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Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

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Paarl, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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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 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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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 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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4 reviews
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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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights, in which we went on 4 game drives. We saw Lions, Elephants, Monkeys, Turtle, Rhino, Giraffe, wildebeests, gems Bok, cheetah etc etc...list goes on! We had a two guides (Ryan and Lenny) and they were brilliant. They really went out of their way to make sure we saw all that we... More 

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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. The Woodbury Team More 

George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We arrived at Woodbury Tented Camp around 1pm. We could slowly view our tents and have our lunch before the afternoon game. I LOVE my tent. It has the panoramic view of the reserve, it is cozy and romantic, it is spacious, and surprisingly, bug free. Bottled water, coffee, tea and cookies are prepared in the room. The games are... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Our 2 night stay exceeded a expectations. The tent was surprisingly spacious, bug free and private. The food and hospitality were exceptional, never an empty glass! The drives were brilliant and our guide Simone, was knowledgeable, friendly and so attentive. It was lovely sitting around the camp fire, and dinner table on an evening getting to know our fellow travellers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Our family spent 3 glorious nights here and it was the highlight of our trip to South Africa. We stayed in tent 6 which was perfect for families with 2 tents sharing a platform. The staff was so friendly and knowledgable and you could really tell that they love sharing this beautiful reserve. Our guide, Learnmore, was a gem! He... 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 

Additional Information about Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

Address: off the N2, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $298 - $412 (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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