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Knysna, South Africa

The Sausage Tree is the whole package. Don't miss out on this incredible experience!

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 Apr 2024
I have been on safaris quite a bit but The Sausage Tree offers the whole package! The tents offered all you need and the bonus is to have great views at a waterhole right at the terrace of your tent. Inside the tent you find all you need. Fresh drinking water offered every day, a comfortable spacious bed, air conditioning and an outside shower to start a proper day in the bush.
The staff was of another level! You truly experience their passion in what they do and the friendliness that comes with it. Well done to James & Sonia to make them feel at home and operate in this special manner. I think joining your guests for breakfast every day is a very personal touch, thank you James.
Also I like to thank you Neli, Karinne and all the other ladies that put in the efforts to keep the tents so nice and clean and how you continuously put in all your efforts to keep the guests happy. You girls are doing a wonderful job.
The food was outstanding and well cooked with care by a chef. From breakfast to dinner and all the in between snacks were freshly prepared and they make sure you won't be hungry. Thank you Pitzo.
The game drives were like I never have experienced before. On top of that the rangers go out of their way to make sure you get what you wish for where possible...they never give up and continue finding the most incredible sights for you.
Thank you Themba, Polite and Life for making my adventure so special.

It was an experience that I will always remember and I hopefully will be back one day!
Date of stay: April 2024
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 2 May 2024
Thank you very much indeed for posting such a detailed and glowing review which we will pass on to our team. To satisfy an experienced safari goer as yourself tells us we are on the right path. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon .
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      Reviewed 28 April 2024

      Wonderful place to relax and experience what Africa has to offer.
      They made you feel like a part of the family which is why when I was there for the first time, everyone else staying had been there previously. No better testimony than the repeat customers.

      Date of stay: March 2024
      • Trip type: Travelled solo
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      Sausage Tree Safari Camp, Marketing at Sausage Tree Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2024

      Thank you very much for your most kind review and we are so glad that you felt part of our family which is thanks to our staff who generate this warm and friendly feeling that persuades guests to return , as indeed we hope you will too.

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      Reviewed 23 April 2024 via mobile

      Excellent place to go safari, sad we had to leave. Brill animal sightings with fabulous driver and tracker, who were magic at finding things to see.
      Food was well balanced and Delish 🤤 and took into account dietary preferences. Also there’s a gin menu and the possibility of a massage…what’s not to love?

      Date of stay: April 2024
      Trip type: Travelled as a couple
      Thank hreakes
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      Reviewed 29 March 2024

      2night/3day stay was the holiday I will treasure forever. Such friendly staff, guides found heaps of animals, food was gourmet, their waterhole attracts animals,whilst sipping a cocktail by the pool on the decking elephants walk by. WOW

      Room tip: Bring your swimmers as the pool is a must.
      Date of stay: March 2024
      • Trip type: Travelled with family
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      Thank Christine C
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      Sausage Tree Safari Camp, Marketing at Sausage Tree Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2024

      We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and thank you very much for your most kind review and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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      Reviewed 2 March 2024 via mobile

      This was an amazing , once in a lifetime adventure!!everything from the lodge, to our tents,to the staff who were ++ awesome. The safari drives with Polite and Life were something else- so knowledgeable!! Loved everything!!! Thank -you!!

      Date of stay: March 2024
      Trip type: Travelled with friends
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      Sausage Tree Safari Camp, Marketing at Sausage Tree Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2024

      Thank you so much for your very kind review and we very much enjoyed hosting you and are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much,

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      Reviewed 22 February 2024

      This small, intimate (max 10 guests) lodge was the perfect place for my introduction to the African bush. The warm demeanor of the staff and attention to detail made me feel comfortable and welcome from the start. The food was abundant and delicious. The tents were very comfortable. The guides were excellent. They went way out of their way to ensure we saw many animals. Because the lodge is located on a private reserve, we were able to ride around in an open vehicle, seeing the animals up close. The majesty and sheer aliveness of these large animals awakened senses within me that had been dulled by living in civilization all my life. It was a life changing experience. I cannot recommend this safari camp highly enough.

      Room tip: Be sure to bring a hat
      Date of stay: February 2024
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      Sausage Tree Safari Camp, Marketing at Sausage Tree Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2024

      What an absolutely wonderful review ! Thank you so much for your very kind words and you make us feel proud to have helped you towards a life changing experience.

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