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Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

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Nambiti Private Game Reserve | PO Box 1707, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
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Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights here with overseas guests. We were blown away with the amazing hospitality. Rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Request the rooms overlooking the waterhole. Swing chairs on the veranda are so relaxing. The game drives are early morning and late afternoon. We saw so much and all our questions were answered. We learnt so much. The... More 

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at Elephant Rock for 3 nights at the end of May/beginning of June and we loved every minute of it. It all started upon arrival when Steve and Renee were welcoming us with hot towels and something cool to drink. In the meanwhile our luggage was brought to our beautiful and nicely decorated chalet which... More 

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Hoeilaart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is just the best one I've been. Very nice staff, very beautifull rooms, the food was just perfect and than the location and game drives! It's a private game reserve but with many animals, the guide was perfect and gave very interesting facts about the animals. We will for sure come back! Just must go there once in... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic, beautiful place Elephant Rock is. Wonderful hospitality, 5-star cuisine, personalised service, friendly hosts, and nothing was too much trouble, no matter how big or small, all with an amazing big 5 backdrop with all the animals having a drink at the waterhole, just meters from the deck. Will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three days in August 2015. We travel with two small children (3 and 5) and the great thing about this lodge is that they do allow smaller kids on safari and they liked it. We saw 4 out of the Big 5 on most days. (Leopards are difficult to spot in this reserve). The lodge is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an absolutely amazing 3 day stay at Elephant Rock. Absolutely every aspect of our visit was perfect for our family of 4 (two adults + 2 teenage kids). The game drives were spectacular, thanks to the beautiful Nambiti Game Reserve in combination with the outstanding guide.

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Stanger, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our three day stay had freezing rain, ice cold winds and beautiful sunshine coupled with thick snow on the Berg. Despite the daily load-shedding, we never once felt anything else but complete commitment from all the Elephant Rock team to making our stay exceptional in every way Well done - we WILL be back

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Y Felinheli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The lodge is a typical thatched main house with separate thatched bedrooms all very well appointed, but it is the wonderful friendliness and helpfulness of the staff that make this so memorable. Hot towels on our return from safari. Drinks during and hot water bottles for cold mornings. The food is good, well prepared and plentiful.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a wonderful experience. Gorgeous accommodation with all you could need for a peaceful bush break. Attentive, friendly, knowledgeable staff. Delicious food. . . And then you have the game drives! Ranger Stephanie is lovely and knows loads about the animals, their habitat and eyes that can spot elephants from kilometers away in the thick bush! Oh and she is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a wonderful, pampered trip! We really enjoyed ourselves. We were concerned that our son, who is 8, would be a bit bored eating and going for game drives for two days - but this was far from what we experienced. Wow - what great sightings - two male lion passed right in front of our Landcruiser, that was expertly... More 

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