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    White Elephant Safari Lodge

    Pongola Game Reserve (South) on Lake Jozini (Pongolapoort Dam) | P. O. Box 792, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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    11 - 15 of 75 reviews

    Reviewed 28 October 2016

    A hidden gem - really. Tucked away in the northern part of Natal near the Pongola game reserve is this little piece of heaven. An old farmhouse that has been converted to a guest house with beautiful tented units. The main house oozes interesting history...More

    Thank Africatvl
    Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

    Dear White Elephant Guest, Thank you very much for your great review. It is just so satisfying when a guest notice and appreciate the little details that makes our lodge unique. We hope to see you for a return visit soon. Warm White Elephant regards...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2016

    This lodge overlooks the Pongolapoort Dam and the hills to the west, providing lovely views which can be seen over an infinity pool from the dining area and breakfast. The garden area is constantly watered and is therefore delightfully green and cool, and this attracts...More

    Thank David L
    Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

    Dear Dawid, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your experience at our lodge. You will be happy to know that we received very good rains since November and that the veld is green and lush again. And of...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    We booked into the bush camp for a family gathering and what a treat. The central entertainment area was superb, the pool a huge hit with the kids. The braai/fire area is a great focal gathering point. The rooms are quite basic but tastefully decorated...More

    Thank dalmorefarm
    Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 9 September 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    Aby and her boyfriend took great care of all guests. Service was great and the food was delicious. We loved the luxuriös tent we stayed in. What an amazing stay. The game drive was a nice adventure. The morning game drive on the river unforgetable.

    Thank suissy
    Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 13 September 2016

    Thank you very much for your review of our lodge. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the stay so much and hope that you will be able to return soon. Warm White Elephant regards Stephanie Loots

    Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

    Self catering camp with suprisingly amazing bungalows. You enjoy great views of the bush with lake and mountains in the back. Bungalows are very comfortable with lot of space and nice decors. There is a great fire area with kitchen and open seating facilities. After...More

    Thank Tomas E
    Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 13 September 2016

    Thank you very much for your review of our lodge. We are very happy to hear that the stay at Bush Camp was so enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

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    • US$ 260 - US$ 473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Pongola
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    Rob F
    24 March 2016|
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    Response from WhiteElephan | Property representative |
    The ideal time to stay would be 3 nights or more. There are lots of activities to do that will keep the teens busy.
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    Bryan T
    29 October 2014|
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    Response from Gibsonfamily88 | Reviewed this property |
    We flew into Durban and then drove-it took around 3 hours to drive from the airport to the safari lodge. Car hire is really easy at Durban airport and, other then the actual pongola reserve, the roads are easy to drive on.
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    "ask for the honeymoon suite"
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    "Maybe asking for tent with view to the lake"
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    "All tented camps are private"
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