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Great Plains Conservation Zarafa Camp

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

My wife and I stayed here in Aug 16 on the last leg of a 3 camp tour through Zambia and Botswana. We arrived to find out that we were upgraded to the Zhao Suite, which aside from having two bedrooms, is entirely separate from...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dumella! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Zarafa and have taken the time to share your thoughts. To see the wild dogs is such a wonderful and rare experience. They have been cruelly persecuted in much of Africa but enjoy a...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We spent three memorable days and nights at this superb model of luxury, hospitality, and adventure in the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana. The accommodations are beyond wonderful, the dining was excellent, and the game drives were exciting. All of the staff was amazing, particularly...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dumella! Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at Zarafa, it means a great deal to us that you had such a wonderful time. I will pass on your thanks to all the team and in particular to Piet. Seeing the wild...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved our three nights at Zarafa Camp. David Ward and Saskia Adye are the general camp managers responsible for a staff of 31 who take care of just eight lucky guests. They are the hosts who simply can not do enough...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 29 June 2017

Dumella! Saskia & I are blushing!! We are so pleased that it felt like home for you both. Of course we would be nothing without our wonderful, hard working team; from chefs, to waiters, to housekeepers, to laundry, to scullery to maintenance. We all thank...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Our stay at Zarafa was nothing less than perfect! The accommodations were rustic, classic and luxurious all at the same time. The food was delicious. The service was incredibly attentive. And our guide, Isaac, was incredible, he is friendly, passionate and to say he is...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 20 June 2017

Dumella! Thank you for your kind words about your stay at Zarafa. It was a pleasure to welcome you both to our corner of the Delta! We have our founders, Beverley & Derek Joubert, to thank for the exceptional style of the camp. They chose...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

We visited on a large family vacation and covered a number of different safari destinations in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. The scenery at Zarafa camp was by far the most beautiful, overlooking a gorgeous watering hole, where you can catch ample wildlife activity just...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 20 June 2017

Dumella! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences at Zarafa. Of course we're biased but we feel that the position of the camp is one of the most beautiful in Botswana, with the lagoon spreading across the landscape toward the setting...More

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We were at Zarafe on December 3 and 4, 2015. The very large tent cabins were never hot. There was a small pool on the deck of our tent/ cabin. This was the best place we have stayed in all of our African travels in the last... More
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No wifi at all, electricity in the room always, hairdryer not available at first in the room but their service is great and I bet if you ask the staff they will bring you one. Make sure to do it during the day because I only... More
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