+27 (0)12 345 6438   welcome@smilestravels.co.za

"Exeter River Lodge - Where Luxury Meets Nature"

AndBeyond Exeter River Lodge is situated in the west of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve along the Exeter River. Guests can view animals quenching their thirst along the river.

Exeter Private Game Reserve is nestled on the western bank of the Sand River, near the Kruger National Park. It is a renowned conservation area, within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve known for its biodiversity.

Exeter Private Game Reserve offers a unique colonial feel of a bygone African safari. Luxuriously designed for your comfort. It is surrounded by beautiful lush bush and shady trees.


Exeter River Lodge consists of eight luxury suites, each with:

  • Private verandah
  • Plunge pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sun deck
  • Lounges
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Mosquito netting on all the beds
  • Baths
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • In-house safe

The Exeter area is populated by the Big Five. Packs of wild dog are easily seen as well as cheetah. It is a veritable paradise for birdwatchers.

  • Cellphone reception
  • Game drives
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Child-friendly
  • Game drives
  • Birding
Child Policy
  • Children that are five years and younger sharing with adults stay free.
  • Children that are between 5 years and 16 years old and are sharing with adults pay 50% of the adult rate.
  • Any children that are between the ages of 0-5 yrs will not be allowed on the game drives.
  • Children 6 yrs and older are allowed on game drives only by Lodge Manager's discretion.
  • There are childminders available. However, this service must be booked on the day of arrival.
Specials at Exeter River Lodge

Exeter River Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions and exclusions

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

    • Accommodation
    • Three meals a day
    • Full local bar, including house wines and beers
    • Teas and coffees
    • Laundry
    • Safari activities
    • Laundry
    • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
    • Transfer to and from the airstrip
  • Telephone calls
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All items that are considered being of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Cigars
  • All levies and park fees
  • Landing fees
  • Administration fees
Enquiries at Exeter River Lodge

Please complete this form should you wish to make an enquiry or request a quotation.
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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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