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Remscheid, Germany
Reviewed 28 September 2016

as we are back now in Germany we are looking back to all our experiences in South Africa. Our stay at Mohlabetsi was great in all kind: a great lodging, excellent food and service and of course a breathtaking experience of all the wild animals in Greater Kruger Park.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had 3 fantastic days at Mohlabetsi which is a lovely relaxed place, with comfortable accommodation, good food, very friendly staff and brilliant game driver/guides - Hamilton is a star. I can;t compare with other private lodges as this is the only one I've been to, but compared to our Kruger NP self-drive experience Mohlabetsi offered vastly superior accommocation, immeasurably...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved out stay at Mohlabetsi! They accommodated our family of 5 ( ages: 10, 14&16yo children) in a family interconnecting villa. It had a brilliant view of the waterhole! We sat reading and relaxing while watching a crocodile sun himself and giraffes and Impala come for a drink... The safaris were super exciting! We went on 6 safaris...

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1Thank PipFef
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Everything about this lodge was amazing! The staff was very friendly and took care of the little things like opening/closing windows and walking with us back to our hut at night with a flashlight. The lodge only accommodates 20 people which was really nice and intimate. All the meals were awesome! We loved eating dinner by the fire and having...

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1Thank Amanda H
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Amazing staff, accommodation, food, game drives and wildlife. Our ranger Solly and tracker Rogers were first class and went the extra mile to ensure we saw the best of the wildlife in the area. I would recommend this camp to anyone.

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1Thank Tony I
Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We saw rhinos and zebras which I had not seen in Zimbabwe and Botswana. The secretive leopard escaped us, but I learned that black panther is a close relative so no worries. The staff was very attentive. Food was great. Sydney, our ranger, tracked animal droppings and footprints, helping us to see what we requested. Loved outdoor shower midday! I...

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2Thank 70sSolo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

What a really nice surprise Mohlabetsi was to our family. Accomodations are solid-wall cabanas with a charming central shaded area where they serve breakfast and lunch. Loved the outdoor showers. The place is like an oasis surrounded by wild habitat. Its pretty cool sitting in a lawn chair staring into the african wilderness with only a tiny electric trip wire...

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Clent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were lucky to see the Big 5 on one morning drive, plus see more on other drives! The Rangers and trackers are amazing, we walked along the riverbed and watched hippos run down river, totally magical experience. My kids now have Hamilton as a super hero - ranger!!

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2Thank Di H
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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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM1,737 - RM2,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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