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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved Gondwana, it's pure luxury! The game drives were great too, we saw at least 1 of the big 5 on each drive we did. We would definitely come back. I recommend spending the extra and staying in the huts, they are fantastic!

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked for 3 nights and came just in time for our first game drive. It was gorgeous! The views are stunning. They have lots of animals and you do need to look for them. The 2nd night our ranger Megan went after the lions. Such a good experience and lots of knowledge there! The cubs were adorable. The property...

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worcester
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great game viewing and 4x4 experience. A small game reserve with a big heart, all the animals are free - which makes for proper game drives - can be cold early morning and late evening, take a thick fleece. Great accommodation and lovely staff. Breakfast is good but Dinner very disappointing - they need to change their chef.

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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic stay with awesome views! Very professional staff and equipment and i feel the whole experience exceeded everyone in the party's expectations! Very high quality. Would definitely visit again. A big thank you to One Turn Trading and Chris and Mari Brothers for organising and for recommending the Gondwana Game Reserve.

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Ysselsteyn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice, beautiful park, nature en very nice staying. Friendly service en clean in the very beautiful cabins. We enyoyed the 4 personal gamedrives: they were very beautiful en interesting. We enjoyed it very much. Breakfast en diner was very nice and enough for everybody.

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Thank Jeu W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gondwana Game Reserve is an excellent choice if you are looking for a genuine safari experience. The reserve is large enough for a 3 hour game drive without going over the same ground twice. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and made the trip extra special. We stayed in the Sunset Ridge Villa. Gondwana’s luxury private bush villas are the...

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Thank Gemma H
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you are off the main roads, you ideally need a 4 wheel drive car. it takes about 5 minutes to the first gate and then a further 15 minutes to gate 2. Be careful with your suspension! Check in efficient and friendly. We stayed in one of the huts off the main hub. Spacious, clean, good en suite area...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our South Africa adventure we booked into a game reserve as a tick off our bucket list !! We certainly were pleasantly surprised and delighted with our stay ! As we had never been to a game reserve before we had no idea what to expect ! We should never have worried ! From The minute of...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first game reserve trip and we had book three nights here. When you get off the main road it's about a five minute drive on the track to get to gate 1 which is where you need to go initially to be allowed in. Then you have a 15 minute drive to gate 2 and the main...

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Amsterdam, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings. Amazing views. Unfortunately the food is very mediocre. Prepared by a very uninspired chef. Lack of correct management. Interior of bush villa somewhat tired. Good ranger and friendly staff

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gondwana Game Reserve

Address: Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: $557 - $3,908 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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