Shingwedzi Rest Camp

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Shingwedzi in the far north of the Kruger National Park has been constructed on the bend of the Shingwedzi River in an area with less dense vegetation Many of the big tuskers roamed the plains around Singwedzi, one named ‘Shingwedzi’ died close to the camp in 1981. His tusks can be viewed in the Elephant Museum at Letaba. The Red Rocks Loop (S52) route traces the Shingwedzi River into the Mopane woodlands. Red Rocks refers to a large sandstone slab exposed by the Shingwedzi River about 15 km southwest of the ca

Accommodation

Tent or caravan sites with electricity points and rotating braai (barbeque) grids, as well as communal ablutions, and cooking facilities with twenty-four-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities. The sites accommodate a maximum of six persons per site. Please ensure to provide your own tent and camping equipment, caravan or motor home.

Three-bed Rustic Huts with communal ablution facilities. These units include a communal kitchen with scullery and electric hotplate stoves, but no cooking utensils, crockery or cutlery. Each hut has its own small fridge. No air-conditioner.

Two-bed Bungalows with communal kitchen, equipped with shower, toilet and wash basin (some have baths). All bungalows have air-conditioning, and a limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes (cutlery, crockery, glasses and frying pan) are available for hire from reception upon check-in.

Two-bed Bungalows, one room with two single beds. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners

Three-bed Bungalows, one room with three single beds & 1 fold-down bed. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners

Two-bed Bungalow with double bed, equipped with en-suite bathroom with showers, toilets and wash basins. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners

Four-bed Bungalow, one room with double bed and one with two single beds, equipped with two bathrooms (one of which is en-suite) with showers, toilets and wash basins. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery, utensils as well as a microwave. This unit has air-conditioners.

Rentmeester Guest House is a large luxury unit in prime position within the camp, with a riverside view. The kitchen comes with a microwave oven, and the house itself has a limited channel DSTV television, as well as sharing a communal braai (barbecue) area. Rentmeester house sleeps eight people in three bedrooms. 2 Bedrooms with double beds, one with two single beds and a double sleeper couch in the lounge.

 

Activities and  Facilities

 

Shingwedzi Camp offers adventure in the form of guided bush walks and game drives, all under the supervision of well informed and keen professional field guides. Important to note is that children under the age of six are not permitted on game drives, and children under the age of twelve are restricted from game walks.

Activities and sights in the surrounding area include Kanniedood and Nstishivana Bird Hides.

Facilities at the camp include activity information at the reception area, public telephones, post box, restaurant, cafeteria, shops, laundromat, filling station, communal kitchens and bathrooms, basic on-site first-aid assistance, cutlery and plate hampers, a day visitor picnic area in the camp, and a swimming pool (available to overnight residents only). Cell phone reception.

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Rates & Pricing

Campsite (CK6P,CK6PL,CK6PZ)
Num. people incl in base rate:
2
Max. number of people in the unit:
6
Rate per extra adult:
104
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
52
ZAR
Campsite (CK6PV)(view)
Num. people incl in base rate:
2
Max. number of people in the unit:
6
Rate per extra adult:
104
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
52
ZAR
Hut (EH3)(communal facitlities)
Num. people incl in base rate:
2
Max. number of people in the unit:
3
Rate per extra adult:
198
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
99
ZAR
Bungalow (BD3, BD3Z)
Num. people incl in base rate:
2
Max. number of people in the unit:
3
Rate per extra adult:
300
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
150
ZAR
Bungalow (BD2,BD2Z,BD2D)
Num. people incl in base rate:
2
Max. number of people in the unit:
2
Rate per extra adult:
0
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
0
ZAR
Cottage (FF4)
Num. people incl in base rate:
4
Max. number of people in the unit:
4
Rate per extra adult:
0
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
0
ZAR
Rentmeester Guest House (GRM)
Num. people incl in base rate:
6
Max. number of people in the unit:
8
Rate per extra adult:
860
ZAR
Rate per extra child:
430
ZAR

Please note the pricing above excludes the following:

  • Entry/conservation fees (payable on arrival at your destination)
  • Transport, transfers and flights
  • Late arrival transfer fee (if applicable for your destination)
  • Meals, snacks and beverages
  • Safari Game Drives (unless indicated on your itinerary)
  • Baby cot/bed

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What our guests have said about this accommodation

Magda De Lange
Bungalow was very neat and clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. The camp was very tidy. An overall pleasant stay.
Tina Ides
Other than we had to wait a bit long before we could order and receive our food, we had a wonderful time! Among the best we've had! Thank you! Lovely rooms, nice pool, Lydia gave us a very kind service to do our laundry for us, we really appreciated her help and friendliness! All and all, we where very happy with everything!
Netsianda Rudzani
I had a wonderful experience.
Liza Greyvensteyn
It was very pleasant and relaxing. The room was beautiful.
Nicky Chapman
Staff all round extremely friendly, bungalows clean and neat, Cleaning staff fantastic.
bireaud jean-françois
Bungalow very comfortable for 3, with equipment for cooking inside, big place around Tranquility! Very nice place. Good restaurant with a great view, little shop and swimming pool
John Louw
We were very impressed with the accommodation and the cleanliness of the camp. It is very well maintained. Game viewing was limited unfortunately.
Joost Veldman
A great camp with plenty of good trips to make in the area. We simply loved it, experienced a wonderful electric storm and rainfall there. Friendly staff, good facilities. Stands for us on the top of the camps with Bateleur and Mopani.
SARAH ALBERT SH151028
Everything about our stay at Shingwedzi was exceptional. The accommodation was well maintained and the staff were welcoming and friendly. We will definitely be coming back.
MADELEIN ACKERMANN
Can't believe the camp - so much updated since I was last here - really lovely.
Roger Le Guern
We went to find the manager when we left to tell her how great our stay was. The facilities are amazing and the staff fantastic. For the first time in 40 years of going to the Park, I actually had someone come to our chalet and ask if everything was in order!!!!??! The shop was the best we visited with staff that were friendly and helpful. Although we saw less game, we will definitely be going back. Its now our favourite camp.
CORNE POTGIETER
pleasant stay!!
lee-anne pretorius
My husband and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary by camping at Shingwedzi camp. The camping grounds were accumulate, ablution blocks were always clean and the braai facilities were sufficient. The restaurants and shops were fabulous. It was an experience to remember. My highlight was the game drive - Oscar the ranger was very knowledgeable.we learnt so much in those 1 hours. We are already planning our next trip back.
HEFER
Very nice experience. Friendly staff, neat and tidy camp, Ablution facilities above excellent. What a pleasant stay we had, We bookend an extra night!
RODERICK CAIRNS
Great facilities,friendly staff.
Marc van Niekerk
Always a nice and peaceful camp. Nice to sit and see how everyone braais.
RIEKIE PAUL
The ablutions block are very clean. It is absolutely a pleasure to stay in Shingweszi.
Moire de Vos
Great accommodation and the staff were great. Clean toilets and showers were a welcoming. Flipping mattresses will be good.
Tony Da Fonseca
Newly refurbished units were excellent
Corina Vorster
Shingwedzi staff very friendly.
tarynne lucas
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay
Robert Blake
Happy Customer!
Neil Lane
More than expected.
Lenie Landman
Accommodation exceeded our expectations, friendly staff and wonderful time. Thank you.
Frank McDonogh
Hi, Stayed @ Shingwedzi for 3 nights, basic, clean, efficient check-in. Delighted with overall experience.Frank Mc Donogh
Betsie Stander
This is the more type of accommodation we like, we really enjoy our stay in Shingwedzi. Will definitely go back to Shingwedzi. Service at the restaurant was excellent.
Candice Pappin
We had a fantastic time. the campsite was excellent, neat and very clean. the ablutions were always spotless. Game viewing was spectacular.
Bertus Jooste
Was a nice stay. Will return soon.
Sue Pitt
A wonderful sojourn in the Park at Shingwedsi- well appointed and spacious accommodation. Enjoyed eating at the restaurant there too. The staff helpful, and friendly at all times.
Pieter Koen
The reception was excellent. Ablutions were well maintained. Staff very friendly.
annemarie
I love RSA! SAN parks are the best!
Erik Eilertsen
Modern and clean. My wife loved the open and airy layout. She deemed it the best (and least expensive) of the four locations utilized. I love Shingwedzi so it gets some bias in that regard!
Ingrid De Beer
Really cant complain the camp and hut was clean and well looked after. The only thing that was not nice was the fact that there is no grass. Would prefer camp to friends and family
BARRY REIDE
Had a really good time, accommodation fairly basic but all round good value for money.
Gary van Eyk
Very clean, neat and helpful staff, a great stay.
Lelanie Prinsloo
It is a great camp. personnel very professional & friendly. We will be back.Regards Lelanie
Dagmar
Loved our stay at this camp, best game viewing, beautiful game drives along the river. Bungalows very clean and best swimming pool at the park.
John Frylinck
Ons hou van die kleiner kamp plekke. Die diere is miskien minder maar alles is rustiger. Lekker kuier. Sal beslis terug gaan.
Tony
Yes I loved my stay at Shingwedzi. The peace and quiet was fantastic. The attitude and friendliness of staff was lovely. Value for money is good if you camping. Only suggestion I would have is half price accommodation in off peak periods. The camp was maybe 20% full while we were there. The only complaint is the 500 fine I received for arriving back to camp late. Then I take some of the blame but a lot of the cause has to go to poor signage which led to a poor decision.
ALIDA MENDE
Bungalow was super. Thank you
Gary Petler
Thank you to all the staff at Shingwedzi especially Christa, (who by the way, is like Wonder Woman!) for an absolutely amazing holiday. The campsite was spotlessly clean as were the bathrooms and kitchen areas, all the staff were very pleasant and helpful and we will definitely make a 3rd visit as soon as we can! The only downside to the whole holiday was that we went on the New Year's eve game drive and although a lovely spread was put on by the catering staff and they were very professional, we had the feeling that our ranger, Oscar, did not really want to be there. When we spotted a Scops Owl and one of the guests asked what the owl was called, he replied "I'm not good at such things". A better reply would have been to ask if anyone on the vehicle knew and if not to tell the guest that he wasn't too sure but would find out and come back to him. It just seemed a little unprofessional. We wish all the staff at Shingwedzi and indeed in all the camps, a blessed and wonderful 2015.
MARINA ENGELBRECHT
Friendly service, clean, beautiful!
lindy solomon
Well SanParks out did themselves with everything from staff to accommodation. We camped and the ablution facilities were brilliant always clean and with toilet paper, hand soap and towels available 24/7. All the staff we dealt with were friendly. The restaurant was excellent value for money and brilliant food. There is nothing I could actually comment on to add as it was our first visit and it will not be our last. Thank you for making our stay a memorable one. See you soon.
Charmaine Theron
I had lovely camping experience at Shingwedzi. The facilities were very well maintained, we only had trouble with one group of people not cleaning up the kitchen after cooking. The pool was lovely and the staff friendly and helpful.
Conny Ahrens
The littel houses have outside kitchen and grills to stay Independent, since Restaurant is limited. Pool area is very nice as well. Animals have been far less around as at Satara Restcamp, but still giraffes, elefants, Buffalos, even lions and lots of birds are easy to find, just not as plentifull as in the middle of Krüger NP
Inge
Good morning The stay was wonderful .
Mike Pallett
Superb accommodation. The hot plate was difficult to use, but other than that we were very happy
MARTHIE VAN WYK
Our caravan stay at Shingwedzi was very pleasant.
JANNIE DEj NYSSCHEJN
Excellent.
Vincent Prinsloo
Dit was baie lekker om in die Karavaan park te kamp. Alles was baie netjies, skoon en in n werkende toestand.
Elize Greyling
I like the ablution with a place for ladies to do their hair and make up. But again the electricity points is not enough for the quantity of campers that booked in.
colin bateman
Myself my wife and my mum of 84 had the time of our life's. I thank you for keeping us in mind when there was a cancellation. I don't know how much time we still have with mum so every time I get to spend time with here is special. And you people made it one of those times thank you. Kind Regards. Colin Bateman
MUIS MILLER
Very new accommodation and very comfortable.
Johann Lerm
Great!
Pieter Koen
Reception at Punda Maria gate and Shingwedzi was outstanding. The ablutions were very well maintained.
Christiaan Hattingh
Everything was neat, tidy, working. A Great experience, will return again.
Pieter Kriek
Thank you, keep up the good work. The restcamp is neat and clean.
ELLE
Had a great stay, planning another trip again as we speak. Keep it up!! The staff are very friendly too!!
Stephen Roberts
As Brits we were charged R868 for every camp the three of us stayed at. Total paid therefore was the equivalent of nearly £200 on top of the fees for the rooms! South Africans have to pay only a quarter of the price for the conservation fees. Clearly this will rebound on the Kruger Park. Government need to sort this quickly - punishing visitors will cost them money unless they see sense and reign in these fees dramatically.
mpho madzhie
i enjoyed my self, the hut are fine and very good.
Christo du Plessis
Probably the most enjoyable camp to sleep over this holiday, very pleasant!
NICKY CHAPMAN
What a beautiful camp. Well organized, staff very friendly and accomodating and clean and neat.
Ngwako Machethe
We enjoyed staying at this camp, and the surrounding was very clean, also the rooms was clean
Lee-Anne
We stayed overnight and the camp was surprisingly lovely. Our accommodation was great, better than some other camps and the price was fantastic. The staff were friendly and we will definitely go back there.
Irma McMahonIrma McMahon
After Letaba and Olifants, we were a bit disappointed with Shingwedzi. We saw very little game (not your fault!). We feel that you should emphasize quiet on the deck at the restaurant. Running and screaming children do not encourage game to come to the water.
Tanya March
Our family had a great time at the Kruger. A few things looked like they needed further attention. Toilets needed to be cleaned more often, sometimes they looked terrible. We kept on having to pay extra money at each site we stayed at..frustrating as I was led to believe we had paid fully for the entire trip. Overall though, I would say it was an experience to remember, thank you Kruger park and all the staff. By the way, the staff we really fantastic..
George
A little disappointed that we didn't get to see the Rhino and Leopard. The stay overall was great. The camp was nice and clean, but I do think the prices of the store is outrageous.
Mariana van der Merwe
As always & with all our previous visits, we once again experienced the magic that the Kruger Park has in abundance. We are campers, but decided to stay in huts this time around. The huts that we slept at were clean & sufficiently equipped for our needs. We received clean towels from housekeeping shortly after arrival at our hut & our fireplace was cleaned early the next morning. The ablution facilities were also very tidy & clean. Other facilities that we used, swimming pools, restaurants, park shops, receptions etc. were very satisfactory & with good & friendly service.Thank you so much for the upkeep & creation of a facility that contributed to our wonderful holiday xxx
Chris Walden
Overall it was amazing to be back, I loved it, the huts were looked after, the staff friendly and it was a good experience,however it was tainted by the prices and condition of the shop and dining room in Shingwedzi,the menu was very limited and the atmosphere was just not there, but Letaba was great, the shop was horrendous, prices 325 % more than Phalabowa (no excuses about transport please) the staff rude and unhelpful. but Letaba and Oilphants shops were awesome. I understand the Shingwedzi shop/dining room will becoming back to Sanparks so we wait and see. Lastly what would make a difference would be a bit more professionalism from the staff and actual interest in the clients, and more local knowledge. If SANPARKS would like me to come and chat about these things and/or do a presentation to staff I would be more than happy to do this. You are good but can be better.Regds Chris Walden
Glenda O'Toole
We enjoyed the trip. However, it's evident that there are far too many day visitors been allowed into the park, rest-camp facilities were swamped during the day, rather unpleasant in this regard.
Ray Cooper
Regretfully, lack of power and water points.
P Gordon
Overall very enjoyable. The accommodation was equipped with a fan only and this can be upgraded.
A Byleveldt
The level of service has seriously deteriorated since 2010 to such an extent that the remarks book at reception is riddled with complaints - we get the feeling that the park management is reluctant to take action or otherwise incompetent to manage effectively
Karen
Our stay at Shingwedzi was good. Surprisingly there were not as many people as we anticipated - but it was still full and yet very quiet from a noise level perspective - which was awesome.We had a clean campsite, clean ablutions in spite of rains - and we all know how muddy ablutions get during the rainy periods. On one trip up to Pafuri picnic spot and Crooks Corner we had 3 individual sightings of Southern Ground Hornbills with chicks. We love interacting with the researchers in the park and being able to game spot with a purpose - so frantic photos were taken to try and look for identification rings to see if our birds were new discoveries for those collecting the data. We also came across 4 cheetahs interested in an Impala Ram herd. On our return besides all the other wonderful game - we were rewarded with the 4 cheetahs eating their impala.My only suggestion this time is that more hooks are placed on the backs of the doors in the bathrooms and toilets - to keep clothes and towels off the ground during shower times.ThanksKaren
Louis le Roux
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Peter Lugisani
The food at their restaurant gave my wife diarrhea on two occasions. Their shop does not sell fresh vegetables. The service at their Christmas buffet was shocking,we waited for our table to be ready yet we had pre-booked. We waited another 10 minutes for a waiter to acknowledge us,another 10min for the starter to be served. Ate two spoons of the ox tongue starter & it gave me diarrhea. My system was in shock and the waitress had the audacity to gossip about how I wasn't smiling throughout the buffet, yet she never even enquired about our food & whether everything was fine. She was bold enough to expect a tip for services un-rendered. It is a never to be repeated experience. They won an award for 2011. Having a number of increased visitors at your camp versus other camps does not equal to excellence. They should ask their visitors about their experience versus taking number of visitors as a measure of their excellence.
Azwiangwi Netshiomvani
The place was decent and clean, I enjoyed the stay.
Steve Bothma
Campsite was clean and beautiful. Shop was extremely expensive and staff not efficient (long ques to pay).
Orpwood
Loved the fact that there weren't so many people. Spent a fair amount of time around the pool. Lovely setting. Ladies bathroom a bit congested due to other ablution being under construction. On top of it, one of the toilets stopped working and there was water all over the floor.Ran out of toilet paper in the ladies bathroom. Had elephant come right up to the rest camp fence. Very sad to leave. Ice machine was a blessing! Got help from office staff regarding an email that had to be signed and faxed.They were helpful.
Jan van Beest
If you are with another person don't take the cottage with a loft then you sleep above in the heat.The Camp is perfect
Aldea Jones
Ons het baie lekker gebly in Shingwedzi. Die diens was puik en die kamp silwerskoon.
Isabel Nel
it was a wonderful trip - the camp was great. The accomodation was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. will go back
Gunvor Lundfelt
Our dream has come true, we finally have seen a leopard! What a beautiful animal!
Pierre
Was great to bein the park again after such a long time.
Pierre
Was great to bein the park again after such a long time.
Pierre
Very good - accommodation very neat and clean, staff very friendly
Terry Parker
Baboon problem in camp.Saw Honey Badger
Terry Parker
Baboon problem in camp.Saw Honey Badger
Clyde Wilson
The staff were hard at work, cleaning up the camp ground at 07h00. The ablutions were very clean and well maintained. The camping area was tidy and very pleasant. We thoroughly enjoyed our one-night stay at Shingwedzi and wish that we could have had more time there.Loved the swimming pool which was very well maintained and clean.Found the shop not up to the standard of the others in the Park - rather poorly stocked.
Have never seen so many buffalos in so many herds before. Love Shingwedzi camp. Will visit again. The pies in shop was not so fresh on the Sunday.
M van Helden
Alles was geod en heerlik en ons het dit geniet, behalwe die teleurtstelling toe ons by Tshokwane voor dooiemansdeur gekom het!! Ons was toe honger en en sonder iets te ete was Skukuza maar v
Anke Wipplinger
My friend and i went on a hike in the park, accompanied by 5 other tourists and 2 guides. It was absolutely amazing! We saw very many birds, and other interesting animals. This is something every south African should do some time. We then stayed in the Shingwedzi camp after the hike. Here, we found the campsite and ablutions clean and presentable. The restaurant served amazing food and the staff throughout the campsite were friendly and helpful!
J A SMIT
The camp and accommodation was perfect. We had breakfast at both Letaba and Mopani. THREE restaurants and was very disappointed with service and quality of food.
J A SMIT
The camp and accommodation was perfect. We had breakfast at both Letaba and Mopani. THREE restaurants and was very disappointed with service and quality of food.
FJ Nel
I really want to bring it under your attention that I could not miss the service we got from the staff at the entry gates and the staff in the camp stores. It has always been bad service but this time I was stunned on the service I received, well done in this matter. Shingwedzi is a very nice camp to stay in, quit and peaceful and the night drive was wonderful!
Sarel Dry
Overall we had a great time. Love the size of the room and bathroom! Travelling with a baby a microwave oven would have made things a bit easier. Something I did find annoying however was that none of the staff (reception & shop) would acknowledge you or offer assistance when you enter the room. But overall a great stay.
Hornikx
In general we had a good time.The evening drive did reveal some rare animals that scurried away so personnaly I did not get a glimpse ( the morning drive from Sabie was more " productive" ).
Hardus
It was amazing. Me and my fiance would like to go again. We plan to go to the park again in December. We had a ball
Elmarie
4.7
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178 reviews
Jan 11, 2023
Unorgettable trip in South Africa
We have spent 12 days as a family in South Africa with my 3 children and my wife who is in a wheelchair. Thanks to Pascal, Safari.com consultant, we were able to spend an unforgettable moment with a great program while being well accompanied despite our constraints. I recommand particularly the "Monwana game lodge" for a safari in Hoedspruit. It's an amazing place with very nice people and a real family atmosphere. Thank you to the entire Safari.com team for this unforgettable trip.
fabrice dont
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FR
Nov 26, 2022
We had an amazing first safari…
We had an amazing first safari experience with Safari.com! 💯Thanks to Dolan for the well planning and ensure our itinerary goes smoothly and safely!
CSY
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ZA
Oct 21, 2022
Superior service, knowledgeable, transparent, amazing can-do attitude
These guys get 10/10. I have booked with them a few times. To Kruger National Park, including both public and private(concession) camps, flights and car hire. Their senior agent, Dolan is exceptional. Nothing is too much trouble. Attention to detail, transparency, and 'can-do' attitude are out of the ordinary. I recently came into contact with Tanya at safari.com as well. It looks like all their agents are similarly well trained. Thank you. I cannot recommend Dolan and his team highly enough.
customer
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AU
Nov 18, 2022
Cape Town miracle
I was in Cape Town, South Africa recently for an athletic competition and had allowed myself a week of personal time to relax and properly conclude the trip, but had not bothered to plan a safari to occupy the time. I was skeptical of the cost and whether I would enjoy the experience, however a couple days into that final week it occurred to me, in a bit of a panic attack, what a waste it would be not to take advantage of this opportunity. I hopped online and started looking at flights to Johannesburg (almost all the safaris in SA start there with an early morning pick up), but it was basically impossible to get a flight early enough and/or to coordinate with the multiple safaris operating in or just outside of Kruger. With no apparent options available to turn my remaining 4 1/2 days into even a 3 day safari I stumbled on the most obvious website one could imagine, Safari.com. I'd completely given up negotiating all the variables on my own but here was a safari travel agent that might be able to help me .. and they were based right out of Cape Town, literally a stones throw from my lodgings. Serendipity, or so i hoped. I immediately sent out an email and crossed my fingers .. for roughly an hour and a half, at which point Dolan from Safari.com responded to me requesting I give him a call so that we could expedite potential arrangements. My in country phone plan wasn't able to make calls, but we arranged for him to call me and not 3 hours after being in the grip of despair Dolan got through to me and far from notifying me of how absurd it was to hold out hope for a literally, last minute safari adventure with barely 4 days available to me, he had already worked out all the details I'd sent and created a preliminary safari trip that would bypass Johannesburg airport for a flight the next morning to a closer, much, much smaller airport where I would be picked up taken, not to a 3 day safari, but a full 4 day safari, then back to the tiny, tiny airport for a return flight to Cape Town with 2 hours to spare for my return leg all the way home. It almost feels like an afterthought, after the minor miracle Dolan was able to conjure up, but the safari itself at Simbavati Lodge was just an absolutely stunning experience. The single "tent" he booked me was as luxurious as any 4 star hotel I've stayed in, the game drives, one every morning, one every evening were more amazing than I could have ever imagined, and the food, 3 meals a day with snacks and an open bar was sublime. I could go on about the wonderful staff, or the wonderful other safari goers you can meet and grab a drink with, or the different animals walking through the open lodge facilities daily .. but I've gone on long enough. I'll simply conclude by saying .. safari, absolutely, yes, do it, it is amazing. And when you do decide, Safari.com will do you right and if you have the pleasure of working with Dolan, do give him my thanks .. the entire experience was the best part of my trip :)
Damian Glennon
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CA
Nov 12, 2022
A great company
What to say! We planned a South African Safari for 2020 with Safari.com. We researched companies and took a chance on one we had never heard of before. Henry Franklin was our agent, we gave him our budget and wish list. He came up with a wonderful looking trip and we made our choices! Then came Covid, preventing us from going. We couldn’t have been in better hands. Henry rebooked everything for the next year. He kept us updated on how things looked there. When in 2021, we decided it still looked iffy, he rebooked us a second time for 2022. We couldn’t have been happier with the service we had in a rough time for all. We had a wonderful experience on our trip when we finally got to go!! Henry had everything so well organized and gave us a detailed list of what transfer companies would be meeting us and when. When Airlink bumped us and put us on standby returning from Victoria Falls, we called the concierge number Henry had given us and Catherine worked hard on this and got us back on our flight. The Safari.com team had our back and we have no regrets. Would definitely use them again. Our lodging was wonderful, saw the big 5 within first 2 drives. Henry definitely knew the territory and did a great job matching what we wanted with where he suggested we go and stay. Thanks Safari.com, Henry and Catherine!
Heather Carlson
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US
Sep 5, 2022
Trip of a life time
Well where to starter, África always been my number one dream vacation, I found safari.com didn’t know anything about, but pascal made me feel very confident.pascal put my whole trip together (everything I wanted) a trip of a life time. Had the best time in Africa, was everything that I except and a little more. Pascal is the best and I will go back to Africa and will go through safari.com that I recommend and is 💯 legit.thank you for everything pascal, you rock!!!
Tricia moyses
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US
Sep 5, 2022
For a second time I booked a safari in…
For a second time I booked a safari in South Africa by Safari.com and had the great pleasure to be assisted and followed by Dolan Sequera. I have to say I really appreciate his way to communicate with me by phone and/or WhatsApp/mail, I always got a very quick answer to my questions with solutions and or suggestions which solved the doubts/problems I had. A really very very knowledged and professional person I will surely suggest to friends of my or who ever is plannig to visit South Africa! Thank you very much Dolan
antonio caccia
,
IT
Aug 31, 2022
I've recently interacted with Dolan and…
I've recently interacted with Dolan and hands down he's been the best travel agent that I've every worked with. He was a wealth of experience and knowledge which shows volumes. He took into consideration my budget and my individual needs to tailor make a package with recommendations for my preference,he knows Kruger and Greater Kruger like the back of his hands and I will wholeheartedly recommended his services. He is truly an asset to his institution.
prinolin
,
ZA
Apr 21, 2022
The best company
I have booked several trips with Safari.com and they are the best. They are personal and professional and always pay attention to the details to make your trip special. Casper is the best agent I have worked with. We are looking forward to booking another trip!!
Steven Hopson
,
US
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