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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Awake to the sounds of the African bushveld 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...
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Highlands (just off N2) | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Wonderful time, wonderful people, just wonderful. The only weak point is food. A little bit of a international option of food would be accurate. Putting that aside, one of the greatest experience of my life.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Msenge Pumba lodge and game reserve deserve only supelatives. The luxuriious dwelling with spectacular views, a private deck and plunge pool, a large beautifully appointed bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower is just a breathtaking beginning. From our deck we saw giraffes, a while...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We spent three nights in Pumba and had safari trips two times a day 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for hours to see nature and the wildlife, as it is. Our ranger Bryce loves his job and shared his deep knowledge with us. A special...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 4 nights in the Water Lodge in an Impala room. Superb location, the accommodation was very good, and the games drives with the wonderful Kelly exceeded our expectations given the size of the reserve, but ... We don’t wish to...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Pumba Reserve experience was the highlight of our honeymoon. The views from our chalet were breathtaking and the chalet itself was so wonderful! Our game drives were so enjoyable and our ranger was so informative and friendly! Thanks Dean! We really enjoyed our stay.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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US$513 - US$1,223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Clanger46
27 June 2018|
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Response from bark382 | Reviewed this property |
We have just recently stayed at Pumba Water lodge, it was amazing, Luckily we never saw a spider or snake anywhere. The lodges are so beautifully kept and attention to detail is amazing, so while you are out on your safari... More
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fudgey01
7 June 2018|
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Response from Lin W | Property representative |
Hi there, Pumba will gladly accommodate any special dietary requirements you have (including soya milk). If you could send me the details of your reservation via my inbox, I can make all the necessary arrangements for you... More
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JonShirley
2 April 2018|
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Response from edmondw625 | Reviewed this property |
No problem whatsoever, about one hour 20 on a decent road. Enjoy Pumba a fabulous game reserve!
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