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Superior, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My daughter and I recently spent 5 days at Idube and had a wonderful safari experience. The lodge itself is beautiful, the rooms are clean and comfortable and the food was amazing. What impressed me the most was the staff. They were so embracing, happy and helpful and appearing to want to make your stay at their facility a truly...

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Samford, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This being my husband and my first South African safari, we couldn't have been more blessed. Idube Private Game Reserve Lodge is absolutely amazing, from the moment we stepped out of the car. We were greeted by the girls Cerita and Chloe, along with Mike and some of the other guys, with welcome drinks and after a run down on...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was our first safari experience and it was fantastic! The lodge is beautiful with Nyalas and Warthogs roaming within the grounds and little monkeys in the trees. Our chalet was lovely, we had everything we needed, the outdoor shower was an added touch. The game drives were amazing, our ranger was Promise and he seemed to really want to...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed at Idube for two nights following Kruger. The game viewing here is really something different and our guide Rob was extremely knowledgeable and seemed to have lots of fun in what he's doing. All the staff was excellent though, the food amazing and the bungalows spotless. There's a hidden lookout onto a waterhole where we spotted elephants and...

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Essex
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was the 4th of 4 lodges that we stayed at during our three week safari trip to South Africa. The lodge is only a short drive from the Newington Gate. We were welcomed by Cerita, given soft drinks and the routines explained to us. We were then taken to our rooms, which were very large and beautifully decorated. It...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I and our two teenage boys visited Idube in the beginning of July for three nights. It was our first safari so we didn´t really know what to expect, but it turned out to be a truly magical experience and the absolute highlight of our South African vacation. From the beginning, we were treated by all the...

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State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Idube is an amazing experience! Our rooms and dining were fabulous. Sitting on our porch and watching the Nyalas/warthogs grazing on the grass so close was an unique experience. The drive really got in the bush. Our guide/tracker gave us an experience of an life time.

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Auburn, Alabama
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The wildlife in Sabi Sand and the expert guidance of Rob the Ranger and his tracker Marc make this a real adventure of a lifetime. The camp is so nice and relaxing with Nyala, warthogs, and baboons roaming the peaceful grass covered lawns and elephants and other wildlife visable at the hide across the swinging bridge from the lunch area....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in May. The rooms, meals, attention to detail were excellent. All the staff were helpful and keen to make sure we had a great experience. From our 1st game drive we saw leopard, hippo, giraffe, rhino, elephant, lion, buffalo etc, all up close and personal! Our guide Brogan was great and determined to get us...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We recently stayed here for part of our honeymoon. The meals provided a taste of South African cuisine and the game grounds were beautiful. The safari was one of the main highlights on our trip. We saw so many animals with our ranger Mike, He was very knowledgeable about the environment and everything that inhabits it. Our game drives were...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idube Game Reserve is a safari lodge situated in the Sabi Sand Reserve, in the heart of South Africa’s premier wildlife conservation area of the Greater Kruger Park. Game, including the Big 5, is viewed really close by from open Land Rovers, or spotted on guided walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idube Game Reserve Lodge

Address: Portion 1 | Wallingford Farm, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: €614 - €868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Idube Game Reserve Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Idube Private Game Reserve Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Idube Game Reserve Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“This is not a pretencious lodge so dont worry about buying expensive safari wear.”
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