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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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    “game drives” (80 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 22 April 2015

    Every safari lodge is similar, and yet different. Garonga is more different than the others! The tent/camp is very different, and has terrific views over a very vast expanse of territory. As another reviewer has stated, watch out for the monkeys. The sleepout is a...More

    Thank bnrnm
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 31 May 2015

    Apologies for the delayed response, and thank-you for taking time out to pass on your feedback. Am so chuffed you enjoyed the sleepout; it is a majical experience indeed. You are quite correct about the need for more info from Guides on not just animals;...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2015

    Everything was great. The receipt, the staff, the lodge, the food, the tents, pure luxury and pampering. The game drives were exceptional. Elvis is an expert ranger!! Highly recommendable game lodge. We where sorry that we had to leave. One minor detail: you cannot walk...More

    3  Thank ErnstManu
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 20 April 2015

    Thanks so much indeed for your very positive feedback. The Microlite flight is indeed a fantastic experience. Sadly there are safety reasons for not walking on your own at night as you correctly point out. I will pass on your feedback to Elvis and Richard....More

    Reviewed 18 April 2015

    I was so excited to go to Garonga as had read raving reviews about the place on trip advisor but totally disappointed! The camp is stunning in itself and even the location is beautiful but the the lack of service really kills the enthusiasm of...More

    2  Thank SZA1712
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 20 April 2015

    I'm very sorry Garonga did not live up to your expectations; the Monkeys are indeed a pest and many apologies for that. I met you during your stay and also wished you farewell and all appeared to be fine excepting of course the Monkey Incident....More

    Reviewed 29 March 2015

    We spent 3 nights at the Garonga followed by 2 nights at a different lodge nearby. Have to say that Garonga is so much better. Firstly, all staff, rangers and the host came across v relaxed and natural. Secondly, quality of food and wine was...More

    4  Thank Wesoruso
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 6 April 2015

    It was a pleasure hosting you here on your Honeymoon! Thanks so much for your very kind words and feedback. I will certainly pass this on to the Staff on our weekly meetings . Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 19 March 2015

    We stayed at Garonga from February 5th 2015 for five nights. We loved the luxurious tented accommodation, just the right mix of boutique and bush! Staff were welcoming and did all they could to make our stay a memorable one, food was plentiful and delicious....More

    3  Thank Carol T
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 6 April 2015

    It was a pleasure hosting you here. Thank-You very much indeed for your very kind feedback. The Game Viewing is improving rapidly; this last week now we have had Leopard sightings every day. I hope we can can have you return one day. best Wishes...More

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    • US$300 - US$1,102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • 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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