Rules, Terms & Conditions


  • Each Guest is bound to the Rules of the Lodge.
  • This document serves as the guideline for Guests and to ensure that your stay is pleasant.
  • It is the responsibility of Guests to familiarize themselves with the contents of the document.  Ignorance of its contents in the case of misconduct cannot be an excuse.


  • Any Guest causing loss or damage to any fixed or movable property of which Pumula Lodge is the proprietor shall be liable to reimburse the Owner for any loss suffered by Pumula in replacing or repairing such loss or damage.  Pumula Lodge and its owners shall not be responsible for the loss of money or other personal property from Guest’s rooms.  Pumula Lodge accepts no responsibility whatsoever for loss of or damage to residents’ private property during their stay.
  • Residents are responsible for insurance of their personal items.
  • A First Aid kit is held at the main residence for minor injuries, for any other serious ailments, Medical services are available in Modimolle; the contact number for Dr. Veldman is (014) 717-1332.
  • Pumula Lodge and its owners shall not be responsible for any damages, losses or injuries during residence activities, trail walks, game drives, pools, around the dam or excursions.

Visitor’s responsibility

  • Treat fellow Guests and Pumula Lodge properties with respect at all times.
  • Please take responsibility for Children and minors staying with you at Pumula Lodge.
  • Children are NOT ALLOWED TO SWIM without adult supervision.  DO NOT DIVE since all the pools are shallow.  Swimming pools and the Dam are used at your own risk.
  • Respect the privacy of other Guests.
  • Comply with all fair and reasonable guidelines and instructions of Pumula Lodge’s personnel.
  • Report any irregular deeds by fellow Guests.
  • Use the available facilities with responsibility and accountability in accordance with the Rules
  • Do not litter, please use the facilities provided to discard of your trash.
  • Please assist us by re-cycling your waist, we are responsible to take care of our earth.

Rules applying to accommodation at Pumula Lodge

  • Reservation Policy:  A 50% deposit is required 48 hours after a reservation is made and the balance of the Accommodation fees has to be paid before 7 days of arrival.
  • E-mail proof of payment to
  • Only cash, bank transfers or deposits are accepted.
  • All Prices includes VAT.
  • Prices quoted are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Cancellation Policy:  90% of your deposit is refundable if you cancel your Accommodation 30 days prior to arrival, 50% of you deposit is refundable if you cancel your Accommodation 15 to 29 days prior to arrival, you forfeit your entire deposit if you cancel your Accommodation 15 days or less prior to arrival.
  • Only paying Guests may be accommodated at Pumula Lodge.
  • Accommodation Policy:
  • Book-In time is 14H00 and check-out time is 10H00.  When booking-out, please drive up to the gate, open the gate with your remote and deposit the key into the key box.
  • For all guest safety please do not advertise the gate code.  The gate code is changed regularly for safety.
  • No Day Visitors are permitted; the facilities are for paying guests only.
  • NO OVER CROWDING is allowed in the units, management will ask extra guests to leave the premises.
  • NO LOUD MUSIC is allowed at the units, we promote a peaceful atmosphere at the lodge.  Please notify management if any of the other guests are disturbing the peace.
  • Pumula Lodge units are all Self-Catering.
  • Daily cleaning services for the outdoor areas is included in your stay.
  • Linen and Towels will be changed every 4 days or when they are soiled.
  • Laundry could be washed and ironed at an additional charge.
  • Please do not use towels for Swimming; they are supplied for bathing purposes only.
  • There are no pets allowed on the property or in the Accommodation at any time.
  • There is a NO SMOKING policy in the Accommodation at all times.  During winter times care should be taken when smoking on the property due to a High fire danger alert. Please do not litter the farm with cigarette butts.
  • No open fires are allowed.  Braai fires should be made in designated braai areas at each unit.  Fires have to be attended to by guests and care should be taken not to start veld fires.  NO fires may be made during windy weather conditions.  Guests are held liable for any damage when a veld fire was caused due to their negligence!
  • Guest may not collect fire wood or break trees to use as fire wood.  Guilty parties will be fined R500.00.
  • All game animals should be treated with respect as they are all wild animals.  Care should be taken when on Game drives or biking, keep a safe distance from all Game.
  • Please do not attempt to touch or play with any snakes on the property as most of them are venomous, stay calm and stay still until the snake moves away from you.   In most cases snakes do not attack people; they just want to get away from you.
  • In case of an emergency please contact the Owner at 079 801 8577 immediately.


Thank you for respecting the rules and abiding by them, your cooperation is appreciated.

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