Dulini is an exclusive and intimate private game lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Greater Kruger Park. The area offers some of the most superb game viewing and is renowned for its common sightings of the Big 5. A maximum of 12 guests can be accommodated in six luxurious stone and thatch cottages, each with a view over the seasonal Mabrak River.
- Six luxury suites
- En-suite bathroom with both inside and outside shower
- Air-conditioning and mosquito nets
- Underfloor heating
- Private plunge pools
- Internet facilities
- Daily game drives and bushwalks
- Southern Sabi Sand Game Reserve
- Premier safari destination
- Excellent game viewing
Renovated in July 2017
This luxury lodge offers elegant, serene accommodation within a rich wilderness area that is the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. The six luxury suites each have en-suite bathrooms with a ball-and-claw bath, as well as an outside and inside shower. The décor of the suites is classical and sophisticated. Each suite has a private deck and plunge pool that looks over the river bed.
Superb Game Viewing in Open Vehicles
The game viewing in the Sabi Sand Reserve is excellent and it's well-known for its excellent sightings of leopard. Game drives at Dulini are in open off-road vehicles, making it easier for experienced armed rangers and trackers from the area to bring you closer to the African bush. The afternoon game drive continues as a night drive with spotlights. Strict vehicle limits at sightings will ensure a most rewarding game viewing and great photographic opportunities. Guided bush walks with an armed, experienced tracker will allow you a slower, more intimate experience in the bushveld where your guide will share with you his knowledge of the fauna and flora.
Dulini is a Great Honeymoon Safari Destination
At Dulini, you have the choice of relaxing in the central guest sitting room or on the deck. Enjoy Pan-African cuisine on the dining deck in the shade of an ancient Jackalberry tree. Or enjoy a romantic, candlelit dinner in Dulini's well-stocked cellar. In fine weather, you can enjoy sumptuous evening meals served around a campfire in the outdoor boma beneath a star-studded African sky.
By road - You can get to Dulini by road from Johannesburg and the journey will take you about five hours. We will gladly arrange road transfers for you.
By air - You can fly to Nelspruit or to the Ulusaba airstrip in Sabi Sand. Flights from Johannesburg to Ulusaba take about 1½ hours.
Our Take on Dulini Private Guest Lodge
Dulini Lodge is the perfect destination for discerning safari enthusiasts and honeymooners in search of a little more luxury, privacy and personal attention.
- Three meals daily
- Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers
- Teas and coffees
- Refreshments on game drives
- Safari activities, nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability)
- Laundry service
- Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip
- Telephone calls
- Safari shop purchases
- Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars
- Government bed levy, conservancy and park fees
- Passenger taxes, landing and departure fees and all aircraft landing fees
- All items of a personal nature
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