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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Spa
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Great View
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Full view
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Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport1 km
Skukuza Airport26 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew to lodge with Federal airlines and our game ranger picked us about at the strip. The tracker took us back to the airstrip (about a 5-10 drive). They had a welcome drink for us ready when we checked-in and a facecloth so that...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank AndreeM389
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arathusa is a beautiful place. The rooms are amazing - very spacious, beautiful decor and fittings and a wonderful outdoor shower (there's also an indoor one but we never used that !!) The communal areas are also really nice, with a bar and pool with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank pj1002015
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Beautiful private lodge with spacious, well-appointed rooms, delicious meals and excellent safari trips. We had a driver arranged through the property, pick us up at Nelspruit airport. It takes approximately three hours to drive from the airport to arathusa. We were greeted with warm face...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NycNelson
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I just spent 10 days at Arathusa, and it was incredible! This was my second visit to Arathusa, and I can't wait to go back. The lodge is beautiful, the rooms are luxurious, the staff is incredibly caring and helpful, the service is amazing, the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Beebles54
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Our itinerary only allowed for a one night stay here but what a 24 hour experience!Wonderful food, wonderful staff, and wonderful sundowners!We experienced 2 game rides and saw all kinds of things that will forever be etched in my memory. Highly recommend :)

Date of stay: June 2018
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WandaDean
November 30, 2018|
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Response from MJRaddall | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I live and stay in South Africa and have been frequenting the Sabi Sands for many years at different times of the year. They have a very high population of big five in the area with game highly habituated to man... More
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November 24, 2018|
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Adapters are NOT provided. I would suggest you purchase one before you go. Bed, Bath and Beyond has a good selection. Or you can check online. You should not have to spend more tha $20-25. Just make sure it says South... More
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missheatherrenee
November 19, 2018|
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Response from marilynb969 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see clothing. Wear tan, olive green or beige if you have them. Check temperature this time of year. Early morning is cold and evening is cold on the ride. Layer your clothes and bring a warm jacket that’s water... More
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"Bush facing rooms have plunge pools that are frequented by elephants/leopards"
summ3rain
Sep. 18, 2018
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"Bush facing unit"
Kolobezko
Sep. 12, 2018
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"Bush facing rooms have more privacy"
HeatherD-Toronto
Sep. 9, 2018
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"Water facing rooms are very nice. If you are in bush facing rooms, you will have a little plunge pool and..."
CILNYC
Jul. 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$833 - US$834 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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