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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Making our first trip to South Africa and our first safari, it was important that I stayed in the right place. Our Travel Agent in the UK recommended Garonga and having checked Trip Advisor, we reckoned that we could not go wrong with going ahead...More

2  Thank bdfaefife
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Our first ever Safari and boy did we get it right! We wanted a small and intimate experience and staying in the Hambleden Suite (after an upgrade - Thanks Robert and the team) was perfect for us. We were fortunate to have Josia and Stuart...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

I have never left a review before but felt I had to for this amazing place. After months of research into different Safari Lodges I finally settled on Garonga as I wanted an All Inclusive Boutique style property & it did not disappoint. Only 6...More

1  Thank michellel980
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This was our second visit to Garonga and we met up with a couple we had met there the first time and took along two other friends with us to join us in this experience. It is a small safari camp with a site with...More

1  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed December 2, 2017

My wife and I stayed at Garonga Safari Camp for three nights in late October. We had a fantastic time from our initial welcome from Rey, to the always friendly dining room staff (Courage) and our amazing safari guide and tracker team of Samantha and...More

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Pool
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$873 - US$1,224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$873 - US$1,224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Michele I
May 9, 2018|
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Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Michele and Ian, Unfortunately we are closed throughout March. Tent 1 has the best view of the waterhole. Staying 5 days means much more chance of seeing all the Game, plus doing the Sleepout, massage, Bush... More
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Michele I
April 8, 2018|
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Response from bdfaefife | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we didn't get married there. We did however select Garonga to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. As a couple in our 40s we were the oldest couple for the first 3 nights with most of the other younger... More
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Ailee S
February 3, 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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"No. 6 is away from the lodge and looks down the creek bed."
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"It not a hotel but an upmarket safari camp in a lovely part of the world."
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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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