We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arathusa Safari Lodge

Save
Share
Traveller (1391)
Room & Suite (253)
Dining (67)
Overview
Kruger National Park South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (936)
Filter reviews
800 results
Traveller rating
667
96
30
5
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
667
96
30
5
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews watering hole facing room water hole game drives sabi sands outdoor shower wild dogs other guests resident hippo cape buffalo south africa elephants drinking herd of elephants mosquito net infinity pool off road bush walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 800 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and my wife visited this incredible lodge in September and what an amazing experience it was. This was our first ever safari and any future safaris are really going to struggle to compete!! The first drive we saw a leopard with an impala kill...More

Thank Seaside653934
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed for one night 28 th sept 18 in bush facing Tamboti lodge , incredible place and excellent game drive with Jamie. Our lodge was fantastic and we had elephants drinking from our plunge pool the next morning . HOWEVER ! my husband inadvertently left...More

Thank LISAEJ
Response from Originblu-Comms, Public Relations Manager at Arathusa Safari LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear 'LISAEJ', We were horrified to read your review, and that some of your personal items went missing while with us at Arathusa Safari Lodge! Hannes Feuth, the owner of Arathusa, has asked that you please contact him directly [hannes@arathusa.co.za]. We are pleased that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Arathusa in Sept.What a place. We stayed in a bush room pure luxury with plunge pool. We did not get the chance to use it because everyday a herd of elephant came by to drink from it. What a privilege to sit 2...More

Thank cherrillbob44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had five fabulous days here. Shaun, Mel and Winnie, your hospitality was so welcoming. Johnson and your team, the food you presented was outstanding! Jamie and Norman, the big 5 in two days, what more can I say, unbelievable. Jamie’s knowledge and passion for his...More

Thank FarAway784995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience! We chose Sabi Sand for our first safari as we were told that the quality of game viewing here would be better as compared to elsewhere. I am so glad that we took that advice! We got up close and personal with...More

Thank Jane P
View more reviews
About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$855 - US$858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Hotel Arathusa Safari
,
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$855 - US$858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Hotel Arathusa Safari
,
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Photos
Traveller (1,391)
Room & Suite (253)
Dining (67)
Pool & Beach (37)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate
971 reviews
16.71 miles away
Skukuza Rest Camp
1,312 reviews
18.50 miles away
Sanbonani Resort
301 reviews
29.84 miles away
Shingala Guest House
4 reviews
30.93 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Cattle Baron Skukuza
707 reviews
18.45 miles away
Austrian Coffee Estate
11 reviews
34.26 miles away
Shiloh Coffee
20 reviews
34.52 miles away
Tanks Bush Pub
158 reviews
34.57 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Skukuza Golf Course
34 reviews
18.60 miles away
Thornybush Game Reserve
114 reviews
30.90 miles away
Thornbush Game Reserve
112 reviews
30.90 miles away
Elephant Whispers
824 reviews
31.91 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
annabrink15
1 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
Rooms are open plan, but the toilet is in it's own little room. Game drives had a maximum of 9 people per truck - everyone could see well. Scads of animals!
0
Votes
FondueMom
5 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from shawn W | Reviewed this property |
Only the Bush has plunge pools—the other chalets are close to the swimming pool, which is quite nice. Please be aware that there’s been no water in the watering hole for years (droughts). But it still attracts plenty of... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Bush facing rooms have plunge pools that are frequented by elephants/leopards"
summ3rain
4 weeks ago
Read review
"Bush facing unit"
Kolobezko
5 weeks ago
Read review
"Bush facing rooms have more privacy"
HeatherD-Toronto
9 Sep 2018
Read review
"Water facing rooms are very nice. If you are in bush facing rooms, you will have a little plunge pool and..."
CILNYC
9 Jul 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing