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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6170, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

An experience to be believed. Sighting as we have never seen before. A gentle walk in the bush where watching a couple of termites brought so much pleasure. Excellent, delicious gourmet food with fresh veggies. All presented by staff who could not have done more for you all with the biggest smiles. Truly a memorable experience. It could not have... More 

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Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Big Five, over 20,000 hectares, Fish River runs through the farm. Really 5 star accomodation and good food. very well trained rangers and outstanding trackers. just 30 minutes north of Grahamstown or a quick flight from Port Elizabeth.

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Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Our ranger on this trip, Doc (an absolute gentleman) and his tracker Monde (such an impressive young man), made every game drive memorable. Game viewing is our prime motive for travelling from Australia to Kwandwe, a private game reserve with an abundance of wildlife, lovingly maintained by all who live here. Such excitement every time we began a drive....simply not... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Tuppy1Brisbane, Thank you for choosing Kwandwe for the 3rd time, we deeply appreciate your support and loyalty. We also appreciate that you have taken the time to share your experience, your comments are very much valued. We are delighted that you enjoyed the wildlife and your experience in the Lodge and will be sure to pass on your comments... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We stayed in the Great Fish River lodge and from the moment we arrived we felt the genuine warmth of all of the staff. Our room at the lodge was very well appointed with all you would expect from a 5 star resort. The double full width opening doors give you lovely views of the river and beyond and you... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear ICSPUR, Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review, your comments are valued very much! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience as much as you did. We are constantly striving to serve our guests in the best way that we can! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Svia,... More 

Essex
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, nothing was too much trouble. The staff are exemplary and almost anticipate one's requirements. The food was delicious if somewhat filling and the accommodation outstanding. We would recommend Lodges 1 and 2. Yes, it's a bit of a walk but the wild life you will see in the early morning... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Jan064 Greetings from Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. We are delighted by your review and grateful that you took the time to share your experience. We have shared your lovely feedback with the team as well as the special mention to Nic and Mr V. We hope that we will be able to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stayed at Ecca Lodge for 3 nights - an absolutely awesome experience. Accommodation is superb, staff is friendly & diligent, and the game drive guide & tracker were fantastic - Ryan & Sia, you made our stay memorable! We will be back as soon as we can!

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Winegalmo Greetings from Kwandwe Safaris. Thank you so much for your taking the time to leave this wonderful review on Ecca Lodge. We've shared your feedback with Ryan and Sia and the rest of the Team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we truly hope that we will be able to welcome you back... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Husband and I stayed during our honeymoon and did not want to leave. The service is impeccable, the food is exquisite and the game drives are perfection! Our ranger Doc was hilarious and so full of knowledge! Our tracker Monde was so nice and has got the eyes of a hawk! He spotted a cheetah from so far away, not... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Valentina M We are extremely humbled by your kind review. Thank you so much for your kind words and recommendation. It was a true privilege for us to have you stay with us during your honeymoon. We will be sure to share feedback with Doc and Monde and the rest of the Kwandwe Team. We truly hope to welcome... More 

New Orleans
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

While we knew our 3 night stay at Kwandwe, the main safari stop on our African vacation, would be an exciting and unique experience, what we actually experienced was beyond all of our expectations. From the moment we arrived at our lodge Melton Manor, Kwandwe's impeccable hospitality began and continued until our departure. Melton Manor is one of 4 lodges... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Dandb 10 Greetings from Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. Thank you so much for sharing your kind review as well as the beautiful photos of your stay. We are delighted to hear thht you enjoyed your stay at Melton Manor and will be sure to pass on your feedback to Chase and Siza and the rest of the Melton Manor... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Melton Manor in Kwandwe Private Game reserve for a mini honeymoon after getting married on the 01 Nov. I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this place, the rooms, the service, the people. From checking in to checking out 2 days later, everything was just perfect! Service is amazing! The attention to detail... More 

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Rene R Thank you for your kind feedback and for having chosen Kwandwe as part of your honeymoon. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Melton Manor and will be sure to pass on your feedback to Nico, Saki and the rest of the Melton team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

"Are there any particular animals you want to see while you're here so I can concentrate on finding them first". The words of our Ranger as he greeted us for our first game drive. Just what we wanted to hear and it summed up the customer centric approach of this Game Reserve. And he was true to his word. A... More 

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Additional Information about Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Address: Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $896 - $3,816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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