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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Elford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Staff were excellent, especially the ranger who was very knowledgeable. The service and food were excellent. our lodge was exceptional having masses of space, a view over the lake and wildlife on your doorstep.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

First ever Safari experience and so glad it was at Pumba. The main lodge is very welcoming, all the staff are great - nothing is too much trouble. Our accommodation was amazing, great place to spend a few days. The game drives were excellent and we saw so many different animals on each of our 6 drives ( nice touch...

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Thank Kay M
Grahamstown
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Travelled as couple and were blown away by luxurious rooms. Staff couldn't be more helpful. Brilliant game drives with knowledgeable rangers and small enough groups. Can't recommend Pumba highly enough.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A fantastic facility. The rooms are the lap of luxury. The food is excellent but with 3 meals a day is almost too much. All of the staff were excellent but special mention must be made of our Ranger Thomas who was so knowledgeable and was always out the 4x4 looking at footprints and poo. His skills meant we saw...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Everything we experienced at Pumba was first class. The service was excellent and all the staff made every effort to make our stay an unforgettable 3 days. A special mention should be made for Cameron, our ranger, who was informative, extremely professional and everything you would want in a guide. His knowledge of the birds and animals was great and...

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Thank Pamela L
Hertfordshire, UK
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Everything at Pumba is delightful. The rooms are amazing, all the staff are super friendly, the restaurant and common areas are lovely, the food is excellent and overwhelming - and the animals are just what you want to see on a short safari experience. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a stay at Pumba.

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Thank Marubenjem
Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

High quality accomodation, food drink and service to say nothing of the super game drives in a relaxed and friendly environment. We will struggle to surpass this and it was certainly a highlight of our trip to South Africa.

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Thank Trevor S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a great time at Pumba Bush Lodge. Unfortunately we were only there for 2 nights, a longer stay would have given us more opportunity to use more of the excellent facilities.The staff were all very friendly and happy to make sure your stay was a success.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have just spent 4 nights at Pumba Waterlodge as part of our belated honeymoon. We had a wonderful time here being spoiled rotten by the staff. Our lodge was beautiful and well equipped. The setting is picturesque and peaceful. We watched elephants bathing in the lake, giraffe gracefully moving through the bush opposite and numerous antelope,...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 22 November 2016

No previous safari/ wildlife experience but really thought pumba was fantastic. Game drives were great, the 2.5 hours really flew. Stayed in water lodges. So relaxing sitting in front of the fires after coming back from drives. All the staff were great. Dinner portions were quite small but at same time i was never hungry with all the complimentary nibbles...

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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: $671 - $1,422 (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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“All rooms are good.”
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“We had lodge 3 which was very good, cannot comment on others”
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“We were in a Bush Lodge - brilliant”
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