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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Where do I start? We came back from our first trip to Africa a couple of days ago. After flying from Brisbane to Perth, then to Jo'Burg and finally a short hop to Hoedspruit Airport (a gathering of small buildings in the bush) and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I cannot recommend Garonga Safari camp enough. There were 4 of us travelling (2 couples). Prior to travelling we did extensive research on where to go on Safari and we were delighted with our choice. The moment we arrived we knew Garonga was special. We...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

From arrival to departure Garonga Safari Camp was pure heaven. We were greeted with warm smiles and cool refreshments. They showed us our cabins which had comfortable beds and were kept impeccable at all times. Food and beverages were provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner....More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I had booked the lodge and safari for my hen party/trip. I had 15 women (including myself) flying from all around world for this unbelievable experience. Bernie and the Garonga staff went above and beyond to made every moment magical. From the moment I contacted...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I came here for my best friend's bachelorette party - a group of 16 women. We basically took over the entire camp because there were so many of us which was actually really nice of them to do! For most of us, it was our...More

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Pool
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Free Internet
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$362 - US$1,281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Michele I
8 April 2018|
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Response from bdfaefife | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we didn't get married there. We did however select Garonga to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. As a couple in our 40s we were the oldest couple for the first 3 nights with most of the other younger... More
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Ailee S
3 February 2018|
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
As beautiful as the safari drives are, they require physical agility to climb into and out of the safari vehicle, ride on unpaved, rough terrain for at least 3 hours and brave the cold in the morning or the sun in the... More
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oilcanman14
26 October 2017|
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Response from Mitul D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frank, I've only just seen this question. We visited there in May. Day time temperatures were bareable, not too hot but not cold either. It's quite comfortable especially whilst on game drives as you get nice winds... More
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"No. 6 is away from the lodge and looks down the creek bed."
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"It not a hotel but an upmarket safari camp in a lovely part of the world."
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"Either the lodge or the tents - the setting is fantastic."
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"Mobility issues should ask for a lodge close to the main camp area. But every lodge is spectacular."
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