Dulini speaks of a deeply personal wildlife adventure: the quintessential safari experience for the sophisticated traveller. Set in the sanctuary of a riverine grove, Dulini’s exquisite suites welcome discerning guests. The intimacy of the boutique lodge is ideally suited to indulging the safari dreams of individual adventurers, as well as exclusive parties of guests celebrating special occasions while the romantic ambience ensures a lavish retreat for honeymoon couples. The warmth of Dulini’s professional staff epitomises the indulgent African hospitality offered by a five star lodge. Fine dining, enhanced by the culinary tradition of African flavours, complements the luxurious accommodation. To visit Dulini Private Game Reserve, is a choice of the exceptional opportunity to experience one of the richest wildlife reserves on the African continent. Dulini is situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park, covering a vast tract of over two million hectares of conservation wilderness. Guests of Dulini are exhilarated by daily, intimate wildlife encounters, including the Big Five: Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino. In the comfort of open land rovers, each of the lodges experienced guides unravels the mysteries of this incredible environment.
Each of the exquisite thatched suites graces the banks of the riverbed. Each of these spacious accommodations with private plunge pools, and elegantly designed interiors epitomise romance, with canopies of mosquito nets and beautiful bathrooms. Each suite offers a, private view of the riverbed, seamlessly integrating the grandeur of nature and elegance of décor.
When dining of the viewing deck, the traffic of game frequenting the trails through and beyond the camp and riverbed may be enjoyed from the cantilevered deck tented by a leafy Jackal berry. From this vantage point, it is not uncommon to secretly witness the passage of an elusive leopard from this vantage point. The deck also offers an alternative venue for enjoying the rich fare at meal times.
Traditionally known as “the boma”, this truly African dining venue boasts a ceiling of stars and a roaring fire. It is around the Boma fire that friendships are sealed and all African bush yarns are spun – grandiose tales of fearsome beasts and great escapes are always more memorable when shared around the camp fire.
Game drives at Dulini Private Game Reserve are accompanied by professional and passionate rangers and trackers, who have a wealth of knowledge to unravel the intricate nuances of the African bush. Many of them grew up in the area and thus, their knowledge of the environment is unrivaled. All of them are professionally qualified to manage the rigorous responsibilities of the safari experience. These characteristic will win your heart with heroic stories, wow you with phenomenal bush tales and leave you awestruck by their knowledgeable interpretation of the African wild.
The lodge’s wine cellar boasts a collection of South Africa’s finest wines. Whether sunning at the pool, resting in the shade of the Leadwoods or enjoying an intimate dinner, we will have something special in the cellar. Guests are invited to peruse the wine list at the time of reservation and to let us know if there are any wines that they would like us to procure that are not currently in stock. Every effort will be made to have these requests available in time for your visit.
A well-equipped gym caters to your need for physical exertion when the African pot begins to pad the hips and you have had adequate time relaxing on your deck.