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HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game Reserve

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

From the moment you arrive, you are looked after and made welcome. Then the magic starts. Byron (The Ranger) is unbelievable in his knowledge and enthusiasm. The safari is what you really come for and he is a very good tracker. Once you find the...More

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Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 25 September 2017

A magical review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your special experience at HillsNek Safari Camp. Our head ranger Byron is indeed a very talented and passionate young man, and he excels when out in the bush with his guests....More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

A beautiful camp with comfortable tents and all of them have excellent views. From your own veranda you can spot the wildlife passing through right in front of you. The staff was skilled and very friendly. The food was outstanding and the game drives were...More

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Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 25 September 2017

A big thank you for taking the time to review HillsNek Safari Camp. We as a team enjoy and appreciate the views as much as you do, and never tire of the endless sightings to be enjoyed from camp. Being a small camp, stays are...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The service, attention to detail, care of the guests and attention to the guest is first class. The food was delicious, well presented and filling. The accommodation nestled at the bottom of a mountain was private and super comfortable. Byron is a very knowledgeable ranger,...More

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Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at HillsNek Safari Camp and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your 3 days with us. We are blessed to have a passionate and dedicated team, who promise to deliver the best possible...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

It was our 1st safari together. The lovely tents - the very friendly staff and of course the safari guide made our trip a truly memorable one. We had great fun in the lodge with other guests as well. Every morning it was a bit...More

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Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 28 September 2017

We love 1st time safari goers! The anticipation of a first safari is massive and you will no doubt never forget the first time you sat on a game viewer and ventured out on a game drive. Thank you for choosing HillsNek for this memorable...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have stayed in a number of private game reserves in South Africa, but I would rate this visit as the most enjoyable of all. Mainly due to the fact that there are only 4 rooms, which makes the experience very intimate. Keep up the...More

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Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Simon, Thanks for taking the time to review HillsNek Safari Camp. As a seasoned safari traveller, we really appreciate the kind endorsement, when there really are a incredible assortment of beautiful properties within our country. We pride ourselves on being one of the smallest...More

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celia591
4 September 2017|
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We were there in first few days of April this year and it was never too hot. They provide a large fan in the room which i think we used once during our visit during the day. Its certainly cool in the early morning and... More
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Angel2707
18 March 2017|
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There is usually 2 choices for the main meal at lunch and dinner. However at lunch they always made me up a cheese board and I am sure they would make a salad if you want something lighter. Food is fantastic
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Kevin F
6 March 2017|
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Hi Kevin, Thank you for considering HillsNek Safari Camp. As August is the predecessor to Spring, it is relatively warm during the day and then cools off by the evening. That being said, our tents are kept very cosy at... More
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