Dulini River Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Dulini River Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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Accommodation Category: Birding, Bushveld, Greater Kruger Park, Lodge, Luxury Safari Lodge, Mpumalanga, Private Nature Reserve, and Up-MarketAccommodation Tags: big5, Dulini, exeter, GreaterKruger, kruger-park, luxury, SabiSand, Safari, and safari lodge

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  • Dulini River Lodge

    Sabi Sand Game Reserve is home to Dulini.

    Dulini River Lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is known to be one of Africa’s finest safari destinations.

    The 65 000ha Sabi Sand Reserve shares a 50km unfenced border with the Kruger National Park toward the east. Two perennial rivers, the Sabi and Sand Rivers sustain the diverse fauna and flora of the area, which enjoys one of the highest and most bio-diverse populations of any reserve in Africa.

    With no boundary fences between the Sabi Sand and the Kruger National Park, an excellent diversity of wildlife is found here, together with the Big Five: lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.

    Game drives traverse an area of 10 000 hectares (24 700 acres) and strict vehicle limits at sightings ensure the exclusivity of your game viewing experience. Off-road driving allows the best possible view of any exceptional sighting and rangers are constantly communicating with each other to keep track of animal movements.

    Embraced within the riverine grandeur of ancient ebony trees, Dulini River Lodge exudes a sense of indulgence true to the long-standing safari tradition. The enchanting elevation of the six luxurious suites, offers inspiring views over the majestic Sand River, to the savannah on the far side.


    Dulini River Lodge presents the signature safari experience within the company of skilful guides and in the luxury of exclusive six-seater game viewers. Exhilarating encounters with wildlife and sincere hospitality are what make Dulini River Lodge an unforgettable memorable experience.


    Dulini River Lodge facilities include:  A wellness centre, boma, curio shop, WIFI, main lodge lounge, deck and swimming pool.


    Game drives at Dulini Private Game Reserve are conducted by qualified and passionate rangers and trackers, who have a wealth of knowledge to share the intricate nuances of the African bush. Many of them grew up in the area and thus, their knowledge of the environment is unrivalled. All of them are professionally qualified to manage the uncompromising responsibilities of the safari experience. It is these characters that will win your heart with heroic stories, wow you with fantastic bush tales and leave you in awe of by their knowledgeable interpretation of the African wild.

    10 000 hectares of pristine wilderness are traversed in the comfort of six seat open land rovers. With the swarming biodiversity of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and therefore the accomplished interpretation of bush signs by expert Shangaan trackers, no two game drives are ever the same. Trackers and Rangers partner in looking for fresh animal tracks and brush elusive animals into ravines and through the brush to make sure your vivid and exhilarating wildlife encounter.

    The Dulini field guides are well-educated in producing an unforgettable safari expedition and will endeavour to position the vehicle for the most effective photographic opportunities for guests


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  • Honeymoon offer valid for travel in 2017 – min 3 night stay, Bride receives a 50% discount off the rate for her stay.
    Repeat guest offer valid for travel in 2017 - Return guests receive a 15% discount off their accommodation costs - There is a min stay of 3 nights and we require their last dates of travel to confirm the discount. This discount will only apply to repeat guest’s accommodation and not guests who may be travelling in the same party.
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  • Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    South Africa
  • Facilities:

    Dulini River Lodge facilities include:
    A wellness centre, boma, curio shop, WIFI, main lodge lounge, deck and swimming pool.

    Viewing Deck
    The traffic of game frequenting the trails through and beyond the camp and riverbed may be enjoyed from the cantilevered deck tented by a leafy Jackalberry. It is not uncommon to secretly witness the passage of an elusive leopard from this vantage point. The deck also offers an alternative venue for enjoying the rich fare at meal times.
    Dining Boma
    Traditionally known as “the boma”, this truly African dining venue boasts a ceiling of stars and a roaring fire. It is around the Boma fire that friendships are sealed and all African bush yarns are spun – grandiose tales of fearsome beasts and great escapes are always more memorable when shared around the camp fire.
    Safari Shop
    A collection of bespoke curios and safari essentials are available for your temptation. It is an African custom to return to one’s home bearing gifts of the land to which one has journeyed. The Safari Shop will accommodate this tradition and package purchases in Dulini style to remind you of your African sojourn.
    Guests have an opportunity to partner with Dulini through their purchases from our safari shop.
    The Dulini curio shop is dedicated to key fundraising for our outreach work. 50% of profit from curio shop sales is directly Donated to the EsiDuini Community Trust.

  • Child Policy:

    Children from 8 years and older are welcome at Dulini. A child is considered 8-16 years old and will be charged 50% of the full adult rate when sharing with one or two adults. Should there be a full camp booking; children of any age will be welcome. Child rates will apply for a 08-16-year-old sharing with parents.

  • Rooms:

    River Lodge has 6 riverside suites. Each suite features:
    • A lounge area
    • Deck
    • Plunge pool
    • Indoor and outdoor showers
    • Bath
    • Double vanities and a separate toilet
    • Ceiling fan and air- conditioning
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Mini bar
    • Safe
    • Hairdryers

  • Terms:

    Our cancellation policy is as follows:
    • Three weeks before arrival: 50% of full amount
    • Two weeks before arrival: 75% of full amount
    • One week or less: 100% of full amount

  • Normal Rates:

    01 January - 31 December 2017
    Daily sharing rate
    R11 500 per person per night

    Daily single rate
    R17 250 per person per night

    Please note that the Sabi Sand Guest Conservation Contribution (GCC) fee of R100 per person per night (vat exempt) will be added to the above rates and will be invoiced with the accommodation.

    Accommodation, two game drives per day, all meals, teas and coffees, drinks (house wines, local brand spirits, beers and soft drinks), minibar, refreshments on game drive, bush walks, wi-fi, laundry service, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip and VAT.

    Curio shop purchases, gratuities, telephone calls, spa treatments, SSW guest conservation contribution (GCC), gate entrance fees, aircraft landing and departure fees, Ulusaba passenger taxes and airport transfers.