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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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    “game drives” (79 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (73 reviews)
    “bush bath” (57 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    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

    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    Garonga is a lovely camp with beautiful well equiped tents. From a hairdrier to electric blankets, to gowns and slippers and sarongs and magazines. The biggest spoil for me was the hammock on our verandah overlooking the dry riverbed. ( each of the tents have...More

    1  Thank TraveladdictHRSA
    Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 14 July 2014

    Thanks indeed for your very positive feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you. Although you stayed only the weekend am so glad you tried and enjoyed all the extra activities that are part of the Garonga Experience. It is also such a pleasure to welcome...More

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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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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$367 - US$1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • 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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