Pondoro Game Lodge
Balule Nature Reserve, off R40, 1380 Balule Game Reserve, South Africa – Great location - show map
Excellent location – rated 9.8/10! (score from 83 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Pondoro Game Lodge.
Big 5 safari adventures do not get more personal, comfortable and memorable than a visit to Pondoro Game Lodge nestled on the banks of the Olifants river. The owners/managers Robbie and Lize Prehn were involved from the start in choosing the location and it is evident in every design feature and service that Pondoro is a labour of love. Pondoro only has eight thatched rooms, each beautifully dressed in African art and touch-me textiles, assuring a more personal safari experience. Experienced guides take small groups of up to eight on unforgettable game drives in Balule Private Nature Reserve - part of the world-renowned Kruger National Park - so, you are in prime position to explore South Africa’s incredible wildlife and landscape. Located in the heart of the bush, a Treehouse Hide, raised above ground with views of a waterhole, is also available for one-night stays. Back at the Lodge and the small Serenity Spa practices traditional South African treatments, while traditional African cuisine meets modern European flavours on the decked dining area, elevated above the river.
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6 Reasons to Choose Pondoro Game Lodge
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- Outdoor Pool
Pets are not allowed.
- Fitness Center
Food & Drink
- Special Diet Meals (upon request)
- Restaurant with Dining Menu
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Souvenir/Gift Shop
- Designated Smoking Area
- Air Conditioning
- Non-smoking Rooms
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 12 years are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Please inform Pondoro Game Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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Based on 83 reviews
Good: 7 – 9
Okay: 5 – 7
Poor: 3 – 5
Very poor: 1 – 3
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