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We arrived here after 3 weeks travel including camping.
We were met by a white lady (sorry to discriminate but the blacks had been fantastic) who was unwelcoming and showed us to our room by pointing from a quad bike vehicle. When we entered the...More
Had previously stayed in 2012 and remembered it as a more friendly and comfortable venue. The addition of tented rooms whilst a nice idea was not well executed. Open floorboards in the bathrooms allow for insects to populate the bathroom so keep your door closed....More
We arrived thinking this will be interesting. It was. Receptionist was unfriendly, went to our tent. Floor boards very thin making you cautious so as to not go through. Went to bar and half the staff were in a meeting or playing around. Finally got...More
Elephant sands is built around a waterhole frequented by elephants. We stayed in a chalet,with canvas windows and semi outdoor bathroom. it was attached to the room and enclosed. The solar shower was hot and there was electric light. No plugs but you can recharge...More
We were planning to stay two nights camping and also make use of one of the extras on offer, like a trip to the Makgadigadi pans - which was unfortunately not possible due to the pans and road being flooded (true, not the lodge's fault)....More
Thinking of going there in the end of january 2017, but since it is the rainy season I am affraid there will be no elephants to watch. Everywhere I can read that the dry season is the best, so I know that, but I can not find any information about travelling in january (rainy season) - I mean if there is some kind of chance that the elephant still comes close to the camp? or it is certain that they go to other waterholes?
Can anyone help me? :)
19 December 2016|
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Response from Olivier B | Reviewed this property |
Agreed that it would be best to visit this place during the dry season, because the campsite will be the only waterhole the elephants come to. But I reckon they will still come during wetseason, cause it will still be... More
Agreed that it would be best to visit this place during the dry season, because the campsite will be the only waterhole the elephants come to. But I reckon they will still come during wetseason, cause it will still be there easiest way to get water...
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"The choice is between all canvas and chalet with canvas."