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White Elephant Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent85%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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5 Star accommodation
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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

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We had the most tranquil stay for two nights. The trip from the main road begins the journey into a remote location for your stay. The individual tented rooms are luxury with a canvas roof! We opted for 3 land game drives and a boat...More

Thank Rachael F
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Rachael, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at White Elephant Safari Lodge. We are over the moon about the good rains we've had this season. We are also very happy that you were able to...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

The lodege offers all you expect from a good host: friendly service, good food, they take care about you. The tents are more that perfect and located so nicely and almost individually, no neighbors! The range of activities is great: The boat- and walking safaris...More

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Thank 164christophs
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 19 February 2018

Dear 164christophs, Thank you so much for the great review, to the point and honest. We appreciate it so much and are so glad that you enjoyed the stay so much. We hope to see you return again soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Thank you to everyone at White Elephant Safari Lodge - our trip to the Lodge was magical and everyone made our stay such a wonderful experience - thank you!! Our game drives and walks in the bush and tiger fishing - so memorable - a...More

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Thank Alexander R
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Alexander, We appreciate the time you took to write a review of your stay at our property. We are so happy when guests enjoy the great variety of activities that we offer. We hope that your soul got some food and that we will...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful peaceful place, where nature is on with you. Food is good, Staff friendly. Bird life incredible. October November perfect time to go. Temperature in high 20's. Great for a stop over to Mosambique or Kosi Bay.

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Thank cobusm894
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Cobus, Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. We hope to see you again along with your bird book, binoculars and notebook to tick them off. ;-) Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$265 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Quaint Hotel in Pongola
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pongola
#4 Great View Hotel in Pongola
#5 Family Hotel in Pongola
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US$265 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Quaint Hotel in Pongola
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pongola
#4 Great View Hotel in Pongola
#5 Family Hotel in Pongola
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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."
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"Terrace, tents to life and the fireplace!!!"
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"Our tented accommodation was wonderful - so comfortable and everything was catered for - the bathroom and..."
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"ask for the honeymoon suite"
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