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Dulini River Lodge

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 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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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days. That included 6 safaris. From the time we arrived to the time we left the hospitality was outstanding. We have travelled the world and this will go down as one of our best stops ever. The food was also beyond our expectations.

1Thank Blainshortreed
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

From start to finish my wife and I have enjoyed 4 nights at Dulini River Lodge. The pro's: - excellent location at the river with great game viewing from one of the 8 spacious stand alone suites with plenty of shade from trees. - large terrace deck overlooking the river with plunge pool and outdoor shower. And terrace loungers, chairs...

1Thank James290774
New City, New York
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A stay at the Dulini River Lodge will ruin any other vacation experience. It begins the moment you drive up when you are warmly met with a cool towel to wipe the road dust off of your hands and face. Check-in is brief, easy and personal, simply describing the daily routine and safety rules. By the time this is finished,...

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Singer Island, Florida
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Leadwood Lodge is an intimate property nestled in the fork of the Sand and Mabrak Rivers in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. Since there are no boundary fences between the Sabi Sand and the Kruger Park, the reserve benefits from the great diversity of animals found in one of the richest wildlife areas on the...

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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: $8,748 (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
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“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
“All rooms have an excellent view of the Sand River”
raynman62, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Come in there winter”
gregjer1234, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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