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Olifants Rest Camp

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've spent 4 days/3 nights at Olifant and found it absolutely worth it. For one, the view from the deck, overlooking the Olifants River is unique and the game viewing can be rewarding there. For ourselves, we had hippos, baboons, elephants and giraffes and i believe this is quite a common experience. Dwarf mangooses were also patrolling the camp. Parrots... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A three night stay at the spectaculaire river view bungalows 10, 11 & 12. The views are more beautiful than ever, the bungalows are renovated, spotlessly clean and very well outfitted for self-catering. The staff, including the ´baboon patrol', are helpful and efficient. Very nice sightings of birds (e.g african ground hornbill, korrie bustard), cats (leopard in the tree) elephant... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful! Take your binoculars with and sit at the viewing spot or the new Mugg and Bean restaurant, but watch for monkeys if you have any food. A very good shop with snacks for the road and good quality curios. Also a picnic spot which is away from the viewing area.

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Duisburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In your small Bungalow you have no luxury but everything you need. Including kitchen and a firepit. Avalable: rastaurant, shop, tours, gas-Station. now ist yours to discover the wilderness. Oloant also lies in a nice area.

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Thank Volker B
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olifants Camp really stole our hearts. The challet were beautiful and spacious it was also very neat and nicely upgraded. The lookout at the river is also one of the best. We saw the most incredible animals by the camp. The Mugg & Bean was just as incredible. The food and service was just the best.

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The camp is managed by SANPark, and offers good standards, not luxuriuous but clean, well kept and functional. The rooms are tucul-like, with private bathroom, basic style, but work. The camp is equipped with a bar-restaurant, store, fuel station. The most beautiful thing in your stay is the view from the bar-restaurant, that is in high position, allowing you to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night with my boyfriend. As everyone has already noted, the view is amazing. The staff were also friendly (much more so than at other campsites within the Kruger). We didn't have a kitchenette - just a bathroom and beds. If you want to cook (which we found to be more fun than eating out at... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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126 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kruger is a very special place, a real life experience. We were very happy at Olifants. The chalets were lovely and quaint, round like a hobbies house! Fantastic game drive opportunities. We saw so much! The restaurant and shop have stunning views of the Olifants River. A very special place. Highly recommended.

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South Africa
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite amazed when I saw in the reception area that this camp got the 2016 award for the best camp. If this was based on the staff and their attitude, I totally disagree. While being in the shop waiting to pay for my purchases, a lady, her accent was German, asked the female cashier at the till to... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The Olifant's Rest Camp remains our favourite camp in the Kruger National Park. The amazing vistas over the Olifants river is breathtaking. We have spotted so much wildlife, Elephants, Kudu's, Hippopotamus, Impala's, Waterbuck etc. We had a lovely upgraded 3 bed bungalow with river views. The food of the Mugg & Bean was very good. Also a big thank you... More 

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Additional Information about Olifants Rest Camp

Address: 83 km from Phalaborwa Gate | Olifants River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $70 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Olifants Restcamp Hotel Kruger National Park
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