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Tembe Elephant Park Accommodation

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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

4 nights was perfect here. We enjoyed the tasty food (not fancy but delicious), especially the breakfast! The comfortable tents were very clean and roomy, the pool was pleasant (small but refreshing on a hot day). We had great game drives with lovely, knowledgeable guides. We were unlucky to be there in extreme heat, but still had a wonderful time....

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Cape Town
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The park's accommodation is great and the food was good. The staff are friendly and the cost is bearable for South African's and cheap for visitors from overseas. However, I must say that the logistics are not up to scratch and silly things happen. With one vehicle broken, the booking office still accepted a large group, at the last minute,...

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1Thank TonyCTCapeTown
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We went to this place. We booked our own vehicle at great extra cost, as we wanted to make the most of the photographic opportunities. The weather was not great, not the establishments fault of course. The guide clearly had no idea about photography and comments like "there's a branch in front of subject" did nothing whatsoever. we did see...

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1Thank Marc d
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent accommodation in authentic safari tents, warm welcome & farewell from the friendly staff, traditional entertaining in the evenings around the fireplace, very good food, great guides on the game drives, only 10 cars a day in the whole park, relaxed animal watching with just a few people ;-)), a "must-go" when you travel South Africa individually.

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South Africa
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is a long, long drive, but a nice one. The staff is so friendly and helpful, it was unbelievable. The tents are clean, bid and everything is there. You can have a nice massage too. And the food........they can cook so well, every lunch they had something else, also for diner. And 2x breakfast.......Cold one before the gamedrive and...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an experience that earns a special place in your holiday memories, even when those memories include some of the great glories of Africa. From the warm welcome to the farewell ceremony you will be with people who want you to get the most out of your visit. The accommodation is excellent and the safari-style units are well spaced...

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1Thank Smegle_12
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We love it. We last visited Tembe 6 years ago and so were surprised by the amount of investment that’s taken place in the camp. Our tent (No. 3) was spacious, with lots of storage space and a wonderful outside shower (no bath, not bothered). We had two extremely large beds, but used only one. No. 3 is one of...

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Bloemfontein
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A jewel with outstanding customer orientated service. What a change, staff who really cared about their guests in a really great venue. Our guide Khula on the game drives had a great sense of humor and an excellent knowledge of the environment with a birding eye and ear second to none. Constantly in contact with other guides to ensure the...

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1Thank Richard A
Kingsport, TN
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was one of three game parks we visited on our first trip to South Africa and it was exceptional in every way. We loved the accommodations - we felt we were sleeping in the bush but with all of the comforts of home. The outdoor shower was great and we enjoyed watching animals while sitting in front of our...

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent 3 awesome nights in Tembe. The accommodation was well appointed and the outdoor shower was the highlight. Carlos our guide was very knowledgeable and an excellent spotter. The behind the scene staff made sure our stay was very comfortable. Thanks to all. Elephants galore, we found them at every turn, no wonder the place is called Tembe Elephant...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Tembe Elephant Park Accommodation

Address: 72 Kms From, Tembe Elephant Park 3973, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Tembe Elephant Park
Number of rooms: 15
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“Just one thing - make sure you secure the front door or the monkeys will enjoy playing games with your toiletries!”
 of 5 bubbles Smegle_12, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Luxury bush tents fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles 103richarda, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Tent 7. It was a great place to stay, quiet, close to the center of camp and to the dining tent.”
 of 5 bubbles TNgal1062, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some tents are closer to the dining area than others for those who don't want to walk too far in the sandy soil.”
 of 5 bubbles annehU9374GQ, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid tent 8 .. it's close to the staff quarters”
 of 5 bubbles davidindurham, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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