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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Garonga is the perfect adventure getaway for outdoorsy individuals. No matter if you're old or young, on a honeymoon or family and friends, daring or not, the people of Garonga turn your Safari holidays into an unforgettable lifetime experience. Where do I begin? An incredible...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

Thanks indeed, and so happy you enjoyed your stay here.As you say, the Staff really make it and will certainly pass on your very kind feedback. Best Regards Bernie

Reviewed 17 September 2015

I've been to this place several times now, and have never been disappointed. Garonga rates as one of my favourite places in the world. What a place of relaxation and game viewing. Bernie the owner takes an active part in its running, and is often...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

Thanks Brian for your very kind words. As always it was great to have you back again; sorry we missed each other this time. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Regards Bernie

Reviewed 23 August 2015

Had a wonderful four night adventure at Garonga. Excellent food and wine, wonderful beds and the view from the verandas is the Africa you've dreamt of. Convivial international crowd made the group dinners a memorable experience. The staff is attentive, exceedingly well trained, and caters...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

It was pleasure to have you stay and thanks indeed for your very positive comments. You certainly tried most of the activities outside of Safaris which is always fun to do, and the Microlite is a fantastic experience. Thanks once again. Best Wishes Bernie

Reviewed 21 August 2015

It is very rare in life that an experience is perfect; we are taught to critically analyse and recommend improvements. Garonga was 'top of the pops', an unforgetable experience that could not be faulted. Bernie's vision and attention to detail in every aspect of life...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

Thanks Bob and Gill for your very kind words. I will certainly pass on your feedback to the Staff who really make this place and provide you, the Guests, such a memorable experience. All the best Bernie

Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed at Garonga for 3 nights and the service was fantastic. Bernie and his team create an amazing atmosphere, with delicious food and beautiful settings. The Rangers for the safari drives are very knowledgeable, professional and have a great sense of humour!

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

its was a pleasure hosting you here, and so chuffed you enjoyed your stay. Thanks indeed for your very promising feedback. Best Regards Bernie

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Breakfast included
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USD 340 - USD 1,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ailee S
3 February 2018|
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
As beautiful as the safari drives are, they require physical agility to climb into and out of the safari vehicle, ride on unpaved, rough terrain for at least 3 hours and brave the cold in the morning or the sun in the... More
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oilcanman14
27 October 2017|
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Response from Mitul D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frank, I've only just seen this question. We visited there in May. Day time temperatures were bareable, not too hot but not cold either. It's quite comfortable especially whilst on game drives as you get nice winds... More
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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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"Either the lodge or the tents - the setting is fantastic."
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"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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