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White Elephant Safari Lodge

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Farm Leeuwspoor, Pongola Game Reserve on Lake Jozini Pongola Game Reserve South, Farm Leeuwspoor, Pongola 3170 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews lake jozini boat cruise tented rooms high tea game drives bush walk bird life our honeymoon safari lodge fabulous experience incredible service two nights fish eagles on foot whole team different activities beautiful setting
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at this „Out of Africa“Safari Lodge. The White Elephant Lodge is beautifully located. The whole estate is so cozy and full of great pictures etc. The luxury tent was decorated with much love. The food was excellent and the whole team...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2018

the safari was excellent boat cruise was good went fishing caught a couple tiger fish staff was excellent all round would visit again in future food was excellent look out was amazing lots of different bird Ostridge and chicks rhino and hippos accom was very...More

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Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing and Sales Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded October 19, 2018

Dear Grittner, Thank you so much for your review. What a great experience to be able to catch some tiger fish. We hope to see you again soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed with my husband for 2 nights for my birthday, and from beginning to end we had a amazing experience. The tents are beautifully decorated and the bed was very comfortable - we slept really well! The food was delicious, the game drives...More

Thank ClaudiaMbabane
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Claudia, Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the getaway your husband planned for you so much. We hope that the two of you have added some memories that you won't forget. We hope to...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We were 7 friends with one couple traveling with their 16 month old baby. The staff were truly excellent and very accommodating. We had two excellent game drives with Adrian and Nathan who are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and ready to answer any questions. The...More

Thank Rachel S
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded October 12, 2018

Dear Rachel, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Bush Camp. It really is a great camp if you want to spend some quality time with friends or family. We hope to see you again at...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We stayed for three nights in White Elephant Lodge, a peaceful place within nature and one of the most intense experiences we‘ve ever made. Sleeping in big luxuriously equipped tents the lodge provides everything to be happy. During the day we spotted lots of animals...More

Thank Tobi S
Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded August 29, 2018

Dear Annika & Toby, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Congratulations once again on your engagement, we feel privileged that you chose our lodge as the setting for the proposal. Please treasure your happy memories and we hope to...More

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The White Elephant is situated at the foot of the majestic Lebombo Mountains next to the shimmering blue waters of Lake Jozini in the Pongola Game Reserve, Northern Kwazulu Natal. The White Elephant is the most More diverse and unique safari destination in South Africa offering true water and land based safari options as well as conservation and research programs. The White Elephant consist of The White Elephant Safari Lodge which is a 5 star tented camp as well as The Bush Camp which is an exclusive use, self catering property. We are passionate about conservation and offer a superb Black Rhino conservation experience, as well as a fascinating Elephant research activity. We also offer the conventional activities such as game drives, educational bush walks and incredible boat cruises on Lake Jozini. These varied activities as well as the chance of catching tiger fish and superb bird watching possibilities; make us a truly unique South African Safari experience. Less
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$279 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
$279 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
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Rob F
March 23, 2016|
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Response from WhiteElephan | Property representative |
The ideal time to stay would be 3 nights or more. There are lots of activities to do that will keep the teens busy.
Bryan T
October 28, 2014|
Response from Gibsonfamily88 | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Durban and then drove-it took around 3 hours to drive from the airport to the safari lodge. Car hire is really easy at Durban airport and, other then the actual pongola reserve, the roads are easy to drive on.
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"Accommodation is in luxury tents and all are privately located. Any tent is a good choice."
Jun 18, 2018
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"Terrace, tents to life and the fireplace!!!"
Feb 18, 2018
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"Our tented accommodation was wonderful - so comfortable and everything was catered for - the bathroom and..."
Nov 6, 2017
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"ask for the honeymoon suite"
Jun 25, 2017
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