• Big 5 Safari Experience

    Situated In The Malaria Free Eastern Cape

Where Luxury Meets Adventure

Home to the rare white lion, Pumba Private Game Reserve is the ultimate destination for an authentic African Safari experience. Encounter free roaming wildlife, reconnect with nature and create memories that will last you a lifetime in complete luxury.

Malaria Free

Game Drives

The highlight of your stay will be the game drives with our trained Rangers. Experience the thrill of spotting wildlife in their natural habitat and feel the heartbeat of Africa as you explore the reserve!

Pumba Health Spa

Enjoy invigorating treatments in our calming Soul Spa to sooth your mind, pamper your body and lift your spirit.

From our guests

  • Simply amazing

    Could not fault our stay here. Absolutely amazing from start to finish, despite shocking, unseasonal weather!! We saw plenty of animals, 4 of the big 5 and our driver (Zee) was just superb. Incredible views of the lions every day and even the elusive rhinos came out in the rain. Rooms were spectacular, we had a 2 bedroom lodge overlooking the hippo pod so listened to their groaning early... Read this review

    May 2024

  • Lifetime memories made. Unforgettable adventure.

    Where to begin!From the moment you arrive at Pumba lodge the warmth from every member of staff you meet shines through.You're then taken your room which feels like something out of a dream. I miss sitting on our balcony watching the animals come to the watering hole!Our experience wouldn't have been so special without our guide Mzi. He not only ensured we saw as much as possible - lions,... Read this review

    May 2024

  • Experience of a lifetime

    This place is so remarkable, we stayed two but should have done at least 3 nights. Food, room and the staff were so incredible. Would stay here again. The game drives are fantastic you really get to see the animals up close and you never know where they will be

    Angela W

  • Amazing stay

    We were treated to a fantastic stay in the reserve, where we spent 3 nights as part of our honeymoon back in November 2022 (had to include November 2023 as our stay date in review). The food, staff, service and lodges were all second to none, while all of the reserve’s employees made us feel right at home. We did a total of 6 game drives, which we felt... Read this review