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Tahiti, French Polynesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorah Elephant Camp is inside Gorah National Park where there is the most concentration of elephants as well as the other big 5. It far exceeded our expectations. It is an old hunting camp and at night is lit by gas lanterns. There is a natural spring right outside the veranda where lions, elephants, zebra, meerkats wildebeest and warthogs come... More 

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GeneralManagerGorah, General Manager at Gorah Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear "Etoileco", Thank you very much for your kind review after your visit to Gorah Elephant Camp! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us & that it exceeded your expectations. The waterhole in front of the lodge is such a special spot with the variety of animals it attracts. I hope you will visit us again soon! Most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Had opportunity to spend 24 hours on that camp. It was absolutely stunning. The tents are just magic, the sun rise up just in front early morning,like in fairy tales. Included 6 hours game drive with ranger 2×3 hours. Food and drinks included (high standard) Very special time. I would say just do it and you will purely enjoy it.... More 

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GeneralManagerGorah, General Manager at Gorah Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Pascal, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review after your stay at Gorah Elephant Camp! I'm delighted that you had such a special time with us and that you took some unforgettable moments home with you! We hope to welcome you back soon! Most sincerely, Leandi & The Gorah Family More 

Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Everything about Gorah was wonderful. The luxury tents are just that - gorgeous and so comfortable. The lodge is lovely, staff attentive & accommodating, food very good, and the game drives were great. It was very rainy & cold during part of our stay but everyone made even that a fun adventure. We were given blankets, hot water bottles, rainproof... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Our thanks go out to our ranger Cornie, Cindy and the whole Gorah team for a truly magical stay. The game viewing was fantastic - so many elephants and close up viewing with lions and so many more animals out on drives and at the watering hole by the main building. We learnt so much from Cornie about the wildlife... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for the final nights of our honeymoon. We specifically picked it because it's in the heart of Addo Elephant Park and we really wanted to see Elephants in their natural habitat. We were not disappointed! We were lucky enough to see hundreds at a watering hole in the Addo Elephant park. We even saw... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We had a wonderful stay early June, only trouble was we wish we'd booked for longer. The tents were superb as were the surroundings and the staff especially our ranger lovely Corny, he is so knowledgeable and didn't get fed up with our many questions as there were 5 of us, parents and 3 sons. ALL staff were great, friendly... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It rained non-stop during our visit but that did not make an impact on our trip as the food and the wonderful farm house ambiance made up for it. As it was cold, there was always roaring fires and flickering candles lit up the beautiful old building. The atmosphere was amazing. The food was first class and the wine list... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We were welcomed by the resident Elephant Valli Moosa just a few metres away from the entrance of Gorah Camp. The lounge overlooking the waterhole is the best part of the camp. I didn't want to move from there. It was an anniversary treat for both my husband and myself. Couldn't have asked for more. The staff were just excellent.... More 

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Asslar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

nothing better to do, than stay at gorah! Marveleous wildlife cene. Strongest/best hospitallity given from all stuff members (reception/Dining-room, Lounge-bar, Terrace) Waterhole 30m in front of breakfast-terrace. Super ranger Stuart!! Second time we were guests, but even same "WOW" by us! H.-Werner/Hannelore - Germany

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is a absolute MUST!! if youa re doing the garden route and decide to visit Addo Elephant National Park ( which you must ) Please please go to Gorah Elephant Camp. We were blown away! Service,, staff friendliness, each detail is taken care of. You are at home here. You are in luxury, you are pampered. You do not... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The incomparable thrill of quietly observing a passing herd of elephant while being served tea on the veranda of a stately Colonial manor house is the stuff of dreams and legends. This exclusive safari lodge recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic safari of centuries past - the awesome natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication to deliver an unforgettably unique 5 star adventure. Gorah is a member of Relais & Chateaux. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorah Elephant Camp

Address: Rt N10 & Addo Heights Rd, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range: $793 - $1,209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gorah Elephant Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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