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River Lodge at Dulini

Dulini River Lodge offers a 5 star luxury safari experience and is know for its riverfront location along the banks of the seasonal Sand River. Dulini River Lodge boasts 8 intimate and exquisite suites offering private viewing decks and exclusive plunge pools.  Riverside views and spacious interiors make for a beautiful combination of African tradition with classic old-world charm. When not relaxing in your private plunge pool enjoy the comfort of the communal lounge, expansive viewing deck, and savour world-class cuisine under African skies.  Fine attention to detail and personal service truly makes Dulini River Lodge a place of comfort, and luxurious relaxation.


Dulini is a luxurious place of relaxation exuding passion for the African bushveld. Based amidst the 65 000-hectare Sabi Sand Game Reserve, featuring unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, it is home to a great diversity of wildlife.  Dulini Game Reserve takes great pride in providing guests with a world-class game viewing adventure.  Rangers and trackers at Dulini are some of the best in the industry, all well-seasoned with excellent qualifications.  Their expert knowledge allows them to take you on an unforgettable experience tracking and photographing lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino.  Their passion for conservation shows as they allow the animals to take centre stage on every game drive, and guided walking safari.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Night drives
  • Wellness Centre
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  • Community tour
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym


  • 5-star luxury
  • Private plunge pools
  • Spectacular views
  • Uncrowded Big 5 game drives

Closest airport

  • Ulusaba airstrip
  • Skukuza Airport
  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • R.Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)

Children policy

River Lodge welcomes children of eight years and older. No age limit for lodges More Details when wholly booked on exclusive use basis.

  • Children 8-16 years sharing with an adult pay 50% of the full rate
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2 x Game drives per day, guided bushwalks, all meals, soft drinks and selected alcoholic beverages, and transfers from a private airstrip within Sabi Sands..


Premium brand drinks, cellar wines, gate fees, additional activities, spa treatments, private-use vehicles, and transfers.

Terms and conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 50% applicable
  • Rates displayed are from 01 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020

Accommodation Options

Luxury Suites

Sleeps 2 Adults, 1 child

Eight luxurious suites feature private plunge pools and riverside viewing decks. Spacious interiors boast extravagant bathrooms with deep tubs and alfresco showers, combining touches of African tradition with classic old-world charm. Read more Units are furnished with romantically draped mosquito netting, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, coffee facilities, and a mini-bar. Less

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Price R17 450 per person, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 5- to 6-hour drive from Johannesburg mostly on the N12 and N4 highway. Dulini is a 2-hour drive from Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, or a 45-minute drive from Skukuza Airport.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Skukuza or Kruger Mpumalanga airport. Alternatively, take a charter flight to the Ulusaba airstrip with a short road transfer to Dulini.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Skukuza: 50 minutes
  • Cape Town to Skukuza: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Durban to Kruger Mpumalanga: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Johannesburg to Kruger Mpumalanga: 45 minutes
  • Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Johannesburg to Ulusaba airstrip: 80 minutes