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Olifants Rest Camp

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Visited this camp for coffee a couple of years back and promised to stay next time and it didn't disappoint. Set on a hill overlooking the Olifants river it's situated in a magical position especially at sunset. Rooms are of average Kruger Park quality so don't expect luxury, basic but functional is how I would describe them but hey ho...

Thank Derek Wright J
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We had a chalet on the perimeter with stunning views up and down the river. The unit was small and quite old, with a very noisy air conditioner but the view from the outside kitchenette makes up for it all. The unit was very clean and the staff were very friendly. The shop is big and well stocked. The Mug...

Thank lulu008
Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Olifants stands on a beautiful location overlooking the Olifants River. Game viewing with a beer or wine in your hand is easy. Sunsets are stunning BUT The campsite looks well maintained, the roads and walkways are clean and tidy, the rondavels laid out in rows but the choice of rondavels is limited. It is basically a 2 or 3 bedded...

Thank Christine180250
Bavaria, Germany
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Quiet, friendly staff, good restaurant and shop. We had a river view rondavel which cost a bit more but is worth every cent extra. Looking over the river we saw hippos, elefants and different antelopes We also had the early morning drive which we however cannot recommend to anyony. First hour in darkness with 2 search lights and driving through...

Thank Johan W
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite camp in the Park☺ it has a specail place in my wife and my heart...have pictures of of children as babies till now in front of the baby elephant..Love the place can't wait to be back with my family

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2016

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Kroonstad, South Africa
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 May 2016

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Zeist, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

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“Unit 9 is the best in the camp”
477casperv, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room with a view of the river, if unavailable there are common facilities available at the restaurant / shop area.”
hughparkes, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the river are quiet and you can listen to the river flowing and its animals. The top rooms are busy because it's near shops.”
nkatekofaithm, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“blocked view from 108, trees could be pruned.”
marrack, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in #24”
  • River sign at bridge on main paved rd
  • Sunset
  • Wild dogs escaping the heat
  • Sunsetting
  • Amazing views
  • Elephants in river
  • Table from room
ridenj716, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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