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    Wilderness Safaris Rocktail Camp

    D1849, Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve, South Africa
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    31 - 35 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

    This is our 5th time visiting Rocktail and will not be out last. Natalie, Willem and all their staff are fantastic and they make the stay comfortable, enjoyable and fun. Food was well presented and ample! Will be back soon for more fun and diving.

    Thank johannb82
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 19 July 2016

    Dear johannb82, Thank you for your wonderful review, cannot believe you have already stayed with us five times, we look forward to the sixth and hopefully best of all. Thank you again Wilderness Safaris

    Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

    We had a transfer of 30 minutes to Rocktail because we did not have a 4x4 car. Because we had to wait otherwise we called them if it was possible to come early that was no problem, but it Will Cost us 550 rand. We...More

    Thank Quinten v
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 25 May 2016

    Dear Quinten, Thank you for your feedback, however, we are sorry to hear your stay with us did not meet your expectations. You are correct that any diving with the team at Rocktail requires guests to have a valid license/ dive card. Fortunately, and should...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

    We were greeted by smiling Gibson at the pick-up point by Coastal Cashews. After a 40 minute open-top drive through to the lodge, we immediately felt at home - relaxed, well looked after, and in such a beautiful part of the world. Rocktail has something...More

    Thank AndySteel
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 11 April 2016

    Dear Andy, Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and do hope that you will visit us soon so that you can enjoy the amazing diving adventures. We are glad to see that you were able...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2016

    Rocktail was certainly a highlight on our trip! We arrived by car driving on our own to Coastal Cashews where we parked our car during our stay. A guy from the Camp picked us up in an open 4x4 and drove us in around 45...More

    1  Thank Sky_Zurich
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 11 April 2016

    Dear Sky_Zurich, We are overjoyed and humbled to read all your heartfelt words, and will be sure to share all your kind words with Agnes, the dive crew and all the staff in camp. Part of what makes diving here so special and unique is...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

    We were please to book in here and feel we got a great price, it is a bit of a trek to get there even by SA standards (we were in a 2WD so were collected by the camp from the coastal cashews factory) but...More

    Thank AdamWolley
    Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Rocktail CampResponded 4 March 2016

    Dear AdamWolley, We are over joyed to read your high praises for MB and cannot wait to share this with him and Jacques. Thank you for your beautiful words. Rocktail is set back in and shaded by the sanctuary of the lush Maputaland Coastal Forest...More

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    • US$290 - US$532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 17
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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    • Rocktail Beach Camp Hotel Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve
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    Kirbyjam
    11 May 2017|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hello Kirbyjam, Thank you for your question and yes - as some previous reviewers have indicate there are several areas where you can go to from Rocktail to enjoy a game drive. Additionally there are many interesting... More
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    sonmonfinca
    6 December 2016|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hello sonmonfinca, There are several options available to you - a secondary flight to Durban or Richards Bay or you can drive from Joburg although this may be a bit of a long drive after your initial flight. We would... More
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    Debra C
    30 October 2016|
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    Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
    Hello Debra, Thank you for your question. The drive into camp is a great one with many beautiful sights. however, before we are able to answer this for you we would need to know where you are travelling from. Your Travel... More
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    "Rooms 14-17 are 4 sleepers, 14 is closest to the main lodge and 17 the farthest. All widely spaced so very..."
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    "Rooms 7-13 have sea views, but are quite a walk from the main lounge. The others are set in the forest."
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    "Cabin 6 was relatively near the restaurant and pool. Beyond these it can be quite a walk to and from your room"
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    "The higher the room number, the farther the walk."
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