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.
Transfers, premium brand beverages, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
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 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.
Feb 19, 2024
Smooth booking process
Smooth booking process. Looking forward to the trip.
Feb 17, 2024
Everyone has seemed to care a lot about…
Everyone has seemed to care a lot about my wife and me. Communication has been good via email, especially with the difference of eight hours of time zones.
Feb 16, 2024
High quality, excellent service, Lisa is fantastic !
Feb 7, 2024
Excellent trip planning
Sara did such an outstanding job coordinating our trip! I couldn’t have done it without her!!!
Feb 6, 2024
The communication Safari.com provides…
The communication Safari.com provides is second to none. Their response rate is amazing, and they had our entire trip planned in just a few days!
Feb 4, 2024
Dolan was incredible!
Dolan was incredible!
Feb 2, 2024
Flawless payment module
Feb 1, 2024
Good communication and prompt replies…
Good communication and prompt replies to queries.
Jan 31, 2024
Fast and Easy