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Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ros and I spent a week at Ants Hill Lodge with her riding every day and me game viewing by jeep and on foot with wonderfully well informed friendly guides. The welcome on arrival was outstanding, our accommodation beautifully designed and furnished, food and drink abundant and of excellent quality. Staff made every effort to ensure our stay was tailor...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed at Ants Hill for 4 nights. The pictures on TA do not do it justice! Much prettier in reality. Plenty of rustic African ambience. The Eagles Nest room was quite large and well stocked for 2 persons. Taking a hot soak with the mineral salts provided is just the cure for saddle sore. We fell...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husbond and I spent three wonderful nights at Ant's Nest at the end of february together with our kids aged 5 and 7. The place itself is just fantastic with great acommodations, and beautiful surroundings with lots of animallife just outside your window. We did the horseride every morning. The horseback-safaries are brilliant because you are able to get...

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Maisons-Laffitte, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went for a 4 nights stay at Ant's Nest and Ant's Hill. We fell in love with the place! The staff is really lovely, helpful and professional. Their motto is to please the customer! The food is delicious The horses are all well behaved; The horse riding guides are very experienced and respectful. We were very...

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant thank everyone at Ants Nest enough. Another fabulous trip. Lovely lovely staff, more family! Beautiful and well trained horses. Delicious food and drink. Every need thought about and catered for. Just excellent.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place! Horse riding experience makes safari really special. Even for less experienced ones... Never been so close to rhinos and other animals. Fantastic welcoming team who will make you feel like at home. Great for kids.

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Ants Nest just before the Christmas and New Year break and i'm sorry we didn't have time to stay for the holiday itself. The setting is beautiful and each day can be tailored according to what you want to see or do. The food is amazing (thank you chefs!), good wine and our fellow guests were great...

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Buckinghamshire, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from staying at Ants Hill and Ants Nest and I cant praise these lodges enough. The horse back safaris, the accommodation and food are amazing but what makes these places even more extraordinary is the family feel - nothing is too much trouble. The other unique quality is the passion the team have for the animals...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Ants Nest for 7 nights for half term week with an 8 year old and a 12 year old. The whole experience from start to finish was truly magical and we couldn't have asked for anything more. All the staff were amazing, very friendly, helpful, knowledgable and they catered to all our desires. As beginner horse riders...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a wonderful stay at Ants Hill. From our arrival at the gate to our departure, we were made to feel like part of the family! The facilities are world class and the entourage of skilled staff do not spare anything to ensure you have the best experience! Highly recommended for all - young, old, single or family there...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ant's Nest & Ant's Hill are two private bush homes situated in the malaria-free Waterberg region of South Africa. Approximately 3 hours north of Johannesburg. These two bush homes are on a privately owned reserve and can offer guests game viewing activities which include game drives, game walks and fantastic horse riding. They can cater for all levels of riders and also accept kids of all ages. This is a wonderful destination for couples, honeymooners, families or just good friends travelling together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

Address: Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: R10 067 - R11 689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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