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Lion Sands River Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location on the banks of the Sabi River is gold! The landscape and all the wildlife it attracts are diverse and serene. And the Lodge rooms are easily more than adequate in size with great views of the river close by. Also stocked very...More

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Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The “Gasp Factor” upon entering this absolutely amazing Private Safari Suite is huge. It really is breathtakingly modern, thoughtful, sooooo comfortable and truly a wonderful experience in every way. Our accommodation (Unit 4) was stunning. Spacious interior with mosquito net draped bed, stand alone bath,...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were among the first guests at the Lodge's reopening this month following a fire last May. Our experience was fantastic. The staff could not be more welcoming and accommodating including Mylord who took care of our every food and drink detail....More

Thank Therese V
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Located on a private reserve bordering Kruger National park this safari lodge met and exceeded all of our dreams. From seeing all of the big 5 to the "accommodations" everything was 5 star in every way. Safari's are expensive and there are many things to...More

2  Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Wonderful accommodation in an individual room linked to the central area by walkways that we needed to be escorted along before light and after dark. Mosquito nets around the bed and complimentary deterrent spray. Wonderful food served to table at the raised dining area overlooking...More

Thank Yvonne P
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Breakfast included
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Lillybet999
9 July 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
We were there for four nights in April and only saw one Python whilst out on a game drive. The chances of seeing one at the actual lodges are fairly minimal. In May vegetation is still fairly lush , so this again will... More
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stevejan2015
19 March 2017|
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Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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3 March 2017|
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Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
Skukuza Airport is served by larger planes and no longer the small 2 or 4 seater charter planes. It's a comfortable 50minute flight from Johannesburg with SA Airlink. You can view the planes on their website. The Lion Sands... More
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"Stay on the river side. Water attracts the animals."
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