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R516, Bela Bela South Africa
Bonwa Phala Game Reserve
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hermanZA12345678 wrote a review 10 Feb
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We had an excellent time. This hosts were extremely hospitable and I highly recommend this game farm. It is a beautiful property, and if you like the bushveld, then this is the place for you. It is close to Warmbad & Pretoria.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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thompsonjennie2 wrote a review Jan 2024
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I booked direct and payed then when my guest got there they said i didnt pay (black guest)i produced proof and they said they dont know sandra who i got her email from knight bridge website after booking
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Pabs604868 wrote a review Oct 2022
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Bonwa Phala game reserve more than delivered on its 5 star promise. Everything from the luxury bush accommodation, friendly and extremely helpful staff to their delicious, warm meals and beautiful sunrise and sunset game drives. My family and I had sooooo much fun we didn't want to leave. We arrived as friends and left as family. We will definitely be visiting it again.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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zanthef wrote a review Oct 2021
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What a great experience!!! We had such a lovely time. All the people were kind, welcoming and they truly went out of their way to accommodate us and to provide a 5 star experience. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery and the truly genuine people that welcomed us. I would recommend Bonwa Phala Game Reserve for everyone.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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sarie972 wrote a review Oct 2021
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My second visit at Bonwa Phala and every time enjoy it will come back again Excellent food Dinner and breakfast Friendly Staff Chalets are very clean Game drives are very nice Bar is well stocked and even lunch
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Raymond wrote a review May 2021
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
We spent one night in the Lodge chalets in Bonwa Phala - an amazing place - clean - well kept - very friendly staff - food outstanding - Sandra and Awie are the two most heartening hosts you can think of - nothing too much for them - they really go out of their way to make your stay pleasant. The bush camp was something special! We would definitely return for a weekend here providing availability after the hunting season. Sandra - thank you for the warm reception and treatment during our stay - we can see your hard work paying off in managing the facilities - regards and love to you and your staff.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Chalets no1 & 5 - game feeding and water close to chalets
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Leo wrote a review Apr 2021
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This is a great place to visit. Our weekend was amazing and I wish it didn't have to end. Sandra and team are amazing. The dinners around the fire! The amazing food served throughout our stay! A great hostess! And a truly amazing team. You won't go wrong here. The rooms are cleaned daily. I couldn't complain the new management has truly changed this place. The pictures don't do it justice.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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rawkstrading wrote a review Apr 2021
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Comfortable room, temperature under your control using aircon, very amazing staff, delicious food for breakfast, lunch, drinks, safety and security guaranteed, cool place, wild animal viewing available etc.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Davi1988 wrote a review Mar 2021
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Beautiful lodge with amazing food and excellent staff. I would recommend this place to anyone looking to vacation in Bela Bela area. Game drive is a must! There is also a beautiful lookout point to be seen near the bushcamp.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sarita P wrote a review Mar 2021
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Been there twice in the past year. Roads very accessible. We were greeted at reception with refreshing ice cold welcoming drinks. Accommodation was clean and very stylishly redecorated. Food was excellent and staff very friendly. New management was professional and efficient and made every effort to make our experience unforgettable. Macnificent views both from our chalet as well as several places shown to us by the in-house game ranger. I would highly recommend Bonwa Phala to anyone who needs a breakaway from the rat race.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bonwa Phala Game Reserve
Which popular attractions are close to Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
Nearby attractions include Mabalingwe Nature Reserve (3.8 km) and Ingilozi Park (3.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Bonwa Phala Game Reserve have airport transportation?
Yes, Bonwa Phala Game Reserve offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Bonwa Phala Game Reserve offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bonwa Phala Game Reserve?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.