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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly magical place set in beautiful surroundings offering luxury accommodation and service. I have Coeliac disease and can often have a dull choice of gluten free food or am given something that makes me very ill . My Gondwana experience was totally the opposite, there was always a choice or the chef made me an alternative and...

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Vollen, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the stay at Gondwanna Game Reserver very much, especially our game driver Brian. Brian was very experienced and knowledgeable about the animals, the birds and the surroundings of Gondwanna Game Reserve. This was very important for us and made the stay very successful. Many thanks.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Gondwana for two nights in November on the full board package at the Kwena Lodge. The setting and the accomodation are both lovely. Worth noting that the Kwena huts have the advantage of being walkable for meals and the spa - as it's a free roaming reserve if you stay in a villa you will need to...

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Thank jamessmith445
Benin City, Nigeria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great attention to detail from the time you arrive at the gate to the time you check out. Our field guide Ebenezer got us on the game and we learned a lot from him. The rest of the staff were helpful and the room was clean.

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Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a joke! From the start the service was bad. They did not replied on any question. We were told that we could pay upon arrival. But all of a sudden they found the reply button if the mail and they kept asking for the payment otherwise they would cancel the booking. When we called them and told them...

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Thank Sharita R
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit with my daughter her family. The staff accommodation (Fynbos vilas) and food was above our expectation. Corine was our guide and she was very knowledgeable and would get us very close to the animals. We saw all the Big 5 and all the other type of animals on the reserve. Our villa was a 3 bedroom each with...

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Thank Remi B
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best game reserve overall experience so far. Special mention for our game ranger Corinne who is extremely knowledgeable, professional and has a great personality. Considering to buy a property on the premises.

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Thank florian012016
Upper Austria, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These nice huts in the middle of nowhere... no cars to see... just nature. Perfect full Service during the whole day, maximum privacy at the huts. Great experiences at the morning and afternoon games with a cute guide. perfectly or more what i expected!!

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Thank I6188RMpeterh
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to other safaris before however wanted to visit this one and I was so so pleasantly surprised. We stayed in a Fynbos villa and wow, it was just amazing, I was blown away and for someone who travels so regularly this is rare! The Villa was perfect in every way and really did have everything you needed...

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Thank Morgan R
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gondwana is a wonderful place to stay just outside Mossel Bay and a must if you want a game park experience whilst travelling the garden route. The park has wonderful views and the fauna was beautiful when we visited in November. There was a variety of game drives led by our experienced and informative game ranger. We stayed at Kwena...

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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 

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Address: Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: $514 - $4,492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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