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Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp

Reviews of Oliver's Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Oct-2018, 7 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Oliver's Camp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

57% success

Cheetah

67% success

Wild dog

0% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Wildebeest

86% success

Hippo

67% success

Eland

60% success

Spotted Hyena

33% success

Aardvark

0% success

Oryx

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Striped Hyena

0% success

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Arrival date
Mr A
Madison

"Oliver's Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 29 Aug 2014
"We had a very good experience that the Camp. Accommodations were simple but conformable.

The setting was high on a bluff over looking the valley below fulled by many elephants. We enjoyed the camp fire in the evening and the "family" style dinners. The hosts were personable and professional. The bush walk was quite good, one of our high lights." See all these reviews: 13n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Dr A, B & B
San Diego

"Oliver's Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 1 Aug 2014
"Jackie and Justin were genuine, accommodating, instructive. Our guide Kevin was excellent and accommodated the biological background of two of three of us in attempting to show us everything possible. Marvelous experience. He sensed our sense of humor, which made our time together great. The one comment is a flat tire experience. In and of itself it was no problem. One of us is a very experienced field scientist so chipped in to help. It became evident that the rim of the tire would not fit the (new) hub of the wheel (by about 2mm). Kevin realized that the two front tires could be swapped out so all was well in the end with a two hour delay. This showed Kevin's keen ability to improvise but it also showed the need to check all equipment before departing." See all these reviews: 13n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Dr & Mrs S
Cheshire

"Excellent base for Tarangire"

4 nights Arrived 22 Jul 2014
"Well managed camp, as were all the Asilia camps we stayed in. Good location, with views of game from the rooms." See all these reviews: 14n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs V
Harlow

"Oliver's camp review"

4 nights Arrived 13 Jul 2014
"Oliver's was one of the best camps we have been in. The tents were easily the best designed we have ever stayed in and the situation was great. The communal areas and campfire were also great- even the local elephants thought so and joined us for lunch one day. The food was great and the staff friendly and efficient

Although the camp is Asilia owned and run we decided to use the camps own guides rather than the driver Harry that Asilia originally sent to take us around Manyara and Ngorongoro. The reasoning was that the camp's vehicles would be open and the guides would have up to date local knowledge of the area. The guide Oliver's provided was young but as good as our original driver had been. He wanted to extend his bird knowledge and so was an ideal guide for us- a hint- if you are interested in birdlife tell your camp and they will usually provide a guide with some interest in birds and who will drive a bit slower- you see just the same animals as everyone else but get to see the smaller animals such as mongooses etc that faster drivers miss- and moreover will try to keep you away from those other guests who tap their fingers irritably whilst you muse over little brown jobs." See all these reviews: 10n in Tanzania; 4n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs J
Bantry

"Magic camp in all ways"

3 nights Arrived 16 Oct 2013
"We loved this camp and really enjoyed our time there. The food and service were excellent, everyone so friendly and helpful. In particular the walking safari should be on everyone's list to do once in a lifetime." See all these reviews: 11n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs C
London

"Oliver's Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 16 Sep 2012
"This was a great start to our trip, stunning accommodation, friendly people, great food" See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania; 7n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs M
Bracknell

"Oliver's Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 29 Jul 2012
"Lovely, informal atmosphere, but you need to make it clear in advance that the walking activity is an additional charge (currently $50 pp)" See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania; 4n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs R
Bath

"Oliver's Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 10 Jul 2012
"Our guides, Erasto and Benson, were excellent as was Alex (the senior guide) who took us on a walk and looked after us in the fly-camp." See all these reviews: 8n in Tanzania; 5n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr G & Ms T
Oxon

"Oliver's Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 6 Feb 2012
"Robbery at 4.30am on 8th Feb!" See all these reviews: 11n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Terrible

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mrs E
East Sussex

"Oliver's Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 22 Sep 2011
"I loved the Tarangrira, our guide was Masenga and was excellent. The Game viewing was amazing. We were surrounded by wild life in abundance. I am also interested in birds and this was also responded to, so that i was able to delight in seeing so many different species. ```````we had a great walk in the bush with Marcus, and saw a lion on his kill, and a little chameleon! large and small, some fascinating info talks and of course too many other animal experiences to mention individually

The lunches and sundowners and evening meals were great again with great company. A picnic one day was not good but otherwise everyhting was super on the food front. I had a wonderful time!" See all these reviews: 13n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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