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Glen Afric

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The guide was awesome, the park itself not the biggest and certainly not a “wild” experience. But a... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
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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
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Heckpoort Close, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 205 1412
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The guide was awesome, the park itself not the biggest and certainly not a “wild” experience. But a great way to see a lot of animals inna short space of time. Was fabulous to spend time up close with the elephants. Very enjoyable tour.

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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

2  Thank Tkoning
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

3  Thank _NR-and-MJ-2017_
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

1  Thank Ditte B
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

1  Thank Smalleytravels
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
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
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
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

2  Thank Cassandra G
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

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17 January 2017|
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