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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I took a group of 19 crew members from the Albatross Cruise ship to Lalibela this week. It was a most successful outing for them and everyone seemed to love being out in the African Sun.
After our Game Drive with Ruan we were treated to a lunch and then the highlight for us was being taught to play the African Drums. We were given lessons on the use of the drum and ended up having a great time making music with the group.

Room Tip: All rooms have amazing views
  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Peter G
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Peter,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Lalibela. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting and hosting your group.

Ruan is a very passionate young guide and we will make sure that he gets a copy of this special review.

We look forward to hopefully seeing you again very soon.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Each of the lodges here are so so beautiful and unique. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Great game drive and layout of lodges. The Big 5 and animals in great condition! Some true African flavor with original lion paw prints in the cemented walkway area. Feels like you are lost at an oasis... it makes you want to loose your phone and just consume nature!

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
Thank anri_bester
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Anri,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very special review.

We work very hard to ensure that you have the best possible African Safari experience and it makes us extra proud to read reviews like this.

If you are ever in our area again, please do pop in.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Staying at Tree Tops at Lalibela is fantastic. Luxury tents, great food and service. And most important .. the game drives are fantastic. Our ranger Craig was very experienced and had the most Beautiful stories about the wildlife.
As it was very fresh in the mornings, blankets and hotwater bottles were provided on the safari truck.
Tree Tops has only 5 tents , so this is a small camp with a very personal service...

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
Thank Ab D
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Ab,

Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We absolutely loved hosting you at Tree Tops and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as well.

We value your feedback and we hope to see you again soon.

Thank you, once again.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We would like to say thank you to all Lalibela staff. In august, my wife, my daughter and me, we spent 4 days in the Reserve having great time. Warm welcome in any moment, fantastic food and wonderful accommodation.

During our Safari we shot more than 4.000 pictures ! The different areas of Lalibela gives the opportunity to have so many scenic view with different animals and different situations. See animals after sunset in the dark is something incredible. See my 10 yo daughter tasting termites is something that I will never forget.

The mist on the hills in the morning, African sunset in the evening and the Milky Way in the sky while you are sitting on a chair out of you room is something that few lines can’t explain.

Unforgettable experiences.

But, the most important thing is that we came home with more. Now we have new friends. Share these moments with Ticha, our ranger, who explained us so many things, showing details, stay together in silence looking animals so close, enriched us in an incredible way.

Then, when we were back to the lodge after the game drive….who can forget the warm cocktails that Nkosinathi prepares !

Thank you all, we look forward to come back one day !

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Luca L
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Luca,

Thank you so much for your kind comments - we really appreciate hearing about your experience.

We would love to see some of the photos that you took while on safari, so you are more than welcome to send them through to our reservations office. Maybe we could even share some of them on social media for the rest of our followers to see.

We will make sure that Ticha and Nkosinathi get a copy of your review as they absolutely loved meeting you.

We hope to see you back at Lalibela real soon.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We took our 14-year-old daughter to Lalibela for her first safari experience and it was everything we’d hoped for. Just the right balance of activity and relaxation, with informative, varied game drives, very comfortable accommodation and excellent food. We felt completely spoilt by the staff at Mark’s Camp. Ryan our ranger was engaging and evidently completely dedicated to his study of the natural world, so we learned a lot. For a family trip, this is a great choice of lodge/reserve. Well worth a visit in the Eastern Cape.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
Thank LMY11
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there,

Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Lalibela.

We loved sharing this special experience with you and your family.

Please do pop in if you are ever in our area again.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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