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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Well worth the stop , food excellent, staff v friendly and helpful, rangers v informative, eventually saw 4of big5 , service a little slow at lunch and dinner, alot of young honeymoon couples , good fun and company, wish we were young again!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Staff were great, very accommodating when we wanted a picnic and found us a beautiful spot and even managed a close encounter with Crooked Nick a bull elephant on the way back! Food was good and very plentiful, certainly wouldn't go hungry. Rooms were large and very comfortable, since we were there in Winter, thewood burner in our room was...

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were two families traveling South Africa. We wanted to stay at the Pumba game reserve for one night but it was to expensive so we decided to only take a day tour. This was soooo worth it and a good value for money. The welcoming with drinks and muffins was a lovely surprise along with the owners son who...

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Thank Yuval B
Grahamstown
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Fantastic utopia for a break from everyday busy life. An amazing experience that I would highly recommend. The wildlife and bush tonic was extraordinary, where we were able to see a huge variety of flora and fauna, much appreciated even as local farmers :)

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Plettenberg Bay
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We spent 2 nights at Pumba recently and really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are large and beautifully appointed and the bath is very romantically placed. Right from the time we arrived to departure, there were little extra's which showed that the staff were enthusiastic about providing guests with a superb experience. Of course, the white lions were the highlight...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I've taken my time to write this, apologies! But I wanted to write something to say how incredible our stay was at Pumba. Rooms: massive, immaculate, well maintained, well equipped & extremely comfortable. We were in bush lodge & had fab views from our deck & plunge pool. One word of advice.... don't take tea & biscuits onto the deck....

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1Thank Pezerella
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We loved our time in Pumba Game Reserve! We visited here on our honeymoon and stayed in an Impala chalet in the Water Lodge. Everything was amazing, from the wonderful welcome when we arrived, the lodge, the food, the drives, I can't say enough good things. Everyone was so helpful and friendly. Our driver's name was Stem, and he really...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The view from the rooms of the lake was very calming. We booked a spa treatment and they offered to make a reservation at their other lodge for us for lunch. The picked us up, took us for a wonderful relaxing massage and then after a wonderful lunch, took us back to our lodge. The game drives were great and...

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1Thank The_Mystery_Guest_SA
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I love travelling and this lodge is by far the best lodge I have been to. The staff is amazing and go the extra mile. The food is delicious and the ambiance is absolutely stunning. I will definitely be back!!

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Thank 908ipelengm
Texas
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I loved this Game Reserve. The staff were all super friendly. Daniel, our guide for the day was super nice. We were lucky enough to see the white lions. Lunch after our game drive was delicious. I would highly recommend Pumba Game Reserve. I hope to return one day.

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Awake to the sounds of the African bushveld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon, bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten. The reserve is home to Africa's Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom landrovers or on guided walking safaris. Water Lodge offers 12 waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views, offering 11 luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game-viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Enjoy African fusion cuisine with an Eastern Cape flair, complemented by a superb selection of local wines from our Director's Cellar. Revitalise body and mind in the Soul Spa or enjoy a workout in the glass-enclosed gym at Bush Lodge. Other activities include bird watching, bass fishing, stargazing, archery as well as nearby horse riding and golf. An hour from Port Elizabeth and 15 minutes from Grahamstown. WiFi. TGCSA 5-star Lodge. ... more   less 

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Address: 2) Highlands (just off N | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: ₹ 36,619 - ₹ 72,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pumba Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“We stayed at the Bush Lodge but well recommend doing a lunch at The Water Lodge”
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