The Elusive Camel - Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast

Salt Rock Accommodation
Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast

The Elusive Camel

Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast - Accommodation

The Elusive Camel rating

The Elusive Camel in Salt Rock

The Elusive Camel is ideally situated in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, and provides a range of accommodation options including three, six, and eight-sleeper family apartments.

Each air-conditioned unit contains a TV with selected DStv channels, its own braai facility, and secure parking . Units are serviced daily, except on Sundays and public holidays. Linen and bath towels are provided. A laundry facility is available out of season, on request.

Enjoy the expanse of magnificent beaches along the Dolphin Coast. Swim in the warm Indian Ocean waters or simply relax and enjoy the beauty while searching the waves for dolphins which frequent our warm waters.

The coastline offers something for everyone. Surfing, fishing, tidal pools,and kite-flying. Entertainment and shopping are within walking distance of the Elusive Camel.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at The Elusive Camel,Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Enabled

Nearby Towns:

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Directions to The Elusive Camel

Map of The Elusive Camel in Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast


GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 13' 58.7" E / 29° 30' 27.1" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to The Elusive Camel in Salt Rock, Dolphin Coast

Departing: King Shaka International Airport
Address: King Shaka International Airport, King Shaka Dr, La Mercy, 4405
Distance: 0.4 km / Duration: 19 mins
1.Head southeast13 m
2.Turn right toward International Trade Ave30 m
3.Keep left to continue toward International Trade Ave40 m
4.Slight left onto International Trade Ave0.7 km
5.Turn left onto Mdloti St/M65
Continue to follow M65
Partial toll road
2.9 km
6.Keep left at the fork and merge onto N2
Toll road
16.4 km
7.Take exit 212 toward Umhlali Beach/Shakas Rock Road
Toll road
0.6 km
8.Turn right2.6 km
9.Turn left onto Iphala Rd0.2 km
10.Turn right to stay on Iphala Rd0.1 km
11.Turn left onto Ocean Dr
Destination will be on the left
0.4 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

King Shaka International Airport - Durban


In May 2010 King Shaka International Airport was opened and is three times bigger than the original Durban International Airport.

The airport has been named after the great warrior and 19th century ruler, Zulu King Shaka. This international airport is the third busiest airport in South Africa with around 7 million passengers. It is 35 kilometres away from the centre of Durban.

Reviews for The Elusive Camel

"The Litchi Orchard"

The place was comfortable and neat. Unfortunately the gas oven didn't work and the gas leaked so we could only use the microwave and outside braai area which wasn't helpful on the night when it rained.

review by Marlene Stephens

"Great location"

This place is in a great location, but the accommodation needs a major update. Its very old and dated, but still clean and comfortable.

review by Amy Warr

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I forgot a very expensive jacket in one of the cupboards, contacted the manager several times without a response , Lekkeslaap said the Manager would respond as soon as she got back from overseas. I send numerous emails and made phonecalls without response from the Elusive Camel. Never heard from them

review by daniel bezuidenhout

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A very disappointing stay. The staff are extremely rude. I would not recommend this terrible place to anyone.

review by Chané Howes

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TERRIBLE!!!!! FILTHY!!!! Feels like a hole. Like you staying in a garage. An absolute rip off! There is NO EXCUSE for the lack of cleanliness.We arrived there, the electric gate was not working. The Aircon was not working. a bedroom had no ceiling fan blades. Instead a small floor fan which was DISGUSTINGLY filthy. Stains on couches and pillows. to top it off, when my son had a shower, he was covered in little blonde hairs afterwards. NONE OF US ARE BLONDES!!!YUCK!!! See photos!!!After all of this the owner refused to refund us a cent. Eventually after getting a hold of Lekkeslaap, we managed to get a refund minus 25% and a one nights stay. This negligence cost me extra accommodation costs, petrol costs, a lost day of our vacation and so forth.

review by Brad Johnson

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Not our type of accommodation standard. Old and grubby... in serious need of an upgrade. Example: bathroom & kitchen area had no light fittings - Microwave smelled of fish, dustbin had no lid. No small rugs on floors as indicated in pictures. Sticky floors. Furniture (2 couches & chair) very dirty & old with stains all over. Linen had cigarette burn hole. Curtains had holes in. Handed in washing to the service staff - came back ironed but just as dirty. We are convinced that service staff family stayed over on New years in the empty unit next to us..... They were rowdy until 3h in the morning. Staff quarters & bathroom are right next to the one small cottage. Not impressed. . I had a depressing stay.

review by Adriaan Hough

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