FAQ Knuthenborg Camp

Frequently asked questions

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What is the price for renting a safari tent?
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You pay a unit price that applies for up to 6 people. The price includes access to the safari park for two days, stay in Knuthenborg Camp, an evening experience with guide and final cleaning.

How do I book a stay?
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How many nights can we book?
You can book one night only.

At what time of the year and which days can we book a stay?
You can stay in Knuthenborg Camp throughout Knuthenborg Safaripark's opening season from the season's start in late April to the autumn holidays in late October.

When to arrive?
You are welcome in the safari park from 10.00. At 16.00 we are ready to check you in and you get the keys and are informed about safety etc.

When to departure?
There is check out at 10.00, but you are welcome to stay in the safari park until closing time.

You write that the tent is for 6 people. Can we bring a child under the age of 3 as a 7th person in the tent?
Unfortunately no. The tents are approved by the authorities for a maximum of 6 people.

We are a group who needs more than one tent. Can we book more?
Yes. Start by choosing the date of your visit and book the first tent. Then, minimize the booking window by clicking at the top right corner (see graphic below). Now you can book another tent. Finally you can choose catering and morning visit at the stables for each tent. You pay the whole order together but you will recieved one booking conformation per tent. Thus it is easy to share the confirmation with those who are to stay in the other tent.

 

We are two families and have booked two tents - do we need to arrive to Knuthenborg at the same time?
No, that is not necessary. Just remember that each group should bring the booking confirmation for their tent.

Can we bring our own food?
Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food. You have access to a gass grill. 

Can we order food in advance?
Yes, please see catering options here>
Prices are around 14-15 € per BBQ package for one adult and 8.72 € for one child. The packages are a complete meal for one person.
Breakfast costs 6.71 € per person. Catering and beverages are booked online when you book your stay.

Is there barbeques available - also for preparing our own food (not preordered)?
Yes, we provide gass grills. Please make sure to clean the grill after use.

What are we expected to do before departure?
Please do the dishes and put everything in place, empty the refrigerator and throw waste in the container.

How big are the tents?
Delux tent (35m2 + 15m2 terrace):

Delux tent with disability access (45m2 + 15m2 terrace):

Do the tents have kitchen and refrigerator?
There is a sink, electric kettle and a small refrigerator but no stove or oven. Gass grill is provided.
We provide dish brush, dish soap, and dishtowel.

Does the tent have toilet and bath?
Yes. We provide toilet paper and hand soap.

How about accessibility for disabled guests?
One of the ten tents is designed with disability access. Like the other tents this tent is build on poles, but a ramp leads up to the tent. The living area as well as the bathroom is more spacious. There is room for 6 persons. The tent has a double bed and two bunk beds.

Are there duvets in the tents?
Yes, there are duvets and pillows. You just need to bring linen and towels.

Are there baby chair and travel crib in the tents?
Yes, it is possible to borrow both. Please specify when booking if you wish to borrow this.

Are the tents heated?
No, there are no heaters in the tents. Thus it can be nice with a pyjamas if your stay is during spring or autumn.

Do the tents have Wi-Fi and TV?
No, there is no Wi-Fi or TV in the tents - but you have the most beautiful scenery right outside the door!

Is there electricity in the tents?
Yes.

Is smoking allowed in the tents or outside? tents or outside?
No, it is not allowed to smoke in the tents - nor on the terrace.

Can we bring our dog?
No, dogs or other pets are not allowed - even if they stay in the car.

Can we see wild animals from the tent?
Yes, you can enjoy the wildlife of the savannah right outside the tent. Our savannah is however huge and of couse the animals sometimes choose to be in other parts of the area.

Are we allowed to feed the animals from the tent?
No. For the safety of both you and the animals feeding is strictly forbidden.

Can we hear hear loud music and have a party in the tent?
No, Knuthenborg Camp is a really special experience and should be enjoyed in peace and quiet. Loud noise disturb the animals and of course other guests. There should be silence around from 22:00.

Can we enjoy alcohol during our stay?
Yes, but you must be able follow our safety instructions at all times.

Can we drive or walk around in the safari park after closing time?
No. After closing time you must stay at Knuthenborg Camp.

Can we exit the safari park after closing time in case of emergency?
Yes, we will inform you on safety and emergency procedures when we check you in. We have staff standing by all night and in case of emergency you can call the staff who will help you. 

Can we exit the safari park after after closing time to buy candy or get pizzas?
No, it is only possible to leave the safari park in case of emergency. The safari park is closed with large iron gates.

Do we need our own car to stay in Knuthenborg Camp?
Knuthenborg Safaripark is huge with over 23 km of road. You can cycle around in a part of the safari park but in enclosures with dangerous animals such as tigers, wolves, bison and on the savannah, you will need a car. Please note that only cars with hard roof (no convertibles) can enter the tiger enclosure.

We would like to say good morning to the animals in the stables - is that possible?
Yes, when you book your stay you can also buy a ticket for a wonderful guided tour in 2-3 stables. Please note that this tour requires that you have your own car, as the stables are distributed around the safari park. It is not possible on bicycle, moped or motorcycle. For safety reasons, children must be at least 3 years old to visit the stables. The guide speaks Danish and English. You share the guide with the other Knuthenborg Camp who have booked the tour. 

How are the accessability for disabled persons on the morning visit in the stables?
The stables are work areas and as such not suitable for wheelchairs. If the disabled person has a helper who can asist with steps, etc., it is possible to participate. Please note: The tour is not possible with electric wheelchairs.

How late can we cancel a booked stay?
You can cancel free of charge up to 3 weeks before your arrival date. Cancellation closer than 3 weeks to the day of arrival, cost a fee of 30% of the price. Cancellation is done by contacting Knuthenborg at info@knuthenborg.dk. Please remember to provide your customer number.

Other questions?
If you have questions that are not adressed above, you are most welcome to contact us.

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Please note that failure to comply with the instructions given by Knuthenborg Safaripark may result in immediate termination of the stay without compensation.

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