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Garonga Safari Camp

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Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first stop on our 2 week honeymoon and it just absolutely blew both my husband and my mind! The first day there we grabbed a drink to lay by the pool and out of no where zebras and an elephant walked right...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank haypats
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much indeed for your feedback and for your very kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you on your such special occasion, and so glad you enjoyed all the facilities we have to offer. Jaff and Richard are a great team, and with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot recommend Garonga enough. The layout of the camp is magical- it has a beautiful open area of the bush which makes you really feel immersed in it all. From the moment we stepped into the camp, the service was impeccable. The staff were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MillicentRose123
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks indeed for your very kind words and incredible feedback. Yes, we are extremely fortunate to have such a great Staff complement; most have been with us now 15 years plus. WE completely overhauled our Food when we reopened in 2016; not just in quality...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit is truly remarkable. If you are even thinking of visiting just DO IT! I cannot fault any part of my stay there. It was brilliant, captivating, mind changing, well beyond any expectations I had. Our game drive guides Derrick and Kaiser treated us...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank M0rwenna
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Morwena, Thanks indeed for your very kind words, and positive feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your whole experience here. It was a pleasure hosting you over the Xmas period, and we very much look forward one day to welcoming you back. Best Regards...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Loved this place. We were in Room 1 which has the best view of the watering hole. The room is pictured next to the name of the premises. Two safari's a day, one at 5:30am and one at 3:30pm gives ample opportunity to spot lots...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank CBennett-Ace
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 13 December 2018

Very glad you enjoyed your whole experience from the Safaris, to the food, to amenities. Thanks indeed for your kind words. Best Regards Bernie

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Safari for the soul - it truly lives up to its slogan. Thank you so much Bernie and the staff for an unforgettable stay. The Hambleden Suite is so amazing. Spacious and clean. The food - wow, especially the homemade mustard ( its my favorite...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Randee-leigh S
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 13 December 2018

A pleasure Randee. The mustard is indeed delicious; don’t ever look at how it’s made if you’re slimming!. Thanks for the positive feedback. Regards Bernie

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$824 - US$1 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Makalali Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$824 - US$1 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Makalali Private Game Reserve
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Traveller (683)
Room & Suite (115)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (18)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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mostertmadre
29 November 2018|
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Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, you do need to take anti-Malaria medication. Regards, Bernie
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GFLohio
19 August 2018|
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Response from rowcat | Reviewed this property |
We were there 14 th July this year, very cold early morning and late evening, but daytime temp comfortable. Our daughter went in Feb this year and they were in the pool. It is a wonderful place we have done several Safaris... More
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Michele I
9 May 2018|
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Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
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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Room Tips
"Room 1 - the view of the watering hole is the best."
M0rwenna
3 weeks ago
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"Room 1 has the best view."
CBennett-Ace
12 Dec 2018
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"Tent 1 has the best view over the waterhole"
637LindaF
14 Nov 2018
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"None all are great"
548miked
17 Oct 2018
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