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Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on our honeymoon in July. It is a fabulous place. All the staff are so friendly and helpful. Food and drink was excellent and the views are just stunning. The game drives are an amazing experience and the guides are so friendly and knowledgeable. They cannot do enough for you. As for the animals,... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you Keith for taking the time to write this review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope it made your honeymoon even more memorable. Hope to see you back very soon for your wedding anniversary :) Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Mold, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great wildlife viewing experience, weather was a bit on the cold side however this was worth it for the experiences we encountered on the game drive. Would not choose the tented accommodation at this time of the year, the electric blankets were an essential.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you had a great time with us, though the weather was a bit chilly. In the Eastern Cape the weather can be unpredictable in the Winter with the temperature changing between 10-30 degrees. We try and make your stay as comfortable as possible in all weathers while... More 

San Diego, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Woodbury Tented camp for two nights and had the most wonderful experience!! The value, the views, the game drives, the food, the staff were all absolutely fantastic. We were instantly greeted by Dominique at check in who was extremely kind and helpful in showing us the property and explaining facts about the reserve. The tents are... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you Jenna for taking the time to write this fabulous review. We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay at Woodbury Tented Camp and we do hope you return very soon! Thanks you the Woodbury Team More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were impressed by the great hospitality and the efforts that were made to show us the animals face to face. The setup of the two tents close to each other for the parents and the children is ideal to stay connected and at the same time have some privacy. Besides of the excellent food and a "real" all included... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Woodbury Tented Camp. We are glad your family enjoyed the new family tents, as it allows you to enjoy the bush experience together. We hope to see back very soon Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Paarl, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Awesome time and great experience Rooms were well serviced and kept Food was tasty and well presented Some portions can be larger for hungry men.... The rangers and staff were helpful and very professional at all times Game viewing was great and we saw a wide variety of predators , antelopes and elephants The highlight was the Aardvark in daylight

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Woodbury Tented Camp. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with your family and seeing an Aardvark in the day is a very special sighting! Hope to see you again at Woodbury Tented Camp More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to the tented camp, in warm weather in the middle of winter. A luxury experience in a tent, another first for us. A warm welcome, we were shown to out tent, a tasty lunch while enjoying the view over the plains and then off on our afternoon game drive. I have to mention the special... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Woodbury Tented Camp. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again at Woodbury Tented Camp More 

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Excellent game viewing and service. Food was excellent, very well prepared meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The view from the breakfast area over the plains was spectacular. I would highly recommend the Woodbury tented camps to families and groups.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at Woodbury Tented Camp. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we agree the view on the main balcony is just one of a kind! Hope to see you again at Woodbury Tented Camp More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Definitely the best part of the entire trip. Our ranger Lenmore (Lenny) was amazing, he was so well informed, so patient with all our questions, and great fun! We saw everything (except leopard but cheetah was good enough!). We had 5 game drives and this was the perfect amount, we had seen everything by drive 4. We were delighted we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We had a wonderful stay, though 2 nights were probably not enough. The food was simple and tasty, the staff friendly and attentive, the game drives fun and informative, the pool area ideal, the other guests interesting and engaging. We would go again and recommend the experience to friends visiting the area

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Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again very soon and for longer! The Woodbury Team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

My review doesn't seem to fit with the other reviews! But this is my honest opinion and experience. In my opinion the accommodation is very basic and not particularly well finished. En-suite bathroom is a stretch as the toilet is outside the tent down a few steps (not ideal in the middle of a wet & windy night). Compared to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woodbury Tented Camp is one of the hidden jewels of the Eastern Cape. Tucked into an embracing hillside thicket and overlooking the ancient floodplain of the Bushman’s River, the camp offers rustic and secluded luxury, and an authentic African wildlife safari experience. Seven large, comfortable, en-suite tents on raised bases and with private patios provide the seclusion, tranquility and an intimacy with the bush that you would expect on a visit to Amakhala Game Reserve. Each tent has twin or double beds - at your request. Camp life is centered around the stone, thatch and canvas main dining and lounge area, with its expansive deck overlooking the Woodbury plain and waterhole. A wide variety of game species such as zebra, giraffe, buffalo, eland, rhino and elephant fill the passing parade while fish eagles soar overhead, their hauntingly evocative cry echoing across the valley. Soak up the sun while lazing on a recliner next to the pool; sip a refreshing drink or enjoy tea and delicious, freshly baked cakes, before venturing out into the reserve on your next expedition. ... more   less 

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Address: off the N2, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $318 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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