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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful couple of days in the Pumba Bush lodge! The safari drives were excellent with great sightings of all the main animals, although we didn’t see a leopard! Dean the ranger was brilliant so knowledgable and enthusiastic he really made the experience!...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your interactions with our staff. We do pride ourselves in excellent customer services and it is fantastic to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Pumba at the end of a visit to South Africa and it was the perfect ending to a memorable holiday. From the first moment we were welcomed to the game reserve until our final departure was just perfect and indeed exceeded our expectations....More

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

It is wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic experience here at Pumba. As a team, we continuously work on maintaining our standard of service to ensure each and every experience is a memorable one. Thank you again for the lovely review and recommendation....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a memorable 3 nights at this beautiful private game reserve. One of the most amazing rooms, and views, we have ever had, and we have been lucky enough to stay at some very nice places. All the staff were friendly and courteous and couldn't...More

Thank Richard W
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your interactions with our staff. We do pride ourselves in excellent customer services and it is fantastic to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had three nights at Pumba last week and whilst the word amazing is often over used, it is fully justified in this case. Our ranger, Dean, was so knowledgable about the animals, birds, plants and insects, I could have spent hours listening to him....More

Thank gtmitchie
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Geoff and Debbie, It is always so humbling to receive such great and detailed feedback from our guests. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and all that Pumba has to offer. We take pride in our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the last 3 nights of our 3 week visit to South Africa at Pumba and after what has been an exceptionally enjoyable holiday Pumba was just the final icing on a wonderful cake. We stayed in Bush Lodge in a room which could...More

Thank Gerald W
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and support. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us and will certainly pass on the appreciation to Phumlani. Here at Pumba it is our goal to ensure our guests are comfortable and also have the best...More

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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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tilster63
5 February 2018|
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You should definitely tip your game driver/ranger. They are with you for the whole time you are there and all seem to be very good. Otherwise there are envelopes on reception to leave a tip which is apparently shared between... More
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