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Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve

PO Box 105 | Paterson, Port Elizabeth 6130, South Africa
042 235 1436
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We combined the Addo elephant tour with the Schotia safari and it was an excellent day. We were picked up and returned to our B & B. Our guide knew exactly where to find the animals, whilst the included two meals were good, especially the communal evening me around the camp fire. Well worth the modest price and much more... More

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County Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Small family run reserve,very efficient.We had 3 drives seeing so many animals.The tea (homemade bread!),dinner and breakfast were very good.We stayed in the Springbuck Bush Lodge which was good,clean,cosy &well equipped..Our ranger Dale was most helpful.I would definitely recommend this reserve.

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Traralgon, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was the first time my husband and I had been on a safari tour and it was Awesome! We did the full day tour which took us to Addo Elephant park in the morning (see my other review) then onto Schotia after a great lunch at the barn. Our guide Niekie was terrific! He was informative, funny and so... More

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

From the moment we got here till when we left we were looked after by our guide ettiemme. We stayed on the reserve in tents with a bath, shower and toilet in the middle of bushes with the wildlife all around - fantastic highly recommend it.

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Guildford
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80 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This afternoon/evening guided game drive is an amazing way to see the animals in the Reserve. Our guide, Kurt, was friendly, knowledgeable but in particular so clearly passionate about his work. We saw all 7 of the Reserve's elephants, 3 literally coming up and touching our land rover which was simply amazing as they are wild and it's their choice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

it was one of the best experience i had, we have seen alot of animals from a very short distance , our tour guide shared with us alot of his knowledge about the animals. we also had night tour that was amazing but very cold, bring warmers with you.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

In mid March this year we were fortunate enough to visit Schotia Park and Ado Elephant park.What followed was amazing.We were picked up about 9am. by Malcolm and driven to Ado park where he entertained us by driving through the park stopping occasionally to show us animals in the wild that we would have otherwise have missed except for his... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Wow - where to start? We stayed two nights in the 'honeymoon' lodge at Schotia, taking in 4 drives altogether and it was awesome (a word I hate using, normally, but thoroughly apt in this case). Because we went in low season it was just us on the first two drives (afternoon/evening, which starts just after you arrive, and early... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

One of the best experiences ever! The whole trip is organised precisely top to bottom with well experience knowledgable ranges. Stunning animals and grounds. Great meal at the end. All involved so polite helpful and knowledgable. Just a day you won't forget!

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Senior Contributor
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21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Wow amazing drive. Firstly I know we are luckily to have experience the animals we did. We set off at 3pm with our guide Donovan who was amazing guide, he was knowledgeable and no question was a stupid question. He was the best guide I have ever had on a safari, you could tell that animals are his passion unfortunately... More

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