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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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    “game drives” (80 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
    “bush bath” (57 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

    I already wrote a review for this hotel before but it seems to have disappeared Our stay was an amazing experience. We were here in May for our honeymoon. The staff were friendly, the game drives were excellent and there are lots of extra touches...More

    1  Thank Lisa F
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 21 October 2014

    Thanks indeed for your review, and apologies for the late reply. If any Guests are feeling peckish they are more than welcome to request snacks. We can't leave them out during the day as the only people to eat them would be the "Vervet Monkeys"....More

    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    We stayed here in August for 5 days and had a brilliant time. The tents are pure luxury and the food was amazing. Especially enjoyed the bush breakfast on our last morning and the 'bbq' on our last evening. The guides are very skilled at...More

    Thank Marian B
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 21 October 2014

    Apologies for the late reply. We are very glad you had a brilliant time here, and experienced at least one of the extra activities, the Bush Bath. Best Regards Bernie

    Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

    From the moment we arrived to moment we left, we were made to feel welcome. The service was outstanding, from the sleep out, the bush bath and lunch in the treehouse ,nothing was too much trouble- certainly a place where they go the extra mile....More

    2  Thank lotte s
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 21 October 2014

    Sorry for taking so long to respond. Thanks indeed for your positive feedback. Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 1 September 2014

    I've entitled this review Part 2, because I just reviewed another camp we stayed at prior to Garonga and many of my general comments about the game drives, weather etc apply as well. Garonga is approximately an hour's drive from Hoedspruitt Airport. It is in...More

    3  Thank MEKW1
    Reviewed 20 August 2014

    I had the privilege of getting married here on the 6th August, having been staying there for 5 days. It has to have been the best holiday ever. The Camp is wonderful, relaxed and welcoming all the staff are lovely eager to help and always...More

    Thank Glynis M
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 22 August 2014

    Thanks indeed Glynis, It was a pleasure hosting you here for your very special Day! Hope to see you back on an Anniversary. The Lions are still "performing" on a regular basis, and the sounds at night are truly spectacular. All the best Bernie

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 299 - USD 1,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 9
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • 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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    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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    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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