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Anniversary Celebration

After 10 years married, we wanted somewhere special and luxurious to celebrate yet still... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Durban, South Africa
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We wish we could stay a couple of days longer

We have enjoyed to be accommodated in tented room with a spectacular view to the see and the sand... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Renowned for its exotic marine life, Rocktail Bay also comprises precious forests and secluded wetlands.
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

After 10 years married, we wanted somewhere special and luxurious to celebrate yet still affordable. Rocktail didn't disappoint. Having traveled extensively before, I wouldn't rate it as the ultimate 5 star experience we've had elsewhere, but it is definitely up there amounts the best places...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ashbeggs
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We have enjoyed to be accommodated in tented room with a spectacular view to the see and the sand dunes. The room is very comfortable, big bathroom, the shower looks out onto the terrace. Wake up “call” by the birds and monkeys. Room 7 is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank RJucee
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, I’ve always loved diving Isimangaliso and Sodwana. Rocktail Bay Lodge as well Mokarran Divers is the ultimate spoil yourself trip. The Luxury accommodation and service on the unspoiled African coastline is superb and one for the bucket list. Mokarran Divers, on-site at the Lodge,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Charles C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the easier places to access north of Sodwana. It's possible to drive there with a normal car. In fact it's the only place. Anywhere north of Sodwana you need 4x4 to access the beach. And what a beach it is. Highly...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Produsa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We arrived on Friday afternoon at Coastal Cashews for a 3:00 pm pick up for our 3 day stay. The road to Coastal Cashews is really good. So if you can get there, you don't have to worry about having a 4 x 4 to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank iamriva
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Just back from an AMAZING 4 day break at Rocktail Camp. We are still pinching ourselves about watching a huge leatherback turtle crawl up the beach at 2am, make a nest, lay 150 eggs and then crawl back to the ocean. We swam alongside wild...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank AmeliaTull
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Rocktail Bay was the perfect destination for our wedding anniversary. The tented rooms are private and spacious. The shower looks out onto unspoilt bush and a little red duiker, if you're lucky. The bed is big and cosy and waking to birdsong is a glorious...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank FabandFun
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning! Very comfortable rooms set in secluded bush land. Service is great..... A very tight team at Rocktail Camp. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The diving is excellent at Rocktail Bay, probably due to the fact there is limited divers that go there. I first dived there 14 years ago and it is still pristine.

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank TripAdvisisor1
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

My wife needed to visit Rocktail to do some interior design and refirb work for Wilderness Safaris. We flew my old Cessna down from Johannesburg. 1hr40 min flight. The landing strip is 5 minutes from the lodge, 750m long tarred,and referring to the reviews on...More

2  Thank WarwickL_12
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