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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Cliff Notes version: Great accommodations. Restaurant-quality food. Request Drizz and Derrick (aka Double D) and you'll have the best safari you can ever imagine. Now with more detail... Accommodations: I went with 3 other girlfriends to Arathusa for 4 days in the beginning of July. Two of us stayed in the cabin named "Bushwillow." There was a huge comfortable bed,...

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Harrison
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved our stay at Arathusa! From the safari game drives, to the accommodations, and food, everything was top notch! The only thing we would have done differently would be the trip in. We landed at Nelspruit and took a private car 2 1/2 hours down unpaved roads. Apparently there is a landing strip that you...

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Sydney
Reviewed 31 July 2014

My partner and I have just spent 3 days here at Arathusa, and what a fantastic experience. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. We saw the big 5, the ugly 5 and the pretty 5 and got so close and personal to these animals it was out of this world, no need for zoom!...

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Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We had the most amazing time at Arathusa! Our guide and tracker, Sean and Reef, made a wonderful team. We were up close and personal with so many animals. They were fantastic at finding 'hard to find' animals and were so respectful and knowledgeable about all of the wildlife...especially the birds :) From the moment we arrived the entire staff...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2014

My husband and I were guests at Arathusa in July 2014, and the lodge exceeded our expectations in so many ways! This was our first safari, though we stayed at another lodge after our stay at Arathusa, and this was by far our favorite. The safari rangers are fantastic and extremely knowledgable about their work. We drove with Dries (ranger)...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Arathusa had everything I was imagining when we arrived. Every staff member was very friendly and offering to make our stay more enjoyable every day. Our game ranger, Rein, was top knotch and went out of his way to make sure every person on the safari got to see what they wanted on each game drive. You could tell that...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to Arathusa for 3 nights. The game drives were the highlight of our visit. Right up there were the dinners in different locations on each of our 3 nights, boma dinner, dinner in the bush and dinner on the deck by the lake. This was the only lodge of the 3 we visited that had...

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Danville, Kentucky
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We had an awesome time at Arathusa. Our lodge was comfortable and roomy, the food was superb and plentiful, and the game drives were beyond believable! The lodge sits on a pond with a resident herd of hippo and daily visitors including giraffe, impala, water monitor, baboon, and water buck among others. The guides and trackers work hard to provide...

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Kamuela HI
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Wonderful safari experience, accommodations, food and game drives are outstanding. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and extremely focused on your having a wonderful time. This experience was far beyond my expectations and we saw all the big five in one day! Simply amazing and can't wait to return.

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south africa
Reviewed 5 July 2014

This was our second visit to Arathusa and it was as amazing as the first trip there. The lodge is beautifully done out and the rooms are very comfortable with everything you could want. Food was superb with a great variety which cater for everyone. The staff are incredible and cannot do enough for you. From Maralise in Reception to...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Arathusa Safari Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathusa Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Arathusa Safari
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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