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Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 42 235 1436
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Schotia game reserve

Fantastic are guide was Carl his knowledge was phenomenon saw lot different animal's very close up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter S
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Tent camp

We had a great safari experience with our guide, Dale. He was very knowledgeable and personable... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
kathryn w
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Schotia offers one of the best chances to see lions in the wild. This private malaria free reserve close to the Addo Elephant National Park is probably the most densely stocked reserve in Africa, and with over 40 mammal species and approximately 2000 animals, can offer consistently good game viewing throughout the year.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the reserve” (14 reviews)
“warm clothing” (3 reviews)
“tea break” (3 reviews)
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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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+27 42 235 1436

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic are guide was Carl his knowledge was phenomenon saw lot different animal's very close up best the lion and hippos then the evening meal was great by the open fire then we had a night drive would recommend Schotia game reserve

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great safari experience with our guide, Dale. He was very knowledgeable and personable, which made for a good experience. We stayed the night in one of the tented camps, which was very comfortable. We didn't see hyena and didn't hear the lions...More

Thank kathryn w
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Thanks to the Bean family for their exquisite service and friendliness. Game Drives are brilliant, good animal sightings and best of all is the Lions and Rhino's!

Thank Boratdude
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Superb afternoon and evening game drive. Excellent viewing of animals including very close view of lions confronting buffalo. Our driver, Zane, was absolutely brilliant in every way. Great communal meal around the fire. Wear warm clothes!

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had limited time in the Addo area, so we booked an Addo/Schotia tour with Schotia Safari, and had a superb full day touring both parks. Our guide, Zane, took every opportunity to give us lots of information about the animals we were seeing, and...More

1  Thank CleoV
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a month's adventure in Africa. Our first ever safari experience was at Schotia, which was recommended by our bed and breakfast host in Wilderness. Let me say that overall, it's entertaining and a rather fun experience seeing all...More

Thank browneyedbarbara
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great afternoon and evening game drive. Saw loads of animals up close and personal. Guides are very knowledgeable. Had a great evening meal under the stars. Great fun for everyone. Would highly recommend this to anyone in that area

Thank jcalebmc
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We opted for the combined day tour - Addo Elephant reserve in the morning the Schotia in the afternoon. We were collected from our lodge and introduced to the others on our tour ( a lovely family of 5 from Denmark) by our guide Scott....More

Thank helenwright36
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We have several friends who toured the adjacent Addo park without seeing many elephants and no lions, so we opted to pay for one night at a nearby private reserve and were very happy with our experience. When I called, the receptionist offered me their...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to be escorted by Zane who is very knowledgable about the animals in the reserve and had many fascinating facts and anecdotes to share. The 'half time' coffee is a welcome stop to warm up and the meal served towards the end...More

Thank Basemess
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Nate C
28 September 2017|
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Response from Anne B | Reviewed this property |
It is a nature reserve so there are parts that are more bumpy but not really jolting. But the drivers are very helpful and you can certainly ask them to take this into consideration.
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barbarajcamp
10 January 2017|
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Response from Napanangka | Reviewed this property |
This is to young for a safari but write directly to Ella at Schotia. She will explain everything to you.
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