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Glen Afric

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Heckpoort Close, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 205 1412
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Exceeded all expectations

We had one night at Glen Afric after being avid Wild at Heart watchers and visiting from Australia... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Tkoning
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The perfect trip for a Wild at Heart fan

I grew up watching Wild at Heart on ITV so was incredibly excited to get to visit the real... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
_NR-and-MJ-2017_
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Heckpoort Close, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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+27 12 205 1412
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We had one night at Glen Afric after being avid Wild at Heart watchers and visiting from Australia. On arrival the reception was helpful and friendly and it is actually Mara Lodge from the series. The gardens are wonderful and the pool idyllic! We stayed...More

Thank Tkoning
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I grew up watching Wild at Heart on ITV so was incredibly excited to get to visit the real Leopard's Den and meet some of the stars of the show - the animals! My boyfriend and I spent the day at Glen Afric after being...More

1  Thank _NR-and-MJ-2017_
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop on our round-trip in South Africa, and one of the stops that is most memorable. We stayed 3 nights in one of the tents located in the bush, which was the most awesome experience ever! At night we could hear...More

Thank Ditte B
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were a small school group who came to Glen Afric to engage in an animal conservation experience. As such, we were volunteers who had a week to take on various tasks and to engage with the animals. 1. We were treated beyond expectations! Every...More

Thank Smalleytravels
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

For a quick jaunt up from Joberg this is great. It does not compare to going up to Kruger but we enjoyed it. We stayed in a cottage by the lake which was a fantastic setting. Some Animals are caged but they have all been...More

Thank Sandra B
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

My friends and hosts treated me to an hour and a half's game drive during which we could get out of the vehicle and interact at close quarters with the elephants. Truly something very special to experience! Then we continued through the reserve, being given...More

Thank Irene_McC
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Had originally only booked to stay 1 night and changed this to 2 which was the right thing to do as we had one full day there. Participated in three activities although they were effectively private tours of which the best experience by far is...More

Thank Abbeytripper
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences I've had. Getting to know the elephants in their own environment and interacting with them was seriously amazing. The guide is truely passionate about these animals and was able to answer all our questions about them

1  Thank Cassandra G
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed for a friends wedding. Wonderful location. Beautiful lodge, comfortable stables. I stayed in a 'tent' in the 'bush'. Tents have a balcony and full bathroom. Fabulous accommodation. Nearly had a heart attack on the first night when a Kudu wandered past the window in...More

Thank CarolineEarle
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

collected from hotel in montecasino and transported directly to Glen Afric. Delicious buffet lunch greeted us on arrival with plenty of delicious food to choose from. elephant interaction of feeding carrots to the elephants after lunch was lovely and followed up by a game drive....More

Thank LynneWinwood
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freyamay2017
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Response from lloydymitch |
Yes, they filmed wild at heart in a cabin in the grounds set away from the main lodge. You can see it when you do the game drive. The rangers will tell you about it when you pass it. There is also another film set on site... More
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