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Ant's Hill & Ant's Nest

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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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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I was recommended coming to Ants Horseback Safaris while on a riding holiday in Spain. Two separate ladies recommended it to me (neither knew the other had been!). When I was there the next year a lady who had worked as a guide for a big 5 lodge nearby still recommended Ants as long as aware the big 5 are...

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Valencin
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We strongly recommend this place which is close to heaven so called ants'nest. A wonderful team is constantly paying attention of any request of the lucky 16 guests. Here everything is done to maximize pleasure of people: different places for lunch and dinners,drive to sundowner places in the evening, night drives. Twice a day, you are kindly requested to tell...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Just spent eight amazing nights at this wonderful place, four nights at the nest and four nights at the Hill, wonderful horses and riding, they are happy to cater for all levels of experience, very knowledgeable guides and fantastic wildlife. The accommodation is superb, the staff are incredibly helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The food is fab. I...

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Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Ant's Hill and Ant's Nest are approximately 3 and a half hours drive north from Johannesburg, or a 50 minute flight in a private charter aircraft. We chose the latter and had magnificent views of the countryside and mountain ranges below. We were met at the landing strip and transferred to our destination (20 minutes travel) which was Ant's Hill....

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Words can not express how beautiful the place is. My boyfriend and I spent a week at Ant's Nest and I really disconnected from the world, it was like heaven on earth. It's like being Queens and Kings because every guest is served and revered, but at the same time you feel at ease and comfortable as if you were...

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Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Amazing place that i would recommend to any friends or family that were wanting to go and see South Africa.......and i hope that i can return one day!! I've never been in such an amazing place and treated so well, attention to detail was great. Thanks guys :)

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Paeroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our holiday here was truly amazing - so luxurious - the food was superb - the staff and general atmosphere totally relaxing and Ant as a host and person was inspirational. The horses were great and I understand that Ant's can cater for all levels of riding. Would love to come back with our 11 grandchildren.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We spent 7 days split between Ant's Nest and Ant's Hill and would go back in a shot! The accommodation is out of this world, the food was superb and very plentiful as were the drinks. The hospitality was amazing, so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. I loved the ever changing venue for lunch and dinner at Ant's...

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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 237 - R11 873 (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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