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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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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed in Ant's Hill, a series of lodges with a central bar/dining area. The focus of the property, and the guest experience, is riding amongst the game. We were up close and personal to zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, rhino and large antelope like kudu, eland, and sable. Despite 3 of us not being riders, we were cantering by our 3rd...

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights after spending 4 nights at Horizon. The 2 properties are both wonderful in their own ways and I would stay at both again. Ant's is a very special place! My first impression was driving through the reserve to get to the lodge and we happened to come across the rhinos! When we arrived at...

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Ohio
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We spent four nights at this magnificent safari lodge. The hospitality was unique and personal, the meals were absolutely delicious and game viewing was like nothing ever experienced before - on horseback. Our 16yr old daughters were confident with their horses and loved every moment. We were very fortunate to participate in the capture of an Eland bull, just another...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

went on a businesstrip to Johannesburg and had just one day available for leisure, so looked for a lodge within 3 hours driving distance. Ants Hill is perfect for that; an easy drive in from Sandton to arrive at a beautifull l

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Could not recommend Ant's Nest more. Visited in June of this year with my sister and have not shut up about it since arriving home. I was completely bowled over by the family-style hospitality, the incredible activities, and world-class food. As a keen photographer, the guides at Ant's were more than happy to accommodate photography drives both early in the...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Highly recommended. Amazing people, amazing place, words cannot do the trip we had justice. Ant and his team make it feel like a home away from home, and the food is incredible. Counting down the days till we come back. Unforgettable thank you. Amber & Tom

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality and a very friendly staff made for a great weekend! I stopped here when I was on my way to spend a week working in Johannesburg, and it completely exceeded my expectations. The food, the scenery, the equestrian activities, and the sundowners were all wonderful. They were extremely flexible in terms of which activities and when, and you...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a wonderful 3 nights staying at Ant's nest as part of our honeymoon. The rooms are very spacious and beautiful and the bathroom was perfect - a big, deep bath tub, perfect to relax in. There was an emphasis on horse riding, which wasn't completely clear from the website, but there were alternative activities available too, and it...

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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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