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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had previously stayed at Garonga in 2009 with one of our sons and had never stopped talking about it! So, we finally returned with our other son and his wife to celebrate a birthday. Now we know what he was talking about! We...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This was our first safari and we decided to do our first one for our honeymoon. What a great decision! On our day of arrival, we were just speechless and blown away from what we saw and experienced. We were warmly welcomed by Bernie with...More

2  Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Wow! Where do I start? We came back from our first trip to Africa a couple of days ago. After flying from Brisbane to Perth, then to Jo'Burg and finally a short hop to Hoedspruit Airport (a gathering of small buildings in the bush) and...More

1  Thank RangeRovers19
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I cannot recommend Garonga Safari camp enough. There were 4 of us travelling (2 couples). Prior to travelling we did extensive research on where to go on Safari and we were delighted with our choice. The moment we arrived we knew Garonga was special. We...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

From arrival to departure Garonga Safari Camp was pure heaven. We were greeted with warm smiles and cool refreshments. They showed us our cabins which had comfortable beds and were kept impeccable at all times. Food and beverages were provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner....More

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Pool
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$762 - US$1,260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$762 - US$1,260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Michele I
9 May 2018|
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Response from BERNARDO S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Michele and Ian, Unfortunately we are closed throughout March. Tent 1 has the best view of the waterhole. Staying 5 days means much more chance of seeing all the Game, plus doing the Sleepout, massage, Bush... More
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Michele I
9 April 2018|
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Response from bdfaefife | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we didn't get married there. We did however select Garonga to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. As a couple in our 40s we were the oldest couple for the first 3 nights with most of the other younger... More
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Ailee S
3 February 2018|
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Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
As beautiful as the safari drives are, they require physical agility to climb into and out of the safari vehicle, ride on unpaved, rough terrain for at least 3 hours and brave the cold in the morning or the sun in the... More
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"No. 6 is away from the lodge and looks down the creek bed."
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"It not a hotel but an upmarket safari camp in a lovely part of the world."
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"Either the lodge or the tents - the setting is fantastic."
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"Mobility issues should ask for a lodge close to the main camp area. But every lodge is spectacular."
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