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New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in November after a stay in Cape Town. We booked with Viva Safaris and because there's only one flight a day , and it was sold out, Viva picked us up at JNB and drove us 5 hours in a van. Because we wanted an upgraded experience, they referred us to Ezulwini at Billy's lodge which was absolutely...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We spent six amazing days at River Lodge! Originally we were supposed to spend three days at River Lodge and three days at Billy's Lodge, but after our first full day at River Lodge, we asked if we could spend our entire time there....permission granted! We absolutely loved our time there and look forward to returning again! The location and...

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Lindon, Utah
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The staff at both the River Lodge and Billies Lodge were outstanding! They cater to the customer. The safari guides made the trip! I would highly recommend this as a business trip or as couples! Great

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A friend and I spent a week at Ezulwini in November, split between the River Lodge and Billy's. It exceeded our expectations, and we both said we would go back in a heartbeat. We saw the big five (saw all of the big five multiple times during our stay). But here's some things you should know. 1. The River Lodge...

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Florida
Reviewed 8 January 2017

If seeing animals is your main goal, you can not go wrong here. We saw all the big 5. The early morning and evening drives are well timed and the guide and the tracker were excellent. Unlike some other game reserves, the vehicles were allowed to go off-road and off-road they went following animals. The Range Rovers were comfortable and...

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Calitzdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stayed at Billy's lodge, what a fantastic experience. Fantastic views and lodges, great staff and hosts. All in all a great group managing and working at the lodge. Game driviing vehicles comfortable, modern and new, which is a plus as these can often be terrible making the game drive a nightmare...glad to say this was not at all the case,...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We booked through Viva Safaris (don't - go directly to this lodge and book, I promise!). Everything exceeded our expectations, the staff treated us like kings. The rooms were beautiful, spacious, and clean. You start each morning at 5am with a wakeup knock, then time to get ready, have coffee and head out for the game drive. You return to...

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Sonora, California
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed three nights at Billy's Lodge followed by two nights at River Lodge and truly experienced the trip of a lifetime. At Billy's Lodge we were warmly greeted by the staff upon arrival and shown to our rustic but very comfortable suite overlooking the bush, complete with porch swing, plunge pool and outdoor shower. We were...

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1Thank foothillstrekker
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Management and staff were great friendly and very helpful. The food was excellent and accommodation quaint. Area is very clean and well kept. When walking around saw a number of wild game. Highly recommended

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2Thank Martin W
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Africa Easy, a travel agency in Seattle that was Wonderful to work with, helped us plan our African Safari. We spent 3 nights at each of the two lodges and found our experiences at both were what made this a trip of a lifetime. Glory (host), Greg (ranger) and Richard (tracker) at the River Lodge were all exceptional. They and...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ezulwini, the Zulu word for 'Place of Paradise', is situated in the centre of the Greater Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve section, where Africa remains unspoiled. Ezulwini prides itself on being able to offer an exceptional African setting, indigenous fauna and flora as well as unique character and charm, to provide you with an authentic experience. Ezulwini Billy's Lodge nestles deep in the heart of lion country and offers three standard chalets as well as three new luxury suites with their own lounge area, private deck and plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and super King-Size beds. Ezulwini River Lodge is on the famous Olifants River, with large riverine trees and wonderful sightings of elephant, hippo and crocodile. River Lodge offers 4 standard rooms and 4 Ultra Luxury Suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ezulwini Game Lodges

Address: Ezulwini Billy's & River Lodge | Olifants West Section, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: $963 - $1,872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ezulwini Game Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Ezulwini Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
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“Get a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles collierguy65, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Every room is a separate hut with full bathroom and in close proximity to the main lodge area.”
 of 5 bubbles ckdavis1, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Up grade to the suite, especially at the River Lodge. Well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetC862, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“suites and Chalets are very good. You don't spend much time in the room.....”
 of 5 bubbles 181fredz, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Authentic Safari- Krueger National Park. We saw them tag rhinos while there. An amazing experience every person should experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Artallie, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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