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Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had a lovely three nights at Shindzela and I will happy recommend it for a fabulous bush experience - the camp is unfenced and the buffaloes sleep amongst the tents sometimes. A full bush experience with a homely, comfortable atmosphere, very comfortable beds.
Great stuff - go for it!

Room tip: The tents are all good.
Date of stay: November 2014
Trip type: Traveled with family
Thank PJB1ohwhybother
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Shindzela, Front Office Manager at Shindzela Tented Camp, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2014

Thank you PJB1ohwhybother!
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Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have to admit this is the first safari experience but was really hooked. The accommodation is very nice, basically the poshist camping setup ever - I loved the African shower (open to the elements - but with a privacy screen. The guides were great and extremely knowledgeable and worked really hard to make sure everyone enjoys their trip and get to see as many animals as possible. The best thing for me was that when out in the car you don't see anyone else. I can strongly recommend this place

Date of stay: November 2014
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Shindzela, Manager at Shindzela Tented Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2014

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Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great authentic Bush Camp experience with knowledgable guides, expert trackers and excellent food. The game drives were not only informative, but also exciting as they are allowed to drive off road and in to the bush for animal sightings. The guides had answers to all of our questions and helped explain all that we saw.

The tents are clean and they do have very good WiFi. The chef is also very good and they were able to handle a vegetarian diet without issue.

The camp is worth the price and then some and we would reccomend it to anyone who asks about South Africa.

Date of stay: October 2014
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1  Thank Henry B
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Shindzela, Front Office Manager at Shindzela Tented Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2014

Thank you Henry B!
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Reviewed November 16, 2014

Friendly and well received staffs, accommodation is better than I expected, good food (gained a few extra pounds). Game drive was good viewing the animals in their natural habitat. Unfortunately, lion and leopard had gone hunting, we did not see them. None to complain.

Date of stay: November 2014
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Shindzela, Front Office Manager at Shindzela Tented Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2014

Thank you Aurapin!
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife and I spent 4 nights at Shindzela Tented Bush Camp and were extremely pleased with the experience. From the outset, Carolien was very efficient in providing all requested information before we arrived and the driving directions were faultless. Although having no previous experience of a safari, we chose this because we would be in a small group (8 tents) in a comfortable but basic environment with the focus on learning about the environment and the animals and birds living there. We had 4 morning safari drives, starting at about 5:45 am and 4 evening drives starting at about 3:45pm. Each lasted 3 hours. Andre was our Ranger for the first 6 drives and then Wiann and Raymond (tracker) for the remainder. (We overlapped with another reviewer Alan B). Each Ranger was very knowledgeable and we had a great time in their company. Raymond certainly was a skilled tracker! We were lucky enough to see the Big 5 and multiple times. The encounter with lions and elephants was at very close quarters! Shadrack was the chef de parti and he also showed his comedy side on announcing each meal. The food was wholesome and filling. During the day between drives, we took lunch and relaxed. This trip has been a highlight of our South African tour and is among the best of any of our travel experiences. The Shindzela team have the right balance, we feel, between comforts and being at one with nature. Don’t change anything! (PS Good WiFi signal was a bonus). Thanks, Stuart & Sarah

Date of stay: October 2014
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Shindzela, Owner at Shindzela Tented Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2014

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