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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

Though we stayed for only one night due to time constraints, we had a truly memorable stay at Quatermains. The staff were the trip highlight, both knowledgeable and friendly and the accommodation was exactly as described, rustic but comfortable. For a true safari experience, this is the spot

Thank andrewDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and did not want it to end. The camp, the tents, the game drives, the animals, the food - everything was perfect, we cannot think of a single thing that could be improved. Wonderful, friendly people and an incredible starry sky at night. A very special place.

Thank Emma H
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best travel experiences of my life. Great safaris, excellent food, wonderful people and a tent that makes you feel like Quatermain himself- AWESOME! You get game drives on both the Amakhala and the Shamwari reserve, get to see amazing wild animals up close and return to freshly cooked , delicious food and a roomy, comfortable and safe...

1Thank Sven3004
San Ramon, California
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in January. They arranged for our airport transfer from Port Elizabeth. The lodging is in "Out of Africa" style tents with attached outdoor, (but covered) bathrooms. It's a very small and intimate place, only 3 tents, 6 beds total. The tents are roomy, comfortable & private. The staff and guides go out of their way to...

Thank MCJ64
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Quatermain's, this time with our adult children, and while we would not have thought it possible it was better than the first. We had an absolutely wonderful time and if you are reading this considering making a booking, just do it. This is not just a Safari, this is an experience. In this day...

1Thank Shepthedog
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Quite simply up there in the top five things I have ever done. I have done a fair few safaris before in the 'smart' lodges, so we were excited when we saw this tented version. The tents were absolutely fantastic, we were on our own 200 yds. into the bush. Despite the fact we had a tent, it was pretty...

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We chose the Quartermains 1920s camp to spend our 2 night safari. When we first arrived and we're told there was no electricity it was quite a shock, however this only added to the authenticity of the place and made the experience even more amazing. All the staff were fantastic happy to help and answer any questions we had. Our...

Thank beniluver
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I will never forget this amazing experience at the Quatermain`s 1920 Safari Camp. The whole team and the owners are such great and genuin people, they all have a big passion for what they do and all the wildlife in the bush. We had so much fun and it felt like visiting old friends. The food was fantastic and man...

Thank Southswell N
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Camp is very basic, three tents, common area around a fire place and a staff kitchen. We got to experience a Game Drive at Shamwari. Lungi was an amazing guide. It was so interesting to see how he found all those animals. Fantastic experience. Everyone was very nice, especially our young hostess, who had just started there. She made...

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JulieNatureLover, Owner at Quatermains 1920s Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very valuable review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and your game drive with Lungi. You are absolutely right, we are a rustic bush camp, and as such we are basic, which is how we market ourselves and also why we are 3 star rated. I feel it's a...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We recently stayed here as part of our silver wedding anniversary with my sister Debra Spittal( see review) and her partner Danny, cannot add any more to her recent review as this place is truly amazing ,could not fault anything. Fantastic camp, clean,comfortable and staff are 100% amazing, friendly, funny & of course Sam's fantastic cooking. Wish to thank the...

Thank Singy56

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quatermain's Camp is an intimate 6 bed tented safari camp situated on the beautiful Amakhala "Big 5" Game Reserve. We offer two four hour game activities per day, with knowledgeable and qualified rangers, fantastic South African bush cuisine and a friendly and personal experience. Come and let Julie and Riaan show you the delights of the African bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Paterson, Amakhala Game Reserve 6130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
Price Range: $486 - $667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Quatermains 1920s Safari Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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