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African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve

5.0 of 5 Highlands (just off N2) | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Port Elizabeth 8005, South Africa
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Pumba after driving from Cape Town over 2 1/2 weeks. The accommodation was wonderful, so comfortable and luxurious. The game drives with our ranger, Freddie, were so interesting. Freddie was extremely knowledgeable and could spot a leopard sitting on the other side of the valley (without his binoculars). We saw a great abundance of animals - all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at the Msenge Bush Lodge last week, part of the celebrations of our 35th wedding anniversary. From the moment we were greeted with hot cloths and warm friendliness by Penny, everything was just beyond perfect. The accommodation was spectacular, especially the bathroom, the game drives were better than we ever dreamed of, the food and wine... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary and it was amazing. The staff couldn't do enough for you, the food was delicious the rooms were very private, well equipped and spotless. On the night of our anniversary we arrived back in our room to champagne, petals and candles, it was beautiful and a very special touch. The game drives were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh - my - word! Pumba is amazing and five stars just does not do it justice. The staff are absolutely fabulous and really make your stay with such personal touches. The setting is stunning, the safaris - great - we saw four of the big five, the walking safari with Wayne was fascinating! If you are considering going here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

choice to spend our honeymoon at the waterfront lodge and so pleased with our choice and would go back without hesitation. Food was amazing. Staff literally could not do enough for you... Before arriving in South Africa we had been in Mauritius for 15 days and when we arrived they took our 2 weeks worth of dirty clothes and washed/ironed... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed in the bush lodge for the first three days of our honeymoon and couldn't be happier. As soon as we arrived we were told we could go straight out onto a game drive although the weather was colder than we thought, this was no problem with the manager taking off his own coat to give to my partner... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We spent 6 nights at Pumba Water Lodge. Wonderful rooms, good food. The people in the restaurant are lovely and do an excellent service, always very helpful and smiling. Also the animal sightings were good, even if you can not expect to see as many animals as in an ZA national park. We've chosen Pumba because in the description of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Pumba Msenge lodge was our last stop on a 2week tour along the garden route, and what a fantastic ending. We spent 3 nights and we're looked after by all the staff, with excellent rangers, both knowledgable and fun, thank you Jill and Wayne. This was a wonderful place to visit!

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I felt at home, the staff are all friendly and amicable. Our game ranger Rodwell was awesome, very informative I am still processing the information, very conscientious driver and were it not for him we would not have seen all we did, above all it did not feel rushed. The food was delicious and service immaculate. Pumba... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

From the moment we arrived we were bowled over by the exceptional hospitality, facilities and ambience. We stayed in the Pumba Lodges which were fantastic, with amazing views and every attention to detail thought of. The game keepers escorted to and from the lodges in the evening in case of any animal encounters. We went on morning and late afternoon... More

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Address: Highlands (just off N2) | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Port Elizabeth 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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