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Gondwana Game Reserve

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Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break less than 4 hours drive from Cape Town and 45 minutes from George airport along South Africa’s popular Garden Route. The 11,000 hectare private game reserve offers a distinctive malaria-free safari experience in a spectacular mountain and Fynbos landscape adding vivid colour and interest to a Big Five wilderness experience. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, superb cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers and a fun Junior Ranger Program for the kids. Kwena Lodge boasts 14 Khoi-San inspired Kwena Rooms. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular surrounds overlooking 2 waterholes where elephant frequent. The rooms offer sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. The spacious lodge facilities include a large infinity pool, chic open-plan lounge and bar, with food and beverage services offered in an elegant dining room set around 2 open fireplaces or in the outdoor boma.
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George Airport49 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxury experience with high quality! Definitely worh a visit! We saw 4 of the big 5 and enjoyed excellent service! The massage is also a must at this resort. Very relaxing and high quality. We were 2 people sharing a big villa. I would recommend...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Dean P, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback and great comments from your recent stay with us at Gondwana. This feedback will get passed onto my Team to show them how well they are doing. I trust we will see you again in the future....More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

I only stayed one night but it was amazing! We had a great game drive with Patrick, he knew what he said and was very relax so we felt comfortable at first moment. The staff are always happy and waiting to help! It’s amazing!!More

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Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from Dean P, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded January 3, 2018

Good day, THANK YOU so much for the wonderful feedback. We are really happy that you enjoyed your time with us. I have passed on your feedback to my Team. Next time I trust you will stay a bit longer. Once again, thank you so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Safaris were 5 star. Coolman our guide was fantastic and our family of 6 really enjoyed our time with him. He really helped us to make the most of our game drives and he was good company. He seems to be a very experienced tracker....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Gondwana for 3 nights whilst on our South Africa trip - it's a convenient location not too far from Cape Town. We stayed in a Kwena Hut which was really nice but it had a glass roof for apparently looking at the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our 2night-stay at Gondwana Game Reserve. We stayed at a luxory and spacious Bush-villa, enjoyed good food and exciting Game-drives. The staff wassuper-friendly, always warmly in contact and made all extras possible. Totally recommendable.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Dean P, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive and friendly feedback. I am very happy that you had a great experience at Gondwana. Our staff and our product are very important to the Gondwana Experience, and I will ensure the Team gets to see this wonderful...More

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Response from Yorkshire1245 | Reviewed this property |
That’s what they did for us! We had four beds for two nights - a bedroom each for each night 🐃🦒🦏🐘🦓👍
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All included. Nice setup. Frank
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"The Kwena huts are so cute! My favourite. "
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"Thatched huts with oven and heated beds were very cosy! "
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"The rooms I saw inside both the villas and the huts around the pool were all incredible, you really..."
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"Kwena lodge is quite nice"
Oct. 8, 2018
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US$535 - US$3,224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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