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Austria
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One of the best places we have ever been to! Super friendly staff, excellent food, perfect location. Defininitely worth staying at. The camp has a very special atmosphere, one that is not to be found anywhere else. It was the first camp we stayed at during our safari trip through Tansania, and none of the other camps came anywhere close...

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Chesterland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very happy with the accommodations, food, staff, and service at this tent camp. Everything was great. They accommodated my gluten allergy so that I actually ate too much. The views out the tents were amazing with elephants walking out in the morning and returning in the evening. The sunset balcony with drinks was also a plus as was...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

~The Asililia name is gold.~ On our most recent trip to Tanzania we stayed at three different Asilia properties all of which far surpassed our expectations. The luxurious accommodations at Oliver’s are of course spectacular but the best part is the friendly staff and wonderful location. Every employee we encountered made us feel welcomed and important. The value here can...

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Centerville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my lucky 2nd visit to this most wonderful property deep in the Tarangire National Park. So happy to see Jackie, the Camp Manager, smiling face and experience her most welcoming personality again. The waitstaff cannot be generous with their service and smiles. They really become friends you don't want to leave! The food is outrageous and this time...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, It was so lovely to see you again and thank you very much for this lovely review – we appreciate it greatly! We are delighted that you enjoyed our staff and meals again this time around! We are also so happy that you had a great experience with Nathoo and Baraka – they certainly showed you some awesome...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oliver's camp has most delicious cuisine and wines. Really, the food was exquisite--and we are foodies from a big city. We felt pampered beyond belief by manager Mark and the staff. Special memories--watching the elephants below us at sunset, with drinks in hand--wonderful dinners and stimulating conversations at the communal table with fellow travelers from around the world. The DELIGHTFUL...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for this lovely review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our food and also that our staff shared their life stories with you. The outdoor shower is an unforgettable experience and the communal table is a special way to create new friendships. Hopefully next time you will stay for longer. Team Oliver’s

Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oliver's Camp was fabulous! The food exceptional and the staff unbelievable! I hope to go back again one day soon to experience the magic with my children. There are no words to describe such an amazing adventure.

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Dear Marc, Thanks so much for writing this review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our staff and home cooked meals. We wish to welcome you and your family here. Till then, Team Oliver’s

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights after having visited the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. We drove into Tarangire National Park and immediately were blown away by the scenery: red gravel roads, gigantic Baobab trees, a beautiful swamp area with lush green colours, and mountains when looking to the other side. A true 'Out of Africa' feeling we also experienced...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Many thanks for this great review and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time here with us. Tarangire is a wonderful Park with great vegetation as you have noted. We are also delighted to hear you enjoyed our meals as well as our staff. It is always our pleasure to be of service and to create a...

Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oliver's Camp was an amazing place to stay while visiting Tarangire National Park. The beautiful accommodation and scenery provided to be the best place for me and my family to stay for two nights. We loved it! I will be taking my sister and friend back to Oliver's in December.

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Dear Elsa, Thank you for sharing your experience at Oliver’s Camp. We had a great time celebrating Josh’s birthday and look forward to seeing you soon. Team Oliver’s

Bodrum City, Turkey
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very middle of the nature and be prepared to sleep with lions or elephants everynight. No wi-fi, no mobile signal, complete darkness and wildness at night. 90 minutes away from the airstrip and probably hours from nearest facility. I haven't feel the same in Serengeti. So if you are ok with that nothing to say bad about camp, perfect staff,...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Thanks for this very candid review – as it is true – at Oliver’s you are very much submerged in the wilderness. We are glad you appreciated the camp and its facilities.

Verwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Oliver's was our first camp on this our second safari to Tanzania, organised by Expert Africa. We stayed here 3 nights and had a wonderful time. We were met at Kuro airstrip by our camp guide Mustafa in an open sided Toyota Land Cruiser. On the extended drive from the airstrip to the camp we saw plenty of game including...

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AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing us this very thorough review – we are so happy to hear you enjoyed Mustafa and were spoiled with great game in Tarangire. We appreciate your compliments to the tents, staff as well as food and are glad that you enjoyed a walking safari and night drive. In some ways a great thing that...

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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 

Additional Information about Oliver's Camp, Asilia Africa

Address: Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Tarangire National Park
Price Range: RM3,493 - RM8,697 (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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