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Reviewed 1 week ago

This private game reserve is a good option for those looking for a day or two's break from their beach vacation in Cape Town. This may be beyond the reach price wise for all but a handful of South Africans but for foreign tourists it offers fair value and a professional, polished safari experience. If you're paying this rate anyway...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our experience through African Budget Safari. We travelled to the Park with African Eagle Tours, around 2.5 hours each way - both excellent drivers and comfortable mini van. We stayed overnight in the luxury chalets at Inverdoorn Lodge and therefore had included: 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 game drives and a cheetah encounter. The rooms were...

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Miami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic time we had at Inverdoorn. We went on two "safari" rides and saw an amazing number of wildlife. The highlight was the Cheetah Encounter where we were able to spend time with and pet one of the Cheetah's being rehabilitated here. Our room was big, comfortable, and had everything we needed - including fast wifi even though...

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1Thank Dalmar31
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inverdoorn Game Reserve is about 2.5hrs drive from Cape Town In quite a dry and barren area. However, arrival at the accommodation shows there oases even in the remotest places. The luxury chalet we had booked was clean, tidy and well presented. We were welcomed with a complimentary drink under a tented area by friendly staff and shortly after settling...

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

unfortunately it is more like a zoo 3 lions 2 elephants 2 hippos 3 rhino's and they are fed, they are however in a wild environment. If this interests you then I would suggest a day trip rather than staying at the lodge it is very expensive and not good for either service or food, if you choose to stay...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a game reserve, which means the animals are enclosed (they have 100hectares, TONNES of space to be "free" many of the animals here had been saved from unfortunate situations. This is the kind of safari for an animal lover like myself. Our guide was absolutely fantastic & passed on so much information. We saw a lot of different...

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Inverdoorn, Public Relations Manager at Inverdoorn Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Victoria! Thank you so much for penning a few lovely words about your experience at the reserve. We are over the moon that you guys had such a wonderful time and it means a lot coming from someone who understands the plight of these magnificent creatures. All of the very best for your future adventures. Kind Regards & Many...

Cape Town
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing experience. I was not sure what to expect. I wanted to show my girlfriend a safari experience and Inverdoorn truly delivered. Our guide and two hosts were great. Yes the Luxury Camp is pricey but it truly exceeded our expectations. Great for a romantic and exclusive getaway. Sadly we did not see the rhinos but we saw...

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Inverdoorn, Public Relations Manager at Inverdoorn Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Wernz! We really appreciate the kind words and the fact that you guys came to spend some time with us at the lodge. It is always such a pleasure to have people that can appreciate their surroundings, we are so glad you got to see the animals even if it wasn't the rhino. Please visit again soon and all...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 17 March 2017

just a few words: we already did a Safari in the Serengeti. And I think exactly that cause made it a bit unspecatular and usual for us. But nevertheless the service is quite good. Welcome drinks and nice guides as well as vey nice staff members care for you the entire time. After a 13 kms drive over dirt roads...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Game Drive was lovely. Ranger and driver were very informative and made sure we were pleased with amount of time with each animal sighting. Lunch was good not particularly varied but filling. The deal with drinks not being included is kind of silly. Water was 17 Rand so at very least they could have given that to drink! Purchasing alcohol...

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Inverdoorn, Public Relations Manager at Inverdoorn Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Tausha, Thank you so much for your review. Just to allay any fears you may have about the authenticity of the rugs, none of them are real. Naturally, we would never be involved in anything remotely like that. I am overjoyed to hear that you had a good time on safari, though, we pride ourselves on being as informative...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Inverdoorn was one of the loveliest places we stayed in while we were in South Africa. We enjoyed every minute from the early morning Safari, returning for breakfast & relaxation by he pool to the afternoon Safaris & dinner under the stars. We got to see the Big 5 up close & personal. Most of the animals have been lucky...

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Inverdoorn, Public Relations Manager at Inverdoorn Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Julia! Thank you so very much for your review and the kind words. We are thrilled that you guys had such a great time with us at the lodge. We take our conservation efforts and our interactions with the guests very seriously, but always with a smile :) Please don't hesitate to come and see us again and all...

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Additional Information about Inverdoorn Game Reserve

Address: Cape Winelands, Ceres, Witzenberg Municipality 6835, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Witzenberg Municipality > Ceres
Price Range: RM1,747 - RM1,892 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Inverdoorn Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Chalets are better”
JambianiNeil, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The luxury rooms were spacious but not necessary.”
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beachbrums, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ambassador suite is excellent”
Sheffview, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ditch the wifi and opt for the Luxury safari tent, its a no brainer”
J4Jackal, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring sweater for early morning safari”
MarkBeijing, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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