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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

I really did not know what to expect from a safari as I had never been on one before but Arathusa and the safari were beyond my imagination. In a nutshell, 3 days was not enough - I could have easily done more. Our guide,...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Arathusa during the last week of May this year. The staff is amazing and the location couldn't be better. The watering hole in front of the lodge is a major bonus. There were hippos the...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 8 June 2015

A friend and I stayed here in March for 2 days, which incorporated 4 safari's with an excellent guide (Sean) and tracker. The lodge was fabulous and the staff were very accommodating and helpful. I could not recommend Arathusa enough, it was the highlight of...More

Thank swati b
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Arathusa Safari Lodge is an excellent Kruger reserve lodge in fabulous Sabi Sands. The Safari guides are very knowledgeable and able to stop within a few feet from the plentiful Big Five Game and other animals and birds. The watering hole directly beside the rooms,...More

Thank DugaldandNancy M
Reviewed 7 June 2015

My husband and I stayed for 4 days/3 nights and had a wonderful time at this lodge. Getting there is a quite a drive from Kruger airport but once we finally arrived (after approx 2.5 hour drive), it was worth it. I can vouch for...More

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Annie055
15 February 2018|
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Response from songfool | Reviewed this property |
We visited in September, early Spring, and asked the same question. We spent two weeks in Sabi Sands and never saw the first snake. The elephants are awesome to watch. We had one drink out of our plunge pool. Very Cool... More
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smyle01
1 February 2018|
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Response from Peter1Northampton | Reviewed this property |
Hello Stevie We’ve just come back from Arathusa, take a look at my review, the animal safaris are amazing as well as the rangers and trackers. 3 nights is perfect in our view. The lodges and food are okay but not the... More
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Naomi M
17 January 2018|
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Response from Skigal08 | Reviewed this property |
The lodge does a great job in helping people have as smooth as a ride as possible. We had some people sit in the front seat next to the driver, which is probably a little less bumpy than the last row in the vehicle. We had... More
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"If you want to see elephants get a bush facing room with splash pool they’ll use it more than you. Downside..."
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"If the watering hole is empty, it's best to book a bush facing room so you can get elephants drinking..."
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"Watering hole rooms if there is water in the hole if not I would recommend a bush room"
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"Marula room"
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