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    Baluleni Safari Lodge

    Plot 13 | Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 75 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We are so grateful that we chose Baluleni for our safari honeymoon! Elke, Evert, Marinez, Jan, - All of you feel like friends to us now & though S.A. IS far from our home - we really DO HOPE that we can come again to...More

    Thank YellowBear99
    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Jonathan and Wendy, You're only gone since 13 October but all of us are missing you. The first night in the boma after you left all the guests were talking about how they miss you (your dry humor and your laughter). Yes, we all...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I travelled here with my girlfriend. What an experience. Animal viewing was factastic. Had no fence which meant animals were free to roam. Decor was safari like and very fitting. The staff here went above and beyond for us. Before arriving I told Elke I...More

    Thank Chris H
    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Chris, Thank you once again for visiting Baluleni, and for the great review, it is appreciated. Your appraisal of Baluleni's employees is greatly appreciated by all of them. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that both of you had...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    We had an amazing time at this Lodge, everyone who worked there was so helpful and knowledgeable, we saw so many animals, saw animals from our beautiful chalet deck, all throughout the day and night, and had 2 amazing game drives daily, and great meals....More

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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

    Realcritic777, We appreciate your wonderful review on Baluleni and we're glad that you had an amazing time here at Baluleni. We're sure the animals also enjoyed your company as animal lovers. We would like to welcome you again at Baluleni and are looking forward to...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    We really enjoyed our stay at Baluleni and highly recommend it to anyone interested in getting close to nature. It is unfenced, so wildlife is free to roam into camp. It is small, so you will be greeted warmly upon arrival and get to know...More

    Thank Sidra B
    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Sidra B, Thank you Sidra for staying with Baluleni and for your very nice review. Thank you also for recommending Baluleni. We're always happy when our guests meet the animals in and around the camp, especially when it is the leopard, lions or elephants!...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Baluleni is the perfect peaceful escape for any animal lover. We stayed in the tent accommodation which was really lovely and different to anything we had done before. As the lodge is within a nature reserve animals stroll right through day and night which we...More

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    Management response:Responded 10 September 2017

    Dear James Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We are thrilled to hear that you had such an amazing few days at our lodge and that your safari experience with us was such a memorable one. We...More

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    • US$215 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    pierr0w
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Good morning Pierre and Felicity, Thank you for your question. Elke has forwarded you the directions on 15 May 2017. Looking forward to welcome you. Evert van Eeden Baluleni Safari Lodge (Pty) Ltd
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    karenestelle
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Dear Karen, We are located in the 50 000ha Balule Reserve The lodge has no fences We are located on the Olifants River and also have a waterhole We offer safaris in Balule and in the public sector of the Kruger National... More
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    karenestelle
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
    Hi Karen We do the safaris ourselves with a guide and it costs R290 per person per 3 hour safari in an open vehicle. It is done early morning before breakfast and late afternoon, back before dinner. We also offer full day... More
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    Room Tips
    "Chalets nearest the water offer great viewing opportunities in camp. Also Tent #2 for viewing an adjacent..."
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    "Tent 2 is closest to the open field. The bungalows overlook the riverbed."
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    "We got the honeymoon chalet, if you can request it, it has the best views and spots for animal watching!"
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    "The chalets at the front have the best views of the game trails and the river but all are surrounded by..."
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