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Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience!!! Whenever you are going to Nambiti, this is the place to go! Very intimate experience (they take a max of 8 people), so staff is extremely friendly and know you by name. Food is out of this world and more than enough for even the hungriest of men out there. Game drives very early at morning and...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far one of the best breaks we have ever had. Everything from the time arrival to departure was exceptional - that includes the cheeky 'Piet-my-vrou' that enjoyed the sound of its own call. Our thanks to every member of staff for the experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ever Bubbly hostess Leanne, welcomed us, and ushered us into the main reception lounge zone: friendly staff on hand to hand over welcome cocktails. Onto the viewing deck for a superb outlook, and an extremely tasty lunch. shown to our comfortable rooms to unpack,, then first game drive at 4 pm.. with witty Graham!! lion and cheetah sighting.. who could...

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1Thank Leanne S
Durban South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Elephant Rock Lodge is the best way to enjoy a true getaway into the bush, we had superb game viewing on every Game Drive with our knowledgeable and entertaining Game Ranger, Graham, encountering -almost all of the Big Five, and many other species as well. The Lodge staff are very friendly and welcoming and go out of their...

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1Thank fionagregf
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go back year after year and why wouldn't we? Beautiful location, fantastic facilities, great food, superb game viewing - just an all round wonderful experience. Thank you as always to the awesome Elephant Rock team who always go out of their way to ensure a fantastic stay. Can't wait to come back

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1Thank gagers2016
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another outstanding visit to Elephant Rock, once again it did not disappoint. From the delicious food, comfortable accommodation, excellent staff service all around, to the wonderful and informative game drives, every moment is special. Highly recommended for a great time away. And it is easily accessible from Durban.

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1Thank megango2016
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best safari lodge by far. Superb location with a view over a dam and rolling hills.Just relax on the deck and view the tranquil surroundings and watch the game as they come to drink. Accommodation and ambiance is excellent. The staff are very attentative and can't do enough to please you. I would recommend this to anyone

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1Thank markshirley2016
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We enjoyed a lovely two night stay at Elephant Rock Lodge while on holiday in South Africa. We chose it because of the proximity to the Drakensberg where we spent most of our holiday and weren't disappointed. Our only regret is that we didn't spend another night there to just relax at the lodge and enjoy the beautiful pool and...

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1Thank Ludwig W
Merrivale, South Africa
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Fabulous food, excellent staff, exceptional game viewing, blissful pampering, and wonderful friendships!!! What an awesome weekend. Rooms with views over a private waterhole, it is an intimate lodge with attention to detail. Loved every minute.

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1Thank Sarah V
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Stayed in chalet 4b. Lovely room and bathroom with double basins, shower and bath and also double outdoor shower. Also had bath robes. Very comfortable king bed. Tea/coffee making facilities with home made biscuits.Chalet overlooks waterhole, with plenty of game to watch. Two sun loungers on balcony and also two swing chairs that hang from the rafters. Food fantastic and...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge. Superbly sited overlooking a waterhole, Elephant Rock is a charming boutique safari lodge offering luxury accommodation for up to 10 people. Experience a home-away-from-home true bush lodge experience for the entire family including extraordinary game viewing, on game drives; exquisite cuisine; and high standards of service - all at exceptional value for money. Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge boasts five well appointed luxurious suites, including one family unit. All suites are well spaced for total privacy and include an en-suite bathroom, private deck and outdoor shower, and all have great views of the waterhole or the indigenous bushveld. Enjoy the magnificent viewing deck, relax whilst viewing the many species of game and birdlife or just cool off in the pool. Delicious meals are prepared by the in-house chef and can be enjoyed in the open boma, under the stars on the viewing deck, or in the comfort of the main lodge. The Big Five and other game are plentiful and roam freely over the Nambiti Private Game Reserve on which Elephant Rock is situated. Nambiti is a 10 000 hectare reserve of diverse wildlife habitat and includes the Big Five – lion, buffalo, rhino, elephant and leopard, as well as cheetah, hyena and many other species. Bird life abounds with over 250 recorded species. Nambiti is ideally situated, 3 ½ hours from Durban and 4 ½ hours from Johannesburg, in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal battlefield country, including Rorke's Drift, Isandlwana, Elandslaagte and Ladysmith. Activities: One on One Cheetah Interaction: Price From: R200.00 per person. Fishing: Enjoy some quiet time at one of the many well-stocked dams fishing for Bass, or Yellowtail. Fishing rods are available at the Lodge. Battlefield tours: For the history enthusiast, trips to any of the nearby battlefields, including Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana, can be arranged. Golf: Golfing enthusiasts can book at a golf course in the vicinity. ... more   less 

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Address: Nambiti Private | PO Box 1707, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range: $160 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Cottage Nr 3 with a view over drinking pond”
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“Room 3 always my favourite”
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“Honeymoon suite is beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Think all rooms are much of a muchness. Think there are family rooms, but not sure.”
 of 5 bubbles scrutonflyer, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“All the chalets are private, all a good choice. There is a family suite”
 of 5 bubbles Kathy662, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
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