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Kleinmond, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were treated like kings and queens. Food, service, attitude, tented room facility, outside shower, wooden deck, drinks and location are perfect, top notch! We went in October (very hot) and saw lots of game. We were allowed to visit other lodges in the park to go swimming and massage treatments. Evidence and his staff were very friendly and always...

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Basel
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice surrounding with an excellent view over the plane where you'll always can see animals. Place somehow 'used', needs some refurbishing. Team very friendly. Very good cuisine with a goid variety of food.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Another amazing Sanctuary Retreats camp. My Wife and I stayed for 5 nights at the end of June. Right from the start to end no complaints. Levies the manager was a great host, nothing was a problem. Elias our driver/ guide was very knowledgeable and found a great deal of wildlife including lots of Leopards day and night. We were...

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clearfield
Reviewed August 7, 2016

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and I stayed for 4 nights in the beginning of July. We were met immediately at the airport by Elias who would be our exclusive guide( except for one walking trip) throughout the entire 4 days- he was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and went out of his way to make sure that we saw...

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We travelled here for our first taste of a Zambian safari and it certainly didn't disappoint. The welcome set the scene as all the staff were very professional but so friendly. Our accommodation was superb with stunning views and so well looked after. The food was imaginative and beautifully presented with excellent wines. However, it was the animals that we...

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usa
Reviewed July 14, 2016

I cannot rate Puku Ridge highly enough. We stayed for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. This is our 5th stay at a Sanctuary property and one of many safaris we have done. First I want to thank and commend the staff. They were extraordinarily gracious, kind and attentive to every need. What a blessing to be around them---truly...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed June 16, 2016

One of my favorites camp in the Luangwa and I have had the privilege of staying at the camp 3 or 4 times. It is an absolutely beautiful camp overlooking the Kakumbi Floodplain which are never stop of bush entertainment (TV). The setting is beautiful and provides a great opportunity to see animals especially if you don’t feel like going...

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Spain
Reviewed May 27, 2016

My three days at Puku Ridge were one of the best experiences of my life. Set deep inside the South Luangwa National Park, Puku Ridge (like all Sanctuary Retreats lodges) provides exemplary luxury and service in an absolutely beautiful location. Puku Ridge is beautifully designed with delicious food and gorgeous tented rooms but what makes this lodge so special are...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Puku Ridge was our first official Safari Lodge. What a great way to start our African Adventure. They lodge and the rooms are great. The food is fantastic and the guides are beyond exceptional. We saw a plethora of animals and only really missed out on the cats which was a bummer but stuff like that cannot be controlled. With...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed November 19, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at the Camp recently - what a joy! Everything from the gracious greeting and transfer from the airport to the Camp, seeing the locals as we were enroute, the game viewing on the way and the welcome upon arrival - was magnificent! I had a great experience and enjoyed meeting two new friends whom...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp, responded to this review

Dear Meredith, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’....

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Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp has embraced a very natural African chic style in its decoration, blending in completely with its local environment. The camp has been constructed to blend into the local surroundings and designed to leave the lowest possible carbon footprint. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in the main areas of the camp. Afternoons are spent relaxing in the camp’s large living area in between game activities. Listen out for the Puku antelope whistling to one other when there is danger in the air. When evening arrives, make your way to the central dining area for a delectable gourmet meal in the bush, or order dinner on your own private deck for a romantic night under the stars. Each of the seven safari tents has picture windows and its own viewing deck overlooking the plains where game amble across for a drink of water. Generous and comfortable, each tent has an ensuite bathroom with bath tub and shower, as well as an outdoor shower shaded by forest, all stocked with environmentally friendly products for your pure indulgence. Watch the sun rise from your double bed, elephants bathing from the comfort of your bath tub, perhaps even wild dogs making their way across the plains in pursuit of prey from your private viewing deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp

Address: South Luangwa National Park, South Luangwa National Park 10101, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Price Range: $1,096 - $1,759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Perhaps ask for the closest to the reception area, as the walk to the tents are full of loose stones/pebbles.”
 of 5 bubbles Camdebo, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“any but #1- all have amazing views and offer great afternoon napping according to my daughter-I am not really a napper”
 of 5 bubbles clearfieldtoothpullr, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms appeared to be of the highest quality”
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 of 5 bubbles JamesRH, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“All the room are amazing”
  • Watching the sunset from the highest point in the park
 of 5 bubbles madh963, May 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view. If you have physical limitations - notify Camp in advance so you may get close accommodations.”
 of 5 bubbles meredith14, Nov 19, 2015 | Read review
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