Pumba Private Game Reserve - Malaria Free - Eastern Cape

Pumba Game Reserve - near Grahamstown

Nestled in the heart of the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Pumba offers the ultimate in African Safari luxury – combined with luscious awe inspiring bush, grasslands, and of course, the formidable Big Five.  Awaken your soul and escape to the wild and magical African Safari destination that is Pumba Private Game Reserve.

Pumba Private Game Reserve, malaira free Eastern Cape, Sough Africa

Pumba is home to Africa's Big 5, where visitors have a chance to experience many of Africa's wonders ... from giraffe to the elusive leopard, antelope, other small game and over 270 species of bird. The unique vegetation of the Eastern Cape is favored by elephants in the dense bushveld environment.

Just when you think you have seen them all… there is one more beautiful species for you to see at Pumba - the endangered and majestic White Lion.

Pumba Private Game Reserve offers luxurious Five Star accommodation at one of two intimate and enchanting lodges.  

Pumba Private Game Reserve, malaira free Eastern Cape, Sough Africa

Pumba Water Lodge
The luxurious lodge at Pumba Water Lodge comprises 12 stone-walled, thatched, waterfront cottages. Leading off meandering timber footpaths, the cottages open up onto private timber game-viewing decks with outside showers and plunge pools.

The bedrooms and bathrooms offer under floor heating, dreamy, free-standing bathtubs, double basins, terry-towel bathrobes and splendid appointments to create an ambience of luxurious indulgence. Air-conditioning, earthenware fireplaces and fine linen ensure your absolute comfort.

In-room facilities include air-conditioning and heating, fireplace, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-bar fridge, separate bath and shower, with heated towel rails and twin vanities, private game-viewing deck and outdoor shower and plunge pool.

Pumba Game Reserve

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Pumba Private Game Reserve, malaira free Eastern Cape, Sough Africa

Msenge Bush Lodge
Msenge Bush Lodge at Pumba offers 11 luxurious, glass enclosed thatched chalets, each in its own private bush setting, offering:
* Private Game viewing deck with plunge pool and outdoor shower
* En-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath, separate W/C, twin vanities and heated towel rails
* Private dressing room, with bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer
* Bedrooms offer twin or king-size beds, with percale cotton linen, seating area and roman blinds for additional privacy

Each cottage overlooks a small watering hole and flood plain, set amongst the backdrop of the breathtaking Zuurberg Mountains.

We have additional pampering for the mind, body, and soul, at the Msenge Bush Lodge’s Soul Spa – as well as our fully equipped gym surrounded by glass, and extending out beneath a cathedral of trees.

Pumba Game Reserve

* Business office - equipped with all the necessary equipment
* Both lodges are also equipped with Wi-Fi.
* Laundry - professional, same day laundry service
* Curio & Gift Shops - at both Lodges with all sorts of special and unique items
* Gym - surrounded by 180 degrees of glass a fully equipped gym
* Soul Spa - a variety of massages, body wraps, hot stone therapy, manicures, pedicures, personalized facials, as well as the latest technology in hydrotherapy.

Pumba Private Game Reserve, malaira free Eastern Cape, Sough Africa

Activities on the Reserve
* Hiking - you and your Ranger will plan your route.
* Botanicals - Pumba is home to 5 of South Africa’s 7 vegetation Biomes and some rare and threatened species can be seen.
* Star gazing - with the aid of wireless technology the night sky can be unfolded in front of you.
* Walking Safaris - under the guidance of your qualified trails guide, you will be able experience the wonders of the reserves wilderness areas
* Archery - under the guidance of a trained field guide
* Bass Fishing - fishing rods, lures and tackle are all provided for by the lodge
* Picnics - in addition to the midday meal at the lodges, guests can indulge in a picnic lunch alongside Cariega Lake or make your way to Kenton-on-Sea to indulge in a light picnic on the beach.
* Birding Safari - embark on a prearranged birding outing, equipped with the latest in birding technology.
* Night Safari Drives
* Big 5 Safari Drives


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