Lagoon Camp

Reviews of Lagoon Camp

Excellent(94%) From 177 travellers
Excellent
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Below are independent comments from 177 of our travellers who have visited Lagoon Camp, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr W - London
Arrived on: 15-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

The rooms were great. The camp was beautiful.

It would be good if the camp offered private meals in the evening. Sometimes you don't want to sit with everyone else and make forced conversation.

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Mr & Mrs C from Herts
Arrived on: 5-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Amazing Lagoon

We loved it at Lagoon.

Everyone was so welcoming and our accommodation was very comfortable. The kitchen staff went out of their way to help me with my dietary needs and at every meal/trip out there was plenty of food for me. Our guide (Spencer) and the tracker (PK) were excellent. Spencer was a walking encyclopaedia, giving us so much knowledge about the animals and their surroundings. Both he and PK set up a wonderful rapport with us.

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Ms S. from Hot Springs
Arrived on: 4-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

Huge and beautiful rooms
Excellent Food
Favorite guide: Sugar
Phone service
Lions mating twice in five minutes, wild cat and cerval night sighting, herd of elephants at water hole during sundowners, great evening boat cruise with hippos, crocodiles, and birds.

Spent hours tracking wild dogs to no avail
Game drives were a little long due to the expansive area but overall a fantastic camp

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Mr & Mrs K. from Oklahoma, USA
Arrived on: 1-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

Lagoon camp was beautiful, and we really appreciated the way the guides tried to keep up with the wild dogs. That was exhilarating and a highlight of our overall trip. The boat trip we took was pleasant as well.

One camp manager, Chawa was excellent, the other, BK was not. The camp employees spoke in Setswana to each other constantly. Around the fire before dinner, in the vehicles, at meals. At times around the fire, guests were sitting silently and employees were having animated conversations in Setswana. The staff also wanted things done their way and were not relaxed about guests doing their own thing (about things as small as where you sat for meals).

They did do a good job on the gluten free diet.

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Mr & Mrs W - Utah
Arrived on: 6-Mar-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lagoon Camp

Lovely setting, loved the elephants walking into camp! Nice boat ride, again. Loved the informal atmosphere of all the camps.

Loved the fact that we weren't charged extra for beverages, or laundry. Probably written into the price, but better than being nickle and dimed!

Good guides.

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Mr & Mrs B - Kent
Arrived on: 28-Feb-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

The boat transfer to Lagoon was fantastic fun and immigration into Botswana and the river check point was great . I think we were the only people the immigration officilas saw that day.

Lagoon camp facilities have been totally upgraded since our last visit in 2009 . The rooms and general areas were greatly improved . The staff were excellent all the time , especially our guide Sugar and tracker PK were worked tirelessly on the drives to find sightings when at times the grass was so high that anything could have been next to the road and we would not have seen it.

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Mr & Mrs S - Nevada
Arrived on: 17-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Great way to end our trip

We ended our trip at Lagoon Camp. The rains had come early---good for the animals, but the wildlife was a little less plentiful. It was nice to see such a green landscape.

We were very lucky and still able to see a number of predators. We had the most amazing experience with 8 lions all drinking simultaneously. Our guide and tracker, Sugar and James, were excellent!

We were placed in an amazing room--great view and very spacious.

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Mr. & Mrs. K - Somerset
Arrived on: 10-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

Very disappointing. Management very much set the tone of a less than friendly overall experience. Guides seem to have their own agenda as to what we should see.

Roof leaked in our allotted chalet down onto the bed! We were moved although Manager was reluctant to do so!

Not to be recommended despite excellent location.

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Mr & Mrs S - Colorado
Arrived on: 6-Nov-2014 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

Beatiful place. Guide was good. Manager was thoughtful ( I was ill one evening). Wildlife was good also.

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Mr & Mrs S from Yorkshire
Arrived on: 26-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lagoon Camp review

Arriving at Lagoon camp was just amazing. On the deck overlooking the river, watching about 70 elephants with young cross over to the islands in the middle distance was just extraordinary. What a place to finish our holiday.

The camp and room were excellent and the food very good. The bedroom must be about the most luxurious "tent" it is possible to stay in with a huge room, large bathroom and shower an the external shower as well. A long communal table helped us chat with others and we had excellent company there. Heard many hippo around at night but none seen nearby.

The guides were very good and we had a great piece of tracking done by one of them looking for a leopard which they found for us. He also tracked a lion successfully. We had fabulous views of wild dog chasing warthog into a termite mound and biting a spotted hyena which got too close. On the final morning we were heading back to leave when they found another leopard 10 mins before we were due to leave and we were able to watch this one for another 30 mins before having to leave.

There was a very pleasant sundowner on the river where we able to watch elephant crossing the river from nearby and then see some birds and animals as we went slowly along. This was a much better trip than that at Little Kwara.

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