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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful three days here with my new husband. Justin was our ranger and he was very knowledgeable and kept us entertained. I learnt so much. We spent our game drives with one other couple so the ratio of guests to ranger was brilliant! Food was great, accommodation beautiful and comfortable. Would recommend to anyone wanting to do safari in the...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Pumba is a wonderful experience of African Game Drives coupled with great food and accommodation. The staff go out of their way to make your experience unforgettable. Thank you Pumba! We will hopefully revisit.

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Strabane, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a beautiful area, the staff are really friendly and the animals seem to be their main priority which is great! The food is amazing also. The rooms are more like chalet they are that big with amazing views. All round fantastic

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Back from 3 nights at Pumba water lodge. Accomodation is excellent as is the food and very enjoyable game drives. Had we had sunshine throughout would rated 5 stars. However with having a day with rain noticed some areas where in those conditions things might be better : . You have to use your own car to get to the...

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hampshire
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at the water lodge (room 1) super friendly staff made us feel right at home and the lodge was quite luxurious, 2 game drives each day in small groups saw most of the big five our game ranger luc was great fun and we stayed out until we had seen something. Food and communal lounge also...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Brilliant time at Pumba. The friendliest, most attentive staff I've encountered, service is excellent and all your needs catered for. Our ranger Warren was very knowledgable and made the drives even better being happy to answer questions and chat throughout. He done a great job in making sure we saw as much as possible! Real highlight in the quality of...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed two nights to finish off our anniversary trip to South Africa and what spectacular finish it was!! I am a wheelchair user, I can walk with the aid of a crutch, I have no specific room requirements, steps are a problem - Impala chalet 5 was perfect for me! A ramp was placed at the step down to...

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Thank Jen212202
Indonesia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed 4 nights at this magnificent resort with a group of 7. Rooms were 5 star Food was excellent and wines were included. We saw the big 5 and the reserve abounds in wild life. We did 2 drives a day and never came back disappointed.

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Thank Michael P
Pudsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Spent 4 nights at this magnificent game reserve. Were greeted by excellent staff on arrival and shown to our spacious lodge overlooking the lake even had the monkeys there to greet us. We were there on a all inclusive basis, food was good. Rangers escorted us from main building to our lodge at night due to animals being able to...

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Bury St. Edmunds
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our first visit to a game reserve and what a great experience. The accommodation was first class and our ranger Daniel bought all his knowledge and skills to the game drives in a way which made them both interesting and great fun.

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Awake to the sounds of the African bushveld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon, bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten. The reserve is home to Africa's Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom landrovers or on guided walking safaris. Water Lodge offers 12 waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views, offering 11 luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game-viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Enjoy African fusion cuisine with an Eastern Cape flair, complemented by a superb selection of local wines from our Director's Cellar. Revitalise body and mind in the Soul Spa or enjoy a workout in the glass-enclosed gym at Bush Lodge. Other activities include bird watching, bass fishing, stargazing, archery as well as nearby horse riding and golf. An hour from Port Elizabeth and 15 minutes from Grahamstown. WiFi. TGCSA 5-star Lodge. ... more   less 

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Address: 2) Highlands (just off N | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $663 - $1,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pumba Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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