Review by: Helen & Colin Sant

Countries Visited:
South Africa
Holiday Type:
Family Holiday
5 18/08/2016

Overall Impressions

Amazing never had the level of accomodation as this before, wonderful people and staff.

Countries Visited

South Africa 5

Beautiful country and friendly people.

Accommodation Visited

The Oyster Box Hotel 4

Absolutely stunning especially with room upgrade, found a little formal and over the top attention for us. Service in some bars a bit lacking surprisingly.

Thanda Tented Camp 5

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, so welcoming. Great game drives.

Amakhosi Safari Lodge 4

Only complaint bedrooms and dining room cold otherwise amazing, game drives with head ranger outstanding and at times very amusing if worrying when a herd of 30 elephants pass when barbecuing meat! The amusement was the reaction of the trainee tracker who moved back to the vehicle quicker than us. Once again amazing knowledge staff.

Thonga Beach Lodge 5

Stunning location, a humpback whale breaching at the side of the boat an incredible experience and something never believed would see, totally awesome. Bar staff so friendly, teaching us a South African game, great as from local village and very proud of where they were from. Wish had 4 days there rather than 3, would have squeezed in another boat trip and the bar man would have taken Alex to village to play football with locals but not enough time. Possibly favourite rooms may have been helped by sea view. Thought last night was a down grade moving from 2 rooms to a family suite, anything but ended up with own pool and sun terrace and still separate rooms and bathrooms!

Staff Review 5


Don't know how she did but got me totally safari understood but never mentioned my love of whales but that got included too. Sorry unlikely to be able to afford to do again but def a dream holiday. Need Nikki to sort out a lower level less luzury, cheaper option for next year! Will recommend to anyone planning this sort of trip.