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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed at Pumba private game reserve 4 nights 11th-15th November. Best experience ever. Through out our stay Thomas was our ranger who managed to track all the big 5 .We went on eight game drives and each and every one we managed to see at least one of the big 5. Our first we saw the white lions so close...

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The accommodation was superb, nothing is too much trouble for the wonderful staff and the Rangers are excellent. A great place to see the wildlife of South Africa and look forward to going again as soon as possible.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Phumba was everything we hoped it would be! The accomdation was luxurious, the staff welcoming and friendly with the personal touches you can expect from a small lodge. Having our own ranger for the duration of our stay was great and she was brilliant. I would absolutely recommend this lodge to anyone looking for an intimate and personal bush experience....

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Grahamstown
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great experience with very helpful staff. Luxury in a traditional way not modern luxury. As it should be, the game drives were the star of the show. Really nice and spacious private lodges. Food decent but not as high standard as the rest of the facility.

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Thank I3757NYsteveo
Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fantastic animal life! Fantastic accomodation! Fantastic staff! And the leopard by the pool! It was definately one of our best vacation ever! I can highly recommend Pumba! /The Nylund family from Malmö, Sweden

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Pumba is excellent and our party of 9 (ages 7-70) loved the accommodation and the food. We appreciated the extras like G&Ts and coffees on the game drives. We had a terrific game ranger, Thomas, who showed us the big 5 (no leopard but 3 cheetahs) and had a wealth of knowledge he shared with us. The only negative was...

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Thank cherrillb2017
Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Beautiful architecture, great location, great staff, amazing wildlife around, very knowledgable rangers taking us thru the bush The chalet was very comfortable and had amazing view Very highly recommended!

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The rangers and the game viewing were very good, we saw the Big 5 and all the rest. Very friendly staff. The location is lovely and we stayed at water lodge which had lovely chalets with their own private plunge pools and outdoor showers. Our only negative was that it is in need of an update as it looks and...

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Thank Tammie H
Grahamstown
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Wonderful stay, great game and guide. Friendly helpful staff. The food and general cleanliness of the lodge was excellent. It is also well positioned off the N2 highway. I would highly recommend this lodge for a couple or family.

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Thank charlieh219
Grahamstown
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Stayed at Pumba Private Game Reserve for the last three days of our honeymoon. The accommodation, staff, food, safari drives were execellent. Would highly recommend staying here to my friends and family. Unforgettable honeymoon!

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Awake to the sounds of the African bushveld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon, bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten. The reserve is home to Africa's Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom landrovers or on guided walking safaris. Water Lodge offers 12 waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views, offering 11 luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game-viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Enjoy African fusion cuisine with an Eastern Cape flair, complemented by a superb selection of local wines from our Director's Cellar. Revitalise body and mind in the Soul Spa or enjoy a workout in the glass-enclosed gym at Bush Lodge. Other activities include bird watching, bass fishing, stargazing, archery as well as nearby horse riding and golf. An hour from Port Elizabeth and 15 minutes from Grahamstown. WiFi. TGCSA 5-star Lodge. ... more   less 

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Address: 2) Highlands (just off N | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $644 - $1,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pumba Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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