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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Highlands (just off N2) (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This was a truly enjoyable game experience. The accomodation at the Water Lodge was fantastic, particularly overlooking the water hole with resident Hippos. The game viewing schedule was ideal and the ranger was well informed. Some lovely touches like a lit fire in the chalet...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank leighw219
Reviewed 8 June 2018

For anyone looking for the perfect safari getaway this is the place - its approximately a 45 min drive from Port Elizabeth and a malaria free, Big 5 Game Reserve. From the time we arrived to the time we left we were treated like family....More

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Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Chris9052015
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Absolutely fantastic experience . Dean was a mine of information, would highly recommend him . Such a pleasure to be out with. He went all out to make this safari, the best ever. All the staff were super. Beautiful lodge and rooms.

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Date of stay: May 2018
Thank dianefine
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is an amazing place to stay the staff are really friendly and helpful. Our ranger who took us out on the drives was very knowledgeable, friendly and brilliant with the children. The food is exceptional and cover all tastes and dietary requirements. if you...More

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Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank j0m0watt
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I can highly recommend this Private Game Reserve. From arrival to the end we had the best experience we could have wished for. Our tracker was very informative and also managed to find the evasive Cheetahs.

Date of stay: October 2017
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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$627 - US$1,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pumba Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$627 - US$1,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pumba Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
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Questions & Answers
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Jonnyk8
19 November 2018|
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Response from PEHotelGroup | Property representative |
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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Response from Jayne M | Reviewed this property |
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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Room Tips
"We had a bushveld floodplain room"
stellar723
1 week ago
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"All the water lodges were similar & all had the same view"
758kates
1 week 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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