Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa

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Set in the Malaria-free Eastern Cape, Pumba Private Game Reserve and Spa offers a 5-star intimate African safari experience that will be hard to forget. Committed to sustainable conservation, Pumba prides itself as an eco-friendly lodge and is actively involved in the upliftment of the local community.


  • Revitalise your body and mind in the Soul Spa or enjoy a workout in the glass-enclosed gym at Msenge Bush Lodge.
  • Other activities include bird watching, bass fishing, stargazing, archery as well as nearby horse riding and golf.
  • Ideal for solo explorers, couples and families looking for a unique safari experience.

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Rate Excludes

Transfers, premium brand beverages, gratuities and items of a personal nature.

Child Policy

No children under 6 years are permitted at the lodge unless by special prior arrangement.

Children under the age of 6 years are not permitted to go on normal big 5 game drives.

Childminders are available, by prior arrangement, at an additional cost.

When sharing with two full paying adults, children under the age of 3 years are accommodated on a Complimentary Basis in either a cot or a stretcher bed.
When sharing with two full paying adults, children between 3 and 11 years will be charged the applicable Child Rate.
When sharing with two full paying adults, children 12 years and older will be charged the applicable Child Rate (50% of the per person Sharing Rate)

The Detail

The Pumba Private Game Reserve is home to two lodges - Water Lodge offers 12 waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge offers 11 bush facing chalets set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views offering luxury thatch and glass chalets.

All Chalets open onto private game viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace.

Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Enjoy African fusion cuisine with an Eastern Cape flair complemented by a superb selection of local wines from the Director’s Cellar.

The reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. You will experience true African safari on morning and afternoon game drives and have the opportunity to explore the bush on foot.

Children are welcome at Pumba and are well entertained by trained staff with various activities offered at the lodges as well as a one-hour game drive after breakfast to explore the bush. Children over the age of 6 years are permitted on the normal morning and afternoon game drives.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation, all meals, selected local beer, wine & minerals and two game drives daily.
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Rates & Pricing

All promotions for this lodge are shown below, you can also view all current safari specials here.
Last minute SPECIAL
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$ 550 USD
$ 550 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 are able to arrange travel insurance that will make this booking totally refundable.
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