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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:40 pm

Have you had a look through INDEX to the best unit numbers and also Accommodation Photos
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by suebfly » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:07 am

Tentdweller if you mean the ones that face East - BD3U then go for 111 or 110 there are no trees in front that block the view - I posted photos on the ACCOMMODATION PHOTOS thread - you can lie on the bed and watch the river and animals - heaven

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Lesley Nyawo » Tue Apr 07, 2015 12:12 pm

Dear Theassassin

See below as requested;

• 28 to 39 BG3 to BD3
• 40 to 51 BG3 to BD3
• 64 to 69 BG2 to BD2

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Lesley Nyawo » Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:24 am

Dear Theassassin

There is a plan to upgrade the remaining units, this will be an ongoing process and we can not give a time frame at this moment.

you are welcome to contact :

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by kaizer » Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:00 pm

Hello,
Do any of you have opinions on which Olifants guesthouse is better, Lebombo or Nshawu? Pros and cons of each?
Thanks so very much!

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:21 pm

I haven't stayed at Lebombo but have had a couple of stays at Nshawu and IMO that is the one to go for! 8)

Have a read through Guest Houses in Kruger for some info and pics!
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Theassassin » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:30 am

For those who have asked, attached is a photo of the new pool at Olifants from our recent trip. It's really nice and was getting some good use! Our kids loved it! :lol:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Theassassin » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:30 pm

In response to Alf: maybe the photo is a bit misleading - the pool is not that small, albeit it is not Olympic size... :o

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Lesley Nyawo » Mon Jul 20, 2015 3:41 pm

Dear tent dweller

I trust you are well.
I have consulted with our Nxanatseni Regional Tourism Manager as follows :

The swimming pool is only for overnight guests.
We have since implemented a system whereby on check-in the guest will receive a token which is to be presented at the swimming pool gate and will then be granted access.
Part of our master plan is to move the Olifants day visitor site out of the camp.
we can’t give you a timeframe for this yet.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Lesley Nyawo » Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:27 pm

Dear Valued Stakeholders

Below is the current state regarding Olifants upgraded units.

ECONOMY BD3 BUNGALOW - WITH KITCHENETTE (Upgraded from BG3, units 28-45) = 17 Units

ECONOMY BD2 BUNGALOW - WITH KITCHENETTE (Upgraded from BG2, units 64-69) = 5 Units

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp Where is BD3U - Map doesn't show

Unread post by Travelstory » Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:56 pm

Hi Formites,
Excitedly we are coming back from the US to Kruger for trip #.... 10 I think.... perhaps 11.

We booked Olifants BD3U. I was looking on the camp map to see where this is on the map but it doesn't show that code.

Any clues?

I know they just renovated many of the huts.

Thank you!!

Travelstory - AKA Dana

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:23 pm

Hi Dana

Have a look here for all the info you need - there are some photos of the BD3U units and also a note that they are marked as BG3U on the maps still.
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Tessa G » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:58 pm

Hi Bushfairy,

Have a look at this link which will give you all the photos for options at Olifants..viewtopic.php?f=48&t=86412

Hope it helps.
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Pumbaa » Tue Mar 08, 2016 5:35 pm

Foxy wrote:Has anyone recently stayed at Olifants camp in one of the BBD2V chalets - Nos 9 - 13. Which one of these would you rate as the one with the best river view.?


Hi Foxy,

besides in No. 12 we meanwhile stayed in every chalet. The best view undoubtably do have either no. 10 or 13. No. 9 has a fence in front which is a bit annoying although the view into both directions is also great and No. 11 and 12 do have trees in front of the chalet.

If I would have the choice chose No. 10 or 13. Nevertheless the view is always breathtaking. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Pumbaa » Wed Mar 09, 2016 5:15 pm

arks wrote:Pumbaa, you should definitely try #12, it is my personal favourite -- a lovely view plus good trees for birding from your stoep. I've seen a few lifers there :dance:

@ Foxy: I recommend #12. I've never tried #13 because the braai is behind the rondavel, which I definitely would not care for. I've only stayed in #12 and #9, but I think that 10 and 11 would also be excellent.


Thanks for the hint, arks :P

In fact I forgot about the braai of No. 13 which is the only disadvantage of that chalet as the view is breathtaking :wink:


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