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    White Elephant Safari Lodge

    Pongola Game Reserve (South) on Lake Jozini (Pongolapoort Dam) | P. O. Box 792, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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          Reviewed 29 August 2016

          We booked into the bush camp for a family gathering and what a treat. The central entertainment area was superb, the pool a huge hit with the kids. The braai/fire area is a great focal gathering point. The rooms are quite basic but tastefully decorated...More

          Thank dalmorefarm
          Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 9 September 2016

          Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again soon.

          Reviewed 15 August 2016

          Aby and her boyfriend took great care of all guests. Service was great and the food was delicious. We loved the luxuriös tent we stayed in. What an amazing stay. The game drive was a nice adventure. The morning game drive on the river unforgetable.

          Thank suissy
          Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 13 September 2016

          Thank you very much for your review of our lodge. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the stay so much and hope that you will be able to return soon. Warm White Elephant regards Stephanie Loots

          Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

          Self catering camp with suprisingly amazing bungalows. You enjoy great views of the bush with lake and mountains in the back. Bungalows are very comfortable with lot of space and nice decors. There is a great fire area with kitchen and open seating facilities. After...More

          Thank Tomas E
          Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 13 September 2016

          Thank you very much for your review of our lodge. We are very happy to hear that the stay at Bush Camp was so enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie Loots

          Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

          Beautiful lodge with friendly welcoming staff. The morning game drive a real treat enjoyed by all. Awesome experience enjoyed by the home family. The Kohrs Family are wonderful hosts and their lodge location is amazingly beautiful.

          Thank EL1802
          Response from WhiteElephan, Marketing Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 7 December 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the great review of our lodge. We look forward to having you back at our lodge in the near future. Warm White Elephant Regards Stephanie

          Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

          The facilities, room, activities, staff and food were all amazing. Battled a bit for animal sightings (very bad drought) our guide was excellent and he taught us plenty about the animals and plants of the reserve. Thoroughly enjoyed the drives and cruise, but especially loved...More

          Thank Taryn G
          Response from WhiteElephan, Guest Relations Manager at White Elephant Safari LodgeResponded 28 June 2016

          Dear White Elephant Friend Thank you very much for the comments and review of your stay at White Elephant. We are always grateful for any feedback. We feel blessed to have been able to share our special place with you. We hope to see you...More

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          • US$263 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 8
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          • Pongola
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          Rob F
          For those who have stayed at the White Elephant Safari Lodge, what do you think is the ideal amount of time to stay? Will will have teens with us and would appreciate any feedback!
          24 March 2016|
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          Response from WhiteElephan | Property representative |
          The ideal time to stay would be 3 nights or more. There are lots of activities to do that will keep the teens busy.
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          Bryan T
          Hi! How does one get to your safari from CapeTown? I'll be arriving December 3rd at night. Thanks! Bryan
          29 October 2014|
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          Response from Gibsonfamily88 | Reviewed this property |
          We flew into Durban and then drove-it took around 3 hours to drive from the airport to the safari lodge. Car hire is really easy at Durban airport and, other then the actual pongola reserve, the roads are easy to drive on.
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          "Maybe asking for tent with view to the lake"
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          "All the rooms are the same. Although we had the Honeymoon Tent which is situated a bit further away from the..."
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          "Some tents are quite distant so choose a closer one if walking is an issue"
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