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    Garonga Safari Camp

    Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent94%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 329 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We visited Garonga in October 2017 as a couple to celebrate my 30th birthday. After reading the reviews on here we had high expectations but Garonga managed to surpass them in every single way. The accommodation is great, the tented rooms are stunning, very comfortable...More

    Thank sarahmK880WP
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 days ago

    It is great to hear you had such a memorable 30th Birthday; you certainly tried everything we could offer; this is the advantage of staying for our extended stay package (Stay 5 pay for 4); that way you can try all these activities without feeling...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent 5 days at Garonga Safari Camp (29 August - 3 September). From the moment we arrived, all the staff made this an amazing experience for our first ever safari. Special thanks to Josia and Richard, an excellent guide team, who added a bit...More

    Thank Alicat0061
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 days ago

    Thanks indeed for your very positive feedback and so glad you were well looked after. It was a real pleasure having you to stay. best Regards Bernie

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I spent 5 nights at Little Garonga in September for our anniversary. We really can't speak highly enough about the people, the camp, the food and the accommodations. First and most importantly, the people, as without their level of kindness, intelligence and...More

    Thank TheCains
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 days ago

    Am so glad you were so well looked after by Robert and his team; they are a majical outfit up there. The Guides certainly did their worth by producing such great sightings for you. Thanks so much for your very kind words. Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    We spent 5 nights at Garonga for part of our honeymoon. After arriving tired but excited, we were greeted by the brilliant Charlotte, the manager, with cold cocktail drinks and taken to a fantastic "tent". The lodges are incredible - stylish, comfortable, clean and yet...More

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    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 2 days ago

    Very kind of you for your feedback. The Staff are always very excited to hear about these TA reports. It was a pleasure having you stay and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Best Regards Bernie

    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    We spent 5 nights at Garonga ( 1st to 6th August) - my wife and I in one 'tent' and our children ( 15 and 17) in another. It was without doubt one of the best weeks of our lives! The accommodation and rest of...More

    Thank 471MarkM
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 3 days ago

    A pleasure to have you and your family stay, and so glad you enjoyed your holiday at Garonga. The winter months are indeed the best time to come; clear evenings with fantastic stars, especially if you are on the sleepout deck, no bugs, no rains;...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$300 - US$1,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    • Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
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    Calvin L
    10 May 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Good Morning Calvin, I suggest an SUV (does not have to be a 4x4). Allow 6 hours from Johannesburg. Refer to our website for Directions and suggest Option 1. Regards, Bernie
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    shellietravis
    17 April 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    Most are included,; Special wines, champagnes, and our high quality Brand whiskeys and Gins are not included.
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    12 March 2017|
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    Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
    September is generally very hot and humid.
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    Room Tips
    "Mobility issues should ask for a lodge close to the main camp area. But every lodge is spectacular."
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    "All rooms are good, if you have mobility issues, 3 and 4 are a good choice"
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    "Do the sleep out experience! once in a lifetime."
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    "All houses, tents and rooms are big, have nice interior and a splendid view."
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