Cozy Safari Tent for a Getaway near Minocqua, Wisconsin

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Phelps, Wisconsin (United States)
Safari Tents
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Private Barbecue

This cozy and well-furnished safari tent is set just off the shoreline of the Twin Lakes near Minocqua, Wisconsin. Nestled in the trees, it is an idyllic spot for up to four people to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and to indulge in some amazing outdoor activities.

The rental features a plush queen-size bed, and for additional sleeping space, there is a full-size bed. The interior of the safari tent boasts wooden floors, giving the space a rustic feel. Outside, the tent has a deck area, and glampers also have a fire pit and a grill to use at their leisure.

The safari tent also offers guests some fantastic shared facilities. There are recently built bathroom facilities with showers, sinks, and private toilets. Additionally, there is an on-site store which provides essentials, as well as a communal lounge area with arcade games, sofas, and a large TV. The hosts can organize equipment rental, such as ATVs and snowmobiles, as well as fishing guides. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Linens
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • Private Barbecue
  • Dining table
  • Fire pit

Glampers will be able to immerse themselves in nature while still accessing a dazzling array of amenities and modern conveniences. The property consists of 13 cabins, 10 tent campsites, and four yurts for guests to choose from. Glampers will have access to a fantastic onsite general store which currently sells bait and fishing supplies, and from December 2019, it will also sell sundries, pantry items, frozen foods, and alcohol.

There is ample parking space for vehicles, boats, or snowmobile trailers. Fire pits are located throughout the property for campfires, and firewood is available onsite. Picnic tables, rocking chairs, and gas grills are right outside and can be found on the numerous spacious decks as well.

As a part of the campground area, there are bathhouse sinks, showers, and toilets for both genders. Additionally, there is an adjacent pavilion on the ball field with seating for 100 people.

All guests have access to a communal lodge room, a children's clubhouse, the general store, a coin-operated laundry facility, and a boat launch. The lodge offers a pool table, a TV, arcade games, books, and luxurious lounge furniture. The children's clubhouse has an arcade, board games, books, a TV, and plenty of furniture.

The host provides complimentary use of kayaks, water bikes, paddle boards, and canoes. Boats are available to rent, and boat slips are also available to rent on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Premium unleaded gasoline is available on the premises, and there is a compressor available for guests to pump up rafts and inter-tubes. Other fabulous facilities include a fish-cleaning house, ice fishing shacks, a sand volleyball pit, a basketball court, a playground, and a horseshoe pit.

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Bicycle rental

New to the resort is an on-site general store, located in the grey rec building, with bait, sundries, pantry items, frozen foods, and beer/wine/liquor sales.

Location + Surroundings

  • Beach
  • Supermarket
    distance: 15 miles
  • Health facility
    distance: 15 miles
  • Town/City
    distance: 7 miles
  • Tourism office
    distance: 16 miles
  • Train station
  • Antiquing
  • Bowling
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars

Set within the stunning Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin, glampers will love this peaceful location. Perched on the banks of the Twin Lakes, the rental is nestled within 15 acres of quiet woodland, and is surrounded by virgin pines. Within the national forest, and just a short distance from cabins, yurts, and luxury tents guests can explore the area. In addition to the sparkling waters of both North and South Twin Lakes, glampers will also be just a few minutes from 1,300 other lakes as well as as countless rivers and streams. With so many close by options for outdoor recreation, this is truly the ideal site for an unforgettable nature retreat.

While the setting of this site is incredibly peaceful and feels like a secluded forest retreat, glampers will be close to towns such as Minocqua, Boulder Junction, Land O' Lakes, and only 15 minutes from the charming city of Eagle River. Glampers will also be conveniently near to the countless attractions of the Northwoods. The friendly town of Phelps, Wisconsin, is under 10 minutes from the property and offers numerous options for souvenir shopping and dining. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Climbing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Zip-lining additional charge
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

Surrounded by an abundance of lakes and ponds as well as forested areas and parks, glampers will have a plethora of options for outdoor experiences to enjoy together during their stay. Wisconsin's plentiful bodies of water provide fantastic conditions for activities such as water skiing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, wakeboarding, swimming, and boating. The region is also known as one of the state's premier fishing destinations with some of the best Musky fishing in North America.

Those who prefer to stay on land will have access to a vast network of scenic nature trails that are perfect for hiking, mountain biking, ATV rides, and wildlife watching. During colder months, the area is transformed into a picturesque winter wonderland with excellent terrain for cross-country and downhill skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.

For a break from the great outdoors, glampers can choose from an array of options for family-friendly entertainment available in the Northwoods region. There are a number of friendly neighboring towns to explore, or glampers can head to the popular city of Eagle River, Wisconsin. There, glampers can visit Eagle Falls Adventure Golf & Laser Tag, the Northwoods Children's Museum, numerous breweries, and restaurants.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 09:00 a.m.
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Whether guests bring their own boat or rent one from the hosts, guests will find themselves taking advantage of the North Twin Lake by boat for relaxing and fishing. The property offers a complete docking facility for a boat, with it's own slip. Launching a boat here at the property is easy and can accommodate crafts up to 20' in length. Premium unleaded gasoline is available on the premises. There is also a compressor available for guests to pump up rafts and inter tubes.

Upon departure, guests are required to leave the rental in the same general condition as it was when they arrived. Sheets should be removed from the bed and placed on the floor, and during the winter the thermostat should be returned to 55 degrees.

Pets are welcome in some units for an additional fee. For more information, guests should inquire with the host.

Smoking is not permitted inside any of the buildings on the property. Smoking is only allowed in designated areas, and all cigarette butts must be disposed of in the trash.

There is no fish cleaning allowed within any of the cabins. Fish are to be disposed at the fish cleaning station. Read more

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