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Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This place is amazing, the track in is rough, but it is remote. The boma is the central space with communal kitchen. The safari tents are excellent value for 2 people, but are a little old and too close together. Go for the cabins they looked amazing with better views. As soon as we turned up we regretted not booking...

1Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

the 3 nights we stayed at Gecko Creek were the last 3 of our 2 week SA holiday and what an amazing couple of days it was. The Ceder Mountains are absolutely stunning, raw & untouched, perfect for hiking and outdoor lovers. We had one of the cabins and my husband worried about mosquitos but for some bizarre reason the...

1Thank bere2508
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Our part included seven adults and the staff were very attentive to each of us and made us feel very welcome. We were given a quick safety briefing of 'do's' and 'don'ts', after which you are left to your own devices to enjoy the peace and tranquility of being in nature. Some enjoyable trails are reached from the main house...

1Thank VibRibbon
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The venue doesn't offer much for the discerning traveller except for a stunning location and stunning views. Accommodation and amenities are basic. I think it is nice for an adventurous person, but not everyone's cup of tea.

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Essentially a backpackers hostel. No locks on the tent cabins so belongings are not safe. Definitely needs maintenance. Only one bathroom so some of the accommodations are not close by so not very convenient.

1Thank chris s s
Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 December 2015

In the middle of nowhere is this absolutely beautiful place called Gecko Creek. It's one of the best places I have ever been to. we were staying in a cabin and the view from the porch was breathtaking. and the night sky... i think I have never seen so many stars, and there are shooting stars every few minutes. Glenn...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If tranquility and serenity got married, this is where they'd go on honeymoon. The camp is truly amazing, and Monica and Glenn who run it are so very helpful and kind. Fantastic views and nearby attractions, with rock paintings on Leopard's Rock, which is basically in the camp. Do yourself a favour and stay in one of the cabins! Much...

1Thank iansonofsimp
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a safari tent. It was different to the ones online, but still ok. The views were brilliant and the atmosphere was extremely relaxed. We enjoyed the meal the hostess had prepared. The ablutions are a bit far from the tent, so plan your trips carefully. The hosts were both very friendly, authentic people. They invited us to...

3Thank chris_southafricaZA
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We stayed here for two nights but I wish we could have stayed longer. It is absolutely beautiful here and you really feel like you are getting away from it all. My husband I stayed in one of the cabins and were able to enjoy the view of the mountains from our hammock. Our hosts were very friendly and informative...

3Thank Allison P
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A truly special spot in the Cederberg . Camping and rustic cabins , great night skies , calm , tranquil and energising ! Lapa wonderful for meeting fellow campers , and preparing your meals . Enjoyed the swimming pool too !

3Thank Sandy D

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Address: 7 Off N | Cederberg Remhoogte, Citrusdal 7340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Citrusdal
Number of rooms: 12
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“Accommodation is in comfortable tents and cabins set in the bush with fantastic views”
BarryWitbank, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the tents. Best way to experience it.”
bobbyd2014, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Wooden cabins have the best views and a hammock, but is situated a bit further away from the central amenities and parking”
FaerieLiza, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottage - Private, Spacious and Fitted with a shower,bath, gas stove, DC Solar Fridge”
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Biscuit89, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cabins were amazing. They are also improving the tented options so I am sure that soon they will be just as incredible.”
KathAnn18, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
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