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Great Plains Conservation Zarafa Camp

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I just finished our honeymoon in Botswana. Among three stellar camps, Zarafa stood head-and-shoulders above the others. The physical setting on a bountiful lagoon is stunning. From the deck, we saw hippos, elephants, impalas, lechwe, hyenas and (even) a leopard. The rooms...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 9 September 2016

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for your kind words. We loved hosting you at Zarafa for your honeymoon and surprising you along the way. The camp looks out over Zibadianja lagoon which attracts much wildlife, particularly during the driest winter months from...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our first time to Zarafa - we have substantial experience in Botswana - Zarafa deserves its high rank. The food and service stand out in particular. The proximity of great game viewing as well as very well kitted game drive vehicles made the game drives...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review Zarafa. We think your review brilliantly sums up what Zarafa is about, we so appreciate your compliments and we're happy you enjoyed your time with us. Till next time! Willem, Pierre, Antoinette and the Zarafa Team

Reviewed 27 August 2016

We just left Zarafa after spending three nights at this magnificent camp! Loved the variety of wildlife from antelope, wild dogs, zebra, giraffes, loads of elephants and a very large pride of lions! Zaraza has though of everything, excellent breakfast while out watching the animals,...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for sharing your magical experience, we appreciate your kind review. We truly enjoyed hosting you at Zarafa. Our "Breakfast-To-Go" allows one to enjoy the best time of the morning out in the bush. It is always our pleasure to shower our guests with...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Frank and Rueben, coupled with the unbelievable setting at Dhow house, were the favorite of both teenagers and adults on the trip. The back deck was situated overlooking flats with water and home to hippos, elephants, Impala--basically you felt like you were living in a...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review of Zarafa! We're pleased that you enjoyed our exclusive Dhow Suite, a completely private "home" in Selinda Reserve, complete with private guide, manager and personal chef. The Dhow Suite is perfect for families, sleeping four guests comfortably in two...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just finished a visit to Zarafa Camp and can not say enough about the experience. Willem and his team make you feel you are staying in a home not a resort lodge. Everything is highly personalized and tailored to your preference....More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Zarafa Camp. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with Lets, seeing two leopards is indeed a special sighting! This would be an excellent place to brush up on your photography, each room has the...More

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Response from kakeeter | Reviewed this property |
We were at Zarafe on December 3 and 4, 2015. The very large tent cabins were never hot. There was a small pool on the deck of our tent/ cabin. This was the best place we have stayed in all of our African travels in the last... More
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No wifi at all, electricity in the room always, hairdryer not available at first in the room but their service is great and I bet if you ask the staff they will bring you one. Make sure to do it during the day because I only... More
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"All tents are amazing!"
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"Each room is large and well situated with animals passing nearby for viewing."
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"We prefer room 1. Privacy and view of the lagoon but all 4 rooms are superb."
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"Dhao Suite is magnificent"
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