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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I would not suggest staying in Olifants if you value tranquility, privacy and space. If you can't get a large cottage over looking the river I'd suggest giving this camp a miss. The fridge was off on our arrival which was not consistent with the...More

Thank Tessa W
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great views high atop the cliff overlooking the river. Easy to find a located mid park (north south). If you leave early from the southern gates, one can make it to Olifants with good viewing by gate closing.

Thank skientropy
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Olifants camp provided a stunning view at every part of the camp. Amazing river views. If possible, do food shopping before heading there as it's remote and the shop doesn't offer that much. Unfortunately no coffee and tea is provided in the Rondavels so you...More

Thank Tanya d
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My best tip for here is to reserve a perimeter cottage! The views are spectacular. From our room we heard a male lion warning other male intruders of his presence near the river bed.No Mugg & Bean here, but the restaurant is pretty excellent. Petrol...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 12 years ago and wanted to try it again. The chalets are the same. We stayed in number three and it is on the hill immediately to overlooking the river. It's also close to the restaurant. There is a good size refrigerator...More

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Bob D
30 March 2018|
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Response from phumba | Reviewed this property |
As with all the main rest camps in Kruger, Olifants does have a shop that sells all the groceries you would find in a basic grocery store (bread, milk, dry goods, meat, veg, sweets, alcohol etc...) as well as curios and some... More
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Bob D
30 March 2018|
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It does, but frequently the equipment is out of order
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Wayne C
28 April 2017|
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Response from Sean C | Reviewed this property |
Best day trips available? Drive your own car throughout the park. There is a "sightings board" in the camp(s), which can somewhat give you an idea as to where to find animals but there is also a latest sightings app which... More
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"Book early to get perimeter units"
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"Rondevals overlooking the river are wonderful!"
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"At Olifants with a view over the river."
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"As many have suggested, do your best to secure a view bungalow"
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