Garonga Safari Camp offers a relaxing and holistic experience in beautiful surroundings. The camp reflects the surroundings of the bush`s textured earthy colours and clean lines have been incorporated with fine linen to ensure pure comfort. This is truly a "Safari for the Soul".
Situated in the Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve (22 000 hectares) Garonga`s philosophy is to offer a distinct, unhurried and intimate wildlife encounter, allowing you the time to reflect and find inspiration in nature. This private nature reserve boasts the Big 5 which guests can experience up close on our exhilarating morning and afternoon game drives - the heart of the Garonga experience. You can either try your hand at every activity we have on offer, or you can do simply nothing at all, lazing in the hammock with a good book while watching the grazing impala.
Facilities on site include an outdoor swimming pool complete with a deck, loungers and a barbecue area, complimentary wireless internet, an indoor and covered outdoor lounge, self-service bar (most drinks are included in the rate), wine cellar, library, and curio shop.
Please Note: We regret no children under the age of 12.
Rates are inclusive of all meals, selected local beverages, game drives, bush walks, sleep out experience, bush bath and laundry. Rates are excluding the mandatory conservancy levy.
Accommodation at Garonga Safari Camp:
The accommodation at Garonga Safari Camp comprises of six en suite luxury tents ideally positioned in this exquisite safari landscape. Each of the six en suite luxury tents is sculpted out of rough-plastered walls and overarching canvas tents.
The tents overlook a dry riverbed, and have a wooden deck complete with hammock that commands spectacular views. The rooms are light, airy and spacious with large, draped beds and indoor/outdoor showers.
Clothing and Accessories:
What to bring on Safari: Binos, Camera (Spare film and Batteries), hat or cap, sunglasses.
What to wear on Safari: Neutral Colours only (certainly no Whites), good walking shoes.
Health and Climate:
Summer (October - March): Rainy season: hot days, warm nights. Temperatures 25-40 degrees celcius.
Winter (April - August): Dry season: generally warm days, cold nights. Temperatures 5-25 degrees celcius.
Activities such as an early morning and afternoon game drive with our expert guides and trackers allows our guests to experience the wide variety of animals in our nature reserve. A safari walk with a game ranger is another highlight, bringing our guests up close to the fauna and flora of the reserve. Additional activities on offer include a bush bath, a sleep out in the bush on a platform deck, a massage under a sala overlooking the riverbed, picnics up in a tree and boma dinners under the stars.
Please note the below conservation levy is applicable:
- Park Entry Fee - R 240.00 per person for first day
- Anti-Poaching Fee - R 240.00 per person per day from second day onwards.
Levies subject to change without notice.
- Should the reservation be cancelled - 25% deposit is non-refundable
- Four weeks prior to arrival - 50% will be forfeited
- Three weeks prior to arrival - 75% will be forfeited
Facilities & Services available:
Airport Shuttle Service
Special Meals on Request
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Hiking / Walking Trails
Garonga Safari Camp is a Game Lodge in