Garonga Safari Camp

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Garonga Safari Camp's philosophy is to offer a distinct, relaxing and holistic wilderness experience allowing you the time to reflect and find inspiration in nature.


  • Exclusive camp ideally positioned in the greater Makalali Conservancy, west of the Kruger National Park.
  • Garonga Safari Camp offers a relaxing and holistic experience in beautiful surroundings.
  • The Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve boasts the Big 5 and guests are encouraged to take part in the insightful morning and afternoon game drives

You should know

  • Children over the age of 12 are welcome at Garonga Safari Camp.

The detail

Garonga Safari Camp is located in the private and pristine Makalali Nature Reserve, only 90 minutes from the Kruger National Park's Phalaborwa gate. Garonga is a classic luxury tented camp that prides itself on offering a "home away from home" ambiance, along with exceptional service and an unforgettable Big Five wildlife experience.

Garonga boasts six Luxury Tents that are built on raised platforms and are a gorgeous blend of stone and canvas. Each tent features large beds draped with mosquito netting, en-suite bathroom with double vanities, bathtub and outdoor shower, window bench seating, a writing desk, tea & coffee making facilities; and a deck complete with a hammock, comfortable patio furniture and views of the bushveld.

The camp facilities include a dining area, bar, massage sala, boma, curio shop and swimming pool.

The 22 000 hectare Makalali Nature Reserve is home to a rich diversity of animals including the Big Five, cheetah, hippo, zebra, giraffe, wild dog, hyena, wildebeest, and a number of antelope species. Makalali also has over 200 bird species with the migratory birds present from November to April.

The activities offered at the camp or nearby include morning and evening open-vehicle game drives led by professional guides, guided bush walks which afford up-close encounters with the fauna, flora and smaller wondrous creatures of the African bush, microlight flights over the Makalali Conservancy, an outdoor bush bath experience, and sleep-out experiences on a viewing deck that overlooks an active waterhole.

Garonga Safari Camp is ideal for solo explorers, couples, and families looking for a luxury Big Five safari.

Price includes

  • All meals, teas & coffees, game drives, bush walks, sleep-out experience, bush bath, star bath, yoga sala, all house drinks, (standard beers, wines, soft drinks, spirits, liqueurs) & Wi-Fi.
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Rates & Pricing

All promotions for this lodge are shown below, you can also view all current safari specials here.
Stay 5 nights and only pay for 4 nights + 50% off road return transfers (if required) to Hoedspruit Airport
Last minute SPECIAL
Honeymoon SPECIAL
Honeymoon complimentary value adds: One 45 minute massage each, A complimentary bottle of champagne (375ml) on arrival, Complimentary return transfers (if required) to Hoedspruit Airport, Upgrade to Hambleden Suite if available during your stay. If staying only 2 nights, then all of the mentioned is included except the complimentary return transfers to Hoedspruit Airport.
$ 430 USD
$ 340 USD
$ 430 USD
SPECIAL - Great news, you appear to be from a SADC country and can enjoy the discounted rate shown!
Rates are starting prices per person, per night sharing.
With specials, we always use the best promotion available, please contact our experts for more guidance.
We include travel insurance that will make this booking totally refundable.
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