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Poulsbo, Washington
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband, adult daughter and I recently had the privilege of "Glampimg" at the Gorah Elephant Camp. Where do I begin? Everything about this place is just outstanding and provides you with a once in a lifetime experience. You are transported back in time to experience the Africa that everyone dreams about. You are surrounded in luxury in the midst...

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Cornwall
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had booked for three nights in March but had to cancel last minute due to a ruptured achilles tendon - so we re booked for December 2016. This was our first safari so we really did not know what to expect. It was out of this world, from the minute I had booked to the minute we left the...

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Venice, FL
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Now, this is camping--glamorous style!! Their "tents" are almost elegant. Just a fantastic setting and attentive staff. If you get a chance to go--GO!! You won't be disappointed. Elegant dining by candlelight, good food, and lovely ambience.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have just left Gorah after a wonderful, restorative, 4 day visit. This is truly a magical spot. The tents are luxurious, and you can indeed hear the animals outside at night. Watching the animals come to the water hole throughout the day, and up to the lodge itself, was an experience I will never forget. Nothing was too much...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The reviews and views on TripAdvisor lured us to this place and our expectations were exceeded tenfold. This was right on the end of the high-end of our budget but we will never regret one minute that we indulged our selves for a couple of nights at this amazing place. The hospitality was top notch, the tents were like palaces,...

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england
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The tented accommodation is superb and the staff and especially the Rangers are even better. Food was good rather than great - stopped at Tsala Treetop which is part of same group and food there better - but this is being very picky. Can't believe many people stop here and have any regrets at all. Would definitely recommend.

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Oberhausen, Germany
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Perfect place to rest and charge the batterys. Beautiful Lodges great service and Guides and all the animal are so close. In front of the Main Lodge is a water place. Thats a garanty for a lot of animals

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Thank Roland G
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Gorah Camp is to die for, Nothing was too mach trouble and the staff were always helpful and the rangers were well informed about all aspects of the conservation of the fauna and flora of this area. Do yourself a favour and try it, a lifetime treat awaits

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Amazing location, surrounded by animals all in a natural habitat. What really makes this place is the staff, who are fabulous. If you want to see nature up close and then return to some luxury surroundings in the middle of no where, eat dinner by candle light and sleep in a luxury tent listening to the animals and birds then...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Gorah for one night before driving the garden route to Cape Town and it was fabulous. From the moment we arrived we felt completely relaxed. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The room (tent 11) was fantastic - right on the end so very private. The drinks cabinet and sherry in the room was a lovely touch...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The incomparable thrill of quietly observing a passing herd of elephant while being served tea on the veranda of a stately Colonial manor house is the stuff of dreams and legends. This exclusive safari lodge recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic safari of centuries past - the awesome natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication to deliver an unforgettably unique 5 star adventure. Gorah is a member of Relais & Chateaux. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorah Elephant Camp

Address: Addo Heights Road, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range: $1,089 - $1,794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gorah Elephant Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Tents 1-5 are the best for views of the waterhole”
 of 5 bubbles SurreyDeedee, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They are all lovely. I guess if you're nervous, one nearer the lodge might be better!”
 of 5 bubbles DinnerLady2015, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It is only 11 tents and they are all the same great standard”
 of 5 bubbles 775eval, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all great rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles AletaGibson, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All tents/cabins have excellent views of the park and wildlife”
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 of 5 bubbles H8207CFdavidl, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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