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Elandela Private Game Reserve

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Elandela Lodge is an owner managed Private Game Lodge adjacent to Kruger National Park.This is big 5 country and we offer you opportunities to view African wild life and bird life from up close! Very Private Elandela Game Reserve has no incursions from other game drive vehicles and this makes for undisturbed game viewing! The Elandela free roaming White Lion prides - in the area from whence all White Lions originate - as well as our project to care for young Rhino orphans, allow our visitors an unique opportunity to experience an environment where animals are all important. Elandela is fast becoming famous for incredibly relaxed Leopard sightings! Elandela Lake View and Elandela River View Lodges are sculptured on the game rich banks of the Klaserie River and offers spectacular sunset views of the nearby Blyde River Canyon! Our 20 different rooms cater for all different tastes, demands and pockets. The purpose designed River View Family Rooms, with more beds per room and huge lawns, confirm our child friendly reputation! For the discerning adult visitor Elandela Lake View Lodge offers immaculate and luxurious Honeymoon Suites with five star quality and comfort. The Deluxe Suites are priced in between the Honeymoon and Standard Suites but all rooms receive the same warm, friendly, Elandela service! The mouthwatering fine dining cuisine and traditional Boma barbecues are prepared from the freshest local in-season produce! Included in your stay of two days or longer is one free afternoon visit to adjacent world famous Kruger National Park. Elandela Lodge is the right choice for those visitors who have game viewing and a love for nature as deciding factor to determine their South African photo safari destination!
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Hoedspruit Airport20 km
Ngala Airfield19 km
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All reviews john and denise white lion lake view premier holidays honeymoon suite half day trip overlooked the watering hole singing and dancing rehabilitation centre relaxing holiday elusive leopard will stay with me forever an amazing experience special thanks an amazing place poster bed final drive
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in our honeymoon and just loved the experience! We saw a lot of animals such as lions, girafes, zebras and others, amazing! We received an upgrade because of our honeymoon, really nice gesture. And loved the staf, specially the rangers (Morne and Taleen),...More

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Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

For every member of the team it is only a pleasure to ensure that all Honeymoon guests have an unforgettably good Honeymoon during their stay at Elandela Lake View Lodge! We would like to welcome you guys back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the staff were truly on it from the word go. Knowledgeable guides, lots of animals in a lovely setting. The blyde river trip ( an extra) is well worth it. Do spend the extra money to get the plane as the road trip is...More

Thank mattwatsonuk
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a short and sweet recommendation for Elandela as a perfect photo safari holiday destination!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really had a lovely time. Arrival at the airport is a little strange if you come by plane. Baggage just gets dropped off by the curb. If you can’t find your driver, just ask any airport staff as they know all the reserve staff...More

Thank skimmilk70
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

I advise all potential River View guests to read this review because - thank you so much from the entire team - here you have a complete description of our photo safari product and description of the services you will receive during your memorable stay...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights & our stay could not have been better. The lodge,the room, the staff & the rangers were all excellent. The game drives were great we saw lots of animals including giraffe, rhinos, buffalo, hippos & the gorgeous pride of white...More

1  Thank LynnBristol14
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your time in stating all that is needed to give potential new guests the confidence to book Elandela Lodges as their photo safari destination - we do realize the responsibility of living up to our guests' expectations!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent three nights here. Staff are fantastic, food excellent. Saw more than we could ever dream of. Definitely worth a trip to Kruger however we did see a bigger range of animals on the Estate. Guides are very knowledgeableMore

Thank davidwN6947AN
Response from ElandelaManagement, Owner at Elandela Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for summing up the essence of every one's photo safari holiday. We understand that for each guest this visit is a dream. We have the tremendous responsibility to live up to those dreams and it is not only heart arming but also the...More

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April 15, 2018|
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Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
August is our windy month - dry and interspersed with a week or two of the last cold fronts of the year which can be very cold indeed on the back of an open game viewer!
March 6, 2018|
Response from ElandelaManagement | Property representative |
No, every room is equipped with all amenities including an electric hairdryer.
March 6, 2018|
Response from Judy B |
They provide hairdryers, soaps, shampoos, etc.
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"Email Yvonne. She answers all emails, even one about adapters for electricty, very quickly."
Jul. 5, 2018
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"The rooms at the lodge are brilliant"
Jun. 27, 2018
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"Lake view for couples, river view for families"
Jun. 4, 2018
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"nice place but carry all you bags with you"
May 28, 2018
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