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Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve

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Kalmthout, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience. We stayed in warthog lodge. Brilliant. Just around the corner was a Pool with three hippo's and 2 nice crocs. Also an elephant came to have a mudbath during the night. We saw loads of animals. Even some who are rare to find according to our ranger. He was amazed too. When we found the Lions they...

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cachris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was great experience from start to finish. This was our 2nd visit to Scotia and this time we brought friends with us. We stayed in their tented private camp. Each camp is surrounded by luscious greenery and thick thorn bushes! After our afternoon safari (where we saw so many animals) we were taken to a large Boma (thatched eating...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Totally blown away- we got really close to most of the animals. We saw the lions, hippo, giraffes and rhino up really close. The meal is great and they even give you afternoon tea. Very civilised. We loved every bit of this safari. Our guide was Niekie and he was great.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Came here to see lions and do the tooth and claw tour with an overnight stay in a lodge in Schotia. All I can say - do it!! It was so with it and worth the money. We got so close to the lions and all the other animals and everyone we met was really nice and trying to give...

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Thank DieAnnene
Reviewed 8 October 2016

my wife and I went on the Schotia safari 6 oct 2016. It was most excellent. Our best experience in our 2 weeks trip in South Africa. The tour guide Christo was really good. He found all the big 5 game and we had up close encounters with them.

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A family of 5, we stayed one night in the reserve. We had a great experience during our time in the reserve although the bad weather (cold and rainy). We had 3 game drives and they were all great. Donovan our Ranger was amazing! He definitely made this experience a lot more interesting and memorable! We had dinner and breakfast...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This affordable game reserve offers excellent service for a reasonable price. If you have the chance, stay within the reserve. A few tours are available all with small groups in open Landrovers. The provided meals are very good.

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great game watching experience - saw all the big five except buffalo. The lions had just made a kill, and seeing the rhinos up close was memorable. The food was ok and the same at all meals. The rooms were fine, but didn't realize that they didn't have on suite bathrooms.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed a night here at the end of our garden route trip and managed to squeeze in three game drives in less than 24 hours, finding springbok, zebras, giraffes, elephants and lions, to name but a few of the species there. We've been to bigger reserves where it you are watching some of the animals along with 30 other...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a private game reserve, but excellently organised with very friendly and helpful staff. We went on the tooth and claw with Addo elephant, thoroughly enjoyable. The overnight accommodation in a rondavel was brilliant. The God and drinks were good and plentiful during the two day experience. Well worth the visit

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Additional Information about Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve

Address: PO Box 105, Paterson, Sundays River Valley 6130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Paterson
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
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