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East Hartland, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had an exceptional time at the GreenFire game lodge at greater Kruger Park. I was a little unsure of what seemed like a lot of money to me but I spent the extra money for a safari lodge like this and have no regrets. The GreenFire lodge was especially amazing, my wife fell in love with... More 

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Thank ljshank
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The rooms were excellent, the food was very good and the service was the best I've ever seen. Very friendly and they take time to explain things. The Ferrari Safari was perfect, we saw buffalos, lions, elephants (in front of the lodge) a rhino, cheetha, zebras,... It was wonderful!!!

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Malmo, Sweden
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Expectations were exceeded! Amazing place in a magnificent park. The room we had could had not been better! Great balcony to enjoy the nature and animals that walk just in front of you. Very knowledgeable guides on the game drives and very profesional and friendly staff at the lodge. One of the best places I have ever stayed at!

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Thank CristinaBM B
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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472 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Greenfire game lodge will provide you with the most amazing safari experience possible in all of South Africa. The lodge is intimate and very tastily modeled to enjoy a great safari experience. The staff and game guide will make will assist you in any means possible to ensure you have the best possible experience. The meals are a 10, the... More 

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Thank JA Experiences N
Hollywood , Florida, United States
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The place is magic, the rooms are very clean, beautiful decorated, not , the room were great because the walls are glass so easy to see wild life all the time, peace full place . The staff was very kind, professional, the food was great.

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Thank Diana G
Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I had 4 wonderful days staying at Greenfire Lodge - the set up is brilliant with luxurious accomodation, fabulous food and awesome game drives, including a full day at Kruger NP. I was really lucky to have Isaac as my guide - his tracking ability is awesome and can answer any question - ably assisted by Anel & Kayla -... More 

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England
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this lodge. Staff were superb, friendly, welcoming and very helpful. The food was plenty and of a high standard. Having no wifi and tv makes it the perfect break to appreciate where you are. Isaaks game drives were very informative, successful and with his sense of humor and great stories, highly enjoyable. Was great to go for a... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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59 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

From the moment you arrive at the airport and sadly have to leave, the friendly, five star service begins. Each and every staff member is to be congratulated! The rooms are amazing, ceiling to floor glass, modern, clean, private and with viewing decks. One slight drawback, no air con or heating but hey you are in the African bush. They... More 

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Thank Jayne J
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The food is excellant. The tour guides answered all of our questions: plus, we were able to see 4 of the big 5. I will definitely come back to this location. I was a little apprehensive at first. I did not want to sleep in a traditional safari environment; however, the huts were enclosed with the ability to allow floor... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

If you want to step outside of your day to day activities and enter into the fascinating world of South Africa then think no further than Greenfire Game Lodge. The staff are magnificent, the food is excellent and the animals cooperate. A truly enjoyable experience that one should have in one's lifetime. I managed to see 4 out of the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Greenfire Game Lodge is situated in the Greater Kruger National Park and is the ideal venue for anyone wanting an intimate and exclusive experience in this world-famous African wildlife paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Greenfire Game Lodge

Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Drifters Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: $628 - $710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Drifters Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
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“All rooms look out on the (seasonal) river with decks giving great views. Room 5 has the shortest walk to the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles ljshank, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the huts are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles chelyles, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Mick11002, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlook the river and are separated from the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles kipioneer, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 5 has a great view from the bed and you can view game while relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles iJontyM, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
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