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    Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

    Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District | Grahamstown, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6140, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 246 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We spent 4 days at this lodge, it was superb!. Under the guidance of our guide Ryan and tracker Banana, we had some fantastic up-close encounters with Elephants, Giraffes, White Rhino and we got really close the elusive Black Rhinos. One of the highlights was...More

    1  Thank Battie A
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Battie A, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind and thoughtful feedback - we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that you had such great wildlife sightings! We will be sure to pass on the above...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Positives first. The Great Fish River Lodge is a unique setting, beautifully styled. The Game Reserve as such equally wonderful. Our guide (Doc) and his tracker (Monde) were simply extraordinary. Not just "big game hunting" but explaining the ecosystems, pointing out flowers or the use...More

    Thank murgman
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear murgman, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the game drives and cuisine. Once again we would like to apologise for the inconsistency in service offered, which I know our GM discussed with...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We spent two incredible nights at Kwandwe and do not have a bad word to say about our stay. 4x game drives yielded lions, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, cheetah and countless other incredible animals, all expertly located and pointed out by our guide and tracked, Nic...More

    Thank Katie G
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Katie G, Thank you for your lovely comments and for having chosen Kwandwe for your honeymoon! It is great to hear that you had such great wildlife sightings and that you enjoyed your time with us overall. We will be sure to pass on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Having not done a safari before we didn’t know what to expect but we need not have worried it was simply amazing. The attention to detail can not be faulted from reception to your transfer to the lodge everyone makes you so welcome. We were...More

    Thank LichfieldDave
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear LichfieldDave, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback, and for having chosen Kwandwe for your first safari experience! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of...More

    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    There are not enough words to describe the experience that Kwandwe Private Game Reserve gives their customers! We had very high expectations going into our trip and Kwandwe was able to go above and beyond our expectations. All the staff members were beyond kind and...More

    Thank Cynthia R
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$676 - US$4,358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    BriKow
    3 May 2017|
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    Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
    Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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    Lynette W
    29 January 2017|
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    Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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