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Pondoro Game Lodge

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  • Breakfast included
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Balule Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    All reviews our honeymoon the river water suite tree suite picnic lunch final night game lodge spa treatments food was amazing robbie andries ramson chalet ranger andres sherry tracker julius mark deck
    Reviewed 28 November 2014

    Owners Robbie & Lize gave us our customary wonderfully warm welcome as we arrived for our THIRD visit.The phrase "try the rest,stick with the best" comes to mind.We stayed from 1st to the 8th of October.The Lodge,the rooms,the food & service are just the same..magnificient.Special...More

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    Response from Pondoro, Owner at Pondoro Game Lodge

    Dear Sheila and Sybil, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. It has been an honor to welcome you back into our Garden, for the 3rd time. It has been a pleasure, as always, to host you. I will thank...More

    Reviewed 26 November 2014

    We stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of November and had an amazing time, the food was excellent and all the staff were lovely and helpful. The accommodation was first class and the game drives were fantastic, we have stayed here previously a...More

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    Response from Pondoro, Owner at Pondoro Game Lodge

    Dear Wendy P, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, I am very glad that we could once again give you an amazing time at Pondoro. We are looking forward to your next visit. Greetings from the bush, Robbie and...

    Reviewed 18 November 2014

    A simply outstanding holiday and adventure. We stayed for 4 nights and were treated to fantastic food, superb game drives and memories that will live forever. Highlights, so many ... a Leopard kill, baby elephants playing in the water outside the 'hide', lions sleeping at...More

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    Response from Pondoro, Owner at Pondoro Game Lodge

    Dear maxward, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad that you really enjoyed your 4 night stay with us and that we managed to create a lifetime of new memories. The leopard catching a warthog right next...More

    Reviewed 14 November 2014

    We spent five nights at Pondoro, in 'Earth' - had a fantastic time! 8 great game drives, 2 not so productive but not for want of trying by ranger Erick and tracker Remson! Everybody was so friendly and helpful and Lize's food superb, especially the...More

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    Response from Pondoro, Owner at Pondoro Game Lodge

    Dear Jay_Be_70, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we managed to make your birthday a very special occasion. Greetings from the bush, Robbie and...

    Reviewed 1 November 2014

    Our 3 week holiday in SA started at Pandoro. Our expectations were exceeded from the the welcome, the unique accommodation,gourmet meals,uncanny bushcraft,and an understated vast reservoir of local knowledge,always in a quiet friendly atmosphere.

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    Response from Pondoro, Owner at Pondoro Game Lodge

    Dear Ronald B, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am grateful to read that you enjoyed everything from the welcome to the accommodation and safari experience at the lodge. Greetings from the bush, Robbie and Pondoro family

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    Savanna I
    Has anyone been in January/February and can tell me about the bugs? Will regular bugspray be enough or should we wear long sleeves and pants even though it is very hot?
    11 January 2017|
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    Response from Robbie_Prehn | Property representative |
    Dear Savanna I, Only bugs a day or 2 after after good rains. It is not a problem during safari drives, but can be irritating during dinner. In the day it is fine. Long sleeves and pants are not really necessary. You may... More
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    alladesertrose
    Would you please tell me which unit has indoor shower ? which one can have two twin beds? Which one has outdoor jakuzi? What weather is at the beginning of September? We are planning to stay for 4 nights Aug31 to Sept 4. Thank you.
    3 December 2016|
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    Response from Robbie_Prehn | Property representative |
    All the suites have indoor and outdoor showers. Hardekool and Wildevy chalets have indoor showers. All our rooms can be changed to twins. All the suites have a Jacuzzi. Early morning can still be chilly. Wear jackets or... More
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    Renee P
    Hi! Your lodge looks amazing. Beside the bush dinner night, Do you typically offer communal meals or serve at individual tables? Also, is it possible to make arrangements to get a bush dinner on a 2-night stay? Is the bush dinner communal or private? Thanks!
    29 August 2016|
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    Response from Robbie_Prehn | Property representative |
    Thank you. Meals are served at individual tables. We can arrange a river dinner on a 2 night stay. It is usually communal, but let us know your preference. Please email our reservations and inform Annchen about your... More
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    Room Tips
    "All the suites we saw were great, but the big specialty suites have larger decks with integrated hot tubs..."
    RM_LiveAloha, 1 month agoRead review
    "As for room away from the main building."
    goldenbrown123, 3 months agoRead review
    "Our bungelow was wonderful. Great views everywhere."
    bhamiltonwright, 3 months agoRead review
    "All rooms we saw were great although some had better views of the river."
    Richard L, 3 months agoRead review
    "Water Suite was beautiful and private"
    TheClevelander, 4 months agoRead review
    "all rooms have view over the olifant river"
    cruetsche2016, 4 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are fantastic"
    bushandsea, 4 months agoRead review
    "We stayed in the water room and loved the décor - it is the second room from the far end."
    iamysun, 4 months agoRead review
    "Book the tree house lunch"
    Katie H, 5 months agoRead review
    "The suites are very good look at the photos to decide Buffalo is at the end nearest the game park..."
    Joseph W, 5 months agoRead review
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