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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a wonderful weekend getaway at Pumba Water Lodge recently. Aside from game drives and the sheer beauty of the surrounds and the Lodge; the overarching stand-out for us was the personal service and the attention to detail. Each and every...More

Thank Mike_PE_ZA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were meant to stay for 5 nights at this place but left after 2 - would have been one if we could have got somewhere else at such short notice. In brief if I knew nothing about animals I would have thought the close...More

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Response from Lin W, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sarah F Thank you for your valuable feedback, I am devastated that you your Pumba experience was an upsetting one. Our Management Team have investigated and addressed all the points you raised. Pumba's game viewing is usually the highlight of everyone's stay and it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a truly enjoyable game experience. The accomodation at the Water Lodge was fantastic, particularly overlooking the water hole with resident Hippos. The game viewing schedule was ideal and the ranger was well informed. Some lovely touches like a lit fire in the chalet...More

Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For anyone looking for the perfect safari getaway this is the place - its approximately a 45 min drive from Port Elizabeth and a malaria free, Big 5 Game Reserve. From the time we arrived to the time we left we were treated like family....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic experience . Dean was a mine of information, would highly recommend him . Such a pleasure to be out with. He went all out to make this safari, the best ever. All the staff were super. Beautiful lodge and rooms.

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Breakfast included
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US$527 - US$1 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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fudgey01
7 June 2018|
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Response from Lin W | Property representative |
Hi there, Pumba will gladly accommodate any special dietary requirements you have (including soya milk). If you could send me the details of your reservation via my inbox, I can make all the necessary arrangements for you... More
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JonShirley
2 April 2018|
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Response from edmondw625 | Reviewed this property |
No problem whatsoever, about one hour 20 on a decent road. Enjoy Pumba a fabulous game reserve!
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Wendy M
5 February 2018|
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Response from Chris E | Reviewed this property |
Hi We went early September. I’d advise take warm clothes for the morning and evening game drives. It gets cold but they do provide you with warm ponchos and hot water bottles. During the days it gets really hot though so... More
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"We loved the Water Lodge, right by the lake and views across to the plains."
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