Pumba Private Game Reserve in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Pumba Private Game Reserve

Game Lodge at 20kms from Grahamstown, near Alicedale, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests46
  • Units/Rooms23

About Pumba Private Game Reserve

Only 105km from Port Elizabeth, Pumba Private Game Reserve is in the heart of the Eastern Cape malaria-free game viewing region. With its 5-star Game Lodge luxury, visitors have every opportunity to enjoy the ultimate essence of South Africa's luxury and style.

Pumba Private Game Reserve 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 300 species of birds. The unique vegetation of the Eastern Cape is favoured by elephants in the dense bushveld environment.


The luxurious lodge at Pumba Private Game Reserve 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 underfloor 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.

Your stay at Pumba Game Reserve is Fully Inclusive (all meals, local beverages and game activities are included).

In-room facilities include

air-conditioning and heating, fireplace
tea/coffee making facilities
mini-bar fridge
binoculars, bird and animal books
telephone, alarm clock, mini electronic safe
separate bath and shower, with heated towel rails and twin vanities
private game-viewing deck and outdoor shower and plunge pool


A thatched restaurant, from where meals can be served in a variety of locations - central dining room, main decks or boma. Private candlelit dinners can be arranged on request. The Cocktail Bush bar, at the lodge and day centre is fully stocked with a range of local and international drinks. All local beers, ciders, soft drinks and house wines are complimentary and guests can browse through our vintage wine cellar.


Guest Lounge, with satellite TV
Pool and sun deck, Boma
Game Viewing deck
Waterfront floating pier and sundeck
Curio Shop, for locally produced curios, artworks and clothing. Also has postcards and sunscreens.
Guest Library
Day Safari Centre for day visitors


A conference room, seating 20 delegates, is also available.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (dial up)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Airport transfers
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 12640
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.379845
Longitude: 26.353414

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 105km

Children policy
Children over 8 years are welcome. Younger by prior arrangement.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on SA-Venues.com
July 2015 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

I visited this reserve with my husband and our children, 18 and 17. We saw the animals at close quarters, one elephant even came up to say hello. It...

Alison Parker, Hampshire, UK

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