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Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We returned as a family of four adults to spend three days at Ant's Nest, where we saw a number of white rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeeste, warthog, eland, sable antelope, impala, nyala, red heartebeeste, kudu, waterbuck, blesbok, baboon and a troupe of banded mongoose - all from horseback. My husband, who doesn't ride, was taken on a game drive...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It's difficult to put into words how much we all enjoyed the hospitality and overall experience of our stay at ants nest. From the top man down, nothing was too much trouble, biggest problem, the whole family want to go back next year.

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Thank Duncan G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had high expectations after reading so many positive reviews, but our stay exceeded all expectations. The Family Cottage was enourmous, much larger than it looks on the website. Staff were all amazing - so friendly and helpful, it truly felt like a family. They outdid themselves on Christmas day when they brought a horse dressed as a reindeer into...

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Thank Megan M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The most wonderful holiday, wouldn't change a thing. Everything was perfect from the Horses, Staff, Guides, Wildlife, Accommodation. I travelled to Ants in November 2016 with my Sister. While I am an experienced rider my sister is a novice, we were completely catered for and staff were very skilled at matching you with the right horses. Guides were great fun...

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Thank madelene p
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Ant's Hill is a wonderful place to stay. The attention to detail is exceptional, with every want catered for. The riding and game viewing is always brilliant, with a huge variety of wildlife and tracks to ride on. I would highly recommend both Ant's Hill and Ant's Nest to anyone looking for a true 'bush' experience but with all the...

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Thank Jube2710
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This was our 1st time to Ant's Hill, we were part of a 14 person group from the US. The horseback riding was our main draw, to be on horseback & observe the wildlife at Ant's was truly remarkable. Our horses were well trained, strong, capable & took excellent care of us. The wildlife viewing surpassed our expectations. The knowledge...

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Thank twolazyk
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

As a solo female traveller it was a perfect place to stay, from the first minute I arrived and the warmth of the welcome was just so lovely after a long flight. I stayed at both lodges, the Nest and the Hill, each were stunning in different ways. The passion and thought which goes into the reserve allowed me to...

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Thank 234andrea099
Chislehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This was my third visit in three years to the amazing Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest. My stay concentrated on the 'Nest' only this time. I could wax lyrical about everything that happens here at Ant's but to be honest I have literally run out of superlatives to explain how truly special this place is. It is nigh on impossible...

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Thank YasminBemath1969
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I just returned from my 14th visit to Ant's Hill. The quality of the horses, the food and the lodging are all exceptional. What is also exceptional is the staff. Everyone from the ladies who keep the place organized and clean to the guides go out of their way to make the experience at Ant's Hill wonderful. I go to...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

It was as the last stay -Excellent. Nothing to add. I was really happy that my horse Shaba after 4 years is still there and in a very good shape. That's also for the horses a perfect environment. We live this place. Thanks to make our vacation again perfect. We come again.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Hotel Class:4 star — Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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