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Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Sit on the spacious terrace of your beautiful lodge and enjoy the breathtaking view over the Pongola Valley. Be sure to take a ride to giraffes, antelopes and wildebeest. In the bush, a breakfast awaits you in the shadow of the umbrella acacia.

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Thank you so much for your comment on TripAdvisor. Thank you for sharing the unforgettful experiences we offer at Pakamisa!

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very nice and relaxing stay, very nice and friendly people looking after you, in overwhelming nice rooms with view over the beautiful privat game reserve. Delicious Breakfast, light lunch and wonderful Dinner with view and surroundings by wilderbeast good night singing...and the best: the wonderful araber horses and the horse back safaris in the morning!!!! Don´t miss it!! You can...

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Thank you so much for your wonderful report. We enjoy sharing our Pakamisa Paradise with our guests and hope to see you back one day. Isabella & the Pakamisa Team.

Oxford
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stayed here on our way to and from St Lucia, and boy, are we glad we did! What a truly amazing find this was. A little of the main track, but well worth the gravel road journey and as you climb through the reserve to the lodge, the views are stunning. If you are lucky, you will see some...

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Thank you so much for taking your time to write your impressions & experiences at Pakamisa Lodge & Reserve. Your comments are so valuable to us. We are glad that your stay was an amazing one! Thank you from Isabella & Pakamisa Team

Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very beautiful place , beatiful and trustable horses , the staff was nice and helpful and the owner a very nice lady , we really enjoyed our stay . The food was good , finally an easy and very tasty breackfast . Swimming pool is big and worm , the view from the pool is amazing .

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Thank you for visiting Pakamisa and taking your time for writing a report. Your comments are so valuable to us and all the future visitors to Pakamisa Lodge. Hope to welcome you back one day into the magical Pakamisa experience. Isabella

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 January 2017

in between several stays at 5star luxury lodges we stopped-over only 1 night at Pakamisa without expecting anything but a good nights sleep - what we experienced was the biggest surprise in our this year Africa journey... Pakamisa is a magical place with excellent services - I don't want to say anything more but that we definitely will try to...

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and motivating words, we will keep this magical & tranquil place for many fellow visitors and are looking forward to welcoming you back to Pakamisa Lodge. Isabella & all her staff is thanking you for your comment.

Granada, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We drove up from Durban and stayed at Pakamisa for two nights. The drive was long (about 4 hours) in our compact car and I was a bit nervous when we approached the hill after reaching the property gate. We are Americans and driving a standard car on the righthand side was enough of a feat without adding a few...

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Thank you so much for taking the time writing your impression of your visit at Pakamisa. More so, that you enjoyed your stay and recommend it to future visitors to our beautiful peaceful Zululand. Thank you. Isabella

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Pakamisa Lodge is a one of a kind gem! The views and scenery are great and the rooms and food are 5 star. We rode horses among zebra, giraffes, wildebeests, ostriches and other animals. Shot clays. Archery too! The staff treat you like royalty, but in a family atmosphere. Top notch. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank you so much for your kind words about Pakamisa Lodge. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you back one day!

Pongola, South Africa
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If you are searching for tranquillity and a glimpse of unspoilt nature ? If you are seeking the thrill of a horse back safari and getting close to animals in their natural habitat? And , you want to enjoy a delicious meal while looking at a beautiful, green valley ? If you are searching for Paradise ? Then , Pakamisa...

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Thank you so much for your valuable kind words and comments about our little Paradise, on top of the mountain, what we love to share with all our wonderful guests from all over the world. Looking forward to your return visit, Isabella & Pakamisa Team

London
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had the most fantastic time at Pakamisa with Isabella and Anthony and their team . We are beginners in terms of riding but soon found this was a great was to get very close to the animals and the horses chosen for us were perfect. The game drivers were fun , friendly and very knowledgeable. We also tried our...

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Thank you so much for your detailed comments and experience you had at Pakamisa. Hope to welcome you back soon, Isabella & Pakamisa Team

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My family visited Pakamisa for a couple days and loved every minute. Isabela is the consummate hostess, providing the warmest welcome and ensuring an experience of a lifetime. The staff could not be friendlier nor the views more spectacular nor the food more delicious. The opportunity to ride horses in the glorious bush here is a delight for beginners as...

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Thank you for your kind words, we enjoyed so much sharing our little paradise with you and your family, sharing great experiences & nature encounters.

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Discover the taste of Paradise at this perfect Hide-away! If you are looking for something a little less formal but nonetheless exclusive, then this lodge is for you! Views are inescapable from almost anywhere on the property, not least from your private veranda. The eight suites are huge, lightly Mediterranean in style, with elegant furniture and superb bathrooms. There is so much to do here - archery, clay-target shooting, bushwalking, game drives and riding – of course! At Pakamisa, the superior game-viewing vehicle is a horse! And these divine creatures, trained by the owner Isabella herself, are bred to be more than merely mode of transport. Exciting game viewing is offered on horseback for all riding abilities. To work off the calories, bushwalks and mountain bike trails await. For the more laid-back options, be gobbled up by the beautiful library or enjoy the impressive collection of rare African artifacts and paintings in the enormous, high-ceilinged entrance hall. Otherwise pull up a basket chair, drink in hand, and lap up the lovely big pool and sprawling views beyond. Meals are an occasion; enjoy mouth-watering breakfasts to delicious alfresco lunches on the panoramic veranda of the award-winning El Prado restaurant. Contemporary and international cuisine is beautifully presented, enhancing a traditional dining experience in the elegant dining room or “Out of Africa” style under the stars. The restaurant has an exceptional wine list and offers game specialties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

Address: P.O. Box 1097, Pongola 3170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Price Range: $319 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pakamisa Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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