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Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Safari Lodge

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PO Box 236 | Schafli Road Kwelera, East London 5259, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. An hour well spent. The Game Ranger gave an extremely interesting talk on elephants, their bodies, life and habits. Opportunity to get close up, feel the elephant skin and feed them by hand. A privilege and unforgettable experience for adults and children.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We spent week in tented accommodation it was both comfortable and great value, we enjoyed the quite sound of the running stream below our tent. The food was excellent and the staff were fantastic, our ranger Greg made every effort to ensure our stay was memorable- we will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

WE didnt stay just visited one morning. Animals are the motivator for most tourists in visiting Africa and seeing them in the wild is special. But also special is getting up close. We were privileged to be up close and see the white lions, especially as there are not many in the world. The cheetahs experience also added to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We didn't stay at the reserve but we're privileged to participate in a half day guided safari. After a delicious lunch at the lodge we set off in the vehicles. You're in true 4WD country, lush with vegetation even though it had been a dry period. Brandon was our ranger/guide and he was fantastic. For someone so young, the passion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

All aspects of this stay were top quality. We had three days staying in the Valley Camp tented accommodation. The accommodation was excellent and provided for all our needs. With the full board option we were spoilt in both quantity and quality for food. The wildlife experience was awesome and made even better by the attention of our own Tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a once in a lifetime experience doing the elephant safari with Patrick and Samuel. It was incredible. Patrick and Samuel did everything possible to make sure we felt safe and had a wonderful time. Trevor took awesome pictures to help us remember this most unique adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was in the area on a business trip but had a couple of days off so decided to try out a local game reserve. Inkwenkwezi was recommended to me and I was not disappointed. Our guide gave us a few simple rules (don't stands up in the land rover and don't put your arm out when we get near... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Excellent accommodation & food. Had the 'glam' in glamping with all mod cons, swimming pool and fine dining. superb views from private, secluded balconies in idyllic setting. Friendly & helpful staff especially our guide Jacques who was very attentive & knowledgeable. We saw white rhino, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, wildebeest, warthog, various antelope, and others. Being in close contact with lion... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Inkwenkwezi may not be the biggest game reserve in South Africa, but it is certainly value for money and is big enough to keep you occupied for several days. All meals, game drives and most activities are included in the price. The valley camp tents are all private and you would not realise that anyone else was staying there, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We only did a day tour but were quite happy with the experience. We've been on several safaris and to many game reserves, but we were pleasantly surprised by Inkwenkwezi. Most of all because they have some rare white lions. They're kept separate from the rest of the animals, but they seemed quite content. Honestly they were some of the... More 

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