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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” (78 reviews)
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    Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

    From the moment we arrived to moment we left, we were made to feel welcome. The service was outstanding, from the sleep out, the bush bath and lunch in the treehouse ,nothing was too much trouble- certainly a place where they go the extra mile....More

    2  Thank lotte s
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 21 October 2014

    Sorry for taking so long to respond. Thanks indeed for your positive feedback. Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 1 September 2014

    I've entitled this review Part 2, because I just reviewed another camp we stayed at prior to Garonga and many of my general comments about the game drives, weather etc apply as well. Garonga is approximately an hour's drive from Hoedspruitt Airport. It is in...More

    3  Thank MEKW1
    Reviewed 20 August 2014

    I had the privilege of getting married here on the 6th August, having been staying there for 5 days. It has to have been the best holiday ever. The Camp is wonderful, relaxed and welcoming all the staff are lovely eager to help and always...More

    Thank Glynis M
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 22 August 2014

    Thanks indeed Glynis, It was a pleasure hosting you here for your very special Day! Hope to see you back on an Anniversary. The Lions are still "performing" on a regular basis, and the sounds at night are truly spectacular. All the best Bernie

    Reviewed 9 August 2014

    We stayed at Garonga for our first part of our honeymoon and had a wonderful time. The tents are comfortable with all the amenities of a hotel, you kind of forget you are staying in a tent! Every meal was delicious and we were never...More

    1  Thank travlr67
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 22 August 2014

    WE certainly hope to see you back. Thanks indeed for the very positive feedback. I will certainly pass on your positive comments on the food to the chefs. Best Wishes Bernie

    Reviewed 14 July 2014

    Went there as part of my honeymoon and had the best experience I could have ever expected. Great location, service and the people who work there are second to none would always go out of there way to ensure you enjoyed the game rides. Would...More

    1  Thank RishiAFC
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 22 August 2014

    Thanks so much for your kind words, and so glad you had a great honeymoon here. Best Regards Bernie

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    • US$246 - US$902 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Most are included,; Special wines, champagnes, and our high quality Brand whiskeys and Gins are not included.
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    September is generally very hot and humid.
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