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Rain Farm Game and Lodge

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently booked Rain Farm Game Lodge as a wedding venue. Since our special day I have had numerous come backs from our wedding guests ( some are currently looking for venues too) that there was not enough food and that the food served was cold and very tough. I also found that no effort was put into the Honeymoon... More 

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Stacey, We appreciate your feedback and we apologise for your experience however we would have liked to have engaged with you in person regarding the issues you have brought up before you left our establishment. 1) Wedding Photography Shoot - We rely heavily on your Photographer to determine where the the Ranger stops his vehicle. Our Ranger is not... More 

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rain Farm was a close in location for a one night stay... The tent rooms had a pretty view however needed a few more homely touches (perhaps a rug, bath matts and nicer bath towels) the food was tasty and service friendly. Game drive was the highlight with lovely picnic stop

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, We will definitely look into the suggestions you have made, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

get the idea about what this place is about, and I think it would be nice for a Summer/Autumn weekend or wedding. In the end my weekend was ok, the staff were great, really great, however the electric blanket in my tent did not work and it was FREEZING. I was lucky I had brought my own sleeping bag, otherwise... More 

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Erica, Thank you for your feedback - we value reviews like yours so we may better ourselves in future. Please could you let us know what tent you were staying in? We do apologise for your spa experience and will look into the issues you experienced. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

Durban
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our wedding at rain farm and then stayed in the honeymoon suite that night. It was amazing! The jacuzzi was put on for us when we got to our room. We were given champagne and roses. We felt really special!

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words Lauren! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, We hope to see you again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked into Rain Farm Game Lodge while attending a family members wedding. We were well looked after and enjoyed the stay. The staff are friendly and courteous at all times (especially Maruschka Horn) who went beyond the call of duty to make our stay both memorable and enjoyable. We would in particular suggest the game drive with sunset drinks... More 

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rain Farm was a super experience, the staff were very helpful with the wedding preparations, the location is great and the accommodation is excellent. The room was extremely clean and comfortable..The bathroom, toilets and shower were also very clean. I would recommend Rain Farm to family and friends

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our arrival we were welcomed by Maruschka Horn who was very friendly and as we were early in no time did she come to find us to say that our room was ready. We were in Falcon, one of the new dam units and what a wonderful set up. This is a self catering unit and the kitchen is... More 

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My wife & i stayed a night in the Luxury Safari Tents, We were very impressed. They were clean, tidy & all appliances worked. For a small reserve in town its great. Don't expect Big 5 as this is only a small reserve close to town. Great birdlife & all plains game.

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Travis, Thank you for such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you visit us again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

we just went on a game drive and i have to say that there's not very much that is especially spectacular to see. lots of bucks and some zebra but we didn't see anything else really. the kids enjoyed it but i wouldn't do it again.

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank yo for your review, We are a rehabilitated sugar cane farm with only 300ha at present but we have plans to drop fences and expand slowly as we are privately owned and funded and wish to one day incorporate a wider variety of animals as we keep growing. We have practically all your plains game endemic to... More 

Ballito, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Had an amazing stay at Rain Farm,managers and staff were awesome made our stay a very memorable one,they made sure all our requests were met and went beyond the call of duty as well.We were impressed,rooms were a bit rustic but the beautiful of the environment and amazing staff is what made our stay memorable.Well done guys will definitely be... More 

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RainFarmGL, Marketing Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Rain Farm - Management More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rain Farm Game & Lodge has a stunning restaurant which offers breath taking views of the farm. Rain Farm Game & Lodge offers luxury accommodation in the tranquil wildlife surrounds. - Luxury Tree Top Tents (Dinner bed & breakfast only) - Luxury Dam Facing Units (Self-catering or dinner bed & breakfast) - Farm House River facing Units (Self-catering or dinner bed & breakfast) Rain Farm Game & Lodge offers the following activities - Game Drives - Horse Trails - Archery - Pellet Gun Shooting - Childrens Playground - Day Spa - Miniature Golf Rain Farm is the closest Game reserve to Durban, a mere 30 minute drive from King Shaka International Airport. Game you can see at our farm includes: Dassies Porcupine Mongoose Giraffe Wildebeest Zebra Impala Nyala Waterbuck Blesbok Springbok Eland Red Hartebeest Ostrich Emu Warthog Caracal Serval Bush Buck Mountain Reedbuck Common Reedbuck Steenbok Blue/Red/Grey Duiker Wide variety of Snakes, most spotted is the endangered African Rock Python A massively wide variety of bird life including: King Fisher, Hornbill, Fish Eagle, Bee Eater, Secretary Bird, Nightjar, Egyptian Geese ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rain Farm Game and Lodge

Address: Esenembe Road | Farm 9, Durban 4390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $76 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rain Farm Game and Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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