We stayed 3 nights and were treated like royalty from start to finish. Chantelle and her team made us feel special from the moment we arrived. Nothing was too much trouble. The tented suites were luxurious and the food and service were 5 star. The locals seem to enjoy it also, we had an elephant visit us during dinner one night to drink from the pool.
David's game drives were fun, informative and exciting. It is great to spend time with someone so passionate about his work. Make sure you spend time doing the Rhino conservation work, it makes a great add-on to the safari experience. You can do as much or as little as you want when you want as you are the only ones on site during your stay.
We wouldn't hesitate returning and can't recommend HillsNek enough.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- HillsNek Safaris is an intimate, luxury tented camp positioned on the banks of the Bushmans River. Situated in a tucked away corner of the Amakhala Big 5 Game Reserve, the lodge is 70km's from Port Elizabeth in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. An abundant variety of wildlife includes lion,rhino, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, buffalo, zebra and a myriad of plains game. The stone, canvas and thatched main lodge is at the heart of the camp, with four private safari tents elevated on wooden decks that enhance the spectacular views of surrounding plains and bush. All tents have panoramic views of the African plains, and game viewing can often be enjoyed from the comfort of your bed. Personalized service and outstanding hospitality is the hallmark of every stay. ... more less
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