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Dulini LodgeSabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
Dulini Lodge Location
Dulini Lodge is situated in the western sector of the 65 000 hectare (160 600 acre) Sabi Sand Game Reserve, adjoining the Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Dulini Lodge has been built on the banks of the seasonal Mabrak River,with a swing bridge across this river to Lodge facilities on the opposite bank.
Dulini Lodge has a traversing area of 10 000 hectares (25 000 acres) within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
Dulini Lodge at a Glance
What sets Dulini Lodge apart
Dulini Lodge Access
A 5 hour drive on good roads from Johannesburg to the Newington Gate of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Federal Air operates daily flights from OR Tambo (ORT) to Ulusaba airstrip, followed by an easy game drive to the lodge. SA Airlink offers daily flights from ORT to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, followed by either a road or air transfer to the lodge.
Dulini Safari Lodge sits in the western part of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, under a leafy canopy of ebony trees. It consists of six spacious stone cottages on the banks of the Mabrak River. The air conditioned suites boast generous plunge pools, shady decks, and ensuite bathrooms with twin hand basins, separate w.c.’s and indoor and outdoor showers.
The guest sitting area at Dulini Safari Lodge is an elegant space filled with big welcoming sofas and interesting African sculptures. Guests dine under an ancient jackalberry tree where skilled chefs serve delicious Pan African meals, or steal away for a romantic candlelit dinner in the well-stocked wine cellar and Safari Shop.
Dulini Lodge Safaris
View Africa’s most impressive wildlife on morning and afternoon/evening game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles with expert guides and Shangaan trackers. Guests can also enjoy interpretive guided bush walks with excellent birdwatching.
Summer months are hot and humid (Nov to Mar). Temperatures start to cool slightly (Apr), and winter months are warm with cold nights/dawns (May to Jun). July to September is very dry with cold night and early morning/late afternoon temperatures. Spring is very dry with hot, dry winds (Sept to Oct).
The first rains start towards the end of October. Rains or typical afternoon thundershowers (Nov and Mar), with potential scattered afternoon thundershowers (Apr).
Summer: 13˚C to 38˚C / 55˚F to 100˚F. Winter: 3˚C to 32˚C / 37˚F to 90˚F
Best time to travel
All year round, best game viewing from March to October
Ulusaba Airstrip Coordinates are: S24˚47 and E31˚21 (width 18 m, length 1 360 m, elevation 432 m, tarred)
S 24°47.005’ E 031°22.840’
Dulini Lodge is situated in a malaria area and necessary precautions should be taken.
Children from 8 years and older are welcome at Dulini. A child is considered 8-16 years old and will be charged 50% of the full adult rate when sharing with one or two adults. Should there be a full camp booking; children of any age will be welcome