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White Elephant Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The lodege offers all you expect from a good host: friendly service, good food, they take care about you. The tents are more that perfect and located so nicely and almost individually, no neighbors! The range of activities is great: The boat- and walking safaris...More

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Dear 164christophs, Thank you so much for the great review, to the point and honest. We appreciate it so much and are so glad that you enjoyed the stay so much. We hope to see you return again soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Thank you to everyone at White Elephant Safari Lodge - our trip to the Lodge was magical and everyone made our stay such a wonderful experience - thank you!! Our game drives and walks in the bush and tiger fishing - so memorable - a...More

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Alexander, We appreciate the time you took to write a review of your stay at our property. We are so happy when guests enjoy the great variety of activities that we offer. We hope that your soul got some food and that we will...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful peaceful place, where nature is on with you. Food is good, Staff friendly. Bird life incredible. October November perfect time to go. Temperature in high 20's. Great for a stop over to Mosambique or Kosi Bay.

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Cobus, Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. We hope to see you again along with your bird book, binoculars and notebook to tick them off. ;-) Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Taken to lodge for my birthday 28 July for 3 nights. Fabulous experience. Excellent service from the staff is cherry on top of a beautiful setting; good food; CLEAN, comfortable, luxurious tents. No lions but this certainly doesn't detract - buffalo, rhino, hippo, crocs, fish...More

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Valued guest, Thank you so much for the review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the walk especially. We really hope that you will indeed return soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

Reviewed 25 June 2017

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights at white elephant safari lodge in June. Service was excellent, especially Mike, our guide. It was our honeymoon and we got our own private corner with champagne. Food was fantastic, love the luxurious tent, bed was comfy....More

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Adelweiss, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Sorry that you were not able to see all of the big 5 both at our lodge and the other safari destination, unfortunately in the drier months the animals do tend...More

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Rob F
24 March 2016|
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Response from WhiteElephan | Property representative |
The ideal time to stay would be 3 nights or more. There are lots of activities to do that will keep the teens busy.
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Bryan T
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Response from Gibsonfamily88 | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Durban and then drove-it took around 3 hours to drive from the airport to the safari lodge. Car hire is really easy at Durban airport and, other then the actual pongola reserve, the roads are easy to drive on.
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"Terrace, tents to life and the fireplace!!!"
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"Our tented accommodation was wonderful - so comfortable and everything was catered for - the bathroom and..."
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"ask for the honeymoon suite"
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"Maybe asking for tent with view to the lake"
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