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Garonga Safari Camp

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Selati Portion 12, KT 143, Phalaborwa, 1390, Makalali Private Game Reserve 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had a very intimate wedding at Garonga. We hired out the majority of the camp and the experience was absolutely amazing! The staff were incredibly attentive and the service was impeccable. The food at Garonga was a highlight, plus of course the amazing...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Meesha and Jordan, It was such a pleasure hosting you and your family and friends.im so glad you had a great wedding Day, and all the staff. Thanks indeed for your very kind d words which I will of course pass on. I hope...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We spent the last part of our honeymoon at the Safari lodge. Overall, an experience that exceeded expectations. Quality was too notch, the food was excellent and the Safari games were very rewarding. Our tracker and ranger were excellent with great knowledge and skill. We...More

Thank Thodoris M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have written a review i onGaronga and have been I formed we gave it one star. This is not true. We would give it 10 stars if this was possible, we had a wonderful 5 days there. We could not falt anything, we are...More

Thank rowcat
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 7 August 2018

We very much appreciate your feedback and so chuffed you enjoyed your overall experience at Garonga. Thanks so much for your getting this reported. Best Regards Bernie

Reviewed 31 July 2018

One of my favorite places we stayed at on a month long trip to Africa. This place is wonderful and the staff is amazing. The owner is on site every day to overlook his guests needs. The food was amazing. Breakfast was to die for,...More

Thank Jonathan K
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 1 August 2018

I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay. Surprises keep us all much younger. Thanks so much for your very positive feedback. Best Regards Bernie

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We recently spent the first leg of our honeymoon at Garonga safari camp and it was the most amazing three nights we could ask for. The tents and the camp are luxurious with all the staff doing everything they can to help and the food...More

Thank Dan G
Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 23 July 2018

Many congrats on your honeymoon and so glad you enjoyed your stay. The Sleepout for Winter are best to do; much more comfortable and warm as well. Jaff indeed is the best and certainly goes out of his way to show the Game. Best Regards...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$806 - US$1,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Makalali Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$806 - US$1,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Garonga Safari Camp Hotel Makalali Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Makalali Private Game Reserve
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Traveller (645)
Room & Suite (113)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (18)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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GFLohio
20 August 2018|
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Response from rowcat | Reviewed this property |
We were there 14 th July this year, very cold early morning and late evening, but daytime temp comfortable. Our daughter went in Feb this year and they were in the pool. It is a wonderful place we have done several Safaris... More
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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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"All lovely"
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"All the rooms were fantastic"
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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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