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Amakhala Woodbury Tented Camp

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Off the N2, Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Amakhala Woodbury Tented Camp and stayed there for one night because we wanted the experience to sleep in a tent once more. We love the night sounds and could easily stay awake just for enjoying these sounds. The tent was super comfortable! And the food was very good. More important though, is that we very much enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Travelled in November 2014 for our first annniversary, stayed 1 night. It was a beautiful setting with fenced perimeter in the middle of a forest, the camp was very nicely set in the forest with very private setting. Hotel staff was very nice and courteous and went to great pains to make sure our stay was comfortable. The chef specially... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Loved the tents and facilities in the camp. The problem was that the vehicles were pretty old and the number of animals in the reserve seemed much less than at Shamwari, where we stayed the day before. However, this place was almost half the price, so I guess you get what you pay for. Having said that, it was a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Woodbury Tented Camp Accommodation in May 2014 for 3 nights while on our honeymoon and must say we had a wonderful time. Being the only guests staying at the resort at this time I must admit we were treated like royalty with our every need being catered for. We went on several jeep... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We spent two nights at Woodbury Lodge at the end of our South African holiday, it was truly memorable. The tents are very comfortable, with everything you would expect from a good hotel, staff were lovely, so helpful and accommodating, food was fantastic, they have a great chef! Our guide Wesley, was great, it was our first experience of a... More 

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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was a trip to remember and we loved it. We had Tent #5 with a view over the reserve and a lovely breeze in the afternoons. We stayed 3 nights and had 5 game drives with Jason who was super and enjoyed teaching us. We saw plenty of game and one evening had our 'sundowner' drink among the giraffes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed 2 nights - amazing experience. Wonderful location with great viewing deck onto the plains. Our driver, Melumsi, was fantastic. Knowlegable and most of all passionate about the animals. Passion for animals is what this reserve is about. It is a true safari experience. They don't drive 5 jeeps to an animal and crowd it ('2 max' rule). As such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and had an incredible safari experience. Our guide Mel was outstanding and found all the animals we had hoped to see. Food and accommodation was first rate. Would recommend highly.

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Königswinter, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We stayed in tent no 1 which to us was rhe most wondrful tent. As also in other places in amakhala we were impressed by the effort of the rangers. Scenery is very nice, boat trips take place regulary and are very calm and beautiful. Bery good value for money. Tents are very nice.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Spent three nights here and cannot say enough good things about Woodbury Tented Camp! Despite being one of the more reasonably priced options as far as private game reserves go, we came out of it feeling so incredibly pampered. The staff were simply outstanding (both at the lodge and our guide!). The tents are all very private and offer every... More 

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