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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just returned from my 14th visit to Ant's Hill. The quality of the horses, the food and the lodging are all exceptional. What is also exceptional is the staff. Everyone from the ladies who keep the place organized and clean to the guides go out of their way to make the experience at Ant's Hill wonderful. I go to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was as the last stay -Excellent. Nothing to add. I was really happy that my horse Shaba after 4 years is still there and in a very good shape. That's also for the horses a perfect environment. We live this place. Thanks to make our vacation again perfect. We come again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say ? This was one of the most enjoyable holidays in a long time. Daughter with love of horses wanted to stay. The staff are fantastic and you can relax completely. Two of us were novice horse riders but felt totally at ease after a day or two. Try it !

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides, the service, the relax atmosphere, tailor made activities, zero stress time schedules.... Rides, Game drives, Rhinos conservation, incredible!!! We stayed 4 nights, a group of photographers from Argentina, we had a great time! Thanks!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in Ant's Nest followed by four in Ant's Hill and cannot recommend Ant's highly enough. From the exciting bush rides to the fine food and very comfortable accommodation, everything was so well done. The hospitality and friendliness of the staff is second to none, and there is a very relaxed, flexible vibe. It was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wow - what a special special place this is. Truly a home from home in that you are made to feel so welcome. This is not a place for game drives as such - in that its not big 5 or anything like that. This is more of a special place...an educational experience where you truly learn about the bush... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights at ants nest with our 3 children and had a fantastic time. The range of activities was excellent, walking with rhinos, horse riding for expert and beginners, game drives. We were made to feel very welcome by all and the food/ facilities were excellent. The rooms were comfortable albeit slightly small. Highly recommended for a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

This is the third time we have visited and it is as good as ever. Attentive, friendly and interested (and interesting) staff. Beautiful food, service and facilities and fantastic riding. The range of game that you can see is superb, which is enhanced by doing it on horseback.

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Marietta, GA
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Words can barely express the experience we had at Ant's Hill. The location, accommodations and food were wonderful. However, the staff was over-the-top wonderful. Everyone was so accommodating, courteous and knowledgeable. It was like vacationing with family. We hated to leave and look forward to returning one day!

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

The accommodation was 5 star plus - the food was excellent- the staff were a real delight and the guiding and horsemanship was exceptional. Our group of 14 from USA are already planning a return trip. The private reserve is well stocked with a huge variety of animals and the terrain and trails makes for an all around mixture of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ant's Nest & Ant's Hill are two private bush homes situated in the malaria-free Waterberg region of South Africa. Approximately 3 hours north of Johannesburg. These two bush homes are on a privately owned reserve and can offer guests game viewing activities which include game drives, game walks and fantastic horse riding. They can cater for all levels of riders and also accept kids of all ages. This is a wonderful destination for couples, honeymooners, families or just good friends travelling together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

Address: Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Hotel Class:4 star — Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“All cabins/rooms were equally well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles lmaddern, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“The mini villas are all perfectly placed. Would not reccomend the only lodge attached suite”
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“The Weaver Suite at Ants Nest was stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles sshurmer, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“The Lookout room was fabulous - saw herds of buffalo and giraffes without leaving the room!”
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“all rooms are wonderful.”
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