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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arathusa was happily the perfect choice for our bucket list safari! My husband and I stayed 3 wonderful nights in this rustically luxurious safari lodge. We enjoyed great food, a friendly and accommodating staff and we saw the Big Five more than once along with zebras, hyenas, and more. Our room/rondavel was huge, beautiful and clean. The pool and bar/lounge...

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New Haven, CT
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We fell in love with arathusa the first moment we arrived, a feeling that only deepened over time. Our ranger and tracker (Roy and Chris) were out of this world exceptional, but truly the whole staff was great. The game drives were everything I had dared to hope for. Would strongly recommend this to anyone considering a safari!

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Thank Jim W
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We met couples who were there the 8th time and another the 3rd time, so we thought this cannot be wrong and true enough, the experience we had over the 3 nights stay was far beyond words. The room was big, clean and tidy. The 3 meals daily were delicious and provided enough choices for seafood, meat and vegetables eaters....

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Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience was wonderful. The ranger Jamie was very imformative and really went the extra mile so we didn't go back disappointed. Norman the tracker was unbelievable,he saw cheetahs and lions that we would never of spotted without his trained eye,he found the big five for us and a 2 month old elelephant. The highlight of the day was seeing...

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Thank Christine C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first safari experience and trip to South Africa and we couldn't be more pleased with our stay at Arathusa. The staff and lodging are fantastic -- big rooms with great views (we stayed in the water facing rooms so we could see animals coming to drink water). We also had a shorter walk to the main lodge...

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a fantastic time at Arathusa. Our ranger Jamie's knowledge was exceptional, he made every game drive and bush walk so interesting and Norman our tracker I'm sure had some sort of Jedi powers when he stopped a rather grumpy bull elephant just by putting his hand up!! We even tried to catch Jamie out once when we asked...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived at Arathusa a little bit frazzled. Potholes and very up and down gravel in a small car and been aggressively hassled by kids on a very hot day had taken their toll on me! But the minute I arrived, that all disappeared. My bags were taken from my car to my room, I was shown around the lodge...

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1Thank lisasplaces
Reviewed 1 week ago

South Africa was our anniversary trip. The Arathusa Safari Lodge was simply the best. On our first day, we arrived for the afternoon game drive. What a treat, we saw the big five on our first trip our. As the rangers are communicating on the radio, reporting the spotting of certain animals, the adrenaline is pumping as the jeeps are...

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Thank Adrienne W
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 5 days in the Kruger driving ourselves around, it was wonderful to arrive at this beautiful lodge - although a bit of a hairy drive on poor ( but being worked upon) roads to reach it. Tip - fly in - they have their own air strip. We had 'Waterbuck' room which was absolutely beautiful - gorgeous views...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of three couples and spent three idyllic days here. The rooms - overlooking the dried up waterhole - were luxurious and very comfortable. The weather was mixed - we arrived in the aftermath of a cyclone centred over Mozambique - so had some heavy rain showers that were good enough to start refilling the waterhole after...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Arathusa Safari Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathusa Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Arathusa Safari
Arathusa Safari Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“Mainly all the same”
 of 5 bubbles christinecO4721RL, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Water facing rooms offer a view of the watering hole and are closer to the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles kirstynmccormick, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Secluded and view of the animals.”
 of 5 bubbles 322adriennew, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles underhillrental, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rather choose another lodge”
 of 5 bubbles 434guests, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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