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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld 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. Water Lodge offers waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views offering 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. Pumba has recently been recognised by Somak Holidays as one of the Top 5 Safari Destinations in Africa. So, what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself.
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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Outdoor pool
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Full view
Getting there
Port Elizabeth Airport99 km
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

we had such a fabulous time, great staff, super friendly, fantastic food, brilliant rangers and amazing game view, could not wish for anything more, a truly special experience, if you go do 10 nights like we did, 23 game drives and all the available activities,...More

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Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Cannot rate this magical place any higher. From the moment we arrived we were struck by the friendliness of the staff, the beauty of the surroundings and most importantly, being in the middle of nature at it's most raw. The rangers are outstanding and you're...More

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Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Just had a fantastic two days at Pumba Game Reserve outside Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Saw a wide variety of animals in their natural bush habitat including hippo, lion(and white lion and cubs), a herd of elephant, two cheetah, a leopard...More

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Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of the truly special places in the world, the staff are so helpful and friendly, the rangers are so dialled into the animals and nature, the accommodation is beautiful with stunning views and the food, wow. This is a true 5-star experience while remaining...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had such an amazing time at Pumba, we have stayed at many game lodges but this was by far the best, the game viewing was fantastic - saw a cheetah kill, white female and male adult lions and cubs, elephants, etc, so much more...More

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Date of stay: June 2018
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Jonnyk8
19 November 2018|
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That is correct - the packages at Pumba Private Game Reserve is all inclusive (at both Water Lodge and Bush Lodge). The only charge is for our premium wines and liquors.
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pauloverde
7 November 2018|
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All of the above is true - in December we get really hot weather, but the mornings and evenings does tend to get chilly. Most people wear shorts and take a fleece with on the game drives. There are also ponchos available on... More
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Pneguin
21 October 2018|
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There are binoculars in your lodge to view from your lodge while your in there , but should be taken out of your lodge. But the ranger has binoculars you can use while on the drive.
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"We had a bushveld floodplain room"
stellar723
2 weeks ago
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"All the water lodges were similar & all had the same view"
758kates
2 weeks ago
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"Ask for the room with the best view, possibly No 12"
andysG5432NO
2 Nov 2018
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"Water lodges seem quieter than Bush lodges."
antano2013
28 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$622 - US$1,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pumba private game reserve hotel port elizabeth
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeGrahamstown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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