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Gondwana Game Reserve

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Gondwana game farm near Mossel Bay is a perfect place for a family vacation . Great scenery ,good game viewing (our ranger was excellent ),children activities and rooms and services were perfect .We have been to many lodges on Kruger ,Madikwe and several surrounding countries and we thought this lodge provided the same excellent service .We were very happy to...

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Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was one of the best places I've ever stayed. We stayed in the Fynbos villa and it was just amazing. Beautifully furnished and clean and tidy. Fantastic views and very peaceful. Euguene who was are guide was just awesome. He really made this stay memorable for us, can't thank him enough for his time and knowledge. All the staff...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is amazing! Perfect service and the right value for money. The ranger (Felix) was also great, he was very relaxed and experienced and found us a lot of animals. Including giraffes on the morning of my birthday.

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Thank Maria F
Cape Town
Reviewed 31 October 2016

First time in Gondwana but not first safari in the region. We were three families travelling together. The lodge is great and very spacious. The game drive was quite good with very nice rangers. Meals and service during the meals must be improved and with few improvements could match others reserves in the region.

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Thank facturelondon
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed for three nights and had the most amazing time. We have stayed at Garden Route Game Reserve and Sanbona on previous visits to SA but this was a perfect place to stay, particularly if you have been on some smaller safaris before. The reserve is big enough to accommodate the number of guests they had, the rangers very...

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Thank AliRoberts_Leeds
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is nice place in garden rout. This is a big game reserve & good safari experience. More then safari i liked this place because of heaven in mid of the forest. We stayed for one night only but stay minimum for 2 night & relax. Nice amenities. Very well managed & good staff. Breakfast, lunch & dinner is good....

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Thank Dilip B
Weehawken, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Gondwana with 4 friends. The bush drives were incredible and the luxurious huts were perched with picturesque views of the landscape. Using binoculars, we could observe elephants from our bed! staff was keen and extremely helpful. We saw 4/The Big Five, and learned a great deal about the flora and fauna....

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Thank Charlotte L
Cooktown, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice place, reasonable game drive but dissapointed in the quality of food & power points didn't work to charge computers, phones etc. BBQ dinner was terrible. Given a breakfast pack to take which was very poor.

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Thank LS1960
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

An amazing welcome and a an amazing location, the rooms are very comfortable and decorated to a high level. Staff were really friendly and the food was better than I would have hoped. Game drive was great and saw plenty of animals.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an absolutely amazing time. We where there for 3 nights and it was magnificent. We saw a lot of animals and they are all very healthy and happy. The game drives are very special and stopping at different look out points to have a hot cup of coffee or a delicious glass of wine was an extra attention...

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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. ... 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: $432 - $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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