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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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    Reviewed 31 December 2015

    We absolutely loved Great Fish River Lodge at Kwandwe, every aspect of our five night stay was perfect, from the game drives (thank you Marc and Andy) to the delicious food. There are 8 opportunities to eat during each day so pacing yourself might be...More

    Thank neil2paul
    Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 1 March 2016

    Dear neil2paul, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience, for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending Kwandwe to other travelers. Our staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you...More

    Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

    There are not enough superlatives to describe kwandwe......it was certainly the highlight of our 3 wk SA trip! each and every staff member can not do enough to make your stay and experience unique, I can not praise the quality of the service enough and...More

    Thank sweetpBham
    Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 1 March 2016

    Dear sweetpBham, Thank you for choosing Kwandwe and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the accommodation, service, food and game viewing. We hope to welcome you back in the future, hopefully​ you will have better luck with spotting the...More

    Reviewed 15 December 2015

    The lodge resembles the perfect combinations of safari style living with the amenities of a five star hotel. The small lodge (only 9 houses for 2 people each) ensures perfect privacy on your own patio and pool while making you feel part of the kwandwe...More

    Thank PandatheFirst
    Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 1 March 2016

    Dear PandatheFirst, Thank you for taking the time to write this generous review. We will be sure to pass on your comments to the staff who will be delighted to hear them. We hope to welcome you back at Kwandwe in future! Warmest regards, The...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2015

    Really wonderful experience. Highly recommend to anyone. We stayed here for 3 nights in the beginning of October for our honeymoon and it was my favorite part of our entire 2 week trip. The staff at Kwandwe go above and beyond to make your stay...More

    Thank JuJuBeanNYC
    Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 15 December 2015

    Dear JuJuBeanNYC Thank you for your generous review. At Kwandwe, we strive to give guests a complete experience, from the lodge environment to the blankets on game drives and the freshly prepared ice teas that awaits guests returns. Our menus change daily and are constructed...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2015

    This place is excellent! Animals, Service, Luxury, Beauty, Value for money - top score on each metric. We were greeted with a very nice lunch before taken on our first safari drive the same afternoon where we saw the most amazing animals in such a...More

    Thank johan s
    Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 15 December 2015

    Dear Johan S Thank you for your kind feedback and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Kwandwe and will be sure to pass on your comments to Ivan and the rest of the Great Fish River Lodge team. We hope...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$679 - US$4,370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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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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