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Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari

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Nice afternoon game drive

As Schotia is a small park, you get to see a lot of animals in a short time. So if you have limited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent experience there. The game drive, the guide knowledge, the park, the animals... read more

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Schotia offers one of the best chances to see lions in the wild. This private malaria free reserve close to the Addo Elephant National Park is probably the most densely stocked reserve in Africa, and with over 40 mammal species and approximately...more
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All reviews open fire the reserve evening meal excellent viewing short night private park both parks bed and breakfast lions roar evening drive addo park excellent guide an amazing trip short period of time young male his knowledge white rhino
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As Schotia is a small park, you get to see a lot of animals in a short time. So if you have limited time for game drives during your trip in SA, it is the perfect place to spot animals. Dinner in the lapa at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ekennol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent experience there. The game drive, the guide knowledge, the park, the animals. Everything so nice and well organised. We saw a good variety of animals and the dinner at the end of the tour was incredible tasty. I highly recommend it,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flaviagdo
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

The safari drive was brilliantly organised. The reserve is quite large and we were able to see many animals. The jeeps are great and gives everyone good views. The meal at the lapa is brilliant. Everyone chatting and drinks are included :) Hats of to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RandR2005
Reviewed November 11, 2018

you're almost guaranteed to see all the animals on their list. However, it is technically a zoo as they import the animals and the park is rather small. So you don't really see the animals in their actual habitat. but the guides are great and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kirstenvg9
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Great fun day with our guide Carl, we were picked up from our accommodation at 9am, and visited Addo Elephant Park in the morning, Carl made sure everyone on either side of the vehicle had a chance to see the animals, he ha a good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marklh
Reviewed November 5, 2018

What a day. Our guide Carl was so knowledgable. In the morning we visited Addo elephant park, followed by lunch then the drive to scotia. We saw lions; a young female and a young male; giraffes, hippo, rhino’s, impala, crocodile and others. The evening meal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Extraordinary82311
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic safari great we had a great guide definitely a must-see 10 out of 10 place to go at the end of the tour we then had a barbecue meal which was fantastic and then a night-time drive back to the entrance we stayed at...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank G9042NMpeters
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

If you are in SA for a limited amount of time, and you are not going to Kruger, this could be a good find. For us however, this felt overly organized, expensive and commercial. The park is small and there are lots of animals to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

What an experience! We were reluctant at first because it was raining in the morning. Decided to go afterglow and got lucky someone had cancelled. Christo was our guide and he was great, funny, knowledgeable and kind. We saw all of the big ones, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 538susig
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The game drive in this private park was magnificent. It was very well organised and our ranger, Zane, was very well informed. The drive started at 15h00 and ended at 21h00. At about 17h00 we stopped for refreshments and later on we had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 27, 2017|
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Response from annebB398XW | Reviewed this property |
It is a nature reserve so there are parts that are more bumpy but not really jolting. But the drivers are very helpful and you can certainly ask them to take this into consideration.