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"Arathusa Safari Lodge - Where the luxurious wild comes to play"

Arathusa Safari Lodge is a beautiful addition to Sabi Sand and is one of the best romantic bush getaways. With its beautiful panoramic views of the African bush from the lodge, you will quite often be enjoying breakfast or lunch while the various wildlife, including the Big Five, walk by. The lodge is also within viewing distance of the Kruger National Park.

Situated within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Arathusa is well situated for one of Africa’s best Safari experiences, Sabi Sand is seen by many as the birthplace of sustainable eco-tourism and development in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is a favourite of many guests and the well-trained staff. It is world renowned as a wild place, perfect for the best luxury safari adventure. The game reserve is well known for their Big Five and various endangered species.

The park also shares 50 kilometers of its boundary with the neighbouring Kruger National Park, a vital part of the Greater Kruger National Park project. Animals are free to pass casually between the two parks, increasing the area’s biodiversity.


Arathusa Safari Lodge sleeps only twenty guests. They have standard and luxury thatched roof chalets. Each suite has the following:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Verandahs
  • Minibars
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito nets
  • Electronic safes
  • Hairdryers
  • Coffee making stations

  • The luxury suites have everything the standard suite has as well as the following:

    • More secluded setting
    • Private splash pool
    • Lounge area

Arathusa is well known for its leopard sightings. The leopard in the area are well accustomed to the vehicles of the lodge, and this makes for regular and easy sightings of the beautiful animals. Furthermore, the area has an abundance of other wildlife, such as zebra, giraffe, warthogs and other animal species. It is also well frequented by the big five, with various lion prides, large buffalo and elephant herds and even rhino. For the bird watchers out there, the area is very rich with various birdlife.

  • Swimming Pool
  • Shop
  • Game Drives
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Walking safaris
Child Policy

All children over the age of 12 only

Specials at Arathusa Lodge

Arathusa Safari Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Ararthusa Safari Lodge

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.

  • All meals
  • Game drives and bush walks
  • Teas and coffees
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sabi Sand conservation levy
  • Spa treatments
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Other items of a personal nature
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Arathusa Lodge

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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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