We couldn't wait to leave. My son and I visited in July for 3 nights on the advice of our travel agent who is an Africa expert. The staff are really pleasant and the guide and tracker worked hard to find game for us - we did see plenty. However, the rooms are open-air and have fly screens instead of walls. as you can imagine this doesnt keep out the sounds of the countless insects, hippos and baboons playing you the song of their people. they have lots of holes so the insects are not kept out, plus there are gaping cracks in the doors one of which my son could put his fingers through and of course the door has no lock. The sun shines in with no blinds and it gets really hot on the afternoon when you need to try to get some sleep because the hippos make so much noise outside the room most of the night that we were becoming more tired each day. It becomes hot and humid in the rooms and with no fans it is very uncomfortable in the afternoons. you can't turn on a light after dark as mosquitoes and insects come in through the holes in and around the doors as well as the fly screens. mosquitoes, wasps and spiders abound. electricity is available 3 hours in the morning & evening - you get hot water after the generator has run but the outdoor shower is not for evening use unless you want to be mosquito food. The food was not to our taste at all. No power points available in rooms and no access to Internet. If you love camping this is probably great for you. If you asked me my advice for staying here I could sum it up in one word-don't.
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