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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Tony Williamson and his team have honed this Lodge to provided excellent service in all facets to provide the best experience in the bush. The attention to detail and unobstrusive service exceeds expectations. If you're looking for the perfect safari experience in a big five reserve, look no further, Mohlabetsi excels. Great food, comfortable rooms, personal attention and knowledgeable guides...

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2Thank Fani J
Paris, France
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We have been there for 3 nights and we really enjoyed our stay! We were only 20 people so the place is peaceful, the only noises you can ear are the animals ones :) the room was amazing and very clean! Safaris were great... The rangers are very good and we saw the big 5, hippo and crocodiles! The dinner...

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1Thank Chiara_P85
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Small scale, friendly staff, little oasis. Excellent food eaten around the fire at night. The highlight of our trip. We saw the big 5 twice in 3 days. Recommend 2 day min stay. 3 was perfect for us. Family of 5 in 2 units next to each other.

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1Thank K2391UYdavidm
Oxford, England
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I would highly recommend Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge. The accommodation is beautiful coupled with the delicious food and fabulous kitchen staff. We were lucky enough to see the Big Five on at least 2 separate occasions. The trackers and drivers are exceptionally knowledgeable not only about the area but the animals too. Just book it! You won't regret it.

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2Thank ajmolloy100
New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2016

There are so many safari lodges to choose from in Kruger and Greater Kruger. We chose Mohlabetsi from the reviews and we were not disappointed. This is a family lodge (older kids generally) and the staff make this lodge superlative. The setting is awesome and the safari drives are fun, interesting, and informative. Staff are extremely experienced and helpful -...

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1Thank Kinuck
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My wife and I visited from 10th-13th July 2016. We were staggered by the professionalism and teamwork of the staff, especially the trackers and rangers who made sure our opportunities to see a great variety of wildlife were maximised. We were blessed with the big five (including all five in one evening drive) and the ugly five too. Hippos and...

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1Thank Pikebike10
Vancouver
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Where to begin? Beautiful Rondavel "cabins" with outdoor showers; lunch on the lawn and sun loungers facing the open terrain so that one can watch wildlife wander past (birds and monkeys hoping to snatch a crumb after lunch, giraffes strolling along, elephants munching on trees after dark); an outdoor braai dinner - the food is very good; two gracious hosts,...

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2Thank Vacation-Vancouver
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was my second stay, this time to celebrate my 50th birthday and sons university graduation. Once again it was perfect in every aspect. With only 20 beds the staff know you very quickly and it feels like you are part of the safari family. The lodges are beautifully decorated with an alfresco shower which is wonderful in daylight but...

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1Thank Trudyr1
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was the highlight of our trip to South Africa. Mohlabetsi is a small lodge with only 20 people staying so very intimate, with lovely grounds. The staff were so friendly, the rooms very comfortable and the food was great although not a lot of choice. Very different from a hotel, which made for a very unique experience, The safari...

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1Thank Maree W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I was initially apprehensive about going on safari solo but had an outstanding experience at Mohlabetsi. The staff are friendly and attentive and the setting itself is so gorgeous that you can't help but relax! The lodge hosts up to 20 people at a time, so the feel is intimate and communal, and I soon bonded with some of the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the vast Balule Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger Park. Get close up to the Big 5 & other animals on vehicle safaris & walks. Luxurious accommodation in a small, privately owned camp, excellent meals & South African hospitality at an extremely affordable price. Easy access via self-drive or daily flights & shuttles from Johannesburg. Relax around a swimming pool & enjoy aroma-therapy massages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

Address: PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: $599 - $728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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