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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:32 am

Foxy, you can see pictures of the accommodation and their views by following these links
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If there are any other units you would like to have a look at - Olifants Accommodation Photo's
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Sun May 15, 2016 5:30 pm

Olifants Camp of the year at the Achievers Awards evening!

Olifants Rest Camp received the Camp of the Year award
Nxanatseni General Manager - Reuben Ngwenya (left) and KNP Managing Executive (right) – Glenn Phillips with Olifants Camp staff members (from middle clockwise) Titus Nkuna, Lerato Khoza (Hospitality Services Manager) and Vusi Mkansi


Photo 1 - Olifants Rest Camp scooped the Camp of the Year award.jpg
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon May 23, 2016 7:58 pm

Congrats to the Camp! Also to Titus Nkuna, who is the superintendent at Balule, in the blue suit in the pic - Balule is part of Olifants Camp.
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Olifants BD2U

Unread post by K-4S » Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:57 pm

Hi everyone

I just wanted to ask if anyone could tell me which are the two best BD2U units at Olifants that have the best view? I had a look on the best unit location topic but the number stated there is not a BD2U unit according to the camp map.

Thanks for the suggestions :whistle:
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Re: Olifants BD2U

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Sep 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Have a look at the two listed in the Accommodation photos topic.
I have stayed in # 19 and found it very nice as it has a bush and a river view.

And a read from Here where the bungalows on the other side are also recommended. They will be the BD3U's
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by jaun1 » Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:41 am

Congratulations Olifants! :clap: :clap:

I knew u would win. We went to thank the manager personally on our last visit in February, the bungalows were kept very clean and tidy. :clap:

Keep up the good work guys. Can't wait to come back home Nov and Feb..... :dance: :dance: :dance:

Just by the way: no9 and 13 are my homes away from home, but I'll allow other people to stay there when I'm not there :lol: :lol: :tongue:
Feb'17 ***16 Berg & Dal***17,18 Tamboti***19 Letaba***20-24 Olifants***24 Lower Sabie***25 Biyamiti***26 Marloth

Nov'17 ***19 Shimuwini***20 Bateleur***21,22 Sirheni***23,24 Punda Maria***25 Letaba***26,27 Tamboti***28,29 Olifants***30,01 Mopani

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:03 pm

chas wrote:Hi Guys
Who can help, which unit is BD3UZ?
I think it is 106-111 but which one?


I have confirmation that it is # 107 Chas! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Katja » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:29 am

Foxy wrote:Does Olifants have a swimming pool for guests?


Yes. It's near the reception and the day visitors picnic area - on the other side of the road.
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:14 am

Does anyone know what the number for the Guest Cottage GA4 in Olifants Rest Camp is?
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:58 am

I am not entirely sure GM, will try and find out in the next week.
In the description it is not a perimeter so possibly a new bungalow?
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Foxy » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:43 pm

GM - somewhere on a social media page I read about this - the person phoned Olifants and apparently there 2 new chalets close to the gate.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by jameshardy » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:07 pm

Trying to locate pictures of cabin G4A.

I can't even find it on the map, can anyone help me out here with images or the position in the camp.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:28 pm

Warm welcome to the forum James! :clap:

As this is a new addition to the accommodation I don't think there are any pics of it yet, but I'm sure in time there will be or if anyone stays there and kindly posts some!

But a nice description GA4
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by jameshardy » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:57 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone, have only been to Kruger once before and had a blast, bringing some new mates across from Australia next month for the first time and love Olifants so much last time we want to book 3 nights, would like some advice from others on here.

Are we silly just staying in the one camp or should I do 2 nights in Olifants and one some other camp.

We are booking ending are stay with a couple of nights at Sabi Sabi prior and a 3 nights after Kruger at Hamiltons Tented camp.

Just want to show our mates the very best that Kruger and SA has to offer.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:30 pm

James, I would say 2 nights in Olifants and another 1 night somewhere is most probably a good idea and depending on what you want to see of course depends on which camp you choose.
Staying at Hamiltons camp after Olifants which is more or less central you could either go north or down south.
Having already stayed in one of the private exclusive camps you will no doubt have seen the big 5, so my feeling would be to go north and see the lovely really scenic part of the park, the Baobabs, the rarer antelope etc but with just one night available your time is pretty limited as to how far north you can go.
so maybe Shingwedzi would be an option, which would still give you enough time to make your way back down to your last camp.
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