Amakhosi Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmakhosi Safari Lodge Pongola
What a fantastic experience. From the moment we drove through the gates to the time of leaving. We were there with four children under ten and everyone had such a wonderful time. In addition to seeing the Big Five, we followed four Cheetahs on a mission to kill, watch giraffes eat Hyena bones and were surrounded by twenty elephants. We stayed at the Villa and relaxed watching the wild life drinking at the river below us. The food was delicious, service of a high standard. Any negatives - yep we weren't there long enough.
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