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Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve

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Family wild-life education in an easily accessible game park.

This venue offers touch-farm facilities, a great restaurant that overlooks an active hippo pool... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Marie Steyn

We are here with elderly people , 2 move with difficulty. A person who are disabled will be able to... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Marie S
Lephalale, South Africa
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“self drive”(14 reviews)
“touch farm”(8 reviews)
“hippo pool”(4 reviews)
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N 6 National Road | Macleantown District, East London 5201, South Africa
+27 43 742 9000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodation and staff were outstanding but food quality and game drive were dissapointing and very expensive.

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The game drive per person was R440, and when I enquired in Port Alfred it was R135 per person. So I suggest Mpongo Park to have competitive prices. And this is depriving the young kids and young adults that must still explore and learn about...More

Thank nomphelok
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This venue offers touch-farm facilities, a great restaurant that overlooks an active hippo pool, game drives and close-up encounters with a variety of wild and not-so-wild animals, including lions and monstrous tortoises.

Thank RodneyH1027
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We spend a peaceful Mothers Day at Mpongo and like always, l think it is such a blessing, to be able, to do this! Having lunch in this tranquil and peaceful setting, next to the water, is a special experience. The food was well prepared...More

Thank Ansa P
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had a one on one day trip with a ranger who took us around in his jeep 4x4. The was the best, funny, welcoming, so knowable or the reserve and all the animals. We saw most of the 5 five except the rhino, they...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Very exiting safari . I went with the ranger only, very fun to drive big 4x4 toyota in the bush. Plenty of girafes, buffalos, zebras, sprinboks....very confortable lodge.

Thank hubert r
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We are here with elderly people , 2 move with difficulty. A person who are disabled will be able to move easy. We are in the Lodge. There are Chalets at the gate. Not disabled friendly. If you want peace and quiet, this is the...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A small park close to East London. The game drives are a bit expensive (you used to be able to drive your own car), but once you are in the park it is hard to believe you are only 30 km away from town. There...More

Thank Traveller_Oldie
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have taken the self drive thrice. I have been lucky once to see a rhino and hippo. However that makes it fun unlike it being predictable as if its a zoo.

Thank Tapiwa1983
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I had the opportunity to visit Mpongo Park for a daily excursion and was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the park. Rivers flowing through with lots of game to view on the drive. If you love nature you will certainly enjoy Mpongo Park.

Thank Rudi E
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Khunji N
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Response from liherbawell | Reviewed this property |
Yes I went for a day only
5 October 2015|
Response from callkm | Reviewed this property |
The pamphlet we got states operating hours: Summer Times: 6.30am - 6.00pm Winter Times: 7.30am - 5.00pm Sorry I'm unable to tell you what months these are