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    Garonga Safari Camp

    Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380, South Africa
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    “game drives” (82 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
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    Reviewed 20 August 2015

    We stayed at Garonga for 3 nights and the service was fantastic. Bernie and his team create an amazing atmosphere, with delicious food and beautiful settings. The Rangers for the safari drives are very knowledgeable, professional and have a great sense of humour!

    1  Thank Sandyaosman
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

    its was a pleasure hosting you here, and so chuffed you enjoyed your stay. Thanks indeed for your very promising feedback. Best Regards Bernie

    Reviewed 20 August 2015

    Every day was a joy! What makes this Safari Camp special is the small details. The staff take the trouble to introduce themselves personally and learn and use your name. Different staff introduce the menu and the chef comes out to see you each evening....More

    1  Thank ron366
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

    Thanks indeed for your very positive feedback.It was great hosting you here and so glad you enjoyed the food, the Staff and different themes we give to Guests. As you say, quite rightly, you are here for the Animals, and as has been stated previously...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2015

    We stayed at Garonga for five nights as part of a holiday booked through Imagine Africa (the other part was a week in the Seychelles). We had never been on safari before, although it had always been a dream of mine to go. I now...More

    1  Thank dudley73
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 10 October 2015

    Thanks indeed for your very kind words.The Game Viewing on the Reserve has now improved so dramatically over the years that it really is a one stop safari experience. The sleepout continues to be ever popular. I'm really glad you had such a great stay....More

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    The Garonga Safari Camp is a perfect blend of adventure and total relaxation in a casual yet luxurious environment. The staff is warm, welcoming and attentive and the service was excellent. Bernie and his staff have thought of every detail to make sure your stay...More

    2  Thank Cadie J
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 14 August 2015

    Cadie, It was a real pleasure hosting you here. There were some fantastic people visiting at the same time and it all made a very happy Family atmosphere. I will certainly pass on your very kind words to the Team. Keep well and all the...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    We spent 4 days of dream in this lovely place. We have been surrounded by an excellent and professional team. Everything is excellent, we recommend this place to everybody who is looking for a good safari place !

    2  Thank Ludovic P
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 14 August 2015

    Thanks indeed Ludovic, It was a real pleasure having you here to stay. Keep well and all the best Bernie

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$547 - US$1,099 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    • Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    oilcanman14
    26 October 2017|
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    Response from April J | Reviewed this property |
    The temperature was a little changeable while we were there - but quite manageable. You needed a light jacket for a couple of the early morning drives (I just had a denim shirt and a summer scarf and that was sufficient... More
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    Calvin L
    10 May 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Good Morning Calvin, I suggest an SUV (does not have to be a 4x4). Allow 6 hours from Johannesburg. Refer to our website for Directions and suggest Option 1. Regards, Bernie
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    16 April 2017|
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    Most are included,; Special wines, champagnes, and our high quality Brand whiskeys and Gins are not included.
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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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    "All rooms are good, if you have mobility issues, 3 and 4 are a good choice"
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    "Do the sleep out experience! once in a lifetime."
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    "All houses, tents and rooms are big, have nice interior and a splendid view."
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