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Reviewed 19 June 2019

We have had an unforgettable stay in Pungwe Bush camp. The staff has taken real good care of us and we were too lucky to see the big 5 in under 24 hours. It’s a very special camp where you stay really close to all animals. Amazing trip. Would recommended it to everyone.

Date of stay: May 2019
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Russell O, Owner at Pungwe Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation, it is really satisfying to receive compliments of this nature. It is becoming more and more difficult to find true bush experiences within the greater Kruger area, we are so glad that you enjoyed yours with us.

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Reviewed 16 June 2019

Was an absolute experience. Thank you. Shower water was just cold for some or other reason. But we survived as the rest of the experience was fabulous. Alex can you please send me Clair’s cell number. They were there with us and I would like to contact her to get together perhaps in October or next March as we got on so well.

Date of stay: June 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

Where to begin?!
What an amazing place. The experience was incredible; from making tea on the fire, to hearing lions and hyeans in the camp site, the peace from wifi and electricity to the phenomenal game drives.
The camp itself is great and the safari tents are excellent. The tents are spacious and well furnished.
The food is wonderful and the guides, staff and host contribute to an overall excellent experience.
It's the perfect place to unwind, relax and truly experience what the African Bush has to offer.

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Russell O, Owner at Pungwe Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

Thank you for your very kind words, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your authentic bush stay with us, I will convey your thanks to our staff. Hope to see you again some time.

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Reviewed 13 June 2019

A very different safari experience for us. The camp was recommended and met our expectations.

Only ever 8 guests so felt like we were the only guests at times

lovely thatched accomodation. The whole camp has no electricity so lovely at night with old parafin lamps. Donkey boiler gave hot water and we were never cold showered

food was excellent so thanks Rob and Violet and ladies

Safari and game viewing was excellent we even saw serval and african wildcat!

Please before you go make sure you read what the camp offers.. Its a walk in the morning and game drive in the afternoon! this does cause confusion. As its a shared truck be aware of other peoples likes and dislikes so you need to be happy with guest dynamics.

One tip please leave enough time to arrive as it is about an hour from the gate to the camp

Room tip: Take a powerbank for camera batteries
Date of stay: May 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Russell O, Owner at Pungwe Safari Camp, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review and your advice to fellow travellers, we really appreciate it. I will convey your tanks to Robert, Violet and the rest of the staff. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

Authentic Pungwe. From the day we arrived till the day we left we were made to feel like family. The tents were spacious & kept very clean. Staff very helpful & pleasant. Walks & Drives were amazing seeing the super 7. Mich also arranged visits to the community & a Crèche Pungwe help . We had such an awesome time I’m already looking to book for next year big thanks to Mich & all the staff

Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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