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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed September 21, 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 October 20, 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 September 20, 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 October 20, 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 September 12, 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 October 20, 2014

Sorry for taking so long to respond. Thanks indeed for your positive feedback. Best Wishes Bernie

Reviewed September 1, 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

3  Thank MEKW1
Reviewed August 20, 2014

I had the privilege of getting married here on the 6th August, having been staying there for 5 days. It has to have been the best holiday ever. The Camp is wonderful, relaxed and welcoming all the staff are lovely eager to help and always...More

Thank Glynis M
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded August 21, 2014

Thanks indeed Glynis, It was a pleasure hosting you here for your very special Day! Hope to see you back on an Anniversary. The Lions are still "performing" on a regular basis, and the sounds at night are truly spectacular. All the best Bernie

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Michele I
May 9, 2018|
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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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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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