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    Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

    21.8 km from Vaalwater centre
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    Gunfontein, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    All reviews horse riding experienced riders horses ants horseback novice rides sundowners canter activities buffalo pippa capture
    Reviewed 20 April 2009

    I have just returned from spending four days at Ants Hill with my 13 year old daughter and I have to say it was one of the best places I have ever been to. I travel a lot for work, staying in 5* hotels, yet...More

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    Reviewed 21 February 2009

    This was our fourth visit to Ant's Nest in two years. It really is heaven on earth: a truly African experience, away from it all, but perfectly geared to any combination of ages and interests. With three children ranging from 12 to 4, finding a...More

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    Reviewed 1 February 2009

    What's not to love about Ants Nest. This place more than exceeded our expectations. We're not skilled riders, but the horses are so fabulous, that any can have a go (even one of the 4-yr old kids that was there at the time), and we...More

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    Reviewed 9 November 2008

    We weren't riders before we went but the whole family enjoyed our 3 day stay. It really is a relaxing place to stay and the riding safari's really are heaven. There are so many nice touches at this place - from all the dogs, to...More

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    Reviewed 16 September 2008

    I've just returned from an unforgettable family holiday in South Africa, with a 4 nights stay at Ant’s Nest. I was there with my entire family – with 5 kids from 5 till 12 years old. We all loved it so much, that in the...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Gillian M
    Please may I ask, I'm a single female 38 years old looking to do sth exciting for my mid life crisis birthday. I've already decided on Wait a Little for one week and in second week thinking of Ant's lodges. Do you think the riding and lodges would suit me? I'm concerned it may not be exciting enough for me? Also the week I'm looking at is half term so risk I'd be lumped in with children? Any guidance gratefully received!
    10 March 2017|
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    Response from Antslodges | Property representative |
    May i ask that you perhaps send us an email with your proposed dates so we can check what is still available and can also advise how many kids are in camp at the time
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    Pia R
    Can a 2 year old be safe here? Where could we book a room? Is it full board prices?
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from madRower | Reviewed this property |
    Ant's Nest would be a better option of the two (because of the drop-offs reference above) but the pool does not have a fence around it. I found the staff to be very family friendly - we had a 3 and an 8 year old with us... More
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    Les D
    Just we before we set off I have a question for all of you who appear to have made Ant's Hill and Nest your second home - how much cash is necessary for two weeks and where to get it and a little guidance on tips...all help welcome..
    19 December 2016|
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    Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
    I would also say that some places recommendations on tips are quite high, others less so. Ants is on the high side, but that said we tipped on the high side here as they are so lovely. However, I wouldn't go too high on the... More
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    Room Tips
    "Can take 22 guests in private lodges or excellent en suite rooms in main building"
    _canongordon_oliver, 3 days agoRead review
    "All excellent"
    Madward, 27 days agoRead review
    "Ants Hill - The Look Out, Ants Nest - The Weaver Suite"
    SarahMorganFreeman, 1 month agoRead review
    "Every room was unique - we stayed in the Weaver suite but from what I saw every room was of a high standard."
    Nicky M, 1 month agoRead review
    "All rooms are super as they are tucked into the bush, it really depending on size of group."
    198heike007, 1 month agoRead review
    "Eagles Nest is the perfect room with a view for a couple."
    Les D, 2 months agoRead review
    "Individual Ronda Val in the garden looks magic"
    sjtillard, 2 months agoRead review
    "Our boys loved staying in the rondavel, which now has an outside shower."
    SophieN685, 2 months agoRead review
    "all rooms are fantastic"
    madelene p, 2 months agoRead review
    "Every room is unique and stunning. Which ever one you choose you will not be disappointed."
    YasminBemath1969, 3 months agoRead review
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