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    Rhino River Lodge

    P.O BOX 2950 | P.o Box 2950, Mkuze 3960, South Africa
    011 27 83 781 4924
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    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    Our stay at Rhino River Lodge was nearly at the end of our three week holiday. A time to relax and unwind. We started this at the bar with a cool drink. Our rooms where very comfortable with the warthogs roaming around the grass out...More

    Thank 67maureen
    Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 23 August 2017

    Thank you for this wonderful review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm very happy to hear that Clair was able to organize a special private dinner for you. I will make sure to pass along your praise to Andrew...I have to admit...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    We are a family of 2 adults and 1 child aged 8. The whole safari experience at Rhino River Lodge was amazing. We found all the staff really great and keen to make us feel welcome. The food was great and our family lodge was...More

    Thank robsara12
    Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 20 August 2017

    I am so happy to hear that your family had a wonderful stay here at Rhino River Lodge. It is such a treat to be able to share the safari experience with children, and eight is a great age for a trip like this. I...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    We are a family of 4 with 2 teenage daughters and had a wonderful stay at the Rhino River lodge (excellent location, very friendly staff, ..) Absolute highlights were the game drives. Murray was our ranger for the 2 days and he was absolutely outstanding....More

    Thank Hilde P
    Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 10 August 2017

    Wow! What a special game viewing experience you got to have. It sounds like your whole safari was pretty eventful. Thank you so much for the praise of Murray. I will pass it on to him. He is our youngest ranger, but he has a...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    What a lovely break from the rat race for the whole family - kids and grandparents as well. The main house was stunning and the bed soooo comfortable. Food was plentiful and tasty. The staff always had a smile and the game rangers were a...More

    Thank Stephanie F
    Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 2 August 2017

    Thank you for your great review. I am so glad that you had such a great family holiday with us at Rhino River Lodge. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    Rhino River Lodge was my first safari and birthday present from my boyfriend and it was hands down the best birthday and experience. We booked one of the larger lodges further away from the main lodge as it was 4 adults, baby and a child...More

    1  Thank Sara T
    Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 24 July 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful detailed review here for us and for all our future guests. It sounds like you had a wonderful time staying at one of our private safari homes. You are correct, they are...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$280 - US$358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Mkuze
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    Michael B
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from ShannonAirton | Property representative |
    Absolutely, we can flex the rule by a few days ;-) However, any young child's (even over the age of 3) participation on game drive is subject to their behavior...not endangering or disturbing the animals or other game drive... More
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    30 November 2015|
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    Response from RhinoRiverLodge | Property representative |
    Good evening, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we could accommodate a family such as yours in either one of our family chalets or in the cottage house! If you choose the family chalet your 11 year old boy would be... More
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    "If a big group go for the homestead, so worth it."
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    "Homestead is more private with plenty of space to relax and great game viewing opportunities from pool deck!"
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    "The cottages are ideal for families or larger groups."
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    "It is excellent value for money, best money spent this year!"
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