Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

A world-class Big Five safari destination in a pristine private wilderness.

Nestled in the heart of South Africa’s unspoilt Eastern Cape province lies Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.

This magnificent 22,000 hectare private reserve is home to 2 intimate lodges, Great Fish River Lodge and Ecca Lodge, each with its own distinctive charm and character. All suites feature panoramic views and modern African-themes décor, each with their own private decks and plunge pools. For families or larger groups there are 3 exclusive use houses with swimming pools, Uplands Homestead, Melton Manor and Fort House, all are fully staffed and come with their own private guide, 4x4 and tracker.

Activities on the reserve include 4X4 game drives, Kwandwe's rhino conservation safari, bush and big game walks, boat cruises, fishing and bush banqueting. After a day out on safari enjoy an in-room massage or refreshing cocktail.

The reserve is a malaria free destination and the choice of accommodation makes it the ideal choice for couples and families alike.

Rooms:  15 x Suites  3 x Houses
Dining: Varied Locations depending on Accommodation Choice
Spa: Treatments Available
Pool: 1 x in each Lodge/House (except Great Fish River Lodge)


Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed. Price is per person per night and includes all meals, soft drinks, house wines, spirits, beers, laundry, safari activities, nature walks, transfers to and from the airstrip, childminding and conservation fees. (Champagne and cellar wines are not included.)

Low season

from £460pp

High season

from £685pp


Getting there

Airport: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) 90 mins by road

Flying time

12 hours 35 minutes

Time difference

GMT +2 hours


South African Rand

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