Dulini River

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The Dulini River Lodge Sabi Sands Game Reserve lies adjacent to the well known Kruger National Park with no fences separating the two, making for an area that offers a rich diversity of wildlife.

The five stars lodge provides luxury safari accommodation right on the banks of the scenic Sand River in the spectacular Sabi Sands Game Reserve of South Africa's Mpumalanga province. The reserve lies adjacent to the well known Kruger National Park with no fences separating the two, making for an area that offers a rich diversity of wildlife.

The Dulini River Lodge game-rich Sabi Sands Reserve is especially popular for sightings of the elusive leopard, lion and cheetahs. Being home to the 'Big 5', some of Africa's most fantastic animal viewing can be experienced in this region. The main lodge at Exeter River offers breathtaking views of the river and surrounding reserve and provides the perfect environment where guests can just sit back, relax and enjoy the wonders of the untamed African bush.

The lodge offers eight spacious and luxurious suites where the Sand River flows right past the door. The suites are spacious to ensure guests have a comfortable and relaxing stay. Large en-suite bathrooms with a bath and separate shower, a private plunge pool, lounge and private viewing deck make for a wonderful setting in the bush. Enjoy views of the passing wildlife from the comfort of your own suite as they come to quench their thirst.

At the lodge, the meals served are designed to fit in with the safari experience. Guests staying at the Lodge enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The meals at the lodge are set out by the lodge's chef daily to ensure that guests experience something new every day. All the meals are freshly prepared and offer a unique safari culinary experience.

The lodge in South Africa offers its guests an exciting insight into the African bush and its wildlife with their game drives and bush walks. Game drives occur on a daily basis in the mornings and in the late afternoons. Visitors enjoy exploring over 10 000 hectares of safari reserve in an open 4x4 safari vehicle while spotting some of Africa's most beautiful wild animals. The game drives are all led by experienced guides and trackers to ensure travellers get the most out of their memorable game drive experience.

The lodge also offers guests the option to go on a guided bushwalk.  The bushwalk is a great way to learn about the smaller plants and animals of the reserve which are missed during the game drives.  While on the bush walk, the guide will share his knowledge about the flora, fauna, insects and small animals which live in the reserve. The bushwalk is about an hour long and offers a truly eye-opening experience.

The River Lodge's main lodge also offers a large open lounge area which is the perfect place to just sit and relax while enjoying a book or to socialize with other guests at the lodge. In-room massage treatments can also be arranged in the comfort and privacy of the suites.  The massage treatments offer a great way to relax and de-stress and leave guests feeling rejuvenated for the rest of their stay at the lodge.

Below are some important facts which guests should be aware of when staying at the lodge to ensure a pleasant and enjoyable stay.

Important facts:

  • the Exeter River Lodge is situated in a malaria area
  • children are welcome at the lodge although children under 5 years may not partake in the game drives or bush walks
  • there are no fences surrounding the lodge so guests need to keep caution when walking around the lodge.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Private plunge pool
  • Telephone

Facilities Available at Dulini River

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Viewing deck
  • Wellness centre

More Information on Dulini River

FAQs about Dulini River
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Dulini River are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Dulini River located?
Dulini River is located at the following location / address: Sabi Sands Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.