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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was even better than I hoped! We lived in beautiful lodge, big and clean despite very rusty and basic concept of this camp. Staff was very friendly. We got all meals and game drives included in the package. Guides are doing great job to spot & show us the animals. Everything was well organized so you don't need to... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in the dark for a four day stay. In the chalet everything was lit with paraffin lamps the mosquito net was down, it looked magical. We had trips with Never, wander and Issac, all of whom were informative, and knowledgeable and just nice to be around.The kitchen staff headed up by Robert and Violet were little short of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights, only guests in the camp Got lost on the way as the sign went missing for the last turn off. no biggie only one hour driving around trying to find it by taking every turn off available. Upon arrival took 20 minutes for someone to show up, probably ok as it is quiet place and not... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay! The staff took very good care of us, they made you feel safe and the meals were delicious! We also had nice game drives and saw the big five in just one hour. Would recommend to stay here in stead of the Kruger Park. The safari tent is well equipped and nicely decorated!

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Port Elizabeth
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Pungwe Bush Camp is about as authentic an African safari bush experience as one could ever hope to achieve. The camp itself is set in the remote woodland savannas deep within the private Manyeleti game reserve in the Greater Kruger national park. It is a basic camp with enough luxury to meet your modern day requirements with four large, en-suite,... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and were the only guests (5) in the camp. The rooms were clean and the service and food average. There were only 5 bottles (500ml) of water and limited cold drinks available, which was a big disappointment in the middle of the December heat. There were no glasses in the rooms to drink water from... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

This was the most wonderful stay in South Africa. The service was really good and an unique experience living in this camp. We stayed here two nights and had one night with just 2 other guests and the other night with 4 other guests. The game walks are amazing and also the gamedrive in the afternoon, Isaac and Never are... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Our visit has been a wonderful experience - Morning walks very informative. Game drives exciting and guides were excellent in spotting the animals. Please don't change the rustic and back to nature atmosphere. ( eg - Kettle on the fire under the trees) The small number of guests created a tranquil and intimate atmosphere that is nowhere else to be... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Everything was very clean, everybody was very friendly so it was a pleasure to be there. Such a nice place in the nowhere. Thank you very much for this nice and quiet place. Karin & Hansi from Berlin, Germany

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great visit & game viewing with Isaac & Never. Suggest notice in chalets advising arriving guests of times for meals, game drives, walks, hot water availability. Meal times a bit rushed after game drives & walks

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Address: P.O. Manyeleti | Manyeleti Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1362, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Manyeleti Game Reserve
Price Range: $330 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Pungwe Bush Camp South Africa/Manyeleti Game Reserve
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“Not good for Summer in S.A, Overpriced”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't expect a luxury experience! The booking form said arrive at 12:00, but I got there well before that and had no problem going in early and driving to the camp - even without stops to watch the wildlide its a good 30 minute drive from the gate to the camp The gate to the reserve is adjacent to Kruger's Orpen gate - on the day I left I went into Kruger through Orpen and drove south through the park coming out at Paul Kruger gate, on my way back to Jo'burg - a long drive and a late arrival back at Jo'burg but made the most of my visit. Meals are taken around a single big round table all together with the owner which encourages conversation and sharing of experiences”
 of 5 bubbles PurpleHaye5, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“any room, all same”
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 of 5 bubbles Zuzanal124, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“You won't need binoculars. Bring a 300mm or better yet, a 500mm lens.”
 of 5 bubbles P2968KUrobertb, 2 Nov 2013 | Read review
“No pool - didn't expect it or miss it. Fitness comes from the guided walks. All rooms are equal.”
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 of 5 bubbles AppreciativeFox, 20 May 2012 | Read review
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