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White Elephant Safari Lodge

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Farm Leeuwspoor, Pongola Game Reserve on Lake Jozini Pongola Game Reserve South, Farm Leeuwspoor, Pongola 3170 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the safari was excellent boat cruise was good went fishing caught a couple tiger fish staff was excellent all round would visit again in future food was excellent look out was amazing lots of different bird Ostridge and chicks rhino and hippos accom was very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed with my husband for 2 nights for my birthday, and from beginning to end we had a amazing experience. The tents are beautifully decorated and the bed was very comfortable - we slept really well! The food was delicious, the game drives...More

Thank ClaudiaMbabane
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Claudia, Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the getaway your husband planned for you so much. We hope that the two of you have added some memories that you won't forget. We hope to...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We were 7 friends with one couple traveling with their 16 month old baby. The staff were truly excellent and very accommodating. We had two excellent game drives with Adrian and Nathan who are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and ready to answer any questions. The...More

Thank Rachel S
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rachel, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Bush Camp. It really is a great camp if you want to spend some quality time with friends or family. We hope to see you again at...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed for three nights in White Elephant Lodge, a peaceful place within nature and one of the most intense experiences we‘ve ever made. Sleeping in big luxuriously equipped tents the lodge provides everything to be happy. During the day we spotted lots of animals...More

Thank Tobi S
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Annika & Toby, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Congratulations once again on your engagement, we feel privileged that you chose our lodge as the setting for the proposal. Please treasure your happy memories and we hope to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The White Elephant Safari Lodge is a quality destination. Their victorian style service and contribution to conservation in the area is remarkable. The beautiful views around the lodge makes them unique in the area.More

Thank Leon N
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Leon, We appreciate you taking the time to write this review. We are excited that you appreciate the fact that we are different and unique and trying to bring our part in the conservation of wildlife. We look forward to having you back at...More

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Description
White Elephant is the only lodge in South Africa to offer Kariba-like, water based safari activities as well as the traditional land based activities. We are passionate about conservation and offer a superb Black More Rhino tracking experience (with a chance of viewing Black Rhino on foot), as well as fascinating Elephant research activities. We also offer game drives, educational bush walks and incredible boat cruises on Lake Jozini. These varied activities as well as the chance of catching tiger fish and superb bird watching possibilities, make us a truly unique South African Safari experience. White Elephant Safari Lodge (TGCSA 5 star) captures the history and romance of a bygone era. The deep verandah, sweeping views and tranquil setting provide the venue for a unique African experience. Eight luxurious safari tents, each with romantic ball and claw bath, outdoor canvas shower and private verandah provide an evocative safari in the Pongola Game Reserve Wilderness. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$266 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Hotel class
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$266 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
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Room & Suite (30)
Dining (6)
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Rob F
24 March 2016|
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Response from WhiteElephan | Property representative |
The ideal time to stay would be 3 nights or more. There are lots of activities to do that will keep the teens busy.
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Bryan T
29 October 2014|
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Response from Gibsonfamily88 | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Durban and then drove-it took around 3 hours to drive from the airport to the safari lodge. Car hire is really easy at Durban airport and, other then the actual pongola reserve, the roads are easy to drive on.
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"Accommodation is in luxury tents and all are privately located. Any tent is a good choice."
leonn314
18 Jun 2018
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"Terrace, tents to life and the fireplace!!!"
164christophs
18 Feb 2018
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"Our tented accommodation was wonderful - so comfortable and everything was catered for - the bathroom and..."
alexanderr115
06 Nov 2017
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"ask for the honeymoon suite"
adelwiss
25 Jun 2017
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