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What Guests  think about Rafiki's Resthouse

Review Rafikis Resthouse

"Thank you for opening up your charming home to us. We truly enjoyed it. When not going ínto Kruger, we walked to the river, or just stayed on the verandah, enjoying the quiet and the occasional animals in the garden. We hope we will be back to get our injection of relaxation."

Jacques, France, May 2016


"Thank you! The house is a great location to sit and relax with our family. We saw lots of monkeys and a friendly warthog came to visit. We were really wanting to see the zebras, but no such luck. We put feed in the yard so hopefully the next guests will see them."

Charles & Penny, USA, July 2016


"Thank you very much for the pleasant stay. Big spacious house, love the “stoep” outside. Saw a lot of animals, monkeys, zebras."

Michelle, South Africa, July 2016


"What a  peaceful and private place and how delightful to be able to expect animals passing by in the garden at any time, with no fences in between. Truly a place in nature and yet with all the comfort of shops and restaurants not too far away."      

Hannah, Germany, March 2016


"Dear Gerda & Arno,

Nous vous remercions chaleureusement pour vos nombreux conseils qui ont rendu notre séjour très agréable. Votre maison est très spacieuse et confortable. La visite des animaux aux alentours nous laisse un excellent souvenir de notre séjour ici.
Votre passage ce soir nous a donné l'envie de mieux vous connaître. Ce fut trop bref! Alors peut-être à une autre fois! Qui sait, à la Réunion...
Portez-vous bien."

Isabelle, Thierry & family, Réunion, July 2016


"Thank you Gerda for making our stay so wonderful. Your house is beautiful and aahh, the nature surrounding us is just aaamazing. 
Proximity to the river, to Kruger Park, made our last stretch of our South Africa vacation just perfect! We have nothing but positive to say.
Pls give a big thank you to Betty for all her service, we appreciate all her help & her smile! :)
P.S. There is just one negative, 'It’s not our house', lol."

Patrik & family, Canada, August, 2016


"This was a great few relaxing days @ Rafiki's Resthouse. A lot of visitors came by again and again, Zebra with new baby, Kudu, Wildebeest, Impala, Monkeys (plenty), Bushbuck, etc.
The beautiful sounds of birds during the day and animal (Lion, Hippo and Elephant) at night, so relaxing.
The leadwood trees and Jackalberry trees are enormous, (thanks for the name tags). Wonder how old? 
Warm regards"      

Frans & Liza, South Africa, October 2016


"Thank you tannie Gerda for a fantastic stay. What a beautiful house. Superb surroundings. We loved our family walks down to the river in the mornings and late afternoons. Definitely a positive stay. Thank you so much tannie Gerda .... and of course Betty and oom Pikkie.
Will definitely be back!

Chantelle & family, UK, October 2016


"We had a wonderful stay! Stunning location. The zebras came to visit us the second afternoon.
Very spacious and cosy.
Thank you!!!"

Maria & family, Spain, October, 2016


Message to the ones who are reading this and only have booked 4 days:
Thank you so much Gerda and Betty for your deep kindness, we are glad about every minute we’ve spent at Rafiki’s and we’ll never forget the short but intense experience!

Teodora & Andreas, Germany, May, 2017


"Très belle maison, agréable et spacieuse.
La visite matinale de phacochères, gnous, zèbres, impalas, singes, koudous nous a enchanté!
La présence de la rivière où nous avons pu aller nous promener est un atout. Nous partons avec l'envie de revenir pour profiter plus longtemps...
Nous avons pu nous rafraîchir dans la piscine, car il faisait trés chaud!
Merci pour tout, nous avons passé deux jours très agréables. 
La décoration de la maison est très belle. Bravo!"

Joelle & family, France, October 2016


Possibly my favorite place I've ever stayed! Got wildlife experiences regular visitors to Kruger would never get. Bushbaby, genet, and much up close. No zebras as we'd hoped here but dozens within Marloth Park(also 7 giraffes!). The housekeeper Betty kept everything clean and cooked us a special meal on the fire. Pool felt great in the warm afternoons.
David, Belgium, February, 2020


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