Safari Lodge Guestbook

Our first contact with South Africa could not be better than in White Elephant Lodge.
It is the most beautiful place to be with the most friendly team. We had very interesting Safari game drives, “Eye to eye with the Rhino” Thanks for a wonderful time Many thanks for the beautiful flower – John. I will dry and keep it. 100 available points

- Michael and Andréa

Germany, 02-09-2013

20-09-2013 Thank you to the Management and Staff for most memorable stay, so glad that you are keeping the Best Standard, making our stay the most memorable. Your chef made us put on kg’s with all the food, and the Ranger was Fantastic with his knowledge of the animals and bush. I am a tour guide and really appreciated that as it made my clients have the best holiday that they will remember for ever.

- Patrick – Belgian/South African Tour Guide

Guests from Poland, 20-09-2013

Thank you we had a very relaxing time. Staff was so friendly & really made us feel welcome. The food was amazing and we definitely will come back.

- Nicola & Quwen

Germany, 23-09-2013

“Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations” – (Jean Piaget)
A jaw dropping Experience!!

- Phillips Mining

South Africa & USA

More than 10 years ago I was here before (alone), after a business trip. Many stories I told my wife and children about this place. My promise to myself and the children was that one day we would visit this wonderful place. These days we are here as a family. It was what I remembered and more. It’s as close to Paradise as you can get. Wonderful experiences, warmth both in atmosphere and climate, but also cold and a bit of rain. We were taught the ethic of the land. Thank you very much and I hope for my grand children to come to this place again.
Thank you!!!

- Andre van der Aarde and Family

The Netherlands

My little place that has found a spot in my heart. The absolute beauty is simply breathtaking. I have loved every moment – the staff, who thought of the little things, the amazing sunsets, the uninterrupted heaven of stars. This place rocks and I am sure that I will be back. Lotsa love

- Roxanne

Cape Town, South Africa

Fantastic team of people is what makes this place so special. Thanks for your hospitality – we enjoyed every minute.

- Milla Chirkova


The year we extended our visit to the lodge only proves how much we enjoyed our holiday here. The staff attended to everything in detail and Richard our guide made our game drives memorable. How wonderful such place like “white elephant” exist. Both an adventure and romantic experience. Thank you to you all.

- Peter Obernauer & Kate Hauer


We enjoyed the time here at White Elephant Lodge. It was a wonderful time and a fantastic place. The game drive and the bush walk were exciting and we could watch a lot of animals, especially the elephant we came very close to. We learned a lot about the animals living in the bush, the rangers are very experienced and thank you to the staff.

- Michael & Li


20 years before we came to Africa and that was our first love. We came back several times, but now we lost our hearts for always here at White Elephant. We love you people, around the lodge, the animals and the nature. Thank you, dank you wel.

- Kees & Jenny


Wonderful stay in a stunning location, excellent hide, walk and river trip

- Bob Bagel


One word, “Superfantasticwonderfulbrilliantexceptional” Animals, birds, food, STAFF, Caroline. It was absolutely perfect and thanks for taking care of mum

- John & Penny Cleaves and Jill Perkins


To the White Elephant family,
Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to come up from Cape Town to experience this place. We had such a relaxing and peaceful stay here and we really enjoyed our time here!
We wish you all the best for the continued success of the lodge and the reserve. You really do have something unique and special and we thank you for sharing your dedication, commitment to conservation, and passion with us!
All the best, Sarah & Marius

- Sarah & Marius

7/1/15 – The staff at White Elephant are friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. We have had a wonderful experience during our time here and have seen and learned many new things.
Thank you for going above and beyond.
We’ll see you again soon!

- Crystal & Jason

16/11/14 – Thank you for a really wonderful stay, wish it could have been longer. The attention to detail and the kindness of the staff made this weekend a very relaxing and enjoyable one!

- Katie, Justine, Saskia & Sanne

24/12/14 – What a wonderful 3 days we’ve had here. The abundance of wildlife, the peace and quiet, the lovely lodge, rangers and staff have all left us wanting to come back again! Next Time I’m going fishing properly.

- Nomi & Tom

4/1/2015 – Thank you for an amazing stay! Apart from the great sightings (Including seeing the twin elephants), experiencing the time in the hide and enjoying the boat trip, this place will forever stay special to us for another reason, our engagement. A big thank you for the special treatment, the amazing bush experiences, the delicious food, the warm baths to look forward to, and the all round VIP treatment.
See you next time.

- Natalie & Nic

4/2/15 – We will never forget this beautiful place on earth with great hospitality, we felt like a king and queen! Thank you all so much for a pleasant stay.
Greetings, Rob & Irene Haarmans

- Rob & Irene Haarmans