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Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

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P.O. Box 1097, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really needed a get away from it all weekend after a busy 3 months....Pakamisa was just what we needed. A beautiful, away-from-it-all location, with absolutely stunning views. If horse riding is your thing, this is definitely a must stay lodge. In addition, there are other activities, including game drives, bush walks, archery. The pool area is has spectacular views,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Where do I start? From the staff to the horses, the accommodation to setting, everything about it was superb. 5 * dining with gorgeous, patient horses who I just fell in love with. Owned by a wonderful, warm couple. Really well looked after horses and Isabella is a fountain of knowledge for horses. Beautiful pool, wonderful rooms and a well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Okay my review is a bit late, we stayed here in October 2014, but I have to say this is one of the most wonderful places I have ever stayed. We were made to feel at home straight way by Isabella and Anthony, they know so much about the local area and were full of great ideas for activities and... More 

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Kent, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I wish we could give this more than 5 stays. If you are going to South Africa then this is a must. The accommodation was very large and comfortable with lots of lovely little touches to make you feel at home. The food was some of the best we had eaten in South Africa. Very homely and tasty and the... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Since nearly 10 years I regularly go and visit my friends Isabella and Anthony in their beautiful resort situated high on the hills over Pongola .....it is always a worthy trip to this island of peace , Nature at its Best , a Park full of African Game , a Lodge beautiful and decorated with charm and African art ....all... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Spent one night at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve on our way from Swaziland to St. Lucia and it was fantastic! The location itself is amazing, on the top of the hill overlooking Pongola valley. We enjoyed the nice garden and swimming in the pool in the afternoon very much! The villa was huge, with big terrace and amazing bed! Breakfast,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Pakamisa was our place of calm and relaxation during our amazing journey through South Africa and Swaziland, because we had the privilege to relax in the middle of nature, on the back of horses (the the very first time!!!), surrounded by zebras, giraffes and nyalas, in a relaxed atmosphere with delicious food and in best company. We spent 2 nights... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Pakamisa Stables are more than just horses. If you love horses and riding this is the place to be. But there is far more on offer. So much to see, to enjoy and embrace. Pakamisa is a great place to experience the hospitality of Zululand.

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Napoli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We spent three days in Pakamisa and … what an experience! Horse riding in the bush with lots of animals around, encountering giraffes while cantering on animal tracks, experiencing the beauty of a bush walk are among the landmarks of our stay there. Thanks to Isabella and Anthony for creating such an oasis in South Africa, charming hosts and passionate... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I spent 5 days at Pakamisa and was blown away by the luxurious yet warm "home away from home" feeling. The service is excellent and unobstrusive, the food is amazing and caters to any palate. The activities are diverse enough to please everyone of any age. The staff are educated and approachable and able to explain about the plants, animals... More 

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