Our Guests

Guests at Garonga are our top priority. If you have a comment about your stay with us or a photograph you would like to share, please mail reservations@garonga.com.

For more guest reviews, visit TripAdvisor where Garonga has a five-star rating, and has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Garonga on TripAdvisor

Three of us stayed at Garonga for 3 nights in two 'tents'. Tents is not really accurate - they are luxury rooms with a canvas roof. It is a mesmerising place. We were waited on hand and foot by dedicated and enthusiastic staff. The food was really excellent and the service was absolutely exceptional. The views from the 'tents' the veranda and the pool are just incredible.

We had a fantastic driver and tracker (Josia and Richard) whose enthusiasm for finding the animals never waned. They entertained and looked after us with immense care and humour. We had a fabulous time. The whole place was an amazing experience.

Stayed January 2016, travelled with friends

BenK (TripAdvisor)

Garonga is a wonderful boutique safari resort with only a small number of luxury tented rooms. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The game drives were amazing - CJ was great and explained us a lot about the wildlife and happily answered all our questions.

We stayed at Garonga for 3 days and saw the Big Five and so much more. A truly incredible experience. We also enjoyed the down time at the resort (between the morning and afternoon game drives) - having meals at the main house, having a little snooze in the hammock or cooling down in the pool. Fantastic place and amazing luxury safari experience!

MLD78 (TripAdvisor)

Bernie has created the most perfect safari experience. Caring staff, amazing guides and trackers, terrific accommodation and wonderful dining. As first timers to safari this ticked all the boxes! We saw in the New Year with wonderful new friends from across the world and Lisa had gone all out with decorations and a superb meal. The viewing of animals from our tent was surreal.

Andrea L (TripAdvisor)

Garonga is overwhelmingly beautiful. The accommodation is spa-like elegance with every attention to detail. The resort is small so the service is personalized. The staff and guides/trackers ensure all your needs are met.

The exclusive (but far from snooty :)) atmosphere gives you the opportunity to meet and share meals with the other guests if you choose but offers privacy if preferred. Ask to book the bush bath and treehouse sleep out. Both are included. We would return in a heartbeat.

DueNorth (TripAdvisor)

It's like a dream, it's relaxing, great food, great people, beautiful animals, great experience ... we couldn't expect more from doing a relaxing safari.

If you want to do safari, see a lot of wild South African animals, have great food, be in the wilderness and the same time have all luxury amenities, I can just highly recommend Garonga Safari camp. It's definitely worth the money!

Thomas R (TripAdvisor)

We were lucky enough to get married here recently and what a place it is. I must say Garonga and it's wonderful team far surpassed any expectations I had. I cannot put in to words how truly wonderful this place is.

Our wedding day was amazing, the people we met were fantastic, the food is just great, and the animals....well I couldn't have ever imagined watching a leopard eating it's dinner up a tree!

Special thanks to our team Josia and Richard, what a great couple of guys and so funny. Bernie went out of his way for us and all the other staff thank you!

Karen B (TripAdvisor)