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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved our time in Pungwe, just wish we had more than 2 nights. What a privilege to stay in a small camp like that with no fences (nor electricity), in the beautiful African bush - the way it should be. The bush is very rich, and animal life abundant, and we were very, very fortunate to experience a wild dog hunt! Wonder Boy and Nev were excellent guides, and Michel and team fantastic hosts - thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to be back.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Pungwe is that rare find; a genuine old style bush camp in the Maneyeleti Game Reserve in an excellent game viewing area. Paraffin lamps instead of electric lights, no fence around the camp so the game moves freely around the camp; this is a little piece of heaven. Solar energy ensures plenty of ice for drinks and charging facilities for cameras and other essentials..

Date of stay: April 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

That's the real Safari .....for everyone who really likes the Wildlife, Tents have been refurbished and it is one of my favourite camps I have been. Very friendly staff , very nice food.You feel like it would be your own home in the bush which makes it very adorable. Daily Game walks & Game drives with experts. The stories you can listen to will stay in your memories forever. I will definitely be back soon.

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Pungwe Safari Camp remains one of my favorite Camps, in the 23000 Hec Manyeleti Reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Having undergone revamps to the main areas and the Accommodations a short while back. Led by Michel Girardin, Russel Hine and the Team at site The Team at site are a delight, the sense of Old School Safari, with the famous Tea Kettle at the Fire...the Game Viewing in this Reserve is some of the very best, it is unfenced with the KNP, and comes highly recommended.

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The camp is small and intimate and one is treated to very personalised service and attention from all the staff without being intrusive. Violet the Chef's Baboetie dinner was outstanding and she clearly takes great pride in her cooking. Game drives with Never the ranger and Wander Boy the tracker, were truly memorable and having spent many years experiencing drives, this team were up there with the best. The Manyeleti area gave us wonderful game sightings, including a Leopard Tortoise who we watched drinking and swimming in the small man made pond next to the main area!! We cannot wait to return to this little piece of bush paradise. Thanks to Michel and all his Pungwe team. Melly and Bruce Lawson

Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Bruce L
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Russell H, Owner at Pungwe Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Bruce

Thank you for such a glowing review, it is wonderful for the entire team to get such great feedback, I will be sure to pass this on to them.

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