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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rocktail camp was recommended to us by Mandy Pinar of AfricanSafari group She was very efficient and helpful right until the day before we arrived at the camp . The camp was very comfortable, the staff were friendly and relaxed. Many activities available from walks...More

Thank mariai299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is a bit off the track but is well worth the effort. Only 4x4 vehicles can get to the resort, others park at Coastal Cashews about 50 km away and are transported to the lodge. The rooms are large and beautifully appointed with...More

Thank Diether K
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Admittedly we arrived during torrential rain so everything, including the rooms were damp but there is nowhere to escape to. If you’re looking for luxurious (this is definitely not for you), in fact it’s not even very comfortable. It has tent/hut-like accommodation, with a school...More

Thank Graham4646
Response from James M, Manager at Rocktail CampResponded 16 October 2018

Dear Graham, We are very sorry that we were unable to meet your expectations. We have taken note of your feedback and we are busy fixing all of the issues you mentioned. Of course it is difficult in poor weather, however, that is no excuse...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Our room was amazing and we hope to go back. Swimming with dolphins was an experience that won't be forgotten. We had interesting and fun visits from the local vervet monkeys, a beautiful candlelit dinner under the stars, the food was amazing! The staff were...More

1  Thank Ryerson M
Response from David M, General Manager at Rocktail CampResponded 6 July 2018

Swimming with Dolphins is definitely an unbelievable experience and we are happy that you were able to experience this with us! Thank you for all of your positive feedback and we really enjoyed having you stay with us! GPS has always struggled out here but...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

We kicked off our diving trip by staying at the Rocktail Camp for a few days. Everything about it was great. Great menus in the evening, great lunch baskets for when you want to visit a remote beach. Host Andy Coetzee entertaining you at night...More

Thank Pieter_Mari
Response from David M, General Manager at Rocktail CampResponded 3 July 2018

We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you soon!

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About
Description
Rocktail Camp’s fourteen en-suite tents (including four family tents and a honeymoon tent) are nestled among the ages-old trees of the dune forest, just 15 minutes’ walk from an almost endless sweep of deserted More sandy beach. Rocktail is the starting point for your Maputaland adventures, whether you enjoy them on foot, by vehicle or by boat. The main area features a large pool, dining room (where we serve sustainable, organic and largely plant-based cuisine), lounge and wrap-around veranda for relaxing between activities, while the raised viewing deck offers panoramic ocean vistas. Rocktail’s protected beaches provide nesting grounds for endangered turtles and playgrounds for excited children, while the untouched inshore reefs of the Maputaland Marine Reserve invite exploration by snorkelers and divers. Your children will love exploring the forests and rockpools, while you can reconnect with the people who mean most to you, in a place that none of you will ever forget. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$228 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rocktail Beach Camp Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$228 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rocktail Beach Camp Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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Traveller (181)
Room & Suite (57)
Pool & Beach (33)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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summersdayphoto
8 November 2018|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
Hi There We are looking forward to having you stay with us! We strongly suggest hiring a 4x4 as we are heading into the rainy season and the road can turn to mud and contain large puddles. We will happily assist you... More
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TheTravelDiary3
3 January 2018|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Hi there, We have not had anyone opt for this before, probably because helicopter charters/transfers are rather expensive. However, it would be possible fora helicopter to land at the airstrip near the camp and the... More
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Kirbyjam
12 May 2017|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | 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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"Lovely rooms"
dietherk
2 weeks ago
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"Room 13 - Hope you are not superstitious ;-)"
estistrydom882
30 Jun 2018
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"Rooms 7 ,8 and 9 were all good"
trevord495
01 Jan 2018
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"rooms 3 - 6 good views & not too far from the dining area"
andres214
06 Dec 2017
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