Situated approximately 1½ hour’s drive from Port Elizabeth, Pumba Private Game Reserve covers over 6,000 hectares of land and offers the thrilling experience of spotting the Big Five in their natural environment. Pumba covers five of the seven biomes, and is the first of the Eastern Cape Game reserves to introduce a White Lion breeding programme.
As well as the amazing animals you will find at Pumba Private Game Reserve, for the bird lovers there are over 300 different species. Other animals on the reserve include giraffe, zebra, hippo, cheetah, warthog, hyena, wild dogs and a host of others.
Tea, coffee or juice will be served upon arrival at the lodge, after which you will proceed on a two hour game drive in open vehicles, with experienced rangers, viewing Pumba’s abundant game and birdlife, as well as experiencing the beauty of the Reserve.
Return to the lodge for a buffet lunch, which will be served in the restaurant before reboarding the open vehicles to continue for a further hour game drive.
You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.
Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.
Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.
This excursion will operate by coach, open vehicle and on foot. Guests must be mobile enough to board the open game vehicles. The roads in the Game Reserve are gravel with inclines and certain parts of the game drive can be bumpy. This tour is not recommended for people with back problems. Comfortable clothing, binoculars and a sun hat are strongly recommended. Smoking, talking loudly and standing up is not permitted during the game drive. Mobile phones must be switched off and no food is permitted to be taken on the game vehicles.
For safety reasons, children under the age of six years are not permitted in the open vehicles. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.
EARLY BOOKING IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL GAME RESERVE TOURS.
Please be advised that the small souvenir shop at the lunch venue will only accept local currency – South African Rand. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.