Location: Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Arathusa Safari Lodge is located in the northern area of the game rich Sabi Sands Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa.  A world famous wildlife region, Sabi Sands and the surrounding reserves share unfenced borders, and a huge variety of game roam the plains freely. It is a fantastic area for first time safari and an introduction to the Big 5.
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Arathusa Safari Lodge Water Hole

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Arathusa Safari Lodge Lounge

About Arathusa Safari Lodge

Arathusa Safari Lodge is located in the wilflife rich Sabi Sands Reserve. The best way to get to Arathusa Safari Lodge, is to fly into Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit), where you will be met and transferred 1.5 hours by road.  The most scenic, albeit longer route, is by flying into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), where you will be met and transferred 2.5 – 3 hours by road, via a spectacular drive to the 4 star Arathusa Safari Lodge. Once at Arathusa Safari Lodge, in the Sabi Sands Reserve, you will be entering a vastly diverse landscape of riverine thickets, river beds, open savannas and lush bushveld. This is the perfect Big Five game viewing country.

Arathusa Safari Lodge Accommodation

Arathusa Safari Lodge Accommodation  consists of 9 thatched en suite Standard Rooms within the camp’s perimeter, each with a veranda, an outdoor shower and amazing bush views. 4 en suite Luxury Rooms with the same amenities as the Standard Rooms are also available, but with their own plunge pools and lounge areas. 4 Star accommodation, Arathusa exudes an aura of tranquility.

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Arathusa Safari Lodge Suite

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Arathusa Safari Lodge Lounge

Arathusa Safari Lodge Activities and Attractions

  • The comfortable open plan, main living area, is perfect for reading a book and just relaxing.
  • The infinity swimming pool overlooks the water hole, where an abundance of wildlife can be viewed all day long and at sunset.
  • An alfresco boma, where you can dine under the stars with a roaring bonfire and exceptional South African cuisine, made with only the freshest products available.
  • An exceptional array of superior South African wines are on offer.
  • Arathusa Spa should not be missed, and is the perfect place to de-stress and enjoy a relaxing massage.  The Spa overlooks the Lodges water hole and the surrounding bushveld.  There are two therapists, so couples can enjoy a massage together.
  • Twice daily game drives, with qualified rangers and trackers, all of whom are absolutely passionate about the bush and will ensure that your experience at Arathusa, is a first class safari adventure.
  • Arathusa Safari Lodge prides itself on it’s leopard sightings – as one of the “Big Five”, the leopard is the most elusive!
  • Large herds of buffalo and elephant will be seen heading for the large water hole in front of the Lodge.
  • Arathusa is a bird watcher’s heaven – the Horus Swift being one of the rare birds of this area.
  • Bush walks can be arranged in the cool of the morning, with an armed ranger, who will teach you how to track various animals.

Guests travelling via the Cape may be interested in Greatest Africa’s private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Arathusa Safari Lodge Game Drive

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Arathusa Safari Lodge Dining