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Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would certainly recommend this accommodarion. Typical African; great game drives. Great life remembering experience. Due to the relaxing atmospere you soon become 1 family with other guests. Absolutely fantastic.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you Marion for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you made plenty of friends along the way We hope to see you again in the near future The Woodbury Team More 

Mannheim, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay in the tented camp was very nice. Nothing to claim about the accomodation. The game drives were awesome. But the food could be better for that money. Drinks were included but hard to get because if missing availablity of the staff.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us though we are sorry we did not match up to all your expectations. We will endeavour to highlight this to our staff and improve on this further. Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Friesland Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved ouw stay in Amakhala. we were here 1 night but would have loved a second night. Very friendly and helpfull staf. we loved the gamedrives with our ranger. The food was good. And we loved the fact that we stayed there with only 16 people.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the family intimate feel we pride ourselves on. We hope to see you again in the near future to enjoy your second night Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Hilversum, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing area, good food en nice wine. Really friendly people (do not forgot to tip them. They work hard!). . The game drives were pretty amazing. Lots of nice animals like lions, giraffes, rhino's (and a baby rhino).

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we very much hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Montpellier, France
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We (family of 5) spend three nights in Woodbury tented camp. Our guest where very nice and the guide friendly and professional. We had the chance to have baby sitter for the youngest boy and everything was well organized.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad your family enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the near future Kind Regards The Woodbury Team More 

Market Rasen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great experience to sleep in a very comfortable tent, enjoying some wonderful meals on a shared table. Safari was fantastic as well. We saw loads of animals. Traveling in winter time in South Africa, in the tent we also experienced being warmed up by an electrical blanket. Nice experience.

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the electric blankets do help on the winter nights. We hope to see you back very soon Many Thanks The Woodbury Team More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Best value safari experience in the area. The tented camp adds to the overall 'outdoor' experience. Lots of great little touches - log fires, electric blankets in the (very comfy) beds, being met with mugs of hot chocolate after the evening game drive; we enjoyed the Aesop's Fables equivalent story cards, left on the beds each evening. Helpful, attentive staff... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The size of the reserve and varied landscapes made you feel that you were not enclosed. The lodge and our tent opened out on the edge of the reserve so that you could see animals from the porch. A bush buck even came to graze right outside our tent. Guides were interesting and devoted to the animals and since Woodbury... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at our intimate family run Camp that we all love so fondly. Before the baby elephant gets too big you must come and visit us again soon! Thanks from the Woodbury team More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, unfortunately the weather was awful on the first day, but fair play to our guide Ryan he was excellent throughout. Over the four game drives we managed to see elephants,rhino Giraffe, buffalo and the two highlights for me a cheetah and very close up lions. The tents are great and we really needed the... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the electric blankets were very useful! We will pass on your kind words to Ryan and the rest of the team Thank you The Woodbury team More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our honeymoon and it was a great place. All the staff are so welcoming, the views are amazing and the rooms are different but perfect. The food and drinks were all really nice and served perfectly. A special thanks to our game driver Lenny, who was very knowledgable and great at spotting animals.... More 

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Woodbury Tented C, Public Relations Manager at Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that it made your honeymoon even more memorable. We hope to see you again in the future Many thanks The Woodbury Team More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woodbury Tented Camp is one of the hidden jewels of the Eastern Cape. Tucked into an embracing hillside thicket and overlooking the ancient floodplain of the Bushman’s River, the camp offers rustic and secluded luxury, and an authentic African wildlife safari experience. Seven large, comfortable, en-suite tents on raised bases and with private patios provide the seclusion, tranquility and an intimacy with the bush that you would expect on a visit to Amakhala Game Reserve. Each tent has twin or double beds - at your request. Camp life is centered around the stone, thatch and canvas main dining and lounge area, with its expansive deck overlooking the Woodbury plain and waterhole. A wide variety of game species such as zebra, giraffe, buffalo, eland, rhino and elephant fill the passing parade while fish eagles soar overhead, their hauntingly evocative cry echoing across the valley. Soak up the sun while lazing on a recliner next to the pool; sip a refreshing drink or enjoy tea and delicious, freshly baked cakes, before venturing out into the reserve on your next expedition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve

Address: off the N2, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: RM1,585 - RM3,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodbury Tented Camp, Amakhala Game Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The room is a large, fancy "permanent" tent with electricity, a shower attached, and an enclosed toilet a few steps down, so you feel that you are camping, but you have all of the amenities of a room. It is private and you can only see the hills and valleys of the reserve from your place, no other tents or buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles Vickih1234, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great view from tent 1!”
 of 5 bubbles K7987HRkeithh, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Tent #3 had the most fantastic views! We could see the giraffes walking around the reserve right from our tent!”
 of 5 bubbles JennaS615, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All tents are in a kind of "hidden" corner that gives some privacy, while still close to the central living/dining /meeting hall which is heated by an open fire when it's cold. Be sure to get a family double tent if you come with children.”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wi Fi available in dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnCharteris, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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