Arathusa Safari Lodge

Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $554.00

Travel Blogs from Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Final Day on Safari

A travel blog entry by jim.diane


Started the morning game drive at the usual 5:30 AM. It was a little cool. We needed jackets and blankets over the legs. We were greeted early by zebra, elephants, impalas, dwarf mongoose, buffalo and a leopard which we tracked in the bush. What a great time driving in the bush over trees (which pop right back up). Got some pictures of the lilac …

More safaris at Sabi Sands

A travel blog entry by jim.diane


Wake up call was 5 AM again and out on the game drive by 5:30 here at Arathusa Lodge. There were only 5 of us on the vehicle which was nice. We don’t stick to the dirt roads but do a lot of offroading. It is an experience. We started out seeing hippos in the lake and giraffe just off the dirt road, then we took off into the bush to see rhino …

Off to Sabi Sands

A travel blog entry by jim.diane


This morning after coffee we tracked a huge heard of elephants. There were at least 30, all sizes and gender. The interesting thing on all the game drives is how close you are to the animals. The leopards have been 10 feet from us both on the ground and above us in trees. The elephants surround the vehicle and you don’t know which way to look …

Wow - unbelievable

A travel blog entry by kathis


The tour guide said the drive from Swaziland to Kruger was about 3 hours. We plugged in to coordinates into the TomTom (sooo glad that we rented this - would have been somewhere lost in Africa). It said 8 hours. Ok, so I guess no early game drive in Swaziland. We took off about the time the gate opened at 6am and drove through Swaziland and then up …

All GAME's are not created equal...!

A travel blog entry by martinc123


GPS Coordinates: S 2455'22.5" E 03139'34.7" Temperature: 31.6C Humidity: 20.5 % Pressure: 98.8 kPa Altitude: 242 m "Ninjani"! Tout le monde, Je suis finalement de retour... On my return to South Africa (SA) from Madagascar I stayed a few days at a friend's place in Pretoria (Tshwane). I visited a bit and had time to organize myself and recharge …

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This 4 star hotel, located in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, is near Blyde River Canyon, Chapman's Peak Drive, Golden Gate National Park, and Duiker Island.
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