Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break for Cape Town visitors and residents. Less than a four-hour drive away along South Africa’s popular Garden Route or 45 minutes from George Airport, the 11,000-hectare (26,000 acre) private game reserve offers a distinctive and luxurious Big Five safari. Indigenous Fynbos vegetation cloaks the undulating valleys, adding vivid colour and interest to a malaria-free wilderness experience with awe inspiring views of the Langeberg Mountains wherever you look.
Deluxe accommodation for couples is offered in Kwena lodge, a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San dwelling. 14 open plan suites are nestled into the spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views, sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. Family or group accommodation is ideally provided in 12 spacious bush villas (3 and 4 bedrooms) which are privately situated with awe-inspiring views from your expansive deck.
World-class tourist facilities and attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep include championship golf courses, great swimming and surfing beaches and the attractive coastal towns. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, superb cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers, and an array of activities including game drives, cycling, fishing and the popular Junior Ranger program.
Herds of eland, gemsbok, red hartebeest, bontebok and springbok have been re-introduced as well as the endangered Cape Mountain Zebra and rare black rhino. More recently hippo and cheetah have joined the lion, elephant and buffalo populations.
The unique and eye-catching Xhosa-styled Kwena Lodge is the highlight of your stay. Thatched beehive huts with chic and spacious interiors dotted on the hillside, each open-plan suite has clay pot fire places, deep baths, sky lights for star gazing and a patio to enjoy the panoramic view. After a day's safari in a Landrover, on foot or on horseback return to a boma barbeque or elegant lodge dinner.
Fynbos Camp Villas offer a luxury self-catering or catered option ideal for families or groups with en-suite bedrooms, spacious lounge and expansive viewing deck. With sweeping views and organic style, the nearby Lehele Lodge is a separate venue for weddings and conferences.
Day visitors and children welcome | Conferences and Weddings | Self-catering rates on request | Massage treatments by arrangement