Exciting upgrades for The Dulini Collection during 2018

The Dulini Collection continually strives for perfection, to deliver the very best safari experience for our clients. Ensuring that the lodges are comfortable and stylish is as important as the fantastic service and game viewing experiences that we offer at each of the three lodges.  Dulini River Lodge is going through some extensive upgrades in early 2018 and Leadwood will also be getting a facelift later in the year.  More information below, including important closure dates.


Dulini River Lodge

The refurbishments at River Lodge are extensive and exciting! We will be closing from  1st February to 14th May 2018.  During this time, the following will take place:
– Soft refurbishments throughout the lodge and the rooms.
– Suite bathrooms will be rebuilt entirely; modernised, extended and will be opening into outside shower area
– A vast amount of landscaping will take place around the lodge
– All suite decks will be replaced
– Suite 7 and 8 will be closed.
– Suite 7 will be refurbished & will be used as an emergency room.
– Suite 8 will be converted to a gym with a lap pool
– A walk in wine cellar will be built.
– The entrance to the lodge will be upgraded.
– New main kitchen, workshop, laundry and water plant


Dulini Leadwood Lodge

During Closure from 28th September – 12 November 2018
The Arrivals area:
– Decking walk-ways are being introduced
– New design and landscaping
The Main Lodge area:
– New deck and thatch to the main lodge building
– The dining area will be extended
– Removing the stairs going into the lounge and expanding and harmonizing the whole lounge area and improving the layout.
– Building a gym
The Suites:
– All suites will be re-thatched
– All suites will have new decks built
Back of House:
– Upgrading the kitchen and the storeroom
– Building a new butlers station and staff area


Dulini Lodge

Already completed! Not to be left out, the stunning Dulini Lodge has already undergone some upgrades during 2017, including replacing all of the soft furnishings throughout the lodge and suites, replacing the wooden flooring within the rooms, new external decking in all suites and upgrading the plunge pools and outside area.