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2.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   83 km from Phalaborwa Gate | Olifants River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Iasi, Romania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for only one night on our 5 days self driven trip through Kruger National Park. We stayed in a chalet, equipped only with a fridge and a braai but no kitchenette. There are small animals in the camps's gardens that really make you smile seeing them and beautiful birds visiting the patios of the chalets. The view... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent services, clean camp and very helpful personnel! And what beautiful view from restaurant! I know that Mugg&Beans is chain restaurant, but i don't know why, coffee at restaurant at Olifants was the best coffee in Kruger for me. Really good choice.

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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at Olifants. We booked a year in advance and got a rondavel on the outside perimeter fence. SO WORTH IT!!! My husband cooked dinner in the outdoor kitchen, pausing frequently to watch elephants, hippos, kudu, etc frolic in the river below. The accommodations are simple and basic and adequate. If you're looking for luxury, this... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This SANPARK managed camp has probably the nices view, located over the Olifants river. The rondavels are simple but clean, good barbecue/braii facilities. Reception friendly, good offers for morning and afternoon game drives. Good market to stock up missing food (better to bring frsh food with). Recommended.

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Hampshire, UK
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it is difficult to book as it is so very popular but we secured Number 14 for the weekend. When you walk through that door the view simply takes your breath away. I had forgotten though that as you can spend all your time looking out the front please don't forget to look out of the right hand side... More

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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in at the Phebeni Gate and travelled to the Olifants Camp in the Kruger National Park. We saw 2 of the Big Five. Good roads and not too many people about. We did see Lion but not in full view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olifants has gone down!! Skukuza and Satara are far better! The service and food are appalling at the moment :( I am surprise at how small not only the camps are but also everything in general seems to have gone down

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Greenville, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These huts are not luxury accomodations but for the price, you can't beat the experience. The rondevels are clean and spacious and we really enjoyed having a brai out on grill that they have at each rondevel. The view from the camp was breathtaking and we watched a herd on about 50 elephants walk along the beach below the camp.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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55 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accommodations were basic. The rooms were smaller than Satara but had a more functional kitchen in the unit (actually it was on the deck) with a stovetop, tea kettle, dishes and cutlery. Sadly we had lots of ants all over our room. Otherwise, the view was great from the restaurant. The camp also offered neat opportunities (like walking and biking... More

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21 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great location but basic beds, shower & roof. Fridge outside and BBQ facility on veranda which looked like half an oil drum. Before you go into the park if you pass a supermarket buy some food to cook yourself. Food in the rest area is very basic so take some in and cook it yourselves. We went... More

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Address: 83 km from Phalaborwa Gate | Olifants River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Olifants Rest Camp 2*
Also Known As:
Olifants Restcamp Hotel Kruger National Park

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