Pondoro Game Lodge
Balule Nature Reserve, off R40, 1380 Balule Game Reserve, South Africa – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 72 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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Area Info – Great location - show map
- Olifants West Game Reserve 3.4 miles
- Olifants Rivers River 0.1 miles
- Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport 15 miles
- Phalaborwa Airport 20.7 miles
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5 Reasons to Choose Pondoro Game Lodge
Prices you can't beat!
Manage your bookings online
The staff speaks English
Booking is safe
Pool and Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Spa (additional charge)
- Fitness Center
Pets are not allowed.
Food & Drink
- Special Diet Meals (upon request)
- Restaurant With Dining Menu
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Airport Shuttle (additional charge)
- Souvenir/Gift Shop
- Room Service
- Designated Smoking Area
- Air Conditioning
- Non-Smoking Rooms
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
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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.