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Gondwana Game Reserve

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for my family to have their first safari, animals acclimatised to vehicles which made sightings last longer and easier, but well controlled by guides with only a couple of vehicles - and most of the time we didn't see anyone else. Lovely lodges, huge! Bedrooms quite far apart so kids a bit scared but lovely vistas. Central lodge...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Amazing service with such friendly staff. You can see the owner must have taken a lot of effort and pride making this lodge outstanding. Well looked after animals, all with young makes the game drives an awesome experience. We were privileged to dine with elephants walking right through an unfenced Boma. Staff were so accommodating when we got our dates...

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Thank Schmidhauser
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a great place to head for an authentic game drive experience. With such a vast space the reserve is self sustaining unlike others where the animals have to be fed. Our morning treat was to see the lion and what remained of his wilderbeast breakfast! The Fynbos lodges are exceptional and ideal for a family. Do take very...

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Thank MrsN01
Manly, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were very impressed with Gondwana. Our guide was brilliant - very passionate about making sure we saw as many animals as possible. The views were also breathtaking. We stayed in a bush villa as we were with our toddler which was outstanding - we were blown away. We organised a babysitter for our little one through Gondwana, she was...

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Velbert, Germany
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Do it and see yourself! A super exiting and interesting Holidays but also Relaxing! The Ranger-Family was so nice and friendly, also the staff!. We learned a lot about the boundery-conditions how to run a game reserve of this specific size!

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Thank joergk443
Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Beautiful lodge in the green in the middle of nature full of animals. Great and friendly service in the room, the restaurant and on the game drives. There where elephants directly in the lodge and we saw all the big five!

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Thank R20steph
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We chose Gondwana as we were looking for a Cape safari since we were traveling with our toddler. We built a road trip around going to Gondwana, which was a fantastic way to see the country. Gondwana itself exceeded expectations. The staff is the highlight - friendly, and accommodating. The game drives also exceeded expectations. We weren't sure what to...

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great to See the big 5. Felix our guide marvellous. The family Villa @240 sq excellent. Really big resort. Food in the evening average. Service all in all perfect. Located garden route nearby George. Easy Access. Watch at night for animals on road.

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Thank Timm I
Cairns,Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I came here with my mom. My mom (74)lives in George. We came here because they claimed that is is the only game reserve in the western cape where all the animals run free, including the lions. Not like a zoo like cage ect. And so it was. Absolutely amazing. We loved every minute of it. But since we booked...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our stay was excellent, and I'd highly recommend Gondwana to anyone thinking about it! Staff were incredible and couldn't do enough to help, even giving us a wake-up call for the morning game run in case we were tempted to sleep in. The game runs were amazing and we saw so much in such a short space of time. Our...

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Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break less than 4 hours drive from Cape Town and 45 minutes from George airport along South Africa’s popular Garden Route. The 11,000 hectare private game reserve offers a distinctive malaria-free safari experience in a spectacular mountain and Fynbos landscape adding vivid colour and interest to a Big Five wilderness experience. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, superb cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers and a fun Junior Ranger Program for the kids. Kwena Lodge boasts 14 Khoi-San inspired Kwena Rooms. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular surrounds overlooking 2 waterholes where elephant frequent. The rooms offer sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. The spacious lodge facilities include a large infinity pool, chic open-plan lounge and bar, with food and beverage services offered in an elegant dining room set around 2 open fireplaces or in the outdoor boma. ... more   less 

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Address: Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: $441 - $4,400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Go for the three bedroom villas if budget isn't a concern and you are visiting with 3-4 people.”
909alistairr, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Kwena huts are closest to eating facilities and where the game drives leave from”
LABull, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Kwena Lodge or Fynbos Villas”
FireZulu, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in Red Rocks 18. Whilst it was a little bit away from the main building, Kwena it provided a stunning setting with peace and quiet. All bedrooms within the villa were well spaced apart. ”
249junef, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for bungalow 16 !”
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