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    HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game Reserve

    N2 | Greater Addo, Eastern Cape, Amakhala Game Reserve 6011, South Africa
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 302 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We did a 3 day safari in late August 2017. Our guide ( Sebastian from Finland was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Food and accommodation outstanding. Saw all big 5 ( lions on the last drive of our stay. Gutted to have to return to UK....More

    Thank jeremy e
    Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Eaton Family, Thank you for your excellent review of HillsNek Safari Camp and we do appreciate the time and effort involved. We are thrilled that all was to your liking and that overall experience was outstanding. Don't be too gutted to return home... you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a fabulous 2 night stay at Hillsnek Safaris. The tent was beautiful and very comfortable and included, amongst other things, electric blankets at night, a well stocked (and free) mini bar and a simple stunning view overlooking the grasslands.The outdoor shower was a...More

    Thank Pip450
    Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your brilliant review of HillsNek Safari Camp. We are thrilled that you were comfortable in all aspects and enjoyed the spectacular views as much as we do. We do pride ourselves on having a wonderful staff compliment, all of whom are passionate...More

    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    It was our family's first safari experience, and we were so happy that we had chosen Hillsnek. The setting was beautiful--misty mornings, clear starry night skies, the howl of jackals mixing with birdsong. The tents were lovely and well-designed, the food was good and plentiful,...More

    Thank MaiLed65
    Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    A first safari experience is by far the most special and one you never forget. Thank you for making HillsNek Safari Camp your chosen camp and we are equally as happy to have delivered your first experience. Thank you for your kind remarks on the...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    We have just returned from a fantastic 2 day safari at the Hillsnek, a small game reserve. The tent is beautiful and very comfortable (electric heating/blankets for these winter days), lovely and cosy communcal area for meals. Specific diets are well catered for and the...More

    Thank Bernadette D
    Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    A huge thanks for taking the time to review HillsNek Safari Camp. Our team whilst small, is highly dedicated and passionate and we are thrilled you got to experience that. Our wonderful trio of female chefs pride themselves in delivering fresh and authentic South African...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We spent only 2 nights at Hillsnek ( too short). Amazing place, fantastic staff, wonderful details, good food and very knowledgeable ranger. Good balance between luxury retreat, pure nature and passion for wildlife. We felt pampered.More

    Thank Jacqueline S
    Response from Chantelle C, Owner at HillsNek Safaris, Amakhala Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review HillsNek and for the kind label of "A Gem". We too believe that our small camp is special and that a balance between luxury and simplicity is essential. Glad to hear you felt pampered - please do...More

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    celia591
    3 September 2017|
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    Response from BrightcutOne | Reviewed this property |
    We were there in first few days of April this year and it was never too hot. They provide a large fan in the room which i think we used once during our visit during the day. Its certainly cool in the early morning and... More
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    18 March 2017|
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    Response from tcgw | Reviewed this property |
    There is usually 2 choices for the main meal at lunch and dinner. However at lunch they always made me up a cheese board and I am sure they would make a salad if you want something lighter. Food is fantastic
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    Kevin F
    6 March 2017|
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    Response from Chantelle C | Property representative |
    Hi Kevin, Thank you for considering HillsNek Safari Camp. As August is the predecessor to Spring, it is relatively warm during the day and then cools off by the evening. That being said, our tents are kept very cosy at... More
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