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Great Plains Conservation Zarafa Camp

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

After an hour flight from Maun, in a 6-seater, we arrived at a landing strip, and were greeted by our guide for the next four days. The 'game drive' started right there on the drive to the camp in an open Land Cruiser, with roof...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 27 October 2016

Thank you for your wonderfully detailed review of Zarafa Camp, a luxury safari camp and the only Relais & Chateaux property in Botswana. Being such a small camp allows us to be completely flexible in timings of meals and activities, with times for wake ups...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Best camp ever, super management, great guide and wonderfull tents, we saw a lot of spectacular things, it was really full of game there! There is WiFi, but they should keep that a secret, don't spoil the impression that you are in the Bush, remote.......More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you for your review of Zarafa Camp, we appreciate you taking the time. Thank you for your suggestion on the wifi. We keep the wifi limited to the comfort of the luxury tents only, to keep with that remote feeling when we gather for...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Reuben, our guide, was a magician. My wife wanted to see giraffes, so he got us close to multiple giraffes. We wanted to see lions, so he found us a mother, niece and three cubs to observe a number of times over the two days...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience in such wonderful detail. We're happy you enjoyed your time with professional guide (and master tracker) Reuben. At Zarafa Camp in The Selinda Reserve, we are fortunate to have herds of elephants pass through camp, especially during the driest...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I just finished our honeymoon in Botswana. Among three stellar camps, Zarafa stood head-and-shoulders above the others. The physical setting on a bountiful lagoon is stunning. From the deck, we saw hippos, elephants, impalas, lechwe, hyenas and (even) a leopard. The rooms...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 9 September 2016

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for your kind words. We loved hosting you at Zarafa for your honeymoon and surprising you along the way. The camp looks out over Zibadianja lagoon which attracts much wildlife, particularly during the driest winter months from...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our first time to Zarafa - we have substantial experience in Botswana - Zarafa deserves its high rank. The food and service stand out in particular. The proximity of great game viewing as well as very well kitted game drive vehicles made the game drives...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Zarafa CampResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review Zarafa. We think your review brilliantly sums up what Zarafa is about, we so appreciate your compliments and we're happy you enjoyed your time with us. Till next time! Willem, Pierre, Antoinette and the Zarafa Team

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Response from kakeeter | Reviewed this property |
We were at Zarafe on December 3 and 4, 2015. The very large tent cabins were never hot. There was a small pool on the deck of our tent/ cabin. This was the best place we have stayed in all of our African travels in the last... More
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No wifi at all, electricity in the room always, hairdryer not available at first in the room but their service is great and I bet if you ask the staff they will bring you one. Make sure to do it during the day because I only... More
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