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Zarafa Camp

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Selinda Reserve | Selinda Reserve, Botswana
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zarafa is exquisite. Excellent and very knowledgeable guides and TONS of wildlife. The rooms are massive and very comfortable. The "surround sound" outdoor showers spray from all angles - and if you're lucky you can shower while watching and elephant or buffalo play around in the water in front of camp. The staff is beyond accomodating. They wake you up... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to several safari camps and this is right at the top. Rooms, meals, service ... man we were all spoilt. Our passionate guide Issac was outstanding ... A true carer of nature, we definitely learnt a lot because of him.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely recommend for those looking for something a bit more private and celebrating something special. Grounds were beautiful, staff was friendly and accommodating, game viewing was spectacular. All around great time.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 20 years "Out of Africa" what a RETURN!! Zarafa had it all - lots of animals, great accommodation, world class food and the nicest staff on earth!!! I would recommend this place to all. Rubin was an awesome guide!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camp was gorgeous and wildlife viewing was amazing. We went to Kruger also and I definitely preferred Botswana - for the most part, untouched by mankind. Rueben was an excellent guide. Food was incredible. Staff was very polite and helpful. Could not have asked for a better experience. We will hopefully be back!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have recently returned from a Safari holiday in Botswana staying at the opulent Zarafa Camp. Four luxurious Meru style tents overlook the Zabadianja Lagoon, surrounding a central area where guests gather for Lunch/Dinner and to watch the amazing sunsets. Guests have the option of spending an afternoon on Zarafa's boat cruising on the Lagoon which can make a pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A remarkable experience. The camp is just stunning in both design and location, the wildlife viewing was exceptional. Sundowners watching a pride of lions, relaxing mornings watching and listening to groups of elephants in all directions, the excitement of following the wild dogs and finally seeing the pack together, eating,playing, hearing all the vocal interaction. The staff are wonderful. Lets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Such a beautiful place! I wish we had longer to just enjoy the surroundings. The staff were so amazing to us and all the guests. We absolutely felt like Willem and Annabel were old friends within moments of meeting them and so enjoyed taking with them at meals. Game drives were amazing! Thank you Reuban for taking us hunting with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are places that indulge your fantasies and there are place that create them, presenting something you never even imagined possible. Zarafa is such a place. From the minute we walked up the steps to the Dhow Suites to behold a spectacular African panorama of the lagoon on which this gorgeous “tent” sits, we knew we were in for four... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

wow! from our flights over the swamps to selinda, to our arrival at this incredible camp - wow! loved the decor and attention to every detail, the rooms - wow, again and the outdoor shower just mind blowing, as well as beautiful - i just need to have one of those copper baths now. the view from our room onto... More 

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