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    Wilderness Safaris Rocktail Camp

    D1849, Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent58%
          • Very good30%
          • Average5%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
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          “rocktail bay” (17 reviews)
          “eggs” (14 reviews)
          “minute walk” (14 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
          Pool
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          Bar/Lounge
          Free Wifi
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          353 reviews
          #1 of 4 Speciality lodging in iSimangaliso Wetland Park
           
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          134 reviews
          #2 of 3 Speciality lodging in Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
           
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          1 - 5 of 193 reviews

          Reviewed 30 April 2017

          What a beautiful spot away from the masses along this pristine coastline of South Africa. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rocktail Camp. The food was delicious, and the staff go out of their way to accommodate your every wish. They even organized us a...More

          2  Thank Nici M
          Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 12 May 2017

          Thank you Nici for the beautiful review we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us even with the unexpected 20 minute walk down to the beach. And getting to swim in the sea with dolphins - wow! We hope you...More

          Reviewed 26 April 2017

          We stayed from the 17th April to the 24th April. Overall the stay was lovely. The room was comfortable and had a great view. The resort is a bit tired but they are doing maintenance. Activities were at an extra cost. the ocean safari was...More

          1  Thank Paul K
          Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 2 May 2017

          Dear Paul K, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed you stay with us and that you had so many great sightings while diving and snorkeling. We will be sure to share your kind words with our...More

          Reviewed 15 April 2017

          It's a bit of a mission to get there, but when you do, you'll know it was worth it. We were there for 5 nights and stayed in a two person tented cabin (no. 6) with glorious views of the indigenous forest with the sea...More

          1  Thank JJN29
          Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 2 May 2017

          Dear JJN29, Thank you for the wonderful feedback, we are overjoyed to read that we were able to exceed your expectations and will be sure to congratulate all the staff on a job well done. Aside from all the diving and snorkeling opportunities the scorpion...More

          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          For anyone looking to combine diving and safari into one trip, Rocktail Beach Camp is the perfect solution. They have an onsite Dive Center (Mokarran Dive Charters) which is first rate, they are super close to the beach (which is right off the Maputaland Marine...More

          Thank Merrill O
          Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 10 April 2017

          Dear Merrill, We are glad to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the time spent with the great team at Mokarran Dive Center. With the majority of the staff coming from the local villages they have grown up with...More

          Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

          Flew into Manzengweya airstrip which is about a 7 minute drive to the Wilderness Rocktail camp. Spent 4 nights at the camp and had a great time. The weather was not great on one day in particular but fine the rest of the time. In...More

          Thank Paul G
          Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 10 April 2017

          Thank you Paul for the brilliant review, we are thrilled to read all the happy memories of your stay with us and hope you will return to make some more great ones together. The scorpion walks is something special seeing the little critters turn luminescent...More

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          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
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          • US$107 - US$835 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 17
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          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Rocktail Beach Camp Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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          Traveller (153)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Kirbyjam
          Hi, I'm interested to know if it's possible to go on safari near Rocktail beach? Keen to see Lions and elephants whilst in area but don't have loads of time to drive up to the Kruger. Thanks
          12 May 2017|
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          Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
          Hello Kirbyjam, Thank you for your question and yes - as some previous reviewers have indicate there are several areas where you can go to from Rocktail to enjoy a game drive. Additionally there are many interesting... More
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          sonmonfinca
          Hi flying into joburg, what are the tranfer options?
          6 December 2016|
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          Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
          Hello sonmonfinca, There are several options available to you - a secondary flight to Durban or Richards Bay or you can drive from Joburg although this may be a bit of a long drive after your initial flight. We would... More
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          Debra C
          How long is the drive in the 4 x4... We are planning a trip this time next year and on our itinerary we will be driving to Rocktail on my 50th birthday... We are wondering if this would be a fun thing with a lovely evening when we arrive or should we alter our itinerary ? Appreciate any thoughts from those who have been there. We are very much looking forward to our trip...😎S
          30 October 2016|
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          Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
          Hello Debra, Thank you for your question. The drive into camp is a great one with many beautiful sights. however, before we are able to answer this for you we would need to know where you are travelling from. Your Travel... More
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          Room Tips
          "Rooms 7-13 have sea views, but are quite a walk from the main lounge. The others are set in the forest."
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          "Cabin 6 was relatively near the restaurant and pool. Beyond these it can be quite a walk to and from your room"
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          "The higher the room number, the farther the walk."
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          "Further placed - more quiet and private your tent will be."
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