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    Baluleni Safari Lodge

    Plot 13 | Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had an amazing time at this Lodge, everyone who worked there was so helpful and knowledgeable, we saw so many animals, saw animals from our beautiful chalet deck, all throughout the day and night, and had 2 amazing game drives daily, and great meals....More

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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Realcritic777, We appreciate your wonderful review on Baluleni and we're glad that you had an amazing time here at Baluleni. We're sure the animals also enjoyed your company as animal lovers. We would like to welcome you again at Baluleni and are looking forward to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We really enjoyed our stay at Baluleni and highly recommend it to anyone interested in getting close to nature. It is unfenced, so wildlife is free to roam into camp. It is small, so you will be greeted warmly upon arrival and get to know...More

    Thank Sidra B
    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Sidra B, Thank you Sidra for staying with Baluleni and for your very nice review. Thank you also for recommending Baluleni. We're always happy when our guests meet the animals in and around the camp, especially when it is the leopard, lions or elephants!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Baluleni is the perfect peaceful escape for any animal lover. We stayed in the tent accommodation which was really lovely and different to anything we had done before. As the lodge is within a nature reserve animals stroll right through day and night which we...More

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    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Dear James Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We are thrilled to hear that you had such an amazing few days at our lodge and that your safari experience with us was such a memorable one. We...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My family and I had a great time. Everything was perfect...almost. Transfers to and from Baluleni and to and from the hotel were great. Polite, Punctual, friendly Baluleni was great. Mike, Elmer, the cook and the cleaning lady were great. Mike and Elmer with whom...More

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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ruben and Family, Thank you for visiting Baluleni Safari Lodge and your wonderful review. Thanks also for the kind words towards our staff Mike (manager) and Elmar (Field Guide), and also the Chef, housekeeping lady, and others. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The lodge is in the Kruger Park area. And because the animals from the park can go around in the lodge area, you have great chance to see many animals near your tent. The last day we received a great gift. A family of 3...More

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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Ruy, Thank you for staying with Baluleni Safari Lodge, and we appreciate your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the animals and especially the lions sighting. It is always fantastic to see the king of the bush in his own environment, where there...More

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    • US$224 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Balule Nature Reserve
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    pierr0w
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Good morning Pierre and Felicity, Thank you for your question. Elke has forwarded you the directions on 15 May 2017. Looking forward to welcome you. Evert van Eeden Baluleni Safari Lodge (Pty) Ltd
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    karenestelle
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Dear Karen, We are located in the 50 000ha Balule Reserve The lodge has no fences We are located on the Olifants River and also have a waterhole We offer safaris in Balule and in the public sector of the Kruger National... More
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    karenestelle
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Hi Karen We do the safaris ourselves with a guide and it costs R290 per person per 3 hour safari in an open vehicle. It is done early morning before breakfast and late afternoon, back before dinner. We also offer full day... More
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    "Tent 2 is closest to the open field. The bungalows overlook the riverbed."
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    "We got the honeymoon chalet, if you can request it, it has the best views and spots for animal watching!"
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    "The chalets at the front have the best views of the game trails and the river but all are surrounded by..."
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    "Room 3 has a river view and sitting on the terrace, you'll see a great variety of animals wandering..."
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