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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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São Paulo, SP
Reviewed 5 September 2014

It was the best trip ever that myself and my girlfriend did. The ranger and the tracker were amazing, Sean was great they had no problems to find the Big 5 twice...The hotel is incredible and the room we stayed was the best ever. we had our own national geographic program as it was just open the windows and we...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Thank you to everyone at Arathusa Safari Lodge for the trip of a lifetime! From the time we made our booking to our departure at Hoedspruit Airport the staff went out of their way to make our visit one we would never forget. Our bungalow, Jackalberry, was the best! Right on the watering hole with our own private pool and...

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Thank Michele R
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We had Roy & Chris as our trackers & what a great team. We saw big 5 almost straight away. The food was exceptional & the chef was so passionate about his meals. Our room was incredible except we couldn't get spa to work. Incredible to look out window & see wildlife walking by

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Thank Kathy749
UK
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Brilliant! Simply brilliant. Our eighth stay at Arathusa and the service, the game viewing and the food was exactly what we expect. The game viewing was excellent, we stayed for 6 nights and saw so much! Sabi Sands always delivers when it comes to game viewing. The game drives at Arathusa are usually slightly under 3 hours long. One of...

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1Thank Nik B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We flew from Johannesburg to Arathusa to have more time at the reserve. We stayed 5 nights before flying back to Johannesburg. We weren't disappointed at out Game reserve choice, the abundance of wildlife and guest pampering. We have stayed in a few game reserves and this one is near if not the best value for money. 2 vehicle and...

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2Thank lous594
Paris, France
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed 3 nights Very good organisation, good food, nice accomadation. And, the most important, very good game drives with many animals seen in very good conditions : Lions, leopards, elephants, bufalos, white rhino, Girafes etc ..... we where also lucky and saw three cheetahs ..... I really recommand this place !!

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Thank Philippe D
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 August 2014

You can't go wrong here...Arathusa has the safari experience down to a science. Great service, incredible lodging, amazing food, knowledgable and social rangers, and the #1 rated Sabi Sands reserve. Rien and Debeers were a winning combination for our drives, we saw the big five in one day. As a solo traveler I enjoyed the communal dining and high tea...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My family and I spent the first week of August at Arathusa. The tone was set upon our arrival when we were greeted by a group of over 20 elephants at the watering hole outside the lodge. We spent the week with Derrick, our ranger, and Morris, our tracker and could not have asked for more experienced and entertaining guides....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Arathusa had a way of getting everything right. I can't think of a single thing to fault them on. The accommodation was excellent (I was in one of the standard accommodations which was very roomy and comfortable - loved the big bath). Our ranger Roy was fantastic (and Chris our tracker). We saw all the big five plus many more,...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We spent 3 nights at Arathusa, and in common with other reviewers we loved the place. I won't repeat too much of what has been said already, but we particularly loved the waterhole setting and all the game viewing this gave from the comfort of a sunlounger between drives. A particular highlight was one lunchtime witnessing a herd of 40+...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Arathusa Safari Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Arathusa Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Arathusa Safari
Arathusa Safari Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“Even the least expensive rooms have wonderful view and are closer to the common areas.”
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