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In spite of the dry name of the river on which it is located, there is nothing arid about warm and welcoming River Lodge. Perched on the edge of the Sand River, this tranquil lodge is the perfect safari retreat, boasting spacious riverside suites, Big Five game viewing with excellent leopard sightings and the perfect amount of privacy.
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1240 South Africa
Getting there
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport12 km
Skukuza Airport29 km
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We stayed at the Dulini River Lodge for our first Safari experience, and we couldn't be happier with our choice. The property and decor is absolutely beautiful. This is truly a luxury hotel. Our room was clean and beautiful -- and we saw animals everyday while enjoying our
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I can't say enough good things about Dulini River Lodge, the whole staff, our wonderful trackers, and especially our awesome ranger, Mac. The experience was unforgettable and breathtaking from the moment Mac picked us up from the airport to the moment the staff packed us our
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My wife and I stayed at Dulini River Lodge in December 2018 and it was incredible Getting to the lodge We came to Dulini from Capetown. We flew from CPT to Nelspruit and then from Nelspruit to Ulusaba, which is an airstrip approximately 10 minutes away from Dulini. Some of
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My husband and I stayed at Dulini River Lodge during our honeymoon. After lots of research we decided to stay here and it was by far the best experience of our trip! We picked Dulini River Lodge as it is located on the sand river where we hoped to see animals through the day,
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Dulini River Lodge exceeded all our expectations. Absolutely magic in every way. Beautiful rooms/ furnishings, excellent food, superb service & best of all- extraordinary game drives. We loved our guide and tracker-- we were with them 5 days and enjoyed every minute. We saw
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Your excitement about traveling to Dulini is infectious and such a joy to us who know that you are in for an amazing experience! The African bush is always exhilarating, but has a particular magic in Spring, which is the season you have chosen to travel. The weather at this time of year is pleasantly mild and will offer warm days, followed by cool evenings. It is always good to pack a light jacket and layers of clothing. Our game drive vehicles are equipped with luxurious, fleece-lined, water-proof ponchos for every guest, in case of poor weather. There is no formal dress code and guests are welcome to keep casual. "Bush Chic" is the dress style - which is open to personal interpretation! Enjoy planning for your safari! We look forward to receiving you in September.
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On your 4x4 safaris, how many to a vehicle?
That’s no longer the case. 2 per row, 3 rows for guests. Driver/Guide and tracker out the front
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"Room 1 sees a lot of animal action (monkeys, leopards, etc.!) & is furthest from the main lodge"
"The rooms are all the same."
"All rooms are pretty much equal from what we saw. Spread out along the Sand river"
"All rooms/suites are very private with your own plunge pool. There are in room massages if you wish."
"They are all fantastic"
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exeter river hotel sabi sand game reserve
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South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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