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Thetford Game Reserve

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Rhino experience is once in a lifetime!

We went for the afternoon visit to Thetford. It is not the easiest to get to but the directions... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Rachel M
Outstanding

This is a must do whilst in Harare. Me and my Girlfriend did the full day.... we started out with... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
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Mazowe Road, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We went for the afternoon visit to Thetford. It is not the easiest to get to but the directions provided were excellent. The game drive was brilliant and our guide Colin, very knowledgable. The proximity we were able to get to the animals was brilliant....More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This is a must do whilst in Harare. Me and my Girlfriend did the full day.... we started out with Tea, Coffee and Biscuits when we arrived to hear the plan. We then got in the Car and toured around looking at game in the...More

Thank aussietim1979
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Thetford is only 35 minuets from Arundel (Harare), do use the directions provided, and do not rely on your SatNav! We arrived to a warm welcome, and tea\coffee and biscuits. While we relaxed we met Colin, who explained the afternoons drive,, and took our orders...More

Thank Horse91dancer
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We took clients from Australia, the UK, South Africa and Malaysia on a potentially wet Sunday afternoon. The experience was excellent; well organised viewing, good range of animals, and finally a mother rhino and baby. All in a natural setting. Finished with drinks on the...More

1  Thank AndyMacpherson
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at the game reserve. The number of animals and ability to get so close to them was truly amazing. The highlight of course was being able to see the White Rhinos. The staff were exceptional.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed May 5, 2018

My 14-year old son and I had a fantastic afternoon at the Thetford Game Reserve. The grounds are beautiful and the staff are so lovely. Colin gave us a great tour of >3,000 year old cave paintings and told us so much about all of...More

Thank JessicaEH2018
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The beauty of this property alone is worth the trip, but the game is abundant and includes Sable, Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Cape Buffalo, and of course the close up viewing of the Rhino, including two babies. The viewing platform experience allows you to experience these...More

Thank hawk4grace
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Thetford came recommended by the lodge we were staying at and it did not disappoint! Everyone was SUPER friendly and lovely. The tour was awesome and we got to see the newest baby rhino run around and cause some trouble. My coworkers and I would...More

Thank BlueMagnolia84
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Beautiful home, wonderful facilities for a lovely quite weekend away from the madding crowd. Some beautiful rock paitings in the Reserve - well worth a visit. Be aware that it is not self-drive Game Reserve

Thank Foxyausy
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Collin and his team who provided us with such a wonderful afternoon. On arrival we were met with wonderful teas and homemade biscuits. We then went on a game drive. The landscape was spectacular. We saw so much game - the highlight...More

3  Thank MoiraVandoros
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Response from LesDuncan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you do need to book as all the activities are accompanied by a guide. There are various options available. We transferred the payment before going as there are no card facilities. We opted for the game drive followed by... More
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