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Urikaruus Wilderness Camp

Urikaruus Wilderness Camp


26°0’38.4"S 20°21’1.4"E

Reviews of Urikaruus Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

8 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Urikaruus Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Mr M
Toronto

"Usually game-rich but not this time"

2 nights Arrived 4 Jun 2018
"We have been to Urikaruus before and had great game viewings. This time we weren’t so lucky, probably because there had been a lot rain, but we will be back as the peace there is sublime.

In terms of amenities the cabin is comfortable although very cold in June at night as no heating. We landed up sleeping in many layers including down jackets! A highlight was an owl in a tree a few feet from our balcony. It sat in the tree the whole day as we watched it and it watched us." See all these reviews: 8n in Zimbabwe; 5n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Mr DB
N London

"Urikaruus Wilderness Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Jun 2018
"A good option if you don't want the bustle of a larger camp.

Cold at night in winter though - take thermals." See all these reviews: 10n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr J & Ms D
UK

"Urikaruus Wilderness Camp review"

1 night Arrived 1 May 2018
"Little game present on our visit but loved the experience of being there." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 6n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs VanZylrus
UK

"Great camp"

4 nights Arrived 18 Sep 2016
"Really lovely camp. Staying here gives one the opportunity to drive up to Mata Mata and down to Twee Riveren along the Auob valley stopping at various waterholes along the way.

The waterhole in front of the camp attracts various inhabitants of the area. We were lucky to see the lion and leopard come to drink water from our deck.
We loved this camp and would definitely stay here again!

Food / activities not applicable." See all these reviews: 6n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr M
Toronto

"Best area for game viewing"

2 nights Arrived 10 Sep 2016
"Urikaruus is situated in the best area for game viewing.

The accommodation is rustic but excellent value." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 4n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs T
Glasgow

"This was excellent!"

1 night Arrived 14 Dec 2013
"the camp warden Eric was attentive, proud of his accommodation and kept the place beautifully
superb situation despite that we saw very few animals here we would return at the drop of a hat!" See all these reviews: 18n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr F & party
Portugal

"Urikaruus - an alternative to South Aoab"

1 night Arrived 19 Oct 2011
"We stayed just one night at Urikaruus which served us to explore the south part of the Aoab river bed. This part of the river bed (from Kamqua to Houmoed) is extremely arid which means that the populations of water dependent antelopes and thus, carnivores, are sparse. Nevertheless we were privileged to watch two different troops of Meerkats, both on different days and at early morning hours.

The camp itself is very well located, with cabins overlooking a waterhole on the Aoab riverbed. Yellow mongoose was seen actively hunting.
The guard was helpful and attentive. The rooms were comfortable and clean, the kitchen very well equipped, and both with a nice balcony to the waterhole." See all these reviews: 14n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr M & Ms O
UK

"Urikaruus Wilderness Camp review"

1 night Arrived 13 Jul 2008
"NICE PLACE, GOOD LOCATION FOR MATA-TWIN RIVERS GAME DRIVES SUPPOSEDLY THE BEST IN THE PARK (NOT MY EXPERIANCE)" See all these reviews: 12n in South Africa; 7n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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