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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Sydney
Reviewed 25 January 2014

We have just returned from a three night stay at Arathusa with our two kids aged 13 and 16. What a wonderful experience we all had The safaris themselves 5 am and 4:30pm were very exciting. We saw the Big Five by the time we left as well as many other animals .The lodge food is fabulous. My son has...

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2Thank MarcelleSydney
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 January 2014

My family's dream vacation had always been to go on safari and when it came true at Arathusa it exceeded all our high expectations! It is such a unique experience all packed into a long day from 4:30 in the morning till at least 10 at night, and every second is worth it! The staff really cares about your comfort...

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2Thank Jen R
Millington, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Arathusa is a beautiful, first class, luxury spot in the heart of bush country. The staff is outstanding and very friendly. You will feel very well looked out for and safe. We rented one of the luxury cottages and it is the most beautiful accommodation we have ever stayed at. Out door plunge pool and shower. Very, very romantic and...

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

OK, downside first: the lodge itself is more than 20km from any paved road and you need a decent vehicle to get there. But that's the only downside, and everything else is all you'd expect of a luxury safari lodge. The rooms themselves - thatched huts - are excellent, very comfortable with air-conditioning and good facilities. The food was great,...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The highlight for me was the safari at the end of our South African holiday. Arathusa has a fantastic location were we could nicely relax and watch animals come to the water hole and drink from the porch of your room. The game drives were very well organised, the staff all very friendly and helpful. We especially liked the surprise...

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3Thank James R
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 5 January 2014

My business is to send people on safari, so when I go into the bush myself, I tend to look more carefully at the lodge than at the animals. I still love the game drives and the wildlife; that's what excites me, just as it does everyone who has ever hopped into a Land Rover. But what makes a lodge...

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4Thank bwanadave
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I can't say enough good things about this place. The game drives were amazing and the staff were absolutely fantastic. Our room was brilliant and the food was out of this world - they even made me a gorgeous suprise birthday cake! Dries was our ranger and Derek was our tracker - don't think you could find two people more...

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Essex
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Although we have been to Arathusa several times before, we were aware, this time that there had been some major staff changes and we were a little worried that things might not be the same. But we need not hav worried as everything was as amazing as ever. Reception greeted us warmly and showed us to our rooms. The ffice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

It was wonderful to get so close to the animals and Leopard in particular. The Guides and Rangers were very knowledgable and keen to ensure we saw the animals that interested us. Our lodge looked over the water hole and was very comfortable. The food was superb and the South African wines excellent. I would recommend The Arathusa Lodge. They...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2013

I have just returned from a trip with my mum to South Africa and the highlight of our trip was a four day stay at Arathusa Game Lodge in Sabi Sands, what a fantastic place. It was my second and my mum's first trip to SA and we were both so happy to have chosen Arathusa. Ranger Dries and tracker...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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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
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