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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape


Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is located in the malaria free Eastern Cape, almost two hourís drive from Port Elizabeth in the Great Fish River valley. This  22,000 ha of rehabilitated ostrich, sheep and goat farmland, now hosts a wide diversity of the species that originally called this area home, and that includes the Big Five, with both black and white rhino , and cheetah as well, all having been reintroduced.

The massive and ambitious wildlife reintroduction programme at Kwandwe is now complete, with all of the large mammals historically known to occur here, once again roaming free. For the first time in over 100 years, elephant, lion, cheetah, buffalo, leopard, white and black rhino wander free in this rehabilitated wilderness. Giraffe, zebra, Greater kudu and several other antelope are resident and regularly seen. Of particular interest are the many unusual nocturnal mammals which are regularly encountered on night drives; these include the aardvark, the termite-eating aardwolf, bat-eared fox and springhare. This is also the home of the sociable and entertaining suricate meerkats which live in close-knit family groups.

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve stretches along 42 kilometres of the Great Fish River. It is a river of great historical significance, as it was a hotly contested border during the Frontier Wars of 1779-1878 between the Settlers (and the Dutch farmers) and the Xhosa nation.

Twice-daily game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles  Other activities are bush sundowners, dinners on the banks of the Great Fish River, picnics in the Reserve, guided river-walking/hiking and canoeing, fishing, rhino tracking, visits to hides and Pioneer cultural storytelling evenings.

Kwandwe Game Lodges are easily accessible by private charters into the strip on Kwandwe, from where a representative will collect you and transfer you to the lodge. Kwandwe is perfect for self-drive clients. Port Elizabeth is approx two hours drive from Kwandwe and has a national airport. Flying time from Port Elizabeth is 30-40 minutes.

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Kwandwe Game Reserve Lodges
Ecca Lodge - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Ecca Lodge

Ecca Lodges' decor is modern and trendy. Decorated with giant Warhol-like prints, retro light fittings, dry 'Gabon walls' and shades of olive, rust and burnt orange with expansive views over the Acacia, Aloe and Spekboom valley, this child friendly lodge with a laid-back vibe offers the perfect wildlife experience for the young at heart.

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Great Fish River Lodge - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Great Fish River Lodge

Kwandwe's Great Fish River Lodge consists of nine luxurious suites, set high up on the banks of the Great Fish River. Each thatch and glass chalet has a private plunge pool and observation deck with spectacular views over the river valley

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Melton Manor - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Melton Manor

This u-shaped colonial styled home-like venue is ideal for a family or group of 8 to book in its entirety. 4 double rooms lead out onto the courtyard which has a swimming pool and views out and of the forested hills beyond. Melton Mano may also be booked by individuals and share with other guests.

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Uplands Homestead - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Uplands Homestead

This elegant 1905 farmhouse has been restored to retain its charm and elegance of yesteryear retaining its Olde Worlde warmth and ambience and combines modern touches with classic architecture. The private balconies and full size swimming pool with gazebo ensure a comfortably luxurious stay.

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