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Location:Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park

Dulini River Lodge

On the Sand River inside the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Dulini River Lodge is a stately and luxurious safari lodge.

When European explorers encountered and named the Sand River it must have been the dead of winter when the ground dries up after months of blue skies; the bush thins out and the animals congregate around any water source they can find.

But the Sand River is very much a Water River for most of the year bringing life and enrichment to one of Africa’s greatest game parks: the Kruger National Park. And along this river is a string of sensational safari lodges not least of which is the Dulini River Lodge in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve.

Employing the brick and mortar option for its sumptuous accommodation, Dulini River Lodge draws a fine line between its luxurious interiors and the raw bush outside. With gracious style and effortless luxury, Dulini River Lodge offers a romantic and memorable safari experience.

Beneath a grove of ebony trees along the seasonal Sand River, Dulini River Lodge is an African-themed safari lodge with dark wood, open side, thatched roofing and soft cream fabrics. The lodge is small and exclusive with just eight chalets spaced a suitable distance from each other along the water’s edge.

The living area is expansive and serene with a magnificent river and bush view from deep sofas and beneath the generous shade of thatch and a giant sausage tree. Dinners are an occasion unto themselves as a the final chapter in a day of superb game viewing.

Famed for its leopard and the so-called Big 5 plus the rarer African wild dog and cheetah, Sabi Sand is a private game reserve that shares its eastern border with the Kruger Park allowing the wildlife free movement in and out of this ancient wilderness. The 65,000ha reserve has both browsing and grazing habitats and is considered to be one of the best game reserves in South Africa.

Facilities

Fully inclusive accommodation - all meals, local drinks, services and game viewing safari activities; 8 luxury suites with river views; en suite bathrooms with additional outdoor shower; game viewing deck; private plunge pool; air conditioning; twin or double beds; telephone; safe; in-room massage; hairdryers; laundry included; mini bar; child-friendly; child-minding service; air strip and road transfers

Activities

Twice daily game drives; interpretive bush walks; night drives; bush dinners; spa treatments; expert guides and Shangaan trackers


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About Us

Staff party photo from 2019 showing all staff smiling
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
  • Janine Janine
  • Carmen Carmen
  • Anja Anja
  • Kirsti Kirsti
  • Petra Petra
  • Leandrie Leandrie
  • Jessica Jessica

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Ask for Chantelle, a true legend of patience, availability and efficiency. Will highly recommend.”

Bonique's recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with foresight and local knowledge... flawless.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip.”

Janine proposed us a great trip and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen and the NTS team for their excellent work.”

“Our family would like to thank Anja and everyone at NTS for organising such an incredible trip for us.”

Kirsti arranged the best family holiday we have ever had... highly recommended.”

“We worked with Petra and everything went flawlessly... can't recommend NTS highly enough!”

Leandrie was very patient listening to my needs and catering to my budget... Everything worked perfectly!”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”