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Arathusa Safari Lodge

Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent82%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “watering hole” (143 reviews)
    “standard room” (26 reviews)
    “water facing” (8 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
    Free Internet
    4 Star Hotel
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    All reviews watering hole standard room water facing resident hippo cape buffalo safari drives mosquito net afternoon game drive infinity pool elephants drinking indoor and outdoor shower went the extra mile main area roy waterhole rein waterbuck chef luxury meals
    Reviewed yesterday

    We stayed for 3 nights....the peace and clam and luxury of the lodge was perfect, the staff couldn't do enough and we had the best safari experience with our guide Jamie and Norman. This was very different from Kenya, we were very up close and...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Arathusa was happily the perfect choice for our bucket list safari! My husband and I stayed 3 wonderful nights in this rustically luxurious safari lodge. We enjoyed great food, a friendly and accommodating staff and we saw the Big Five more than once along with...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We fell in love with arathusa the first moment we arrived, a feeling that only deepened over time. Our ranger and tracker (Roy and Chris) were out of this world exceptional, but truly the whole staff was great. The game drives were everything I had...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We met couples who were there the 8th time and another the 3rd time, so we thought this cannot be wrong and true enough, the experience we had over the 3 nights stay was far beyond words. The room was big, clean and tidy. The...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our experience was wonderful. The ranger Jamie was very imformative and really went the extra mile so we didn't go back disappointed. Norman the tracker was unbelievable,he saw cheetahs and lions that we would never of spotted without his trained eye,he found the big five...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    Dining (59)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Mpassiatore
    How long is the walk from private luxury room to lodge? Do you have someone that accompany us?
    26 March 2017|
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    Response from Berend d | Reviewed this property |
    It depends on which room you have. Some are near the lodge and others are further away. There is always staff or a ranger to accompany you. But slept in different lodges during daytime this is not necessary.
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    James D
    Hey! Can someone tell me how long is the max you'd stay here in order to get the full experience of sabi sabi? What room/suite would you recommend? Airlines to fly with? I'm coming from Ireland. Thanks in advance, James.
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from Gyle | Reviewed this property |
    James We booked with Wild Wings, Madi was the rep. It was nice not cheap about £3k for the two of us us, AI for 4 nights. This included transfer to/from Hoedspruit, DBB, all game drives, bush walks and drinks (local... More
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    sanfrankate415
    Would you recommend staying in rooms overlooking waterhole or the "bush" room? thank you!
    15 March 2017|
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    Response from Gyle | Reviewed this property |
    With the bush rooms you need to be escorted at all times. We had a water facing room and it was fabulous.
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    Room Tips
    "Mainly all the same"
    Christine C, 8 days agoRead review
    "Water facing rooms offer a view of the watering hole and are closer to the main lodge."
    kirstynmccormick, 9 days agoRead review
    "Secluded and view of the animals."
    Adrienne W, 13 days agoRead review
    "all rooms are fantastic"
    underhillrental, 15 days agoRead review
    "Rather choose another lodge"
    Peter S, 25 days agoRead review
    "Check to see if the dam is full and choose a room facing."
    Derek Wright J, 1 month agoRead review
    "Away from reception ."
    Robyn L, 1 month agoRead review
    "Even the least expensive rooms have wonderful view and are closer to the common areas."
    jimjamieson, 2 months agoRead review
    "Any room facing the water is a great room"
    Charles M, 4 months agoRead review
    "Bush view for more aminals! Luxury rooms well worth the extra cost!"
    bubbles081, 4 months agoRead review
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