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Great Plains Conservation Zarafa Camp

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Zarafa evokes a sense of luxurious old-style safari with spaciousness and 21st-century eco-consciousness. About Zarafa CampEach of Zarafa's four sumptuous tents with generous veranda is positioned under cool, shady trees, fronting onto the idyllic Zibadianja Lagoon. The spacious bedroom...
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Selinda Reserve | Selinda Reserve, Botswana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Belated review: stayed in October 2017. On our honeymoon, we arrived here by heli transfer over the bush after 3 nights in sister camp Duba Plains (seperate review there) and stayed here for 3 nights. From the time our helicopter touched down amidst roaming zeebras...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Dumela Nick! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are s happy that we made your special stay so memorable! I have passed on your very positive comments about Obie's guiding. He is one of our stars. You are...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit to Zarafa Camp and it was as magical as I remembered. While the camp is beyond luxurious, the chefs are amazing, and the staff and Managers top notch, I really come here for the actual place and especially for the...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 7 June 2018

Dumela Joanne, Thank you for your lovely review of your time at Zarafa. The leopard and lion sightings have been exceptional in recent weeks. We have had many litters of lion cubs, three new cubs were sighted for the first time just after you left....More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Zarafa Camp was hands down the best experience we've had in southern Africa. Botswana is in itself the pearl of conservation in the oyster that is our world. There in the Ovakango Delta, Zarafa is very best experience in a most beautiful country. The camp...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Jean-Pierre, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. What a compliment to say that staying at Zarafa was the very best experience for you in Botswana. The whole team are glowing with pride now! It was wonderful...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first time going on safari and it was arranged by Nella Nencini from Tin Trunk Safari. After making the extremely long trek from San Francisco we landed in Maun and then took our next flight on a small aircraft. Once in the...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 4 May 2018

Dumela Tom, We’re so glad that we delighted you on your recent visit to Zarafa. You’re right, “tent” really doesn’t do our rooms justice! They are the epitome of glamping. The runway is more substantial than a muddy road but certainly can resemble one in...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

I fully agree with all the previous excellent reviews. my husband and I were so lucky to experience Zarafa as our first safari and it truly spoilt us. The staff were all exceptional with a special shout out to Isaac our guide/ expert driver. I...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 17 April 2018

Dumela Ursula! We all feel very proud after reading your wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time to write down your thoughts on your experiences here. From food to guiding, from facilities to service, our mission is simply to give people the best experience...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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