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    Garonga Safari Camp

    Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent94%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “game drives” (78 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
    “bush bath” (57 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 326 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent 5 nights at Garonga for part of our honeymoon. After arriving tired but excited, we were greeted by the brilliant Charlotte, the manager, with cold cocktail drinks and taken to a fantastic "tent". The lodges are incredible - stylish, comfortable, clean and yet...More

    2  Thank lottiC191
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent 5 nights at Garonga ( 1st to 6th August) - my wife and I in one 'tent' and our children ( 15 and 17) in another. It was without doubt one of the best weeks of our lives! The accommodation and rest of...More

    Thank 471MarkM
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We married at Garonga 15 years ago, and waited until our children are old enough to appreciate it before we returned. Once again, it did not disappoint. The drives were excellent, as was the service and the overall experience. Unfortunately, sleeping out on the deck...More

    Thank AnimalDiver
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Garonga Safari Camp is on the edge of Kruger Park and can be reached by an all-terrain vehicle in a 1 1/2 hours drive through wilderness. At the end of the journey, travelers find themselves surrounded by raw nature, a large water hole occupied at...More

    Thank Fred K
    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    I recently visited Garonga again with my boyfriend and we absolutely loved our stay. We both work in the lodge industry and have been fortunate enough to visit a lot of different lodges in the Kruger area, but in my opinion Garonga is one of...More

    1  Thank Lily J
    Marataba Safari Lodge
    385 reviews
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    327 reviews
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    263 reviews
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    Sondela Nature Reserve Accommodation
    1,024 reviews
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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 319 - USD 1,152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Makalali Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    Calvin L
    10 May 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Good Morning Calvin, I suggest an SUV (does not have to be a 4x4). Allow 6 hours from Johannesburg. Refer to our website for Directions and suggest Option 1. Regards, Bernie
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    shellietravis
    17 April 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Most are included,; Special wines, champagnes, and our high quality Brand whiskeys and Gins are not included.
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    12 March 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    September is generally very hot and humid.
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    Room Tips
    "Mobility issues should ask for a lodge close to the main camp area. But every lodge is spectacular."
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    "All rooms are good, if you have mobility issues, 3 and 4 are a good choice"
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    "Do the sleep out experience! once in a lifetime."
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    "All houses, tents and rooms are big, have nice interior and a splendid view."
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