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    Arathusa Safari Lodge

    Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “watering hole” (155 reviews)
    “water facing” (16 reviews)
    “game drives” (232 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

    You may get the sense of how overwhelming impressed we we based on the title above, but please allow us an opportunity to expand. 1) The Overall Staff: whether it be the outstanding rangers and trackers (Ryan and DeBeer), the friendly and efficient staff (Charlene,...More

    9  Thank Dwayne H
    Reviewed 9 April 2015

    the food, the rooms, the staff are all lovely. the spa isn't that of american standards but it will do in a pinch. the professionalism of the rangers and trackers is what makes this place outstanding. but i must point out that in the middle...More

    5  Thank stylcounsel
    Reviewed 8 April 2015

    I could go on about how great the food and lodge are but let's face it, the reason we all to do this kind of trip is the experience the animals in their natural setting. Sean our ranger and "Reef" our tracker were the cats...More

    2  Thank kevincognito
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    With the help of a specialist local travel agent I planned our 40th wedding anniversary two years ago and after discussions with her went with all her recommendations, what a great start! On arrival ŵe were tired but excited to be at Arathusa, we were...More

    8  Thank Paul E
    Reviewed 1 April 2015

    My wife and I visited Arathusa for 4 nights the last week of March. It was incredible. The food was excellent. The staff was great. All of them were happy and smiling the entire time. The game drives were awesome. 2 per day, first one...More

    3  Thank Will R
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • 13
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    Naomi M
    17 January 2018|
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    Response from DePere | Reviewed this property |
    The conditions of the tracks will vary a lot. Some are nice and smooth, at other times you may be going up a dry creek bed of very soft sand, or climbing slopes that are full of ruts. The bumpiest time is when you go off... More
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    Tiffany H
    15 December 2017|
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    Response from DJWakitup | Reviewed this property |
    No problem for hot water. Yes the roads are bumpy but you're on Safari and in the bush so that's expected. Bring binoculars to enhance the experience. 8x42 or 8x50 will be fine.
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    Carol D
    30 June 2017|
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    Response from rosie/oscar | Reviewed this property |
    Hi I think it will be dry. When we were there the staff said it would be dry within the week but please don't let this put you off it is an a wonderful place which we thoroughly enjoyed. You can webcam it but I didn't find... More
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    "Watering hole rooms if there is water in the hole if not I would recommend a bush room"
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    "Marula room"
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    "Lodge luxury upgrade could be away from the pool / dinning area, but its all quiet there."
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    "All rooms are lovely, bush-facing rooms have a private plunge pool."
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