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African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Highlands (just off N2) | (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Port Elizabeth 8005, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are considering a luxury safari experience then look no further. We were hoping for a great all round experience and the staff and animals delivered an amazing one. From the moment we arrived we had exceptional service and it continued until we left. Our ranger Wayne provided some unforgettable moments; from wine and canapes overlooking stunning sunsets to... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our property, our staff, the food and wine and accommodation facilities. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that... More 

Llangefni, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a most amazing place, an absolutely fantastic experience. The accommodation was luxurious and food was excellent. The staff very friendly and always willing to help make your stay memorable. Our ranger, Freddie, was very knowledgeable and always had a smile. He went out of his way to ensure that we were able to take good photographs to record... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our property, friendly and helpful staff and the Day Safari you went on. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One reviewer said it was difficult to find and over rough roads. It is after all in the middle of nowhere. I assume they were expecting tarmac roads, white lines, street lighting and cats eyes !!! The Sat Nav took us straight there. I had earmarked a Safari Park not far away, possibly more well known, but our travel agent... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, our staff, the facilities and accommodations. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that our... More 

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88 reviews 88 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, amazing, brilliant need I say more, if your looking then go go go. Experience if a lifetime. We visited before Christmas and so it was quiet but they staff just went the extra mile to make it even more special. The family of Elephants all playing and washing within view of the room has to be the best. Food... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, the amazing food, staff and facilities we offer at Pumba Private Game Reserve. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to... More 

Cheshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, husband and daughter and two friends stayed at Pumba over the Easter period a few years ago. Sorry this is a bit late but have been meaning to post my review. The entire experience was one of the best of our entire lives; we loved every minute. From the amazingly friendly staff, fabulous food, wonderful safaris and first class... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, the amazingly friendly staff, fabulous food, wonderful safaris and first class luxurious accommodation. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights here and had an amazing time managing to see the big five in the first 2 days. Wayne was our ranger and did a great job in locating the wildlife and answering any questions raised. Our room at the water lodge overlooked the lake and there was plenty of wildlife to look at. The room was... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, the facilities and services and our property and staff. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer... More 

Barrow
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our lodge was excellent (but with a limited view). The food was far better than we expected and the house wine was Leopards Leap which we really enjoyed. The two game drives each day were great. The morning drive stops for coffee (make sure you have the "special" milk) and the evening drive stops for drinks either wine or short... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, the game drives, "special milk" and your accommodations. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service... More 

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Where do I start. This game reserve is a must! We were so fortunate to stay in this amazing place and get to see 4 of the big 5. Elephants, Rhinos, Buffalo, Cheetahs, White Lions, Tawny Lions, Giraffe.....the list goes on. Our guide Freddie was amazing, full of knowledge and determined to show us all the animals we came to... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, the game drives, animals, accommodation and facilities. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that... More 

Oxford
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Trailfinders booked us 3 days here. From the moment you arrive until you leave its a roller coaster ride of experiences. Our thanks to everyone who helped to make it an amazing experience. The service, the attention to detail, the food standard and the facilities, all make this place exceptional. A special thanks to Norma who made the game drives... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, our game drives, the food and facilities. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We searched and searched for the right safari lodge for us, looked at lodges along the garden route but decided after reading reviews that we would go the extra mile and travel up to port Elizabeth for the larger and more established game reserves and we are very happy we did.we stayed in the impala cottages which are stunning, the... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding your stay at Pumba, Impala Cottages, the outdoor shower and plunge pool and our excellent staff and service in general. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try,... More 

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