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Reviewed 10 December 2015

The stay in Bwindi national park exceeded all expectations. It's a beautiful part of the world and being able to see mountain gorillas up close in a safe and environmentally sensitive fashion makes this a once in a life time experience. The lodge is a...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 23 December 2015

Dear Guest, We are thrilled you had a wonderful time with us. Our team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Would be great if you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking...More

Reviewed 27 November 2015

We spent 5 wonderful nights at this camp and loved every minute. The gorilla trekking was of course unique and a never-to-forget experience. Without exception, the staff were welcoming, thoughtful and thoroughly delightful. Our compliments to management. The tents were comfortable and well appointed. Housekeeping...More

Thank Trevor P
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 1 December 2015

Dear Trevor, Thank you for this lovely review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon and until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook,...More

Reviewed 17 November 2015

This lodge is the most perfect escape from the hectic pace of life in general. It's in the most wonderful location with views of the impenetrable forest from the veranda lounge. The staff is lovely, helpful and kind. And the accommodations are incredible.More

Thank Mary V
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 1 December 2015

Dear Mary, We are thrilled you had a wonderful time at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. Our team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. It would be great if you can keep up to date with the latest news from...More

Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Camp is very comfortable and well run. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed in Weaver, with beautiful views of the mountains and forest. The rooms(tents) are spacious with 2 double beds. The dirty washing is washed and dried complimentary. Ian, the manager,...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 26 October 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your birthday with us and thank you for choosing to spend it with us! We really enjoyed hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then...More

Reviewed 29 September 2015

After 6 hours trekking the mountain to see gorillas, I really appreciated the comfort do the Sanctuary Camp. Location is perfect, within short walking distance from start of trek. Beautiful setting in the forest. Our tent was bigger than most hotel suites. Bed, linens and...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 7 October 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the...More

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Response from katharineb705 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for the late response. We talked to many people who did one day. Some had a great first day and some did not. Our second day was so much better than the first. In all instances the deal breakers were the gorilla... More
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16 March 2018|
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No definite answer can be given as the gorillas move around in their natural habitat! For us it took around 2.5/3 hours each day to track them. There are a maximum of 8 hikers in each tracking group. Gorilla family group... More
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27 November 2017|
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Response from marbets | Reviewed this property |
The children's age is 15. The camp staff and the porters are very helpful and can most likely make this work for you. You just have to let them know ahead of time and then work with them to select the appropriate group to... More
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"All rooms are great if you have issues walking ask for a room close to the main lodge area."
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"Room #1 and "Kingfisher" are more private. Room #6 is too close to the generator and the tents on..."
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"No human noise, excellent views. The steps to the whole complex would tax the unfit and probably far from..."
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"Ask for a villa away from the dining room."
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