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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our stay at the tinga lodge was just amazing in every point of view. It was just a dream come true. We will come again. The employees were all extremely friendly. The rooms were really clean. The atmosphere is fantastic. The rangers Ben and Collins are really professional and they really have a big knowledge of the animals and they...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It can be very confusing choosing a safari, but look no further! Everything you ever dreamed of you will find at this Lodge. From the moment you step out of the vehicle, you are met by name and the best welcome ever from the staff and the view.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

No Words .. Its a must must must Visit and experience....Everything is out of the world , from the welcome experience to the personal service... the rooms are amazing and the view , from our room we woke up to about 20 elephants right outside eating and bathing in the river , the food is amazing.. the The ranger and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was first class from the game drives, the guide and tracker, the staff, the food, accommodations, etc. This was by far our best trip yet. We would highly recommend the Narina Lodge at Lions Sands.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one property I didn't want to leave! The lodges staff were more like family than staff. At Tinga I saw the most AMAZING pack of wild dogs, after 20 safaris in different lodges I really thought I would never see them yet alone this amazing pack which apparently are local to this area. Food wise of course it's...

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KESWICK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just left after a 3 night stay here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff and accomodation was superb. It was great to have al a carte meals. The animals were thin on the ground but that can't be helped that is nature, and overgrown ground cover due to there recent weather conditions. We did see...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Ignore the comedian who posted the 1 Star review below, I could easily run out of superlatives for this place. As a luxury retreat to enjoy the Kruger National Park is ticks just about every box you can think of. We were surprised how close to Skukuza Airport it was - you are literally 5 minutes...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Place to visit if you like Scenery but take my word for it not great for a Safari in December if your looking to see Animals. Too many dead trees lying around, and your driving round for hours without seeing anything but plain open fields.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time, the staff, the accommodation, the wild live, the food, the views and the over all experience was amazing.. Enjoyed every minute:) Saw the big five on several days. Worth the trip ...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This location and the staff were so far above average, we were all in agreement. My 2-teenage daughters loved the ranger Joe and the tracker Lucas. The staff at Lions Sands (Lodrey, Eugene, David, Patients and the Chef) were amazing and would highly recommend this as a destination get-away

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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge - along the Sabie River within the Kruger National Park - is subtle, sophisticated and serene with grand open spaces. The main areas are double volume, opening onto a wooden deck. With just 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river, you are treated to the ultimate African luxury experience. Each of Tinga's suites has a bathroom with in-door and outdoor shower, separate lounge area with minibar, private plunge pool and deck, 24 hour air-conditioning and a range of luxury amenities. ... more   less 

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Address: Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: €1,568 - €1,720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Kruger National Park
#6 Spa Hotel in Kruger National Park
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