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The Elephant Camp

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$957*
US$957*
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Spring Branch, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed there for three nights...it's a very nice tent camp...with A/C! We rode the elephants and got to feed them...and pet Sylvester, the cheetah. They did our laundry while there, which helped, since we were limited to the amount of luggage we could bring. We had a medical emergency in our group, and the staff went above and beyond to...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay there so much and got to meet our resident herd of elephants as well as Sylvester, our cheetah ambassador. Your kind comments about our staff have been passed on to them and we are glad that they could be...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our stay at Elephant Camp was wonderful because of two primary factors 1) welcoming (and efficient) staff and 2) the location and beauty of the facility. Staff made everything easy for us and were clearly focused on making sure we enjoyed our stay. We did several tours -- including a visit to the Falls and a day trip to Botswana...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the camp so much and that it felt like "home" to you. Our staff take great pride in their hospitality skills and your kind comments have been passed on to them. Thank you for your lovely recommendation. With warm regards Management and...

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no better way spending a lunch interacting with these amazing creatures. The staff are so knowledgeable and there is a clear love, trust and understanding between handlers and elephants. We arrived to fresh welcome towels and cold welcome drinks, after having an introductory talk we noticed these beautiful animals emerge from the bush where they took their positions...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest We loved reading how much you enjoyed your elephant interaction at the Wallow! It really is a very special experience and watching the elephant interact with their handlers and being able to interact so comfortably with the elephants as guests is an experience not to be missed. Your kind comments have been passed on to all concerned. Your...

Stillwater, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camp was well- appointed and people very friendly. Food was great and animal encounters with Sylvester, the cheetah, and the elephants with be life- long memories. Victoria Falls and the Overlook Restaurant there were awesome.Breakfast on the patio was spectacular with being able to see the falls mist as a backdrop.Thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Don't miss it!

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Elephant camp so much. Your kind comments about the food and the staff have been recognized and we are so pleased that our dedication to hospitality has enhanced your stay with us. Thank you for your high recommendation. With warm...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Elephant Camp approaches the safari experience with a conscience. They are home to a rescued Cheetah, Sylvester, and a number of elephants (as well as a vulture, Judge) - all are used to further conservation through human contact (elephant safaris and cheetah encounter) and education. The Elephant Camp itself, is an upmarket lodge experience with luxury 'tents' for accommodation,...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Tricia and Julian Thank you so much for your wonderful and insightful review on trip Advisor. We are passionate about conservation here at Wild Horizons and we are delighted that we are able to convey this so clearly to our valued guests. Sylvester, our cheetah ambassador, has done so much to promote the work that we do in conservation...

Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elephant Camp exceeded expectations. The accommodations were first class as was the food and the staff was all very friendly and competent. While officially a tent, the room was luxurious with sliding glass doors to the deck, ensuite bath with tub and shower with a view.

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you so much for your fabulous review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that your stay with us exceeded all expectations and that you enjoyed all aspects of staying there so much!Thank you for your high recommendation. With warm regards Management and Staff The Elephant Camp

Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place was fabulous! I highly recommend visiting here! The staff is incredible and welcoming! The food and accommodations are superior! Do not miss this experience and all they can provide for you.We were taken to local village and even invited to the guides home for a home cooked meal. I cannot sy enough wonderful things about the elephant camp!!

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful stay at the Elephant Camp and were able to experience so much. Our staff work very hard to ensure that our guests have a wonderful time and we are delighted to see this reflected...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elephant Camp is a 5-star hotel nestled in the bush in Victoria Falls National Park. In addition to providing very extremely comfortable accommodations, excellent food and friendly service, the Camp gave me an opportunity to meet its resident elephants. These elephants, all orphans, were raised by humans, and consequently are unsuitable to return to the wild. I took a walk...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest Dear Guest Thank you so much for such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor! Conservation and the preservation of all our wildlife is of paramount importance to us and it is extremely satisfying to see that our staff have been able to convey this message to our guests. Our staff are highly trained and dedicated and your kind...

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mu husband and I had a one-night stopover in Vic Falls, three weeks ago. I had heard about Sylvester, so this was why we chose Elephant Camp. I am not a person who will ever go to zoos, circuses etc. but I knew the story of Sylvester, and how he was given the chance live as a motherless tiny cub....

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Mary Lee Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you were able to spend the one night that you had in Victoria Falls with us and that you got the opportunity to meet our beloved Sylvester. Conservation is extremely high on our list of priorities and we...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Totally Very satisfied! Feel good and happy! Good environment comfortable, paradise!Every employee is also friendly, food quality is better than expected.. I have had a happy holiday! Unfortunately sylvester happened to be ill, but I'm glad to know that he has recovered,hope to meet him again next time ! The elephant camp's manger assistant 'Moses' and driver 'sbhek' service very...

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Dear Maggie Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed all aspects of the lodge so much. Your kind comments about the staff, and Moses and Sbhek in particular, have been passed on to them. We love to hear that we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls' spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury, intimate lodge under canvas within easy reach of Victoria Falls (approximately 10 km) and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve. The Elephant Camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 24 adults in 12 luxury tents. The 'Elephant Camp West' consists of 4 luxury tents that sleep 8 adults and 8 children (all are equipped to become family rooms with comfortable sleeper couches). (Children not included in total occupancy) All suites are gorge facing and boast a private viewing deck and plunge pool, private lounge area, air-conditioning and fans, bath (with a view), inside and outside shower, mini bar and tea/coffee stations. INCLUDED: Accommodation and all meals, drinks (excluding premium brands), complimentary mini bars in the rooms. Return Victoria Falls Airport transfers & two transfers to Victoria Falls town per day. Laundry & Emergency Medical Evacuation cover. Lunch at the Lookout Cafe. ... more   less 

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Address: Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: $1,151 - $1,580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Elephant Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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The Elephant Camp Hotel Victoria Falls
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#1 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#1 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#2 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
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“Our lodging was superior. Everything was perfect”
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“Enjoy the optional outdoor shower and don't forget to bring a swimming suit for your private splash pool.”
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“For medium-size groups (6 - 10 people) ask if you can have the entire Elephant Camp West booked out”
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“All have great views!!!”
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“The lower numbers are closer to main lounge and communal terrace.”
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