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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We fell in love with Camelthorn at first sight! Very rustic but luxurious at the same time. On arrival we were served a lovely afternoon tea whilst being briefed on the safety aspects. As it is in the bush and there are s seriously wild...More

Thank Frances F
Response from Cathy C, Senior Marketing & Sales Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frances F Thank you so much for this fantastic review of our Lodge and for highly recommending us! We are so glad our lodge was your favourite on the trip I am sure our staff at Camp will be thrilled to hear all the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

There are not enough amazing adjectives to describe the Camelthorn experience! We booked through Wilderness Travel as their package trip seemed very real and not the normal "tourist package" where you hop on a bus and luggage is picked up at your hotel room at...More

1  Thank hubnerbernard
Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Hubnerbernard Thank you so much for such an amazing review of Camelthorn Lodge, we are so thrilled here at imvelo to hear your stay with us was truly amazing and our staff managed to make your stay one to remember. Camelthorn is truly a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camelthorn Lodge was an amazing African safari experience. The location was literally right next to an entrance of Hwange Park but don't let that fool you. It was very remote and very private. When we arrived we were greeted by all of the staff offering...More

Thank Tom C
Response from Cathy C, Senior Marketing & Sales Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tom C Thank you for the wonderful 5 star review and especially for the comment that our camp is in the Big leagues! We are so glad to read that you had a wonderful stay and you enjoyed the food, accommodation and hospitality. Camelthorn...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

I don’t know really where to start with Camelthorn , was it the most luxurious camp I visited?.. no. Did I see the most game or biggest variety of animals? No. That being said it was one of my favorite places I visited on my...More

Thank Circlingthebucket
Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 6 June 2018

Dear Circlingthebucket, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property Camelthorn and the 5 star rating! We are so thrilled to hear that Camelthorn was one of your favourite places you stayed at over your 53 day trip – That really...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

This lodge felt like home and at the same time we enjoyed being spoiled by the most friendly staff we have ever met.the warmly furnished private villa's have a fireplace that if you wish, will be burning at the moment you go to your room...More

Thank jan10538
Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 18 May 2018

Dear Jan10538 I would just like to say, I really enjoyed reading your review on our camp Camelthorn and happy 25 year wedding anniversary! It definitely is an amazing way to celebrate such a momentous occasion. Our team was very proud to read your special...More

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mark l
4 October 2017|
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Response from tomo122 | Reviewed this property |
Not many places have air-conditioning nor a pool (plunge at best) because they use generators and water attracts animals esp elephants. Camelthorn is brick construct and significantly cooler than tents esp at midday. The... More
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Hi Jane, Thank you for your question. Tim & Chris are absolutely correct, the guides are very accommodating and will ensure you spend quality time photographing the beautiful wildlife you see on your visit to us. We of... More
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"This lodge is a 2 hour bus ride from Victoria Falls' Then a 2 hour 4 wheel drive along a track into the..."
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"They're all the same."
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"All are PERFECT, trust guides (Butch), travel agency (Wilderness Travel), lodge (Janice) to delight you with..."
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"Free standing bungalows"
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