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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent83%
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“watering hole”(155 reviews)
“water facing”(16 reviews)
“game drives”(232 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

This place is just amazing. We were greeted upon arrival by the staff and they were so friendly and welcoming. Throughout the entire stay the entire staff would take time to talk to you about what you saw on your game drives, where you have...More

4  Thank irishprincessa
Reviewed 17 May 2015

So many others have raved about their experience at Arathusa and we can only echo the high praise it has received. It is difficult to add to some other comprehensive reviews but hopefully the following will be of use to others considering a safari in...More

3  Thank Skelligman
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We recently spend 3 nights at Arathusa in room 6...THE best as it overlooks the lake which is filled with Hippos all of the time. The room is extremely nice; shower, bathtub and outside shower complete with king bed and a wall of glass and...More

1  Thank walthess
Reviewed 14 May 2015

As my husband and I were on our very first visit to South Africa and had therefore never been to a safari park to see the Big Five in their natural environment, we wanted to do our research to find the best game lodge.....and through...More

1  Thank Boots888
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Arathusa deserves all the high ratings, period end of story. We stayed 4 nights in April and as others have said Arathusa gets high marks on location, lodge, rooms, service, food and maybe most important the game drives. For seeing the animals in their natural...More

5  Thank Jon G
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Naomi M
17 January 2018|
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Response from DePere | Reviewed this property |
The conditions of the tracks will vary a lot. Some are nice and smooth, at other times you may be going up a dry creek bed of very soft sand, or climbing slopes that are full of ruts. The bumpiest time is when you go off... More
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Tiffany H
15 December 2017|
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Response from DJWakitup | Reviewed this property |
No problem for hot water. Yes the roads are bumpy but you're on Safari and in the bush so that's expected. Bring binoculars to enhance the experience. 8x42 or 8x50 will be fine.
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Carol D
1 July 2017|
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Response from rosie/oscar | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think it will be dry. When we were there the staff said it would be dry within the week but please don't let this put you off it is an a wonderful place which we thoroughly enjoyed. You can webcam it but I didn't find... More
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"Watering hole rooms if there is water in the hole if not I would recommend a bush room"
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"Marula room"
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"Lodge luxury upgrade could be away from the pool / dinning area, but its all quiet there."
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"All rooms are lovely, bush-facing rooms have a private plunge pool."
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