Little Oliver's Camp

Reviews of Little Oliver's Camp

Excellent(97%) From 13 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 13 of our travellers who have visited Little Oliver's Camp, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr H&S from Dublin
Arrived on: 28-Jun-2017 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Little Olivers

Hidden gem, lots of wildlife and diverse habitat

Excellent guides

Walking safaris but selling point for those interested - we loved to get on foot to get close up to the wildlife

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The P family from Norfolk
Arrived on: 4-Sep-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Little Oliver's Camp review

Amazing camp. Fabulous location and brilliant staff

The rooms were comfortable, a shower watching the stars is something everyone should do. Elephants outside the room in the middle of the night too.

Food stunning, thanks for our anniversary cake

Nothing but praise for this camp. I would have no hesitation in recommending

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Mr & Mrs R from Texas, USA
Arrived on: 14-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Little Oliver's Camp review

Great staff and routine flexibility. Attentive management. Could add hair dryer

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Ms R & Ms R - London
Arrived on: 18-Jul-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Great Camp and Great Location

Very much enjoyed Little Oliver's. Julie was very welcoming and the staff were exceptionally helpful.

We had excellent trips in Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Both highly recommended.

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Mr & Mrs H from London
Arrived on: 11-Jul-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Felt very special

Although the tented rooms felt a bit basic, our stay here was a true highlight. This was down to our enthusiastic guide, Noel, but mainly due to Julie, the camp manager, who made our stay feel very special with some thoughtful personal touches. She was also very good company!

In addition, on our last day, we needed to visit the medical centre in Arusha to have some insect bites looked at as they had blistered and needed antibiotics - Julie was very supportive and helped make the necessary arrangements

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Ms F. from San Francisco
Arrived on: 2-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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I loved Little Oliver's and Tarangire

I was the only guest during my stay at Little Oliver's, which was really wonderful. The new relief manager, Olivia, could not have been more accommodating. We had all our meals together and talked about everything under the sun. I was so comfortable there I didn't want to leave! Everything was perfect.

Then there was my guide, Albert. He picked me up in Arusha and we drove to Tarangire and then had an all day game drive. It was nothing short of a perfect start to my safari.

I've been on a number of safaris and, hands down, Albert was one of the best guides I've ever had. Knowledgeable, patient, passionate, funny, kind, and could spot animals like nobody's business.

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Laura from Spring, Texas
Arrived on: 10-Sep-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Little Oliver's is a Gem

We loved our three night stay at Little Oliver's.

The camp itself is well-designed, with beautiful tents and lots of amenities. The staff members are simply amazing. They made us feel immensely welcome and took great care of us. It is a very well-managed property. The food was generally quite good. The (set) daily menus offered a nice selection and everything was beautifully presented, as were our "bush" meals. We left feeling spoiled and over-indulged!

It would be hard to beat the location - while we were in Tarangire, we saw an enormous quantity and variety of wildlife. If I was to be picky, I would have liked for the tent to have slightly brighter lighting.

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Mr & Mrs B - Wokingham
Arrived on: 8-Jul-2015 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Pleasant though somewhat limited in game

On our drive from the airstrip, we all had serious doubts about Tarangire due to the amount of tsetse flies. Quite horrific ... but they thinned out.

The rooms were large and rustic but had plenty of hot water along with a bucket shower outside. They had a great station in each tent for battery charging and the food was the best we had on this trip.

After three nights, our guide decided to take us on a different road to "cheetah country" on our return to the airstrip. Quite why we hadn't been there before is a mystery!

Great elephant sightings and this was really the best thing going for the park. Huge herds of ellies and buffalo and whilst we saw lion on two occasions, very briefly, along with a leopard in a tree (barely recognisable), it was the elephants that were the main attraction. If you're happy sitting watching behaviour, rather than having a tick list, it's a good place to visit.

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Mrs. S from Florida
Arrived on: 2-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Little Olivers

Our guide, Blessed, was wonderful.

We really enjoyed the walking Safari.

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Mrs A. from Boca Raton
Arrived on: 2-Sep-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Oliver's Camp review

Got a real feel for being in the bush!!

Would have loved at least ONE electrical outlet in the room though

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