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Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will never forget this amazing experience at the Quatermain`s 1920 Safari Camp. The whole team and the owners are such great and genuin people, they all have a big passion for what they do and all the wildlife in the bush. We had so much fun and it felt like visiting old friends. The food was fantastic and man... More 

Thank Southswell N
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78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Camp is very basic, three tents, common area around a fire place and a staff kitchen. We got to experience a Game Drive at Shamwari. Lungi was an amazing guide. It was so interesting to see how he found all those animals. Fantastic experience. Everyone was very nice, especially our young hostess, who had just started there. She made... More 

Thank alstergirl
JulieNatureLover, Owner at Quatermains 1920s Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very valuable review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and your game drive with Lungi. You are absolutely right, we are a rustic bush camp, and as such we are basic, which is how we market ourselves and also why we are 3 star rated. I feel it's a... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here as part of our silver wedding anniversary with my sister Debra Spittal( see review) and her partner Danny, cannot add any more to her recent review as this place is truly amazing ,could not fault anything. Fantastic camp, clean,comfortable and staff are 100% amazing, friendly, funny & of course Sam's fantastic cooking. Wish to thank the... More 

Thank Singy56
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home from SA what an amazing adventure. The highlight for me was a 3 night stay at Quatermains 1920s safari camp. We were made to feel very welcome. The tents are really comfortable very cosy and warm ( the weather was a bit chilly whilst we were there) hot water bottles in our bed at night lovely. Craig... More 

Thank debs3812
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a luxury tent here on the last night of our honeymoon, and what a great move. The safari on the first afternoon was the best we had, and saw rhinos close up, and hippos in the river, and 2 cobras, none of which we had seen in other reserves. And then we got back to a lovely... More 

Thank Richard B
Munich, Germany
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

First of all - I've been to all the four and five star Safari Lodges so I have something to compare this with. This is a budget camp, BUT if you don't care to much about a private pool (which you won't use anyway, either because it's too cold or because you've got better things to do on a safari)... More 

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Lydney, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Quatermain's is a great place to stay and enjoy the wildlife of Africa. The camp is very small with only 3 tents so the safari vehicle is never crowded. They can also look after each person as an individual and managed to provide lovely meals even for the fussy eaters in our group. The guides were enthusiastic and knowledgeable -... More 

Thank Julie S
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69 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed for three days at Rhiaan and Lucy's very special lodge. A tent with a view, a nice drink and enjoying a fine meal cooked by Sam at the fireplace. Gazing at the stars, listening to the distant Lions roar, while talking about the animals you spotted during the day trips with Graig and Lungi. Rhino's, cheetah, Lion and... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you are looking for the authentic experience, sleeping in a tent, searching for animals, having conversations over good food, good fire with good people. This is the place you MUST go for. You will have your best game drives with Quatermain. I booked a 3D2N stay with them and I love it. It is one of the highlight of... More 

1 Thank AnastasiaLeeHL
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Absolutely amazing experience! The setting is gorgeous and the tent treads the line between camping and luxury perfectly. The hosting party are all so welcoming and very knowledgeable, answering my onslaught of questions with ease. Each safari drive was fantastic seeing a whole host of animals each day. The walking safari was awesome too learning all the things that would... More 

Thank nickcruchley

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quatermain's Camp is an intimate 6 bed tented safari camp situated on the beautiful Amakhala "Big 5" Game Reserve. We offer two four hour game activities per day, with knowledgeable and qualified rangers, fantastic South African bush cuisine and a friendly and personal experience. Come and let Julie and Riaan show you the delights of the African bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quatermains 1920s Safari Camp

Address: Paterson, Amakhala Game Reserve 6130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
Price Range: £283 - £347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Quatermains 1920s Safari Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Comfortable Safari tents with all the things you need”
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