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Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve

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Address: PO Box 105 | Paterson, Port Elizabeth 6130, South Africa
Phone Number: 042 235 1436
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Not sure what to expect but it proved to be nearly 4 hours of Safari excitement. Elephants, rhinos, giraffe, hippos, zebras and we even witnessed the end of an ostrich 'kill' by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not sure what to expect but it proved to be nearly 4 hours of Safari excitement. Elephants, rhinos, giraffe, hippos, zebras and we even witnessed the end of an ostrich 'kill' by lions. An amazing day which was ended with a wonderful fireside meal and free ber, wine and soft drinks. Awesome.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

knowledgeable guide, felt safe even in unsavoury conditions, saw so many animals, brilliant atmosphere for supper in the wild.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Having never been on a safari of any sort, we really had no idea of what to expect. All we hoped for was that we would get to see the big five up close. Well, this has to be the highlight of our already fantastic South African holiday. An absolutely amazing day. We started the morning at the Addo National... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Safari drives interspersed with stops for tea and a boma meal on a small well stocked reserve. We saw a lion being frightened by an elephant and his cubs and 'wives' running in all directions in what looked like a planned safety move - fascinating.This is very commercial but very good value and great fun.

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Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We would wholeheartedly recommend Schotia for anyone interested in a genuine safari experience without the unnecessary bells and whistles. We had the two-night tour, which included comfortable accommodation in a rustic cabin, simple tasty meals, drinks, and 7 game drives, one of which was to Addo Elephant National Park (not to be missed). Kurt, our guide, was assigned to us... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is one of the most exciting days I have ever had in my life. Blake our Ranger was really excellent. He had an amazing talent for spotting where the animals were. Today I have seen 4 Lions about 20 feet away and saw a baby elephant only two days old again only a few feet away. These were but... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife, daughter and I went on a 2 day safari staying in the tented accommodation. We saw Rhinos, elephant, giraffe, lion including cubs, buffalo, hippos, all manner of antelope and bucks, and much more flora & fauna plus a detailed explanation of the complex interrelationships from an expert ranger who was able to spot a mongoose in the long... More 

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Zandvoort, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The gide of the gamedrive was very very good and then the dinner in rondavel was very nice with the open fires. Very good price fot the things they offer!!!!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Just got back from another wonderful time at Schotia. Despite the wet weather we saw lots of game and were looked after extremely well. No wonder we always take our family and friends there when they come to South Africa. The honeymoon lodges are so comfortable after a day's game viewing. Drinks and evening meal in the Lapa are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A wonderful day. From start to finish we could not fault a thing. Being picked up and dropped off from our guest house was an added bonus. Chris, our tour guide for the day on both the Addo trip and the Schotia Private Game Reserve was friendly, efficient and attentive. This option is well structured with lunch, tea break and... More 

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