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Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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  • Average2%
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Situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Elephant Plains Game Lodge offers excellent Big 5 game viewing, luxurious accommodation and sumptuous cuisine. The lodge caters for the discerning traveller, offering a variety of accommodation options, varying from rondavels and luxury suites to the Manyeleti honeymoon suite. Elephant Plains Game Lodge is world renowned for excellent Big 5 game viewing and guests can enjoy two game drives and a bush walk per day. Facilities include two swimming pools, a gym, conference centre, small library and games room. We also cater for small, intimate weddings. The lodge is owner run and can accommodate a maximum of 24 guests. This guarantees personal service and attention to detail. Our unpretentious style ensures that guests regrettably leave the warm and friendly atmosphere of our little piece of Africa...
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
Getting there
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport4 km
Skukuza Airport27 km
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Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Elephant Plains and saw amazing wildlife. Our ranger Morne was so informative and we learned a great deal about the game we were viewing. We saw leopards mating, mother leopard with her kill and then with her cubs, lions,...More

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Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded April 29, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review. It sounds like you had some pretty amazing sightings! I will pass your compliments to Morne. Thank you also for calling us a fabulous experience. Please do visit again one day. Kind regards, Marlet Swart

Reviewed April 20, 2016

We had the most incredible time. Accommodation is lovely! Food was good and the setting wonderful. Our game ranger, Davie and tracker, Justice were fantastic. We saw the most amazing sightings.Thank you to all the staff at the lodge for being so willing to please...More

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Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded April 29, 2016

Thank you for your kind review and for complimenting your accommodation, the food as well as the setting. I am glad that you enjoyed the game viewing and will pass your compliments to Dawie and Justice. Thank you also for mentioning our friendly staff who...More

Reviewed April 19, 2016

A fantastic place which offers great value for money. Our guide was very personable and knowledgeable, we saw everything you could wish for including a leopard with its kill in a tree. The food was delicious. I had requested vegetarian meals which were prepared individually...More

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Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded April 29, 2016

Thank you for your kind review and for stating that we are a fantastic place that offers great value for money. I am delighted that you enjoyed the game viewing - a leopard in a tree is always such a wonderful sighting. I am glad...More

Reviewed April 11, 2016

Me and my family simply loved the two days spent in this paradise. We had all the comforts in our two rooms bungalow. There are two swimming pools and a play area (ping-pong, pool, darts) perfect for kids. Meals were delicious and we loved our...More

Thank Ida289
Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded April 29, 2016

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your family room and that the kids enjoyed the games room. I am glad to read that your vegetarian requirements were fully satisfied and that the kids enjoyed the children's menus. I am...More

Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

A dream come true. I cannot wait to go back. It was the experience of a lifetime! A very personalized experience. Everyone was extremely friendly and accommodating. Loved eating around the fire and the food was excellent. Rooms were clean. Loved the safaris and especially...More

Thank Lori K
Response from EP2, Owner at Elephant Plains Game LodgeResponded April 29, 2016

Thank you for your kind review and for calling us heaven on earth. What an awesome compliment. Thank you also for mentioning a very personalized experience, with everyone being extremely friendly and accommodating. I am glad that you enjoyed your room, the food as well...More

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November 25, 2018|
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Response from AsgeirW | Reviewed this property |
As many Nights as you can afford i would say :-) No Cheetahs, they come and og. Lots of leopards, and we did have wilddogs 3 days in a row.
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"If you are a party of 4, just book family rondavel"
Nov. 1, 2018
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"If you are traveling with young kids, ask for the family rondavel, the rooms are connected. Otherwise,..."
Jul. 30, 2018
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"upgrade to a Suite with a viewing deck"
Jul. 17, 2018
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"1 night was enough to see great game in the reserve"
Jul. 14, 2018
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US$573 - US$883 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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