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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

other than the fact that its a bit scary to leave the unit at night - i think this was a very refreshing , tranquil, peaceful environment and i really did enjoy the scenery. I will definitely return to this lodge with my wife for a personal trip and im sure that i can influence my company to use this...

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Raritan, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I was here for a business trip, the accommodation, hospitality, and friendliness of the staff and clients made it a pleasant and fun stay! The food was excellent. I didn't have the chance to experience all of the game drives, but the morning safari was fantastic!

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can highly recommend African Spirit Game Lodge for their great hospitality in making you feel part of the Game Lodge with the Staff and Management being friendly and helpful towards everyone over the complete stay.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of days in African Spirit Game Lodge and did 3 games in the reserve. It was great! Tanya was the perfect host, she helped us with everything we needed. The chalet was really confortable, with a lot of space and a very big bed... And Louise showed us a lot of animals during the games! I...

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Boksburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay there, although we were the only guests there at the time. The food was very good, but not all may like the set menu for dinner. It was very dry with no grass anywhere which does not do justice to the lodge. Expect to see geckos, spiders and scorpions outside your unit, even a bat or...

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Granger, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I went to African Spirit lodge and made the best memories. The people were absolutely marvelous and friendly. The food is good and the room was very nice. You can view wildlife from your room. I will miss the workers the most as they were perfect hosts and hostesses. They strive to be sure you are happy...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There are no words in the English language to describe the wonder and amazement that IS. From the fresh, strange fragrances of the African Bush to the African hospitality, all exceeded my expectations. Mike and Natasha show their passion for the grounds and all the living things. Beautifully landscaped and openly inviting, the lodge permeated with the African spirit. Food...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Have just spent the last week on a photo safari at the African Spirit Game Lodge. What a beautiful place and such exquisite hospitality!! The reserve has been in a drought, but still saw so many animals - so far, 4 of the Big Five. Hope to see the leopard next week.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our accommodations were very good, clean and comfortable. The food was delicious and always plentiful. I think I may have put on some weight while I was there. Tanya took wonderful care of us. Our principal guide was Kirt, I found his safari drives exhilarating and certainly not lacking. He was able to locate far more animals than I expected...

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Ballito SA
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our stay at African Spirit was lovely. However, perhaps some things could be improved. The main bedroom has a very small double bed, a king size bed or even a queen size bed would be nicer. The stove top is extremely slow...it took an hour to cook scrambled eggs for breakfast !! The kettle leaks as you pour !!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Spirit is a privately owned Big 5 game lodge situated 12 km's west of Mkuze. We invite guests to come and experience true luxury and warm African hospitality. The lodge is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand, and situated within the Zululand Rhino Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, against the backdrop of the Lebombo Mountains.Zululand Rhino Reserve is an endangered species reserve of 24 000 hectares. It was recently proclaimed as a nature reserve and received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino in 2005. The reserve hosts the BIG 5, over 70 mammal species and a diverse bird life of over 450 species.African Spirit Game Lodge accommodation is intimate and consists of 4 quaint, fully serviced chalets. Each comfortable and stylish chalet accommodates 2 people with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea/ coffee facilities and a private veranda. The paths are well-lit and connect the chalets to the main lodge. We also offer accommodation in the form of two self-catering units - one 6 sleeper unit and one 4 sleeper unit. These units are fully furnished and fully equipped for self-catering purposes. No meals are provided for these units. Guests supply their own food. Our main lodge features a comfortable and relaxed dining room, cozy lounge, bar with viewing deck, open fire place attached to the lodge and a swimming pool with a thatched gazebo, offering our guest a welcome retreat after a day in the African bush. Our meals are your typical South African cuisine which ensures that you will never go hungry and will enjoy every bite that is carefully prepared by our cooks.Guests can spend time relaxing in their own privacy or indulge in any of the activities offered in our area including game drives, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, animal interaction, Zulu Culture Educational Tours, Horse Riding, Boat Cruises, Scenic Flights, Tiger fishing and so much more. We are in driving distance of internationally renown game parks like Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and Thembe Elephant Park. ... more   less 

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Address: | 12 km's west of Mkuze, Zululand Rhino Reserve, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mkuze
Price Range: $85 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — African Spirit Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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