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Pumba Private Game Reserve
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was a trip of a lifetime for us. From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we absolutely loved it. Nothing is too much trouble, everything was provided with a wonderful smile. The game drives were brilliant and our guide Neale was phenomenal with exceptional sightings - seeing the white lioness with her five cubs was a moment to treasure. We would highly recommend Pumba!

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for kindly sharing your great experience at Pumba. We are delighted that you enjoyed our high standards of hospitality.
Our rangers are always willing to go over and above to ensure our guests have the full Pumba experience.

Thank you again for your recommendation, we hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Warm Regards
Pumba

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Pumba is unbelievably beautiful, with excellent accommodation. We stayed at Water Lodge and had a wonderful seven night stay. It was our honeymoon and the staff went out of their way to make it special. The staff in particular deserve a special mention. Everyone was delightful, friendly, courteous and helpful. The food was delicious, as good as we have had anywhere, including Michelin star restaurant's and our ranger, Daniel, really made our holiday with his expertise and knowledge. We saw all the Big 5, but more than that, enjoyed some really spectacular game viewing. Thank you to everyone at Pumba for making our stay so special. Kind Regards, Ann and Michael Robinson.

Room Tip: All chalets at Water Lodge overlook Lake Kareiga - fabulous!
  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Greetings from Pumba

It is great to receive such fantastic feedback, thank you very much.
We are certainly proud of our great food and friendly staff. Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us on your Honeymoon.

We hope to welcome you back in the near future.
All the best wishes!
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Finished our trip to South Africa with 3 days at Pumba. What a way to end, great welcome, lovely accommodation with fantastic view from lodge K, our ranger Seevi (sorry about the spelling) was brilliant very knowledgeable great company and found us more animals than we ever imagined we would see. l Have special memories that will last forever. Hope one day to return.

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for your review and support. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us. Our rangers always go out of their way to ensure our guests get the full Pumba experience. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.
Safe travelling!

Warm Regards
Pumba

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The accommodation and service were superb. The drives were all very informative, and great to see so many animals. The only thing that was not so great was the food which was surprisingly plain for this type of accommodation.

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for your review and support.
Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Pumba

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We spent 2 nights in a bush lodge. The room (C) was clean, spacious and had a fantastic view. Watching the animals come to the waterhole each day was amazing, so close. The highlight of course were the 4 safaris and we saw everything the reserve has to offer. Our ranger Neil was the best, he was so knowledgable; his determination and enthusiasm to seek out the cheetahs, lion cubs, white lion was outstanding and we thank him for that.....even if we had to hand on tight in the race to get to the animals! ...having said that his driving skills were excellent....
Thank you also to Paula the manager who made our stay even more memorable, it was much appreciated.

Room Tip: Bush villas to see animals at the waterhole. Ask for a villa with view over waterhole as some do not have this.
Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for your review, insight and support.
We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us and will certainly pass on the appreciation to Neale and Paula. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

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