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Heia Safari Ranch

P O Box 1387 | Muldersdrift, 2040, South Africa
Heia Safari Ranch
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here before some years ago and stopped over for their Sunday buffet lunch. The food was tasty and the service was attentive. We took a short walk outside and enjoyed seeing the buck, Zebra and baby Giraffe. It was disappointing to hear they no longer offer the traditional Zulu dancing of years ago, but nice to see that... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here as recommended by friends. We weren't that impressed. We were advised (by said friends) to have the a la carte menu. There is a buffet table. I chose soup of the day - asparagus. It was thick and tasteless. Almost a bowl of cream with some soggy asparagus. Served with a 'kept warm' crust on the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and quiet place ( except for the resident donkey! ;-P ) and if you're into mountain biking (I'm not) then it's a bliss. Lots of small game wandering around. Restaurant is good enough, staff friendly. Pleasant for a weekend outing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I coordinated arrangements for a group of 95 Americans traveling to SA. From my first email interaction with Ruth to our goodbye hugs with Bianca and Gaby (owner), our experience was top notch. The property (giraffes, zebras at your window), the staff, the food - blew me away (and that is difficult to do!). We will be back next year!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a Safari lodge with roundavels (challets). Giraffes, zebras, empalas, springboks and deers, monkeys and peacocks roam around. There is a lake where you can swim at the end of which is a water fall and dam. Hot air ballon rie is recommended. This happens at about sunrise and gives a good aerial view of moutnains and surroundings. There... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We didn't stay over it visited for the day and it was lovely. It is nothing fancy but that adds to the appeal. The food is good, there are zebras and buck wondering between the tables and most importantly my toddler had an absolute ball.Even if visiting for the day pack your costumes as it can get quite hot and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed over a weekend and were delighted to see the zebra, giraffes, wildebees (gnu), gazelles and various other buck roaming freely amongst the rondavels. Lets not forget the resident donkey, who is a real character!! The rondavels were spacious and well equipped. The buffet breakfast was incredible, but one thing we did not appreciate was that the manager severely... More 

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have cycled here. Amazing well marked routes. Staff very friendly. We asked to have meat and fruit instead of cheese. Did it with no hesitation. Waiter was prompt and staff at reception helpful and friendly. The wild animals are well looked after. And was stunning to see baby giraffe with parents roaming freely between rondawels and pool area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were blown away by Heia and it far exceeded our expectations in many ways. As a 3 star property at reasonable price we were not sure how good the accommodation would be. We stayed in a 2 bed Rondavel with Dam View in Dec 2014, two adults and three children. The Rondaval was spacious and clean, well maintained and... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Thank You to Lynette and the staff for the friendly and helpful service .. It was a great expierence to stay at Heia .. just the right place to escape to from the city. Saturday night dinner was delicious as well as Sunday breakfast. Will be back soon!! :)

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