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    Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

    Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    “horse riding” (69 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This is an absolutely wonderful place, I loved every minute; horses, dogs, team, food (they made me special food without query), animals, accommodation activities, ... faultless. I stayed at each lodge and they were both magical. There were families with young children staying too, couples,...More

    Thank Gillian M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We made our first visit to South Africa as a family of 5 with children 15,14,11 and booked Ants hill though Far & Ride. The pick up at Johannesburg airport was on time and after three hours we arrived, as soon as we entered the...More

    Thank Peter H
    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    It seems superfluous to add to all the other brilliant reviews. Nothing is too much trouble for The Ants Nest team, from the welcome on day one to the tears when we left. They provided gluten free for one, custard for another, fresh ginger tea...More

    Thank marchant47
    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    Wow omg what a amazing experience caters for everyone rider non rider horses are so well schooled you always feel so safe the guides are fun and explain everything about the surroundings about nd wildlife the accommodation is out of this world I can't write...More

    Thank teresakeira
    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    My husband and I spent six days at Ants Nest. We had an amazing time. Rode horses on safari twice a day. Sundowners in the evening were at a different location each time. The horses are very well trained and very well taken care of....More

    Thank annettelemay66
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$192 - US$1,631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Waterberg >
    • Vaalwater
    • Also Known As
    • Ant`s Hill & Ant`s Nest Hotel Vaalwater ,
    • Ant`s Hill And Ant`s Nest
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    Traveller (406)
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    Dining (16)
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    Gillian M
    11 March 2017|
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    Response from Antslodges | Property representative |
    May i ask that you perhaps send us an email with your proposed dates so we can check what is still available and can also advise how many kids are in camp at the time
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    Pia R
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from madRower | Reviewed this property |
    Ant's Nest would be a better option of the two (because of the drop-offs reference above) but the pool does not have a fence around it. I found the staff to be very family friendly - we had a 3 and an 8 year old with us... More
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    Les D
    20 December 2016|
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    Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
    I would also say that some places recommendations on tips are quite high, others less so. Ants is on the high side, but that said we tipped on the high side here as they are so lovely. However, I wouldn't go too high on the... More
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