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Silvan is redefining luxury safari in Africa and our inspirational Leadwood and Jackalberry forest provides the ideal canvas for this ground breaking lodge. The contemporary, modern architecture is slick, bold and alluring with a nuanced bohemian flair adding a sense of whimsical artistry. Any stay at Silvan is a celebration of the majesty of the bush, Africa's people, and the pure exhilaration of life. We invite you to explore, share and connect with the true spirit of Africa.
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Breakfast included
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Kruger National Park 1200 South Africa
Getting there
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport4 km
Skukuza Airport26 km
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Silvan is truly a luxury experience in every way - the accommodations, the food, the people (expecially,) the attention to detail, and the safari experience are all top-notch. There are typically a maximum of 12 guests, and there are a total of 40 staff members, 24 who work on
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This is a hidden gem! What a wonderful place. The rooms are extremely luxurious, the attention to detail is incredible! The staff are outstanding! Nothing is too much for them, each and every one of them go out of their way to make your stay that much more special. The
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Stayed here last Friday & Saturday with my daughter. We were delighted with everything the lodge offers - position, accommodation, staff and attentiveness to detail.Our guide & tracker were excellent and we were treated to some excellent game viewing! I cracked a rib the night
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We stayed at Silvan recently for 4 days and were blown away with the beauty and style of this establishment. So much attention to detail. The rooms are beautifully decorated with private plunge pool on the decking looking out into the bush There is an on-site spa which we
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Response from General M, General Manager at Silvan Safari
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear 697beverleym It was wonderful to meet you and your husband at Silvan and we are very happy to know that you both had a great time and enjoyed the special bush moments. Thank you for sharing your experience with friends and everyone who needs to know. E look forward to possibly welcoming you back to our special home in the bush. Kind regards Ella
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Dragging my husband for a third safari trip in 6 years was not easy. When I showed him the accomodations on line... he acquiesed! So glad, so lucky to arrive and find that Ella who managed one of our favorite hotels in the world Ellerman House is the General Manager of this
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Response from General M, General Manager at Silvan Safari
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear RCCola125 Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review. It is compliments like these which inspire the team to go the extra mile and try even harder at spoiling our guests and ensure they have a wonderful time. What a delight is was to welcome Ellerman House guest and I hope it won't be the last. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday and that you had a pleasant flight home. Kind regards Ella
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How many game drives are included in a day? Is it one or two?
there are 2 game drives, early morning and after tea.
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You can see so many animals right from the lodge, including a pack of wild dogs who ran through the property. Amazing! Guides and trackers were knowledgable and dedicated. We saw a leopard, lion, elephants, and more within the first 30 minutes of our first game drive.
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"Each suite is a separate building, and there's a great view from each."
"All gorgeous we stayed in the Blue Guarri suite"
"All of the rooms are fantastic!"
"every room is unique and all are exceptional"
"We stayed in the Knobthorn suite which is located closer to the communal areas."
South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
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