HillsNek Safari Camp - Eastern Cape, South Africa, 6011, South Africa

Guest Comments

If you have comments for us about your stay at HillsNek,then please email us. We would love to hear from you. 
Some of our guests had this to say about their stay at HillsNek...

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Mark and Lauren Gould
United Kingdom

"This really was an amazing experience. The staff are so friendly, the food is excellent and the atmosphere extremely laid back. Our high expectations were exceeded by Tamzin, Trevor, James and The Team. Our only regret is that we came here first. The rest of South Africa has a lot to live up to!!

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Amelie Fontvieille and Alban Janssens
France

"What an experience! Thank you a million for your unique, warm, professional welcome and guiding. This was for us our first safari experience and there will be others; you gave us the "virus". Thanks for sharing your passion!"

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Bill and Rebecca
China

"Totally recharged and refreshed after this "wild" experience. We've learned and seen so much that we never seen or known before. An excellent 5 star hospitality that we had in South Africa.
All the very best."

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Alexa MacNaughton
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

"I have to tell you this 2 day break was my best. The lodge, the tents, the staff, the animals, the veld! Many thanks - for perfection."

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Zolani - Freshly Ground
Cape Town, South Africa

"This is a very special place. Thank you for treating us so so so well! We will continue to carry the spirit of conservation and love for our fellow creatures on into the outside world and encourage a spirit of respect and care in all who follow us. Thank you for sharing these wonderful gifts with us. Love Zolani."

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Richard and Cari Woolcott
California, USA


"We LOVE HillsNek! What a wonderful place... The land, the animals, the lodge and hospitality was terrific. Thank you so much for making this trip so special... We will be back!"

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Kelvin, Kammi, Kellen, Kody & Kacy Rosentreter Devon,
Alberta, Canada

"A safari of the self and spirit - thank you for feeding both so well. Maggie and Susan, your talent was appreciated. You have taken the art of dining to another level. David your knowledge and passion for your "lifestyle" is evident. Your desire to make the experience unforgettable shines through vividly. Brent a most gracious host. Thank you for making our once in a lifetime adventure so unforgettable and perfect in every way. Your attention to detail is outstanding! God bless in your quest to protect the rhino - we will do our part!!"

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Inger Lise Loland, Odd Andreassen & Linn Skyum
Fredrikstad, Norway


"We are quite speechless, and find it difficult to express our feelings about being here... It has been THE adventure of our lives and if we have the chance, we will be back! Thank you all SO much for everything - you will stay in our minds and hearts. With love."

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Paula Elias and Jane Hill
Oxford, England

"Thank you all so much for an amazing stay. A really perfect experience in every way. We are sad to leave but will do our best to return. You have a place that makes our SOULS sing."

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Josh - Freshly Ground
Vredehoek, South Africa

"It has been a pleasure to be here and send big thanks to everyone here, from the kitchen to the game drive vehicle, you guys have been incredible and I have huge admiration for your passion to protect the Rhino. Wishing you success and am on stand-by to come back! Big love, Josh."

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O’Mahony Family
Cape Town, South Africa


“Thank you so much for a truly amazing experience. We have been blown away by your attention to detail and the fantastic time we have had. We will highly recommend HillsNek. Thanks to Maggie and Susan for the delicious food – outstanding!”

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Biance McFadyen & Declan Hollywood
Johanessburg & Ireland

“Awesome 3 nights, spectacular food, company and game drives. Thanks for such a fantastic stay and for lifelong memories. One of the best holiday experiences that I have ever had!”

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Leasure Family
Florida, USA

“Thank you HillsNek Team for a most wonderful experience. We have had the trip of a lifetime! Thank you David for being a most excellent guide. We look forward to a return trip and Maggie and Susan’s fantastic cooking.” 

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Stu & Nat
London, United Kingdom


“We have simply had the most fantastic time here. It is truly the best place we have ever stayed in and we are already dreaming of our next opportunity to visit! Thank you so much to everyone – Sarah, Susan, Maggie & David – you have made our holiday truly memorable and special”.

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Conor & Fiona Rice
Belfast, London


“Thanks to everyone at HillsNek for an incredible stay. It was a piece of heaven for us and the best way to end a fabulous honeymoon. Ten out of ten! Save the Rhino!!”

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Chris & Warren Mullen
Mill Valley, California


“HillsNek will remain as a lasting memory in our hearts as an incredible experience of a lifetime. We thank you for sharing your home and nature with us to experience and fall in love with. We also thank your staff. David is the best!”\

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Imbraillo & Loo Family
London

“A truly wonderful experience. Come here with very high expectations that were quickly blown away. I will certainly be back. Thank you for the wonderful attention to detail that you’ve put into everything. Amazing experience that we’ll treasure for years to come.”

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Tony Davis & Priscilla Bushway
London & Franschoek


“What a superb time we had! Top notch hospitality, food, game drives etc. Saw more animals that we could possibly have imagined (thanks to David!). Just the individualized and customized overall experience we wanted. Many many thanks and we’ll be back.”

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Soldat Family
Vienna, Austria

“What a wonderful experience! We enjoyed every minute: the beautiful wild life, the excellent food and wine, the lovely tent, the exciting drives and last but not least, the warm hospitality of our hosts. Thank you so much Brent, David and Maggie for having us and making us feel at home”.

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Muri Family
Aalesund, Norway


“Thank you for a fantastic stay. This has been a once in a lifetime experience for us: the drives with the excellent guiding from David were breathtaking, first class food, over the top service and friendliness (including the surprise snack-stop in the middle of the thunderstorm!), and the lodge and tents were like a dreamworld! This couldn’t have been better! Thank you so much for making this stay unbelievable.”

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Tom & Anna Singleton
London, United Kingdom

“This has been the perfect end to our honeymoon in South Africa and definitely the highlight! Thank you to David for some truly awesome game drives – the encounter with the black rhino was an experience and the elephants were simply amazing. The lodge & tent were wonderful with every small detail thought of. Thank you to the whole team, if only we could stay another day...Hopefully we will return!”

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Tony & Priscilla with Max & Cameron
London & Franschhoek

“What a superb time we had. Top notch hospitality, catering, game driving etc. Saw more animals than we could possibly hope (thanks to David). Just the individualized and customized overall experience we wanted. Many, many thanks. We’ll be back and definitely recommend it to others.”

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Kaj & Marie Rosen
Uppsale, Sweden

“Thank you for an outstanding experience. We never felt so privileged in our lives. Wonderful staff, excellent food and amazing safari. What else could you wish for? This is something we will keep in our minds and talk of forever.”

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Barbara & Johan
Ohio, USA

“This was an absolutely amazing experience midway through our tour of the Garden Route and Wild Coast! The hospitality of our hosts was unsurpassed and unlike anything we've experienced thus far on our travels across the world. Our guide's knowledge of the wildlife provided superb 'texture' during our game drives. Thanks to all (Andy, Brent and Maggie) for a REMARKABLE experience!!”

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Goran, Maria, Therese & Victor Lingvall
Akersbergh, Sweden

“What can you say... The absolute #1 experience during our stay in South Africa. Fantastic game drives, super hospitality, excellent food, and the amazing experience of the exclusivity. You definitely added four PR spokesmen. Thank you!”

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Lucy, Wayland, Harry, Toby & Tristan Ward-Smith
London, UK
“Three nights is definitely not enough for this wonderful place. We have been treated like royalty by you all and Andy has given us some fantastic experiences around the reserve and been very patient with the boys! A truly wonderful memory that will stay with us forever!! Thank you so very much.”

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Loran & Ronnie Ferguson

“Very nice stay. The experience was a highlight of our trip.”

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Mark, Nella & Sabrina Becker
Cape Town, South Africa

“They couldn't have done anything more to make our stay any better! Fantastic, great, awesome!!”

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Tony & Mariet
Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Being treated like royalties, experienced an above and beyond service... loved the tents, the scenery, the game drives... just everything you guys offer. If this is your ordinary “day in the bush”, I'll swop anytime. Thank you very much.”

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Don, Lynn & Megan Kloek
Minessota, USA

“Loved every minute and every detail. Delicious meals, awesome game drives with Andy our fearless and Uber interesting guide. Brent was a fabulous host and Maggie

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Ian & Celeste
Gauteng, South Africa

“What a magic place! A perfect combination of nature and luxury. Added to that, the personal hospitality of Brent, Andy and Maggie makes HillsNek the most wonderful lodge ever. I would not change a thing about this place. Keep it up! We will be back.” 

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