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    Gondwana Game Reserve

    Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 676 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This game reserve is still small and is still growing. So not to many animals but still we saw elephants, rhinos, buffalo s and where able to follow a family of lions with baby s and that was amazing.

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    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    In April we stayed at Gondwana Game Reserve in one of the Kwena Huts. The whole experience was truly amazing. The huts are beautifully furnished and equipped. As it was almost the start of winter, we loved the wood-burning stove! Breakfast was served on the...More

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    Response from GondwanaGameReserve, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded 15 May 2017

    Good afternoon, thank you so much for your very kind words from your stay with us at Gondwana. I have passed this onto my Team, and we are very appreciative of your business and wonderful comments. We look forward top welcoming you back to Gondwana...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved the lodge, with the most friendly staff. The game drive with Patrick was unforgetable. He showed us the lions on ther best! And didn't stop till we found the girafes. One day rain didn't stop us and the place was so relaxing. Perfect...More

    Thank mbarree
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were really surprised by the size of the Fynbos. It´s a 3 bedroom house, with 2 bath tubs and fireplaces. The safari was also pretty great, we were able to see lions, elephants, rhinos, giraffes and other animals.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our stay at Kwena Lodge in Gondwana Reserve was beyond our wildest dreams. Most memorable. Fabulous all round. Staff unbelievably friendly, attentive, helpful and interested. NOTHING too much trouble. Attention to detail superb. Food excellent and plentiful. Treated like VIPs from the moment we arrived....More

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    Thank Ubomi
    Response from Dean P, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Good afternoon, THANK YOU so much for your very kind words and compliments from your recent stay with us at Gondwana. I have passed this onto my Team, who are very proud of this beautiful product we get to show our guests. Wishing you a...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$358 - US$2,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Mossel Bay
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    Vicky W
    16 August 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Good day, thank you for your question. You are very safe in the open vehicles. We do this so as to enhance the Game Drive experience, with our guests being able to have an uninterrupted view of the surroundings.
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    Charlotte M
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Hi, the check in time is 14h00 please. The afternoon Game drive leaves at 16h30 Regards
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    Asha S
    26 March 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Yes there are washing machines in the Villas, we also do have an outsourced laundry service, which takes 24hrs Regards
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