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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We were looking for the real bush experience. Open fire breakfast eggs and no electricity did not bother us. Being told we could not have cereal until the owner ate his fruit, being threatened with a fine for using the help's trail to the tent, not being picked up for a late-night game drive when all other guests went (was...

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6Thank LCD2014
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Me and my friends stayed here in June 2013 and had the most amazing experience! The place is really clean,secluded and peaceful... The couple who run the place made our stay absolutely wonderful... The long walks around the bushes finished with amazing food made our vacation truly worthwhile... :)

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We were lucky, we were the only guest during our stay in July 2013. The hostst and the rest of the staff was very friendly. We had a great time with our tracker & ranger. The rooms are very nice. In winter it can be very cold. They heat up the watertank when you are on your gamedrive, so you...

Thank JennNL
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We stayed at Pungwe for a total of five nights and loved it! The morning bush walks were excellent, as were the night drives, and we learned so much from our wonderful guides Isaac and Never (thank you for your patience, guys!). The food was superb; basic, local and delicious. The tent was brilliantly simple and extremely comfortable, and the...

5Thank maria m
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Pungwe bush camp is a great place to be to experience the African bush! Both game walks and game drives are offered and the well educated field guides are very friendly, helpfull and explained a lot about nature & wildlife. The small setting of the camp makes it extra cosy and special. We had a wonderful stay and hope to...

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We stayed in the camp for 2 nites. We had a lovely tent-chalet and it was really romantic place. Food was really nice / breakfast and dinner- no lunch, just snack / . We had 2 morning walks in bush and one nite drive game. It was really nice, the best are the morning walks. We met there nice people...

Thank Zuzanal124
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Let me preface my 5 star with review with the following: If you are looking for a large, plush, luxury bush camp - this place is not for you. It is a tented camp (yes, the walls of your hut are actually tent material) and the camp does not have electricity, air conditioning, a swimming pool or wi-fi. But, why...

4Thank AshleeElizabeth
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed at Pungwe for a week. This was about twice as long as most people. Never and Donald (the guides) were fantastic and extremely informative. I loved it when Donald offered to carry Peg's Nikon with the 500mm lens for her. We both loved the morning hikes. I have been on many, many great vacations in my 60 years,...

Thank Robert B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We stayed in Pungwe for 2 days and 2 nights. Breathtaking experience. Loet and another guy took us two times on a trip with the 4x4 around sunset. Even saw a leopard "arguing" with an elephant, and later on, heard a leopard (and saw it footprints) around our tent. You really have the feeling that you are in the bush,...

Thank Marcel188590
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 August 2012

We stayed in Pungwe for 2 days and 2 nights. We (Me, my husband, daughter & my sister) rented 2 rooms/tents. It was a great experience we can never forget in our lifetime. The food was great. Cilla & Loët are very good & friendly hosts. They made us feel at home and relaxed. We saw 3 of the big...

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Address: P.O. Manyeleti | Manyeleti Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1362, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Manyeleti Game Reserve
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“Not good for Summer in S.A, Overpriced”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't expect a luxury experience! The booking form said arrive at 12:00, but I got there well before that and had no problem going in early and driving to the camp - even without stops to watch the wildlide its a good 30 minute drive from the gate to the camp The gate to the reserve is adjacent to Kruger's Orpen gate - on the day I left I went into Kruger through Orpen and drove south through the park coming out at Paul Kruger gate, on my way back to Jo'burg - a long drive and a late arrival back at Jo'burg but made the most of my visit. Meals are taken around a single big round table all together with the owner which encourages conversation and sharing of experiences”
 of 5 bubbles PurpleHaye5, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“any room, all same”
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 of 5 bubbles Zuzanal124, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“You won't need binoculars. Bring a 300mm or better yet, a 500mm lens.”
 of 5 bubbles P2968KUrobertb, 2 Nov 2013 | Read review
“No pool - didn't expect it or miss it. Fitness comes from the guided walks. All rooms are equal.”
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 of 5 bubbles AppreciativeFox, 20 May 2012 | Read review
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