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Garonga Safari Camp

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

My wife and I stayed at Garonga Safari Camp for three nights in late October. We had a fantastic time from our initial welcome from Rey, to the always friendly dining room staff (Courage) and our amazing safari guide and tracker team of Samantha and...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Before my boyfriend and I stayed at Garonga, we read all the trip advisor reviews so had extremely high expectations. I can honestly say that Garonga exceeded every single one! We stayed at Garonga for 5 nights in Nov 2017 and there is no doubt...More

Thank Lauren52014
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We stayed 2 nights. Food was wonderful and varied. The boma dinner was a highlight. The main building communal areas are beautiful. Our 'tent' was luxurious, and cleverly designed to stay cool and airy. The wildlife, of course, is why we came, and we were...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I cant say enough about Garonga, it was wonderful. A safari was on my bucket list, and I am so happy we went the luxury route, as it was totally worth it. Garonga's staff was extremely attentive (to the point that I actually felt bad...More

1  Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night in little garongo and two nights in the safari camp. Both experiences were great! I have to say I preferred the camp because it felt like you were camping in Africa, the accommodation is a solid structure and part tent. The...More

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Response from BERNARDO S, Owner at Garonga Safari CampResponded 5 November 2017

Thanks indeed for your very positive feedback and taking the trouble to write on TA. Both Camps are indeed very different. Little Garonga would probably be better for Groups or Families to take out exclusively, having said that a number of Guests remark about the...More

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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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US$757 - US$1,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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oilcanman14
26 October 2017|
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Response from Arentsen_family | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn’t notice your question until just now. The temperature was fine, cold during the night (about 10 to 15 degrees (C), but if you like they turn on the electric blanket for you. The daytime temperatures are fine... More
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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
16 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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"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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