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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2014

The accommodation at this lodge was amazing! The game drives out of this world!! Thanks to our ranger Roy and tracker Chris we managed to see the big 5 three drives in a row! The drives were also extremely informative. Lots of fun was had by everyone. I would go back at the drop of a hat if I could....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We stayed at Arathusa for 3 nights and it was our first ever safari experience - we loved it! Staff are friendly, our ranger & spotter Roy & Chris ( "rock & Roy") were fantastic. They promised us the big5 during our stay and they delivered in the first 2 days!! They fed us constantly, and the food was fantastic,...

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3Thank Wehearttravel23
UK
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Our first safari but after this experience definitely won't be our last. Lovely accommodation, great food and saw many more animals than we ever expected to and in very close proximity. Treatments in the Spa were very good value. Would definitely recommend Arathusa. Thanks to everyone at Arathusa for giving us the holiday of a lifetime, particularly to Debeer's, Professor...

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Exton Pa
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I had the good fortune to stay at this wonderful lodge for 4 nights May 2014.. If there was a rating of more than 5 stars, this would be a 10. The lodging, the food, the staff, the tracker (Rifus), the guide (Sean) surpassed my highest expectations. The chef even fixed smores for several of us. I hope someday soon...

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 June 2014

This was our first trip to a game reserve and fullfilled a bucket list dream...can't wait to return with our family. Our guide Roy and tracker Chris were outstanding and took as much delight in seeing a pack of wild dogs as we did. Our chef took great pride in serving outstanding meals and the Spa was a great way...

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Tampa, FL
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We have done game parks in the past and have lived the "rough" outdoor life. When staying here, you can forget about the rough part. We stayed in 5 star accommodations (we all had our own "house") The rooms are ridiculous! One night we heard a noise and when looking out the window there was a hyena staring back at...

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2Thank shaytread
Estes Park, Colorado
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Our stay at Arathusa Safari Lodge was wonderful. The accommodations were comfortable and quiet. The food was very good. The breakfast buffet had lots of choices, the lunches and dinners were full meals, well prepared and tasty. The rangers and trackers were fun to be with and made our visit most enjoyable. We had multiple encounters with the “Big 5”...

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1Thank TravelingM-L
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This was a first trip to Sabi Sand Reserve. We had a cottage overlooking the watering hole which was fantastic! There were always animals to view. The hippos tend to make some noise at night which adds to the bush experience! Rooms are very spacious, comfortable beds, ammenities and loved the outdoor shower. Large male elephant came charging across the...

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Miramar, Florida
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My husband and I celebrated our honeymoon in S Africa and started our trip by doing safari in Sabi Sand Reserve first for 2 nights. We stayed in the luxury room Jackalberry which is the closest luxury room to the main area (right next to the Spa). Heads up-the rest of the other luxury rooms are farther from the main...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Lodge and rooms lovely and grand. Everything worked. Clean and comfortable. First dinner at the water hole. Rooms overlook the waterhole. First day saw male elephant charge the length of waterhole...on other side...thankfully. First game drive with Dee and Derrick we knew we were in good hands and for some thrilling drives. Leopards on all six drives. Dee and Derrick...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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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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“Mainly all the same”
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“Water facing rooms offer a view of the watering hole and are closer to the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles kirstynmccormick, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Secluded and view of the animals.”
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“all rooms are fantastic”
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