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Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

This was our first trip to Africa and our first safari. We spent a total of nine days in Oliver’s Camp and Olakira Camp, both operated by Asilia. All the details of our stay were organized by Joris Smit of Jorafrica. Joris is marvellous. He listens carefully to your needs, and ensures every detail is fully covered. Before we left... More 

Thank Roy T
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Oliver's is what you would think of if you imagined a tented safari camp out in the middle of the bush - truly an authentic safari experience. Each tent is completely separated from view of another, surrounded by the bush landscape. Tents are very roomy, and well appointed with comfortable beds, desk, shelving, and bathroom conveniences. There is a very... More 

Thank Mary J
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My husband and I stayed in this camp for 2 nights in October 2015. This was our first camp on our safari and what a wonderful experience it was. The camp was set out to make the most of the view into the valley where elephants, zebra and other animals roamed. Each tent had a view into the valley both... More 

1 Thank Denise S
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Joris Smit of jorafrica (our travel advisor) set us up with the asilia group in tanzania at this camp and at olikira in the northern serengeti Great combination.real pros. Olivera is a permanent camp right in the centre of elephant country and other seemingly endless types of game. We were here for 3 days and saw 4 of the big... More 

3 Thank Findlay Q
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

This was my first tented camp so I didn't know what to expect but I loved every aspect of it. The rooms and community areas are beautifully decorated. I loved the outdoor shower that overlooked the plains. The food was good too. Our last breakfast we were wowed with a full buffet on the overlook deck (right above the bush... More 

1 Thank wanderlustforever21
Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Awesome! Our family of four (spouse, 17 & 19 year olds) spent three nights here in July 2015. Everything was perfect….accommodations, food, drink, African TV, Sundowners, breakfast on the deck, hosts and staff. The hosts were fantastic, very involved in everything, always looking for ways to make our stay even better and very friendly. The food was great, and they... More 

Thank ThefourMacs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Just got back from Little Oliver's and it was a dream come true! Julie and her staff are absolutely wonderful. We had originally hoped to stay at Oliver's (which I'm sure is also a wonderful venue being an Asilia camp), but looking back we're really glad we were at Little Oliver's. With just 5 tents it is so intimate. The... More 

Thank Pantix
Herradura, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My cousin and I just spent a week climbing up to the top of Kilimanjaro. So, we were very excited when we reached Little Oliver's Camp and saw the accommodations. WOW, wow, WOW! Julie was very welcoming and saw that we were completely bushed, so wasted no time in getting us to our fantastic tent. The beds were super comfortable.... More 

Thank BigAl_inCR
Spring, Texas
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed at Little Oliver's Camp in early September and had an amazing time. The tents are spacious and well-appointed. The bathrooms are lovely, and what a nice touch to have outdoor as well as indoor showers! It is a small camp, so guests generally eat together for dinners under the stars. The food was delicious and there was a... More 

Thank Laura W
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Thankyou for a beautiful stay, although too short, it was beautiful. The staff, food and accommodation sensational. The park itself was a beautiful surprise, with an abundance of Elephants and Zebra and lots of other animals and birds to enjoy. The scenery gorgeous. Gorgeous accommodation. Special touches made us feel very special. Asante Sana

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Discover Africa, just as it should be. Oliver's Camp - in the remote southern reaches of Tarangire National Park - has just 10 beautifully appointed safari tents in a spectacular location close to the game-dense Silale Swamps and overlooking a flood plain of the Minyonyo Pools. Oliver's was inspired by the trailblazing camps that pioneered the early days of safari. It gives you direct access to the dense concentration of wildlife you will find year-round in this remote region, as well as the chance to enjoy walking safaris and fly camping. Oliver's is intimate and personal, staffed by a world-class team that has worked together for many years to perfect a safari experience that guests consistently rank among their best. ... more   less 

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Address: Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Tarangire National Park
Price Range: $1,056 - $2,645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“all tent rooms are equal - the lions roaring at night are an added bonus :)”
 of 5 bubbles SKonieczny_13, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Would be nice if there was a fan in the room for circulation, especially when”
 of 5 bubbles 510marcf, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No 2 is the honeymoon tent with double outside shower. Not for the faint hearted because one of the tents furthest away from the main area.”
 of 5 bubbles AmsTravelAddict, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have a chance ask for the closer room to the main area.”
 of 5 bubbles Manta26, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“None, really. All of the tent rooms were the same, and extremely comfortable and secure.”
 of 5 bubbles K2492KXmaryv, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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