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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very comfortable, all you need in the "Bush" and more. Apart from tv as distraction, you have to enjoy nature and communicate with your lips and not throgh social media! No WhatsApp or Facebook!!!! The stars are bright at night!

2  Thank snaair
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The rest camp was beautifully done and the veranda was a great spot to sit and listen to the birds and to relax. However, the safari drive at the main camp was a big disappointment because no elephants were even spotted! We believe the game...More

1  Thank fatscarv
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed at Cabin 8 in the Matyholweni (which means “in the bush” in Xhosa) Rest Camp in October 2016. The cabin was very basic but cleaned and spacious for two people. Towels and linens were decent and comfortable for a bush camp. Bed linens...More

3  Thank FrizzyFrosty
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the family chalet (no.13) for 4 nights. Chalet has all the modern day comforts like aircon, DSTV , all kitchen facilities. It's very peaceful with a lot of bird life and of course the morning visitors - the monkeys.. one thing I...More

2  Thank Angelameyer
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is everything you would expect form a rest camp. Spiders, mosquitos, vervet monkeys stealing your fruit. No cell phone reception. All of which make it the perfect base for great trips in the park. The cottages are really adequately equipped and perfectly comfortable...More

1  Thank Heather B
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"Book early due to limited availability (15 cottages only)"
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"You don't even know you have neighbours in the neighbouring cottages. This spesific nr 2 is wheelchair..."
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"1 night stay is sufficient."
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