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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Woking Surrey
Reviewed April 15, 2017

To celebrate a major birthday , 3 generations of our family stayed st this beautiful game reserve. We rented Uplands Manor which has 3 large bedrooms all with super king beds and en suite bathrooms. The lodge is managed by Brendan who was our game ranger ably assisted by Cindy and her team of cooks and cleaners. The food was...

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

Hi golftraveller9 We are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time with us. Seeing the Big 5 really is an awesome experience that everyone should have. Kind regards Kwandwe Management

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Can't add anything to all the reviews already written. 3 nights in Kwandwe in early February were simply amazing. It met every expectation and more! Everything you've already read is true! A superb experience!

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

Hi 123SEL Thank you. We are happy that you had a great time with us and that your expectations were met. Kind regards Kwandwe Management

Mtwalume
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Kwandwe has no equal in South Africa when it comes down to service, accommodation and game viewing. It is an amazing experience and one that will no doubt be an unforgettable one after visiting. The food and service from the catering staff to the tracker and Game ranger complete the all-round visit. The Big five and more are easily accessible...

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

Hi PatSymcox Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear that you had such a wonderful experience. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Kwandwe Management

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We had the best time here. We loved the service and care offered by all the staff. The game spotters and rangers are so persistent in their search for game and explain the tracks and sounds that they hear which indicate there may be game to see. There is such a rich of animal and plant life diversity here. We...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

20,000 + hectares of reclaimed farm land, now lovingly transformed into Eastern Cape wilderness. Thousands of animals, including all the big 5, protected by a hard-core anti-poaching team; 200 passionate and well informed staff, all of whom live on site. No more than 42 guests. That's a recipe for a perfect safari and that's what we had. Magic sightings included...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The approach to The Great Fish River Lodge, is an expedition in itself, due to the nature of the Terra firma, the gravel drive is an ordeal that is well worth the effort, as once you arrive at the Reception house you will say oh this is nice, well then your driver takes you to the Main Lodge of The...

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This was our first safari and we stayed in the great fish river lodge. The service from the second we arrived was faultless. I'll review each element one at a time so I don't waffle! Location - absolutely stunning Accommodation - everyone had an individual lodge, which was beautifully furnished. The indoor and out showers were great and the plunge...

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

Dear Vegas0608, Thank you for your detailed and thoughtful feedback, we are delighted that you chose to celebrate your birthday at Kwandwe. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ivan, Sibo and the rest of the team, and hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future! Warm regards, The Kwandwe family

Cheshie
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the Ecco lodges for three nights. The accommodation is absolutely wonderful with great views over the reserve. Inside there is a large lounge area with a separate bedroom which offer the best views. Words cannot describe how good it is so hope the photos do it justice. During the morning and again during the late...

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

Dear Simon F, Thank you so much for having taken the time to post your thoughtful feedback as well as your lovely images. It is a privilege to be considered one of your top travel experiences to date and hope that you do return soon (and that we are able to make your second visit even more memorable than the...

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed October 27, 2016

There is no better place to stay and experience wildlife in South Africa than Kwandwe. The staff were so nice and attentive. They made you feel right at home and took care of everything. Our guides were amazing! They were so much fun to be around and extremely informative. We felt so lucky to be in such a wonderful place...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We have just returned from our first Safari... 5 nights at Kwandwe. What an amazing experience! Having travelled extensively throughout Europe and South America, we had certain ideas about value for money from travel experiences.... Kwandwe exceeded all our expectations! This place is special. The accommodation is beautiful, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the guides and trackers seem...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $1,093 - $4,411 (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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“For a party of 6 Uplands Manor was fantastic”
golftraveller9, Apr 15, 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are further from the main lodge than others..... the walk certainly didn't bother me....”
123SEL, Mar 17, 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are Perfectly situated.”
PatSymcox, Mar 2, 2017 | Read review
“Some of the lodges are family, others kid free, others for take-overs only. Make sure you chose the right one!”
ArvD, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“after eating so well a little exercise is welcome so choose room number one as it has a bit of walking to get to it.”
711PaulR711, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
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