What a beautiful spot to get away from the hustle of city life. The two bedroom cottages are well kitted out for a very comfortable stay.
The wide open spaces were truly breathtaking and whether chilling by the pool, with Midred the goat to amuse us, or walking up to three and a half hours across the hills and through the kloof, or taking a game drive, this is a must visit destination.
The owners and staff were so welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. The braais at the lodge boma were a great opportunity to chat to the staff about the history and the fossils, rock paintings and game that can be seen around the lodge area.
As well as the Eland, Ostrich and Helmeted Guneafowls that roam around the cottages, we saw Cape Rhebok, Kudu, Gemsbok, Black Wildebeest and Angulated Tortoise on our walks and game drives.
It was our first visit, but it will certainly not be our last.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestling in a vast valley amidst the spectacular highland mountainous scenery of the Little Karoo, lies African Game Lodge, a private nature reserve where wild animal have a future. Whether you are looking for a relaxing nature break, need to recharge your batteries or you are looking for an active holiday where you can hike & bike in natural surrounds, African Game Lodge is ideally situated, being only 2 ½ hours from Cape Town and just 30 minutes from the magical town of Montagu. Well-appointed thatch cottages, built in traditional Karoo architecture, provide a comfortable retreat where you can relax and look out over the valley, open spaces and surrounding mountains. Each Cottage is equipped with a fireplace for those chilly winter evenings, and the thatched roofs ensures an inviting coolness during the heat of summer. Awake from a good night sleep, and venture out into the healthy mountain air to choose from a variety of activities such as day hikes, short walks, self-drives, Eco & Game Viewing Drives, bird watching, nature exploring, or just sit and absorb the absolute silence and sounds of nature. ... more less
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