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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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    • Excellent94%
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    “game drives” (79 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
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    Reviewed 28 March 2015

    We spent 3 nights at the Garonga followed by 2 nights at a different lodge nearby. Have to say that Garonga is so much better. Firstly, all staff, rangers and the host came across v relaxed and natural. Secondly, quality of food and wine was...More

    4  Thank Wesoruso
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 5 April 2015

    It was a pleasure hosting you here on your Honeymoon! Thanks so much for your very kind words and feedback. I will certainly pass this on to the Staff on our weekly meetings . Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 18 March 2015

    We stayed at Garonga from February 5th 2015 for five nights. We loved the luxurious tented accommodation, just the right mix of boutique and bush! Staff were welcoming and did all they could to make our stay a memorable one, food was plentiful and delicious....More

    3  Thank Carol T
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 5 April 2015

    It was a pleasure hosting you here. Thank-You very much indeed for your very kind feedback. The Game Viewing is improving rapidly; this last week now we have had Leopard sightings every day. I hope we can can have you return one day. best Wishes...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    Lovely stay at Garonga, luxurious surroundings, plenty of animals, great food and great service, very glad we teamed it with the more authentic Kruger experience however, which was much less luxurious!

    4  Thank Mrs_Beebs
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 25 February 2015

    Thanks so much for your feedback and so glad you enjoyed your stay. The service and food was great - will certainly pass this on to the Staff. best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    We stayed at Garonga for five nights from 11-16 January 2015. We had an amazing experience! In the middle of the bush you really do get up close and personal with the environment and the animals. Our guide and tracker Elvis and Richard were very...More

    2  Thank Caroline B
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 25 February 2015

    Thanks very much for your very positive feedback. Elvis and Richard are indeed a great team and I will pass on your report to them. Am so glad you had not only a great Safari experience but also enjoyed the meals, and the ever attentive...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2015

    We started our South Africa trip at Garonga Safari Camp in Hoedspruit. We received a warm welcome from the staff and were shown to our tent. The camp is literally in the middle of the resort, so you might spot a couple of animals while...More

    2  Thank Raphael B
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 25 February 2015

    Apologies for the delayed response. I'm so glad you had a great time here at Garonga; your Game Viewing sounds very impressive. We hope to see you back one day. Best Wishes Bernie

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$358 - US$1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    Calvin L
    9 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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    16 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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    11 March 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    September is generally very hot and humid.
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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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    "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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