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5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Rt N10 & Addo Heights Rd, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is just perfect! The tents are amazing (though you'd better pack some warm clothes), the staff is great, the rangers are great, the food is great, and the animals are superb! I didn't know what to expect, but this is just a dream come true! A must do in your life time!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Gorah Elephant camp a few weeks ago and I am still daydreaming about this place! Having been to Africa several times I have never been somewhere that caters to its guest quite like Gorah. Hot water bottles in our bed and on our game drives, candies on our pillows, and absolutely delicious food make this place a must... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my idea of camping. Take a 5 star room - remove the walls and surround with canvas. Gorgeous! This was a fabulous safari. Lots of animals seen on the twice daily safaris. Lots of animals seen at the camp's water hole. Hugo - our guide - was terrific, friendly, funny and very knowledgeable. The staff were very professional... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the manager , Mark ,and staff for excellent service and attention to detail. Elke and I had a wonderful stay with some of the best game viewing ever.Lovely food,fantastic guide on the game vehicle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We finalized our trip starting in Cape Town and slowly making our way to this camp for a few days of safari. What a great experience it was, staying in the tent hearing lions roaring during the night and morning. The guides taking is out on the safari twice a day did a great job and were very professional. I... More

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Stock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This place was amazing! I kept hearing the theme tune from "Out of Africa' the whole time I was here! The lodge is a beautiful old colonial Dutch 'farm'. There is only electricity for a couple of hours a day (although if your laptop or phone needs charing they can do it in the office from their generator). This means... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We visited the Goree Elephant camp in March of 2014. We had never been to Arfica or on Safari before. My husband and I were amazed at the number of animals. We saw: rhinos, zebras, lions, warthogs, puff adders, hyena, and many other animals. Our guides were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The staff was very accomodating. Our tent was wonderful... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We've just returned from three weeks at Camps in South Africa, during which time we stayed 3 nights at Gorah. The main lodge is very "out of Africa" and offers wonderful viewing of a variety of animals who drink at the open waterhole within view of the Lodge verandah. Elephant viewing was indeed fantastic as was that of two of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Gorah Elephant Camp is located near a waterhole which attracts many different animals. The gamedrives are excellent. Especially Rian, our guide, has been passionate about all aspects of nature and conservation. He also has a good eye for small animals and insects and impact on eco systems. The ambience and food are good. The only negative point, far below the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

What a great place! Our guides were very knowledgeable, and went out of their way to inform us about the interactions of nature. I say a big raspberry to people who complain about looking at birds and termites- they are part of the ecosystem and without them the big guys would not be on the reserve! I wanted to see... More

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Address: Rt N10 & Addo Heights Rd, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Gorah Elephant Camp 5*
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The incomparable thrill of quietly observing a passing herd of elephant while being served tea on the veranda of a stately Colonial manor house is the stuff of dreams and legends. This exclusive safari lodge recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic safari of centuries past - the awesome natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication to deliver an unforgettably unique 5 star adventure. Gorah is a member of Relais & Chateaux. ... more   less 
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