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Olifants Rest Camp

83 km from Phalaborwa Gate | Olifants River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Olifants Rest Camp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are not many family units at this camp. Wanting a river view we booked unit 14 far in advance and the view certainly did not disappoint. We were however surprised to discover the unit consisted of two separate rooms (14a and 14b) separated by an open patio area. While the patio affords a level of privacy which the other... More 

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Sea Point, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only camp we stayed 2 nights in. It was a good place to relax after 5 days of driving from the South section of the park. Its is a bit quiet, animal sighting wise, because there are fewer roads than at other camps but the view is not to be missed; and it is one of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Olifants for 6 nights from the 25th March until the 1st of April. This was our First time at Kruger and Olifants. We were 4 Adults and Two kids under 6. The accommodation was clean and comfortable and having the AC helped. The rooms were cleaned daily and everything was as described by the SANparks Website. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights in one of the 4 rooms designated to have the best views of the river (room 10). The room was adequate: fairly small but with toilet, shower and air conditioning which all worked well.The view was amazing and the location of the camp in the centre of the park all served to make it good... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at the Olifant Rest Camp! From other reviews I expected the camp to be more rustic. Yes, the huts are old, but they are spotlessly clean and well-maintained. The beds were very comfortable and the showers were wonderful! The grounds were lovely and the views were gorgeous! I would highly recommend this spot!

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Bergvliet, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in Lebombo Guest house, we were a family of 5 and loved the fact that each couple got their own room and bathroom quite secluded from others. The rooms were very comfortable and the beds comfortable. We loved the view of the river from the house and watched the Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo's and numerous buck from... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has not changed or been updated since my last visit 6 years ago. Could do with updating bathroom and shower facilities. Very good outdoor cooking facilities. Ideal though for a quick overnight stay. Overall it could be improved. Check-in staff pretty miserable and unwelcoming.

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hamburg
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely try to book a hut with a view. you can just sit on your little verandah and the game will pass you. friendly service at the restaurant. be aware of the monkeys when you leave anything outside. as all the krüger park huts and camps they could do with a little TLC. other than that clean with friendly staff.

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Giessen, Germany
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56 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Camp, which is located on the Olifants River, has a spectacular panorama view! If you do not stay in this camp, definitely stop for a coffee. The service in the restaurant is a bit dodgy, but the view more than makes up for this. Just be careful when sitting under the trees.... there are birds in the branches above,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at Nshawu lodge at Olifants camp in Kruger. This is great accommodation for eight people.The view from the deck overlooking the Olifants river is one of the best views to watch animal and birdlife around the river-just amazing. The lodge is large with plenty of room for you to spread yourself. Bedooms are clean and tidy and fitted with... More 

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