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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stay here for the first part of our honeymoon and all we can say is that it was stunning. The food, service, safari, everything. This place has it all. I'm glad we made the decision not to go for a...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 20 October 2014

Thanks indeed for your very positive feedback, and so chuffed you had such a great honeymoon with us. Best Wishes Bernie

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 20 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 20 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 20 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 12 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 20 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

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US$339 - US$1,283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ailee S
3 February 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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oilcanman14
26 October 2017|
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Response from Mitul D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frank, I've only just seen this question. We visited there in May. Day time temperatures were bareable, not too hot but not cold either. It's quite comfortable especially whilst on game drives as you get nice winds... More
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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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"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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"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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