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Howick, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very short stay, overnight. Next time it will be longer. Lovely friendly helpful people. It was very good to see the bush so green and lush again. The room had everything anybody would want, all very clean. Meals also very tasty

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kennewick wa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friendly greeting awaited us at the Richard's Bay airport. Choert, our guide for the week, started narrating our journey immediately after loading our luggage. It was interesting to observe the town, and then head out into the bush! Their highways are an adventure in themselves, driving on the opposite side of the road, and learning about their passing procedures!...

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TanyaDuPlessis, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

We enjoyed your stay just as much and we were honoured to show you this beautiful part of our country and all the animals. We are glad that we could be part of your bucket list. We hope you see you again and bring more friends and family with. Kind Regards Natasha Lee Lötter African Spirit Photo Safaris

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The week's stay at African Spirit Lodge was a gift from my siblings and I to my father for his 70th birthday but my mother and I tagged along for the ride and I am so pleased we did. From the time Mike picked us up from Richards Bay airport to when he dropped us off a week later we...

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TanyaDuPlessis, Admin Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

We glad you had good sightings and a great experience. The last 2 years of drought did impact our sightings but for now that is something of the past. We having good raisn and the bush and animals are recovering nicely. We are based in one of South Africa's tourism hot spots and we are very fortunate to have access...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was not the best of places, ok pool, room acceptable. did an evening game drive I would not recommend the evening one, we came flying back down some of the worlds worst roads at speeds rather too fast. The guy was forever on his phone and did seem lost a few times something not hard to do in the dark....

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Koblenz, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay. There is a lot of room in the well equipped accommodation. Perfect for self catering, but don't forget your food. The next store is 18 KM away. The game drive was great, many thanks to Kurt. We will recommend it very much.

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Graskop, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It was only one day stay but I like that place very much, Chalet is big with lovely interior. Great idea with the bar at the swimming pool area. Fantastic Nature Lodge, quite setting, wonderful hosts. What else you need!

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Willamette Valley, Oregon
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a wonderful time. Staff were attentive and responsive to requests. We had one guide assigned to us for the entire trip providing continuity and ongoing education during the daily game drives and off reserve side trips to the state parks. Would recommend African Spirit to anyone who has ever wanted to visit South Africa.

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Italy
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very friendly hospitality in a wonderful scenery.The room wos very clean and dinner and breakfast was very good and all is to recommend. If we return to southafrika we come again in this beautyful place.

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Buchholz, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Top Game Lodge, the spirit of African wilderness what a bloody German tourist suggest.. We did the game ride in the early morning and saw buffalows, lions, elefants, rhinos and alt of giraffs, wart pigs and without a ranger the day before during our arrival hunting cheetahs.

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Illovo
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the lodge. The rooms were very comfortable with aircon which was a real treat in the heat of December. We chose the fully catered option and they went the extra mile to cater for our son who is 14 months and needs his food at very different hours to us. As we expected, there really is not a...

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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 

Additional Information about African Spirit Game Lodge

Address: | 12 km's west of Mkuze, Zululand Rhino Reserve, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mkuze
Price Range: $95 - $360 (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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“The chalets are quaint and romantic and the houses would suit a family well.”
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 of 5 bubbles smazza68, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms were well situated and I didn't see any advantage to any room.”
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“There is no such thing as a bad room at African Spirit!”
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“Rooms 2 and 3 overlook a waterhole. Lovely big verandas too!”
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  • Quick- where's my swimsuit? Gotta go and cool off!
 of 5 bubbles 791carolineb, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“was divine ”
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