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Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter (aged 7) & I spent 3 nights at Elephant Rock & couldn't have asked for a better time. Lee-Ann, René & team catered to every need, the food was delicious & accommodation very comfortable. Ranger Graham was knowledgable & professional & ever patient with a 7 year olds questions. The game viewing was great, with almost every animal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. Excellent accomodation and service. Rooms comfortable and clean. Bathroom with huge bath and shower. Delicious meals. Steve, Steph and Rene fantastic hosts. Steph extraordinary guide and driver. Game viewing top class. Relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a one night stay in August and were absolutely blown away by everything. The level of personal service we experienced was superb. Rooms were great, food was excellent and we loved the blanket with a hot water bottle for the VERY chilly morning game drive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elephant rock lodge was the perfect 3 night getaway. There is absolutely nothing bad to say about this place. We were treated like royalty in all aspects. Steph the ranger was an excellent guide and went all out to get us the best views. Steve and Renee were gracious and friendly hosts and extremely accommodating meeting all our needs. The... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked our recent 4 day stay at Elephant Rock back in January partly based on the reviews we had read and started to think that maybe some had been exaggerated. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is truly an incredible place to stay, eat and visit. We were 4 adults and 5 kids and had the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

From the welcome received until departure, our visit was a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable experience. Being a small lodge, the level of personalised attention makes each guest special with every staff member contributing to your stay. The accommodation, facilities, setting, food, game drives with an first class Ranger, value for money and general organisation, all fall within the description "excellent".... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My daughter and i just spent 3 nights at Elephant Rock Lodge, and it was simply WOW!!! From the moment we arrived at the lodge, we were made to feel so special. The staff are amazing,from Leanne meeting us, to wonderful Rene, who made Jodie and i feel so welcome. Then, our amazing,very knowledgeable, very witty game ranger Matt. Matt,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Arranged to stay at this Lodge on a trip back to visit family in South Africa. We took my father-in-law with us as it was his birthday. Have to say that this was the perfect place to spend a few days. We stayed for two nights and it was incredible. The game drives with Graham were great and we managed... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This was our 2nd visit to Elephant Rock and we will keep coming back. Wonderful special - stay 3 nights and get the 3rd for half price. Steven, Stef and Lee-Ann make you feel completely at home the minute you arrive. The game drives are incredible. We had Graham during our stay and loved every minute of all 6 game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

"Small and perfectly formed "is how I would describe this wonderful lodge. The fact that it has just five separate chalets is its crowning glory as everything that you do feels bespoke. No big groups to edge out the lone traveller or couples wanting a quiet and romantic time. The welcome we had from all the staff was warm and... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

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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