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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6170 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews great fish river lodge the reserve ecca lodge game drives you will not be disappointed star luxury went the extra mile wonderful experience game park wild animals attention to detail private game stayed nights male lion eyes sightings manor
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Been lucky enough to have visited a number of Private Game Reserves in the Eastern Cape but for Kwandwe is simply the best. Firstly the reserve is large, 22,000 hectares and then it is low density in that it can only host 52 people in...More

Thank StephenXXXXX
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game ReserveResponded 18 July 2018

Dear Stephen Thank you for that fantastic review! It definitely is great to not see any other vehicles during the game drives. We'll be sure to pass your compliments along to the staff and rangers who helped to make your trip so memorable. We would...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. Spent 4 nights enjoying this unique place at Ecca Lodge. Must say with a lot of these safari lodges a lot of what sets one apart from the other is the guide and tracker that either makes it or breaks it....More

Thank RSA_Traveller74
Response from KwandweManagement, Public Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game ReserveResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed our Ecca Lodge and the tracking! It is always so great to get so close to such amazing animals like the bat eared fox! We will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We enjoyed 3 nights at Great Fish River Lodge (No 9). Accommodation, food and service were appropriately high end. The setting was incredible with 360 degree views over African plains and landscape. Safaris were well organised with experienced guides and rangers. We are particularly grateful...More

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Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game ReserveResponded 20 February 2018

Dear oskarseppl It's wonderful that you had a chance to stay in Great Fish River lodge - it really is beautiful! We'll definitely pass along the compliments the Wez. We're so glad to hear you're planning your return! No doubt you'll see even more wonderful...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

You know a place is special when you are dropped off to leave and tears form in your eyes...and they’re still there 2 hours later. I never imagined Kwandwe would move me in the way it did. A combination of the people, the land, and...More

Thank Brian R
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game ReserveResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Brian R, Thank you so much for your very kind and thoughtful feedback! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and will be sure to pass on your comments to Ruan, Vusi, Graeme and the rest...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Kwandwe Ecco Lodge surpassed all our expectations and more. The suites are exquisite, extremely tasteful, very spacious with surround views of the Reserve. The safari guides and trackers had extensive knowledge and we saw so much wildlife. Elephants, Giraffe, Hippo, Rhino, Baboons, Zebra, Pride of...More

Thank FionaSamuelsRadnor
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game ReserveResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Fiona and Max Thank you for your lovely review! We are incredibly lucky to have such a wide range of animals, including the Big Five, for our guests to experience. Our staff truly do their best to ensure a memorable time for all! Kind...More

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Description
9 Main Lodge suites, 6 Ecca Lodge suites and 3 bedroom villa Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$1,128 - US$3,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$1,128 - US$3,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
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Traveller (83)
Room & Suite (34)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"All rooms are excellent"
oskarseppl
18 Feb 2018
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"Amazing views"
382cynthiar
8 Nov 2017
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"For a party of 6 Uplands Manor was fantastic"
golftraveller9
15 Apr 2017
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"Some rooms are further from the main lodge than others..... the walk certainly didn't bother me...."
123SEL
17 Mar 2017
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