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    Pumba Private Game Reserve

    2) Highlands (just off N | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This is the best game reserve I have ever been to. The service was excellent from the minute we got there until we left. The amount of animals we saw was vast and Daniel and Mike’s knowledge about them was astounding. We stayed at Water...More

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    Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review and support. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us. Our rangers always go out of their way to ensure that our guests have the best experience during their game drives. Looking forward to welcoming you back...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had the most wonderful time and received the highest level of care and service from all the team. Everything we encountered was better than expected. The rooms are just amazing with stunning views over the reserve. The attention to detail was second to none...More

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    Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 6 days ago

    It is wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic experience here at Pumba. As a team, we continuously work on maintaining our standard of service to ensure each and every experience is a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back in the near...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The two nights at Pumba Private game reserve were the best two nights of our trip to South Africa. The staff is very friendly and we were very lucky to see most of the animals. They did a romantic in room dinner for our anniversary...More

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    Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    It is wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic experience here at Pumba. As a team, we continuously work on maintaining our standard of service to ensure each and every experience is a memorable one, especially special anniversaries. Thank you for choosing to spend...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We really liked Pumba lodge location with the views over the lake. Nice and friendly staff just a lovely few days to end our holiday. The morning and afternoon game drives were really exciting and the ranger (Niall) worked hard for us to find the...More

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    Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks kindly for sharing your lovely experience at Pumba. Its great to hear that you enjoyed our really friendly staff and memorable game drives. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards, Pumba

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a wonderful couple of days in the Pumba Bush lodge! The safari drives were excellent with great sightings of all the main animals, although we didn’t see a leopard! Dean the ranger was brilliant so knowledgable and enthusiastic he really made the experience!...More

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    Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your interactions with our staff. We do pride ourselves in excellent customer services and it is fantastic to...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Room Service
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$602 - US$1,461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Wendy M
    6 February 2018|
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    Response from Chris E | Reviewed this property |
    Hi We went early September. I’d advise take warm clothes for the morning and evening game drives. It gets cold but they do provide you with warm ponchos and hot water bottles. During the days it gets really hot though so... More
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    6 February 2018|
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    Response from LimonerosKent | Reviewed this property |
    You should definitely tip your game driver/ranger. They are with you for the whole time you are there and all seem to be very good. Otherwise there are envelopes on reception to leave a tip which is apparently shared between... More
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    "Game lodge had a huge variety of animals in front of it. Ask for a room with a view of the watering hole"
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