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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 November 2016

What can I say ? This was one of the most enjoyable holidays in a long time. Daughter with love of horses wanted to stay. The staff are fantastic and you can relax completely. Two of us were novice horse riders but felt totally at ease after a day or two. Try it !

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The guides, the service, the relax atmosphere, tailor made activities, zero stress time schedules.... Rides, Game drives, Rhinos conservation, incredible!!! We stayed 4 nights, a group of photographers from Argentina, we had a great time! Thanks!!!

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Cardiff
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed for three nights in Ant's Nest followed by four in Ant's Hill and cannot recommend Ant's highly enough. From the exciting bush rides to the fine food and very comfortable accommodation, everything was so well done. The hospitality and friendliness of the staff is second to none, and there is a very relaxed, flexible vibe. It was very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

wow - what a special special place this is. Truly a home from home in that you are made to feel so welcome. This is not a place for game drives as such - in that its not big 5 or anything like that. This is more of a special place...an educational experience where you truly learn about the bush...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights at ants nest with our 3 children and had a fantastic time. The range of activities was excellent, walking with rhinos, horse riding for expert and beginners, game drives. We were made to feel very welcome by all and the food/ facilities were excellent. The rooms were comfortable albeit slightly small. Highly recommended for a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is the third time we have visited and it is as good as ever. Attentive, friendly and interested (and interesting) staff. Beautiful food, service and facilities and fantastic riding. The range of game that you can see is superb, which is enhanced by doing it on horseback.

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Marietta, GA
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Words can barely express the experience we had at Ant's Hill. The location, accommodations and food were wonderful. However, the staff was over-the-top wonderful. Everyone was so accommodating, courteous and knowledgeable. It was like vacationing with family. We hated to leave and look forward to returning one day!

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The accommodation was 5 star plus - the food was excellent- the staff were a real delight and the guiding and horsemanship was exceptional. Our group of 14 from USA are already planning a return trip. The private reserve is well stocked with a huge variety of animals and the terrain and trails makes for an all around mixture of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Is it enough to say that I cried when we had to leave? This place is something truly special. Of course, the bush setting and the wildlife are magical to start with, but there is something absolutely unique about the guest experience at Ants. The personal attention and tailored daily itinerary is exceptional; you feel as though you have landed...

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Mauritius, Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We felt like part of the family from the moment we arrived. Everyone was so friendly and the guides taught us so much. My daughters were n Vice riders but were cantering and loved it.....just brilliant. Being on horseback allowed us to get so close to the animals and we were privileged to see a bay rhino just 3 weeks...

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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 

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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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