the river and unrestricted views of the game reserve across the river”
Junglemac, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
Baboo500, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1-7 are all excellent. Rooms 1-4 all have decks 'above' the ground, whereas rooms 5-7 are more at 'ground level'.”
212coreyb, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They are all good!”
stuarts865, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only 3 (or 4 if exclusive booking) free-standing suites. All essentially the same in a private natural setting along the river.”
  • Elephants in the river in view from the deck
  • Private infinity pool
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n1cf2, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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