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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Pros: Good game drives, knowledgable rangers and trackers, beautiful accompdations Cons: Food was average, lixury rooms a little far away from the main lodge, regimented meal schedule with no option to buy snack. Overall a good experience especially since the purpose is mainly game drives and animal sightings. We stayed for 3 nights - 2 nights more than adequate.

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2Thank dongres
Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 1 January 2015

very pleased with the staff friendliness and desire to please, from the greeters to the manager to guides . Accomodation in standard bungalow was lovely as we looked over the water hole with hippos in consent attendance. Our guide and tracker worked hard on the 2 games drives each day to allow us to view the best possible and varied...

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4Thank Mary Lou M
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2014

stayed at Arathusa for two nights in October. Met by Marilize who gave us a wonderful welcome. An absolutely amazing experience for my wife and I. Arrived for one of the plentiful meals before our first safari - an evening one. Our Ranger and guide (Roy and Chris) were simply fantastic allowing the party we became part of - Australians,...

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3Thank Peter s
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2014

We stayed for 4 nights from 19th December, this year. All I can say is it was fantastic. Our ranger was Ryan and our tracker was Debeer. They were both fab. We got up close to lots of animals, it was really quite surreal. We saw leopards, Rhino, Elephants, Zebra to name but a few. The highlight was following a...

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1Thank Neet999
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed for three nights and had a great visit. Great ranger (Roy) and tracker (Chris), delicious food, excellent accommodations, and friendly and helpful staff. I'd stay there again. I saw the Big Five while taking great pictures and videos. The bushwalk was an unexpected plus I learned a lot from and really enjoyed. Highly recommended!

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2Thank RichandSandy Y
Morris, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Get the full experience of safari drives while being pampered at this lodge. The exciting drives to see animals in THEIR habitat was an adventure not to be missed. The lodge, the suites, and the food were more than one could expect.

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Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Nice lodge with a good price/quality ratio. Game drives are excellent with a great variety of animals and very good rangers. We tried to reach the lodge with our gps, big mistake. Instead, use the directions provided by Arathusa. The lodge is located on a big pool where a lot of animal activity. Food was most of the time very...

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1Thank Remi W
Buxted, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We moved to Arathusa on 3 November for nine nights ( yes nine...everyone thinks we are mad) after three days at Idube in the south of Sabi Sands.We had had very good sightings of the big five before, but my goodness did they crank up the volume here! On arrival we were greeted warmly and my wife was wished a...

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6Thank Watson H
San Jose
Reviewed 6 December 2014

If you wish to experience the South African bush and wildlife in comfort you can't go wrong with Arathusa. We initially booked a "standard room" but we got upgraded to the Jackalberry suite as a honeymoon gift. What a nice gesture!! The suite was great, had private pool overlooking the waterhole with sunbeds (and the Hippos in it:), had a...

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2Thank Krisz009
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Amazing location next to a waterhole abundant with life. In addition to the local hippos we had a family of elephants coming to play right in front of the lodge daily. The staff were very friendly and all the game ranges were not only knowledgeable but enthusiastic in ensuring that each visitor left overwhelmed by the experience. In the 2...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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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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“Over the water hole”
Sue6816, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were further from the lodge and had to drive back and forth. Some of the other rooms were closer to the Lodge.”
rockinroad, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely choose water facing lodge. The bush facing lodges are far to get to, and you have to be escorted there and back.”
JamesD123_13, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
870kenp, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Mainly all the same”
christinecO4721RL, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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