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Horseback Africa

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Horseback Africa for a total of 4 nights across two stays, with three days in between (due to the way our travel schedule worked out). We had a wonderful time! For one night of each stay, we were the only overnight guests,...More

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Response from Colin M, Owner at Horseback AfricaResponded 3 weeks ago

It was so good to have you with us!! You were so understanding when the fan in your room started making a noise and we upgraded you to another room. It was really such a please to have you and we hope to meet you...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

I have been here several times and we always love it! It's a family feeling. Everybody is so nice, have attention. The rooms are more than beautiful. We love the African style. Riding the horses and doing the liontour is the most greatest. There is...More

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Response from Colin M, Owner at Horseback AfricaResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow!! Thank you for the compliments. Our team is fantastic, but it can only happen because people like you support us!

Reviewed 6 January 2018

An amazing experience. So close to nature on horseback. The Walk with Lions, everyone needs to do this. Connie, Craig, Robyn. All the cooks even in the middle of a storm and flooded out dining area, which resulted in a candle lit dinner in a...More

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Response from Colin M, Owner at Horseback AfricaResponded 6 days ago

Wow, were you the guests who experienced the storm?? It was really dramatic. Thank you for being such understanding guests during this trying time. And yes, our tam is fantastic and we are proud of them.

Reviewed 20 December 2017

I stayed at Horseback Africa with a group of friends a few weeks ago (there was 7 of us total). We had a phenomenal time. The staff was super accommodating and extremely nice. The owners of the property were around and had dinner with the...More

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Response from Colin M, Owner at Horseback AfricaResponded 6 days ago

It was SO GOOD to have all of you with us!! Yes, we know how lucky we are to live here, and it is a privilege to have dinner with our guests.

Reviewed 13 December 2017

We arrived early in the morning to check in and prep for a horseback safari. The ride was a blast. After a delicious pizza lunch we had some time to relax and chat before the afternoon lion walk. Learned a lot and absolutely loved interacting...More

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Response from Colin M, Owner at Horseback AfricaResponded 15 December 2017

You are right - the lions can make a lot of noise at night! It is amazing how it has become part of our nightime "usual" sounds - so much so that when the lions do not roar, then we get worried!! Thank you for...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Spa
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Pool
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USD 123 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 123 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Each room has a unique theme but I think any would be a great choice"
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"From what we could see, all rooms were similar, yet comfy"
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"NO wifi or cellphone signal so be prepared to embrace nature."
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"We stayed in the main lodge. Rooms were clean, well cared for. Not necessarily luxuriously furnished or..."
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