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Machaba Camp

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience at Macahba camp. Food was very good, tented accommodation also excellent. Nice boutique feel to the property with well trained staff who beyond the call of duty Game drive wise had some great sightings during my 3D stay - saw too many leopards!!!!...More

1  Thank Natejordon
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The staff took wonderful care of us from the moment we got there. Kitso, our guide, Elcka , the general manager and the rest of the staff was really amazing. The camp itself is what's called "classic". It was set in the 1950's tented style,...More

1  Thank Rocket_Singh
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Excellent camp with extremely helpful and friendly staff. The tents are superb and offer a great level of privacy, and the food is excellent. All the games drives are well organised, the guides very knowledgeable, and the wealth of wildlife is truly amazing. We had...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

The tent was very comfortable (extremely comfortable bed). Shower and flush toilet were rustic, but fine and what we expected for tent camping on safari. Our guide BT was very knowledgable and pleasant. We recommend taking a mokoro safari (dugout canoes) for a different experience....More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We didn't really know what to expect since this was our first "glamping" experience, but we were WOW'd from start to finish. They were prompt with our pickup from the airstrip and upon arrival to the camp, their staff was waiting to greet us. Everyone...More

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Mike B
5 February 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mike B, We spent 4 nights at Machaba last August - we only did the game drives (which by the way were fantastic), so I can't comment on the walking safari or mokoro ride. But I can tell you that mokoro rides are not done... More
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Margaret L
11 February 2017|
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Response from FlyFishGuyNY | Reviewed this property |
I was able to charge my iPad and electronics at night. I do not know if there is enough power to run a cpap machine. Send them an email - I found them to be very responsive..
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WestsideTraveler67
5 October 2016|
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Response from PatrickLongBeach | Reviewed this property |
No air conditioning. The tents there are canvas and you get a good breeze coming through the screen. The dining room and lobby area are all open air on both sides. We had no problem with it - actually it was pretty cool in... More
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"Some of the tents are far from the main tent. We were in #4 which was very close. I recommend requesting a..."
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"doesn't matter, just book!"
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"Try for room 1-4, closer to the river and the pool is not such a long way to walk."
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"All tents overlook the river. Number 4 is nearest to the dining area."
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