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    Garonga Safari Camp

    Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380, South Africa
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    “game drives” (80 reviews)
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    Reviewed 20 April 2014

    What can we say, we had such an amazing holiday and wedding, Staying at Garonga Safari Park. Bernie, the owner and host was a delight from start to finish with himself and all his team making those extra touches along the way. Making our holiday...More

    2  Thank sparkiegem
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 25 April 2014

    It was a great honour and pleasure hosting you and Family for such a great occasion. I am so glad things went smoothly for you and you had a great wedding day.I will pass on to all the team your very kind feedback. We certainly...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2014

    My husband and I grew up in the Limpopo Region and have been on many safaris previously. So when we decided to go on safari for our honeymoon we researched it thoroughly to make sure that we found a place that was really something special...More

    3  Thank Monique K
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 17 April 2014

    It was a great pleasure hosting you on your Honeymoon. Am so glad you tried most of the activities as it really does enhance the experience. A pity about the sleepout indeed. Wishing you all the best Bernie

    Reviewed 8 April 2014

    Although I have not been to this specific "camp" I read with incredulity a review about 'breathing cold air" in the tent, and getting a heater. It IS a tent! That is what a Safari camp is for goodness sake! We have been to Makalali...More

    1  Thank ELES ESCAPE B a... B
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 17 April 2014

    Thanks indeed for your support! Very much appreciate what you have said. Please do come and visit Garonga one day. best Regards Bernie

    Reviewed 27 February 2014

    we enjoyed our stay at garonga,the staff were all brilliant and food and drink in the main of a very high standard[we loved breakfast after the drive]and lunch was delicious.our safari boys patrick and josia[ the A team ]were fantastic and tracked a great selection...More

    2  Thank sandyruth
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 17 April 2014

    So chuffed you enjoyed the experience. The sleepout is always a great adventure. Keep well and all the best Bernie

    Reviewed 20 February 2014

    I cannot stress how wonderful this camp is, I knew from the reviews how great this place was but my expectations were still exceeded! Rooms We stayed in the one of the "tents", this has to be the best tent ever! The rooms are beautiful,...More

    1  Thank shoecrazybaby
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 22 February 2014

    Thanks so much for your very kind report. It was a real pleasure hosting you all here. It was a shame about the sleepout, but hopefully that will bring you back here one day? Best Wishes Bernie

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 299 - US$ 1,106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    Calvin L
    10 May 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Good Morning Calvin, I suggest an SUV (does not have to be a 4x4). Allow 6 hours from Johannesburg. Refer to our website for Directions and suggest Option 1. Regards, Bernie
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    17 April 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Most are included,; Special wines, champagnes, and our high quality Brand whiskeys and Gins are not included.
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    September is generally very hot and humid.
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    Room Tips
    "Mobility issues should ask for a lodge close to the main camp area. But every lodge is spectacular."
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    "All rooms are good, if you have mobility issues, 3 and 4 are a good choice"
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    "Do the sleep out experience! once in a lifetime."
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    "All houses, tents and rooms are big, have nice interior and a splendid view."
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