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Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An unbelievable place to be,stress disappears as you arrive at the lodge! ER should be on everyone's bucket list of places to spend time out. Thank to all staff but in particular to the most amazing chef Comfort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had such a fantastic time that we are all dreaming of coming back one day. From the moment we arrived, we were spoilt rotten by the kindest people... René thanks so much again for everything. Tom still misses you and Steph, of course, you were the most wonderful guide. You gave us all the information we needed to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Elephant Rock on the weekend of 23 September 2016. This was our fifth visit to the Lodge and it was as fabulous as ever. The food was delicious, the rooms extremely comfortable and the staff very friendly and hospitable. One of our party was celebrating a special birthday and the staff went out of their way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We will cherish the time we spent recently at Elephant Rock for many years to come. The hospitality from the moment we arrived was warm and friendly.The game viewing both at the lodge and on the game drives was phenominal. Stephanie shared her love of the bush and the animals with us on some spectacular game drives and has left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elephant Rock exceeded our expectations in terms of accommodation and hospitality. The staff were always helpful and added a personal touch to every meal we had, as well as our rooms. They were accommodating in every way and the resort was beautiful. We saw 4 out of the big 5 and our game driver was friendly and ensured we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 August 17, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 August 8, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

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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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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