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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was my second experience of Elephant Camp, the first with husband, the second time with a friend. She was new to safari-ing and Victoria Falls, and wanted to be sure she thoroughly enjoyed the trip. We came from Botwana after a week, and were looking for a beautiful place. I also wanted to see both the elephants, and Sylvester,...

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Turin, Italy
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I've stayed in this hotel for three nights, it's quite expensive but worth the expense! Everything is perfect, everybody is smiley and ready to please you in any way, nothing is too much for them. When you arrive at the ariport you are greeted by somone of the hotel staff, that cares about your luggage. When you arrive at the...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The resort is beautifully located on a hill over looking a valley where small wild game such as baboons ,monkeys,bush hens,and deer roam freely.A small swimming pool is on each rised deck. The rooms themselves are spacious and comfortable with large and graciously decorated bathrooms. Delicious meals are served on a large deck in the reception area. Only one thing...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you had such a lovely stay at the Elephant camp and thank you for recommending us so highly. Our staff are usually friendly and upbeat as most reviews reflect but it's very hard to know why this may have been your impression.We make every effort to...

Kongsberg, Norway
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is the best hotel experience I have ever had. The staff was so helpful and making our stay as good as possible. Especially Thinkwell was very helpful and the perfect host. Thank you so much for sowing us the best of Zimbabwe

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 April 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Elephant camp in early march of 2016. The attention to customer service and the resort itself was one of the best we have ever visited. The rooms are super cool with your own pool, complimentary mini bar (they had me right there...HAH!), outdoor shower and comfortable bed and delicious snacks and booz. the...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we loved to be described as 'super cool'! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing review. Our staff will be delighted to hear this feedback especially as you so kindly took the time to name everyone who contributed to your stay. Thank you again and we hope you can return. Regards Management and...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Elephant Camp was our first experience in the "wild". The property is well maintained and the guides excellent. Everything was first class. Being close to Victoria Falls is a real plus. Transportation to and from the airport was seamless. Good was very good

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 April 2016

one of the most amazing places we have ever stayed. our own private 5 star tent, Jacuzzi/pool, outdoor shower, 5 star accommodations, right in the middle of nature. elephants, wildebeest an other animals within view. a friendly cheetah, an elephant interaction experience, all amazing. my wife's 50th birthday trip was capstoned with this property and it truly was the icing...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

From the moment we arrived at Elephant Camp, we were wowed. This ultra chic tented camp was not only the ultimate in luxurious accommodations, but in outstanding service and experiences. We thoroughly enjoyed our early afternoon visit with the private reserve's orphan elephant residents, but also our time with Sylvester the Cheetah Ambassador. Both are truly unique experiences you won't...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We couldn't be more thrilled with your experience was so good. We are very lucky to be able to provide such unique animal interactions with the orphaned animals in our care and they are indeed very special. We would like to have you again one day. Warm Regards The Elephant Camp Team

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Getting up close and personal with Sylvester, the resident cheetah, was the icing on the cake of a wonderful African adventure. Our walk with him in the bush, (with armed guard in case of a disgruntled Cape Buffalo) was the highlight of our stay at Elephant Camp. We had been close to several cheetahs on safari in Botswana but to...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We love to read how much guests have enjoyed all that we have to offer at the Elephant Camp. Sylvester the Ambassador Cheetah is wonderful to meet and we are glad you got the opportunity to meet him and learn about the challenges faced by Cheetah today....

Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We took advantage of wild horizons pkg deal with Imbabala & elephant camp. It was the best way to end our trip. Bradley was so very welcoming, as well as Moses and all the staff. The tents are unreal. your own pool,outside shower, mini bar, Sylvester the cheetah, delicious food outside under the stars, and more. Wild horizons takes care...

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Elephant Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor about your wonderful holiday with Wild Horizons. All our staff work extremely hard to make our guests holidays as special as possible and it is very gratifying to read that their hard work and dedication is recognized. We are looking forward to welcoming you back here again in the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls' spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury, intimate lodge under canvas within easy reach of Victoria Falls (approximately 10 km) and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve. The Elephant Camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 32 adults in 16 luxury tents. The 'Elephant Camp West' consists of 4 luxury tents that sleep 8 adults and 8 children (all are equipped to become family rooms with comfortable sleeper couches). (Children not included in total occupancy) All suites are gorge facing and boast a private viewing deck and plunge pool, private lounge area, air-conditioning and fans, bath (with a view), inside and outside shower, mini bar and tea/coffee stations. INCLUDED: Accommodation and all meals, drinks (excluding premium brands), complimentary mini bars in the rooms. Return Victoria Falls Airport transfers & two transfers to Victoria Falls town per day. Laundry & Emergency Medical Evacuation cover. Lunch at the Lookout Cafe. ... more   less 

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Address: Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Region: Zimbabwe > Matabeleland North Province > Victoria Falls
Price Range: ₹ 27,306 - ₹ 40,958 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Elephant Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
The Elephant Camp Hotel Victoria Falls
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Victoria Falls
#1 Family Hotel in Victoria Falls
#2 Luxury Hotel in Victoria Falls
#3 Business Hotel in Victoria Falls
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