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we spent 3 days at this lodge with 6 game drives. we saw the big five and then some. the ranger/ guide Jared was very enthusiastic,knowledgable and loved his job.
Saskia,the manager ,was a delight and took care of all our needs. the lodge only...More
Third time to Phinda and not the last. Vlei is much more intimate and at the end of our 4 night stay you felt like one of the family......to leave is emotional as you have been privileged to witness animals in THEIR own natural habitat...More
We spent 3 nights here and enjoyed every minute.
Our room was beautiful with views across the (dry) vlie.
The food was amazing as were the staff who looked after us so well.
We saw plenty wildlife on the game drives and enjoyed a bush-walk....More
This is our third time at Phinda and second time at Vlei Lodge - what am amazing time! We were a party of six who stayed for four nights. From the time we arrived where we were met by Kathryn and introduced to Happiness (the...More
My sister-in-law spent the most amazing two nights at Vlei Lodge. Total luxury. The room was beautifully furnished and equipped, nothing was left out. It was a wonderful experience to listen to the animals drinking from the plunge pool whilst lying on a lounger just...More
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Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The... More
Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The animal viewing is fantastic.