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Pumba Game Reserve & Spa

Pumba Game Reserve & Spa

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1492 Reviews
Guide Price £1,219 per person
Based on 05 February 19, staying for 4 nights all inclusive in a Bush Lodge Chalet with Plunge Pool (2 adults sharing). Flights not included.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Set in 6500 hectares of wilderness, home to the white lion

Pumba Private Game Reserve is malaria free and home to the Big Five including a pride of rare white lion, as well as over 250 species of birds. Choose between luxurious thatched chalets at the Water Lodge with stunning views over Lake Kariega or the Bush Lodge which flows naturally into the African Bushveld. The reserve covers 6500 hectares of privately owned property offering stunning views of the wilderness and water from every point. Ideal for couples and families, this safari oasis features a kids club and fitness centre. After a day out in the African wilderness, enjoy a treatment at the spa, to round off your holiday experience.

** Balcony standards differ in South Africa to those in the UK, please be advised that the balconies may be of a low height and could feature large gaps. Due to this children should not be left unattended.**

  • Big five game viewing
  • Views over Lake Kariega
  • Private game reserve with white lion
  • Choice of two luxury lodges

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury
  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 23 rooms
  • Transfer duration: Approx. 2 hours drive from Port Elizabeth.
  • Floors have lift access: No

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Lodge

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

For Families

  • Babysitting
Location Highlights

Pumba Game Reserve & Spa

  • Approx. 2 hours drive from Port Elizabeth.
1492 Reviews 95% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1300
  • Very Good 146
  • Average 30
  • Poor 13
  • Terrible 3

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

May 19, 2018

Dream stay at the Pumba Water Lodge

We visited the Pumba lodge at the beginning of May. Everything about our experience and stay at the Pumba water lodge was just perfect. Our ranger Neil in particular was outstanding and so knowledgeable. He really made all the safari drives so much fun and showed us so many different animals. All the staff in general were very helpful, kind and polite. All of the food was really delicious and we didn't have one bad meal.Our accomodation was amazing also with our own private balcony and decking area overloking a lake where the hippos stayed. I would definitely love to come back again some time.
May 17, 2018

Trip of a lifetime

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Can't say enough good things about this place! Food, accommodation, staff and game drives all excellent. Loved the extra touches like lighting a fire in our room in the evening and hot water bottles on early drives. The hardest decision we had to make was what to order on the menu, everything else was sorted for us. This was the perfect end to our honeymoon, can't wait to return in future for our anniversary. Thank you to all at Pumba
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Pumba Game Reserve & Spa

Facilities

Safari Game Drives

From Big Five Safari Drives to Night Safari Drives there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. Safari drives are conducted by qualified guides in luxury open top Land Rovers. View the free-roaming, White Lion pride in their natural habitat and drive deep into Africa as you search for leopards, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and many more species as they roam the plains. Night Safari drives will give you the chance to see an entirely different species of animals. These include aardvark, hyena and aardwolf. Lions also can also be seen in the cooler nighttime temperatures and you may even get the chance to see an impressive kill take place. Birding safaris are also available for guests to enjoy. Modern birding technology is used to enable you to learn about different bird species and their habitats.

Guided Bush Walks

If you would like to explore the beautiful landscape on foot, qualified rangers will plan a specific route according to the fauna and flora you or your group are most interested in.

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre has a well-equipped gym. It is fully enclosed and has air conditioning. The steam room will provide you with the perfect end to a workout. Restrictions: Available at Msenge Bush Lodge only.

Soul Spa

The perfect end to a busy day of game viewing. The Soul Spa is committed to rejuvenating and soothing the mind,body and soul. A wide range of massages and treatments such as full body wraps, hot stone therapy, manicures, pedicures and facials are available. A steam room, gym and plunge pool are also all available to guests to enjoy. Restrictions: Available at Msenge Bush Lodge only.

Pumba Game Reserve & Spa

Room Types

Pumba Bush Lodge

The Pumba Bush Lodge offers 11 luxurious, glass enclosed thatched chalets overlooking the magically African bush. With either twin or king-sized beds, private game viewing deck, private plunge pool and refreshing outdoor shower surrounded by the African bushveld.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Water Lodge Room

Pumba Water Lodge

Each Pumba Water Lodge features its own unique character and is luxuriously appointed. Enjoy unrivalled views over Lake Cariega from your private timber game-viewing area which is fitted with an outside showers and plunge pool and relax in your spacious accommodation complete with a king-sized bed or twin beds, as well as a double sleeper couch, ideal for families. Each cottage is fitted with underfloor heating, free-standing bathtubs and earthenware fireplaces.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

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