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Gondwana Game Reserve

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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 20 November 2016

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 17 November 2016

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 17 November 2016

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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Thank Sue0118
Germany
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San dwelling. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views, sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon arrival from an evening game drive.

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Thank Uwe S
Nerja, Spain
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is an excellent Game reserve with very good opportunities to see wild animals. We even saw a very rare thing, a fight between a huge male elephant and a 12 year old rhino. The rino got the short end of the stick...

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Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Gondwana although a small reserve provided everything we wished for in terms of luxury and access to animals. We particularly liked the management of viewings on safari drives and priority given to animals' natural habitat and conservation. Staff very friendly and welcoming and accommodation superb.

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Thank Gilly E
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

After a 4½hr drive from Cape Town we arrived (used Sat Nav and journey was easy) On the drive down the dust track after entering the private reserve we saw zebra on the way to check into our Lodge. We stayed one night with two safari trips (one before dinner, and one before breakfast). Would have been nice to stay...

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Thank SarahHann
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our stay at Gondwana Game Reserve could not have been better. The accommodations, safari trips, and Food are excellent. I would recommend to all who plan to stay there, to at least stay for 2 days and have the full board so that you have enough time in the safa

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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: $429 - $4,291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Go for the three bedroom villas if budget isn't a concern and you are visiting with 3-4 people.”
909alistairr, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Kwena huts are closest to eating facilities and where the game drives leave from”
LABull, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Kwena Lodge or Fynbos Villas”
FireZulu, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in Red Rocks 18. Whilst it was a little bit away from the main building, Kwena it provided a stunning setting with peace and quiet. All bedrooms within the villa were well spaced apart. ”
249junef, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
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