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Pumba Private Game Reserve and Spa

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The malaria-free Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa nestles in the heart of the Eastern Cape in South Africa only 105 km from Port Elizabeth and just 24 km from Grahamstown. The reserve covers 16 thousand acres of the unspoilt African wilderness. Facing the Kariega lake, this big-five reserve offers magnificent views. This Game Reserve provides the perfect balance between an ideal African safari and true 5-star luxury.

Discover the serenity of the African bushveld at the magical Msenge Bush lodge. Guests feel one with nature in the private glass-walled chalets, as you watch the South African sunset over the outlying mountains as the elephants visit their popular watering hole. Ultimate relaxation can be enjoyed as one gazes out from the wooden deck, cool down in the secluded plunge pool or take a delightful evening shower surrounded by the bushveld under the stars. The evening dinner is a fabulous African braai in a bush-boma under the bright stars provides an excellent close to an exciting day.

Facilities

  • A thatched restaurant, from where meals can are available in a variety of locations - dining room and, main deck.
  • The lodge has a range of local and international drinks. All local beers, ciders, soft drinks and house wines are complimentary, and guests can browse through our vintage wine cellar
  • Guest Lounge, with satellite TV
  • Sheltered outdoor restaurant and lounge
  • Pool and the sun deck
  • Boma
  • Pumba Game Viewing deck
  • Waterfront floating pier and sundeck
  • Curio Shop, for locally produced crafts, artworks, and clothing. Also, has postcards and sunscreens.
  • Guest Library
  • Day Safari Center for day visitors

Activities

  • Big Five Safari Drives on Pumba Game Reserve
  • Walking Safaris
  • Night Safaris
  • Bird Watching Tours
  • Bass fishing

Wellness Center

The Wellness Center offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing treatment in luxury and peaceful surroundings, with stunning views.

Treatments offered:

  • Two double treatment rooms for his-and-her therapies, if required
  • Steam room
  • Hydrotherapy bath
  • Private pool
  • Mini gym with treadmill, rowing, cycling and weight-training equipment

Additional Information

  • The Lodge is situated on Lake Kariega, offering stunning views of the lake from every cottage
  • Malaria-free Big Five Game Viewing
  • Day Safaris, including 3-hour safari drive, meals and drinks
  • Designated Day Safari Arrivals Center, just off the national road, with ample secure parking
  • Luxury wildlife-viewing vehicles with individual bucket seats and overhead canvas covers
  • Blankets, scarves, and beanies are provided on safari drives, as well as light snacks, beverages, and binoculars
  • Qualified game rangers
  • Six thousand hectares of game reserve comprising valley bushveld, grassland, and mountains, as well as natural watering holes
  • Big Five and 22 other species of game
  • Over 292 species of birds
  • Four natural biomes
 
 

Pumba Private Game Reserve and Spa Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Pumba Private Game Reserve Long Stay discount.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, all meals, selected local beverages and 2 game drives daily (morning and afternoon)

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 January - 30 April 2019 and 1 October - 20 December 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Offer is not combinable with any other specials
  • Valid for a 2-night stay
  • Discount is already reflected in the quote
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Spend 3 nights at the Pumba Private Game Reserve, and receive a 12% discount off your stay.

The malaria free Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa nestles in the heart of the Eastern Cape in South Africa only 105 km from Port Elizabeth and just 20 km from Grahamstown.

The Game Reserve covers 6 500 hectares of unspoilt wilderness. Overlooking the Lake Kariega, this 'Big Five' game reserve offers magnificent views.

This offer is valid for travel 1 October 2019 - 20 December 2019

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, all meals, selected local beverages and 2 game drives daily (morning and afternoon)

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 October - 20 December 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Offer is not combinable with any other specials
  • Minimum 3 night stay
BOOK NOW

Pumba Private Game Reserve Long Stay discount.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, all meals, selected local beverages and 2 game drives daily (morning and afternoon)

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 May - 30 September 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Offer is not combinable with any other specials
  • Minimum 2 night stay
  • Discount is already included in the quote
BOOK NOW

Spend 3 nights at the Pumba Private Game Reserve, and receive a 10% discount off your stay.

The malaria free Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa nestles in the heart of the Eastern Cape in South Africa only 105 km from Port Elizabeth and just 20 km from Grahamstown.

The Game Reserve covers 6 500 hectares of unspoilt wilderness. Overlooking the Lake Kariega, this 'Big Five' game reserve offers magnificent views.

This offer is valid for travel October - 20 December 2018 and 11 January - 30 April 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, all meals, selected local beverages and 2 game drives daily (morning and afternoon)

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid  11 January - 30 April 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Offer is not combinable with any other specials
  • Minimum 3 night stay
  • Discount is already reflected in the quote
BOOK NOW

Stay for 3 nights at the Pumba Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, and receive a 20% discount of your stay. This offer is valid for travel 1 May - 30 September 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, all meals, selected local beverages and 2 game drives daily (morning and afternoon)

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 May - 30 September 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Offer is not combinable with any other specials
  • Minimum 3 night stay
  • Discount is already included in the quote
BOOK NOW

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2019-01-10

2018-12-28

I had a supurb time at Pumba, I enjoyed the Boma Dinners, loved working out in the gym and really enjoyed the game drives & wildlife in the reserve.

2018-12-06

At Pumba I enjoyed a room with a private setting with a unique view of the magnificent Lake Kariega.

I enjoyed a cocktail at the Cocktail Bush bar and enjoyed relaxing in the Library.

2018-11-01

2018-11-01