Pumba is a malaria-free Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa. It features Big Five wildlife and the rare White Lion. Pumba offers two intimate safari lodges which offer 5-star accommodation and cuisine. Pumba Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth where you awaken to the sounds of the African bush veld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Initiative, provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten.
The reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom land-rovers or on guided walking safaris. Pumba is characterized by unique and dense Eastern Cape Valley Bushveld favoured by Elephant and browsing antelope.
Pumba Private Game Reserve is home to the second known free-ranging, self-sustainable population of White Lions in Southern Africa. The reserve is home to a pride of White Lions, Tawny Coloured split gene Lions, some of which are wild born. Pumba’s White Lion project objective was to establish a sustainable self-sufficient pride of Lions comprising of pure white and split gene animals, which has now been successfully achieved and is reinforced by being one of CNN’s Top 10 Safari destinations in the world.
Water Lodge, set amongst dense bushveld overlooking Lake Kariega, offers 12 stone walled, thatched chalets leading off into meandering timber footpaths.
All Chalets open onto private game viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace.
The Bush Lodge offers 11 luxurious, glass enclosed thatched chalets, each in its own private bush setting, offering: Msenge Bush Lodge offers luxury, glassed enclosed, thatched chalets, which flow naturally into the African Bushveld, allowing you to become one with nature. Private timber game-viewing decks overlooking a watering hole on a floodplain and stunning mountain views complete this tranquil setting. Dreamy bathrooms with magnificent views, luxury bedrooms opening onto private timber decks complete with plunge pools and outdoor showers.