Debbie and Tony Blackburn

“Had a wonderful stay at Elephant Plains… Our room was stunning and the drives with Dillon and Derrick surpassed every expectation. Thank you for making it the highlight of our stay in South Africa.”


Sarah, James and Harry Reynolds

“We had an amazing two nights here at this beautiful property. The room was fabulous, the service impeccable, the food delicious and the drives simply incredible.  Thank you so much to Dillon and Derrick for an amazing experience, and to all the staff at Elephant Plains. We hope to return again one day!!!”


Stina, Hannes and the 3 boys

“We had a wonderful stay – thank you. Amazing place. We will be back one day!!! Lots of love from the Aland Island.”


Wielbass Family

“Thank you for a lovely stay! Everything was amazing! Hope to see you again! Lots of love from the Swedes.”


JP and Ilse Debucke

“Thanks for the wonderful experience!”


James and Shanna, Brisbane

“Thank you for an amazing experience. All the staff are fantastic.”


Anna and Brett Hausler

“Excellent trip!!Thank you all!”


Marlies, Corinna, Marco and Patrick

“Thank you for THE unforgettable only one-night stay and the game drives and bush walk! Lovely staff and ranger!”


Manfred and Marianne Grusdas

“Thanks for an amazing 3 days. Great staff and facilities and wonderful food!”


Robin, Lisa, Anja and Christoph

“Nice place to be! We saw 10 leopards in 5 days! Amazing! We will come back.”


Martin and Raquel Gissler

“We had a wonderful time in this amazing camp with a most friendly staff. Thank you for the lovely days!!!”

Claudia Niederhauser

“It was a great experience. A real dream come true! What an amazing place to stay here for a while.”


Flury Family

A dream come true! Nothing missing, except the giraffe! Everything in every aspect excellent!”


Jack, Kim, Vik Shah

“The best adventure!! Awesome service from start to finish. Staff was attentive and always willing to answer questions. The safari experience was once in a lifetime and it is encouraging to see how the ranger and tracker cared about the animals’ safety, our safety and the environment in general. THANK YOU!!!  P.S. the food and the chef was excellent.”


The Hennekens Family

“Thank you for a wonderful stay in your welcoming lodge! We enjoyed the friendly and efficient staff, our knowledgeable ranger Ruan and Dion!”


Julhiet Family (Marie, Margot, Nathan and Nicolas)

“Wonderful stay. Lodge is so pretty, staff so kind, location so unique. Love this journey here and hope to come back soon!!!”


Morel Family

“We had a wonderful stay, with exciting game drives. Thank you for all your delicate attentions. We   hope to be back some day!!!”


Gerard Cramer

“Beautiful experience, good drives and good food and drinks.”


Cramer Family

“A fine time at Elephant Plains. With our group of 12 pax. Beautiful accommodation. Geweldig!!!”


Claire and Clay Armstrong

“Fantastic first safari for our honeymoon. Beautiful accommodation and excellent staff. We wish we could stay longer and hope to return again!”


The Herold Family

“Thank you for the wonderful stay. Although it nearly rained all the day. We had great adventures with Chade and Colbert. The kitchen was unbelievable and all the service was great!”


Families Bret and MacNair

“Thank you so much for the most amazing days at Elephant Plains. We have seen so many beautiful animals, beautiful nature, great game drives – always with surprising sightings. Great staff and lovely food. THANKS GUYS!!!”


Rick and Leeann

“We had a wonderful experience. Thank you everyone!”


Rich and Jess

“Thank you for a lovely stay – everything was lovely, the accommodation, the drives, the food…. the list goes on! Big thanks to Dillon, a great ranger and also Derrick.”


Helen and Ian

“Visit no 1 and our first safari ever. This is a very special place – friendly and helpful team who looked after us really well. Magnificent wildlife!! Thank you!”



“Floris is the best chef, right after my grandmother!!!”

Gitte and Thomas

“Happy birthday, Morné. Hope to see you all again. Love.”


Susanne and Erik

“Thank you for an awesome stay once again. Our 5th time and we hope to come back! With Love.”


Sian and Lee

“Thank you for an “out of this world” experience – it far exceeded any expectations we had before coming. Darryn and Dion the best ranger and tracker we could have wished for – you made Lee’s life by finding the Rhinos. The lodge is absolutely beautiful – perfect in every way. All staff have been beyond friendly and we will be back very soon, we hope!”


Sharon and Steve

“Thank you all for an experience of a lifetime! Darryn and Dion, especially for your fantastic game drives, which gave us memories which will last forever. The chef, for the great food and the kindness of all the staff when we had bad news from home. We will definitely come back one day. THANK YOU!!”


Jack and Alex

“Thank you so much for a wonderful experience. Our first safari and it far exceeded our expectations. Chade and Colbert – you were amazing and showed us so much! We will be back to see Tiyani’s cub, all grown up.”

London, UK

The Scotties Roy, Kathie, Viv and Ian

“Thank you so much for a wonderful stay at Elephant Plains! Darryn, Jordan and Dion were absolutely amazing and what wonderful game sightings did we have. The Big 5 all in one morning! WOW! Thanks to this, Scotties, Darryn and Jordan had to shave their heads. Hope to see you all again.

P/S Roy and I have been to South Africa almost 14 times and we have never seen so many cats!!”


Matthew & Charlotte Humphreys

“Driver Morné and tracker Dion.  Thank you so much to all of the Elephant Plains staff for an incredible few days. We feel totally privileged to have been able to stay here and witness the beauty and all the animals! Some of the sightings were truly breathtaking & we were so lucky to see all the Big 5. We cannot wait to make a return trip! The extra special touch of the Champagne and the bath on our final night was so brilliant. Thank you very much!! You were all brilliant!”

London, UK

Mike and Kaitlin

“Thank you for such a wonderful stay. All of the staff and the room were incredible.”

Michigan, USA

Kisha Garner

“Enjoyed my visit!”


Benedita & Luis Filipe Rodrigues

“We absolutely loved our stay at EP. Everyone was amazingly hospitable and helpful. We would like to say “kudos” to Darryn and Dion1! They were a super team, tracking and showing us the beautiful animals of this delightful corner of Africa. Keep it up guys!!!”


David and Andrea Wordsworth

“What an amazing stay – the safari drives, our ranger and tracker Dillon and Derrick, the food, all the staff – have been exceptional. I am sure we will come back. Thank you so much!”


Sally and John Hanley

“Thank you so much for an amazing experience. Everything was perfect – game drives, food and everyone is so friendly! Hope to see you again one day!”


Bruce and Mercia

“Thank you for a lovely stay!”

South Africa

Enggren Family

“Thank you for a splendid stay with Big 5 viewings. Would love to come back!!!”


Pieter and Lente

We had a wonderful stay at this exceptional lodge. The rangers did everything to make this adventure happen. Made us happy!”


Stacy and Tim Lamkin

“We had an unforgettable time! From the wildlife, the food, to the service. Everything was perfect for our safari. Thank you!”

Chicago, USA

Debbie and Phil Hood

“I will never forget the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. Thank you everyone for the experience of a lifetime! You are all amazing (especially my prince, Remember) Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Darryn and Dion, you have the best jobs in the world. All our love.”


Cunha Family: Julia, Pedro, Marcos & Claudia

“We loved it!!! Wonderful place. Thank you, Elephant Plains!”

Brazil, Rio De Janero