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Rain Farm Game and Lodge

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Esenembe Road | F9 Rain Farm, Umhlali, Durban 4390, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 60 Specialty Lodging in Durban
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked into the Rain Farm Lodge for a 2 night stay in August 2014 to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. The lodge itself is very tastefully decorated in keeping with the natural African theme - what a lovely wedding venuue! We stayed in one of the new thatched lodges which was tastefully furnished and well fitted and equipped with... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended a special friends wedding at Rain Farm - and could not fault the wedding, from the lovely chapel to the wonderfully decorated boma where the reception was held. The "wedding breakfast" the next morning was also worthy of mention - due to the sheer volume of cooked breakfast goods that kept coming out - my husband and child... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very short stay for one night for a wedding. The venue is very peaceful and serene and you feel yourself relax the moment you arrive. Our only negative was that the bathroom should have been cleaner as when I showered, there were a lot of dead bugs floating around my feet. Overall, it was good value for... More

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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your valuable feedback, this helps us improve our standards and customer services! I am so sorry you had a "bug" shower experience, unfortunately with being on a game farm it is very difficult to keep every critter out, we like to leave a window or 2 open after we have completed house keeping... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic place, loved it, wished we had stayed longer but well worth the time we were there. Great guide called Matthew very knowledgeable and made our tour very interesting. Recommend Rain Farm. Will definitely stay there again if we ever get the chance to go to South Africa again.

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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review - our Ranger Matthew will be pleased to know his guests are well informed and leave happy! We hope to see you again in the future Wishing you well Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We attended Rain Farm Game and Lodge's 5th Birthday Bash in June 2014. Booking the accommodation and the wonderful Buffet dinner with live entertainment was a breeze and was all done via email. All my questions were answered efficiently and timeously. The live entertainment was extraordinary and created the perfect atmosphere for the dining hall which was lit up with... More

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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a fantastic review - the staff at Rain Farm really appreciate it when a guest takes the time to write a positive report. Thank you so much for visiting Rain Farm and we hope to host you again soon. Regards Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Lovely setting, staff very friendly always willing to assist in any way possible. The accommodation is very clean & has all you will need for self catering. There menu is top class. Peaceful & relaxing.

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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review - we truly appreciate your feedback and look forward to hosting you at the Farm again soon! Regards Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place is a very well kept secret.... But with two wedding locations and a wedding on friday and another on saturday - i guess i am the ignorant one. Got there late night after very long flight - at gate was guard, ready with key and directions. Lovely room and amenities - slept like a baby. Felt relaxed and... More

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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a fabulous review~ we are so pleased that you enjoyed your Rain Farm Experience and we hope to host you back at the farm again soon. Wishing you all the best Regards Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

For a weekend getaway with the family, this place is suitable. Kids will love the wildlife(giraffes, horses, springbok, ducks,etc) and the kids play area. Friendly and very helpful staff. Roads leading to the place is decent, few pot holes but nothing too serious. It's best to arrive and leave during the day.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your Rain Farm experience. We so appreciate guests that take the time to give us feedback - we hope to have you visit the farm again soon. Wishing you all the best Regards Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just returned to the USA after my first trip to South Africa, and I must say, one of the highlights was my visit to the Rain Farm! The food was outstanding and the best braai EVER!!! I shall return! YA

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your Rain Farm experience! I am so pleased that you were treated to a real African experience including a real BOER braai! Thank you so much for visiting and we hope to see you back soon! Wishing you all the best regards Rain Farm Game & Lodge More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What a wonderful and relaxing stop in our South African experience. The food was superb, the staff so accommodating! Our game drives were fun and we saw some interesting animals and our driver Matthew was so knowledgeable about the animals they have on the farm. We truly enjoyed our stay!

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Address: Esenembe Road | F9 Rain Farm, Umhlali, Durban 4390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rain Farm Game and Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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