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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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“watering hole”(155 reviews)
“facing room”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

As with any animal type experience, it is difficult to separate the experience of viewing the amazing creatures and the accommodation or tour itself. Of course, our guides Sean and Rifos are employed by Arathusa and their expertise and personalities certainly were a huge part...More

3  Thank SherriandBrandon
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The resort is fantastic. The rooms are wonderful- a highlight for us being the outdoor shower! However, what really makes Arathusa is the staff! From we were greeted at the door we were looked after right until we left. There is too many wonderful staff...More

1  Thank SuzannaVa
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We travelled to SA in June (13-27.6.15) as couple and stayed in Arathusa Lodge for 3 nights. It is located in the Sabie Sands Reserve, next to Kruger Park. Beware though of the road wich is pretty bad if you have a standard car. It...More

1  Thank Chris_CH_Morges
Reviewed 4 July 2015

First let's get the negative aspects out of the way: -We stayed in room 2 and it was ALWAYS too dark. Even in the middle of the day with all the lights on. The thatched roof hung down over the windows and the curtains and...More

2  Thank TravelAM84
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My Wife had wanted to go to Africa for years. So I took her to Arathusa in Sabi Sands, for her 40th Birthday, and stayed for 2 nights. We both had a wonderful time here. The Staff were Friendly, attentive, and eager to please. The...More

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Beth B
9 April 2018|
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Response from Zubaida R | Reviewed this property |
Both are true. Yo can sit with your group or you can get a meal in your room or on your balcony just for you two.
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Claire C
20 March 2018|
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Response from Berend d | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire, we will be there also in April from 15th till 20th but to answer your question there is not a gym at this lodge. To get some exercise you can swim in small pool or you can go hiking with a ranger every morning... More
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Annie055
15 February 2018|
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Response from Beebles54 | Reviewed this property |
We saw one very small snake on the deck where breakfast was set up one morning. Three birds (hornbills) had spotted it and were hoping for a snack, but one of the rangers encouraged the snake to leave the deck. All the... More
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"The daily bush walks with your guide, although optional, are definitely worth going on!"
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