Fort D' Acre Reserve

4 Guest Reviews
4 Customer Reviews
  • Description
  • Facilities
Fort D' Acre Reserve is an exclusive private game park of 1200 ha's in extent situated at the mouth of the Great Fish River, 25 km from Port Alfred. It's unique positioning, with sweeping views of bush and coastline, invites the visitor to explore contrasting habitats of grassland bushveld, wild seaside and riverine forest. Game drives and horse back safaris into the reserve offer opportunities to view 25 different species of game including Cape Buffalo and Giraffe.

Our stylish thatched safari lodge is elegantly furnished capturing the spirit of Africa. The en-suite bedrooms all have sweeping bush and ocean views. Relax in the beautiful and peaceful indigenous garden with huge Coral trees. The indoor dining area, with roaring fires offers a cosy alternative in the evenings. In the luxurious comfort of Fort D' Acre Reserve safari lodge you can relax and enjoy the company of bushveld game and ocean going whale and dolphins.

The climate is subtropical, with winter average day temperatures reaching 21 degrees Celsius and the average summer day temperatures reaching 28 degrees Celsius. In summer it can reach the middle 30’s quite often. The sea temperature varies between 16 and 24 degrees Celsius. In summer the wind regularly swings between south west and south east. In summer shorts and t-shirts are the order of the day and in winter jeans and jerseys are needed. There is no malaria in the Eastern Cape and medical assistance is just a phone call away. Make sure you have medical insurance as well as any medication you may need.

Down on the beach is a new lapa from where whales can be watched, sundowners drunk and romantic picnics consumed. Guided horse rides through the reserve and onto the beach now available. Spa treatments in the comfort of the lodge can be arranged.
  • Type: Safari Lodge
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

4 Reviews on Fort D' Acre Reserve

We had a very pleasant stay. More than our expectations. The guest house is immaculately clean and comfortable. The manager Lammy is very friendly and helpful. You feel at home from the moment you arrive!

20 April 2014

The two of us and or three kids had a great time here - the beach has to be seen to be believed! The lodge is lovely and the service excellent. My only warning is that our kids got a little freaked out by the number of animal heads on display (especially one hanging over a bed!), especially after having visited them all (alive) in a reserve!

20 April 2012

Lammy was very good to us and the reserve is a dream.

03 July 2010

We arrived much later than we anticipated as the drive from Cape Town took longer but upon arrival we couldn't have experienced a more welcoming greeting. The accommodation is superb and to wake up in the morning looking out of floor to ceiling windows at zebra and impala wondering about is amazing. The sea and beach are wonderful and the sound of the sea at night lulls you gently to sleep. Breakfast is tailored exactly to your requirements and Lammy is really helpful in letting you know what you can do round and about, and making enquiries/bookings for anything that needs it. The reserve itself is surprisingly large and well-stocked. The game viewing is good - not too much that you bump into it round every corner - it takes some looking for sometimes! But when it's found it's marvellous to see. The beach lapa is lovely - very romantic - and the beach is as close to private as you will ever experience. We just wish we could have stayed for much longer as it was just so perfectly balanced. I'd go back for another stay any time!

13 April 2010

Room information

Double Rooms x 2

Includes: B & B

Double beds, en-suit bathroom with shower. Sea views.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Double beds
Views Sea

Twin Room x 1

Includes: B & B

Twin beds with en-suite bathroom shower and sea views.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Twin beds
Views Sea

Upstairs Suite x 1

Includes: B & B

Queen bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, private lounge and balcony and sea views.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Queen beds
Other Balcony/patio
Views Sea

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