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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The park is much smaller than one would expect; lions are all in enclosures, you don't feel like you're watching wild animals, it feels more like a zoo. I've been to larger safari parks in Denmark (which is a tiny country). The busses also felt cramped and we couldn't hear the guide at the back. On a positive note, the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Fairy Glen is located just out of Worcester, meaning it is convenient for Capetonians or tourists to Cape Town as it is just an hour's drive away. It is a truly magical place, tucked away in the glen with stunning mountain views. Our guide was knowledgable and funny - and it is an awesome experience to hear the stories of...

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We went as a couple for educational visit, we were welcomed warmly, we were offered breakfast along with other guests, afterwards we were asked to join the guests for a morning drive, our Guide was funny, knowledgeable and knew his work. Afterward we went for a beautiful delicious meal. Weather was incredible, we wanted to buy the wine which is...

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1Thank Sideku
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to visit. Started off with a continental breakfast. We then got picked up by our excellent guide Andrew who took us around the reserve to see the animals up close and personal. We than had a short walk to the base of the mountains. Then back for lunch and after lunch picked up and taken back to lodge...

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1Thank Mark C
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely expensive for you get. Been around the country at better places that are better place. Place is not well maintained at all. Free wifi that you cant connect to... lovely. Only good thing is that is quiet.

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Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you have ever been to a "game park" in Ohio where you drive through in your own car and feed buckets of kibble to a giraffe then you have basically seen this place. It is far from a real safari, and while you cannot feed the animals by hand the keepers do supplemental feed some of the animals. The...

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3Thank umwakichwa
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The main reason for visiting a game reserve is to watch animals, and Fairy Glen is a great destination for that. Our game ranger was very knowledgeable, and frequently stopped to give us more information on the animals, and was always ready to answer any questions. Another reason for visiting a game reserve is to get away from the city,...

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1Thank Christoan S
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I visited the place for a Safari trip it was nice place and so kind staff , tickets includes both breakfast and lunch , you can enjoy watching the animals they have you can sleep there , but yet I didn't like the cars . As it is fully open you just feel unsafe I've seen other safer and nicer...

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1Thank Abdullah S
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This game reserve does not deserve your money or your time. Although it has the benefit of being close to Cape Town, it is like visiting a zoo. After many positive game reserve experiences, I had tears in my eyes throughout the game drive and felt sick by the end from what I saw. The animals do not have enough...

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1Thank stakala
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The accommodation here was poor. Tiles missing on the floor, not very clean and no shampoo etc supplied. Food mediocre at very best. Very disappointing. We could not recommend it. It was probably nice 15 years ago but nothing done to the place since. A disappointing trip on the accommodation front however the tour guide and drive were good.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairy Glen Safaris, a family owned business about a hour from Cape Town is set at the foot of the world famous Brandwacht Mountains. It was the cherised dream of the latest owner, Piet de Jager to transform the land into a big 5 game reserve, which was eventually realised through his commitment and dedication over the years. Fairy Glen's name is derived from the dragon fly who used to fly over the Glen (Valley) and was so big, it resembled Fairies. ... more   less 

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Address: Worcester 6850, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Worcester
Price Range: £296 - £443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Fairy Glen Hotel Worcester
Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve South Africa/Worcester
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