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About Gannabos Guest Lodge

Gannabos Guest Lodge is situated in the beautiful Gariep Eco Reserve, offering four guest units. This is a 4000 ha eco-tourism venture managed on holistic principles, containing fields of livestock and lucerne irrigation.There is a communal unit for meals and watching TV, set apart from the four guest units. The units have a charming and rustic ambience based on an old Karoo mud-house design, with an emphasis on natural development and minimal interference of vegetation.Our reserve is a majestic sanctuary for Adrica's wildlife, including sable, roan, buffalo, Livingston eland, tsessebe, waterbuck, letchwe, nyala, gemsbuck and all the varieties of springbuck. We also provide game drives and quad bikes. This is open-sky country with the whirr of windmills and the sound of birds singing in the trees. You will see blue skies, graceful plains spreading as far as the eye can see and distant hills.

Safari: We offer gamedrives through the wild, with species such as the Buffalo, Gemsbuck, Roan, Sable, Springbok, Letchwe, Nyala, Waterbuck, Eland, Koedoe and Berg Kwagga's.

Family friendly: The deck is child friendly, with sidebars to protect them from falling. There is also a cot for babies. Dstv is installed with channels that fit every age. When going on a gamedrive, a guide goes along to make sure everyone is save.

Romantic: A view overlooking the beautiful Karoo sunrise, a lookout point with a braai area big enough for a bonfire and the sound of nature calling, makes this the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of wine with good company.

  • Response Rate: 83%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Gannabos Guest Lodge

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Hendrik Le Roux
10 October 2017

Loved the peacefulness and the views

Edith Ottermann
24 March 2017

The cottage was well furnished for the stay. Lovely "stoep" to enjoy the farm surroundings. Desmarie provided lovely dinner!

Gustav Coetzee
02 March 2017

Most beautiful place. Had a great stay. Thanks

Kobus Fourie, South Africa
08 January 2017

Quaint country lodge with old world charm with all the amenities for an enjoyable stay. This lodge has as a backdrop the lovely Karoo landscape with various game species walking in close proximity from the lodge which could be viewed from the comfort of the "stoep". As far as hospitality is concerned, Desmarie and her team certainly made sure that we had everything we needed. We will definitely stay over again.

Carlien Buss, South Africa
25 March 2013

Beautiful lodge, wonderful hospitality, amazing wild life. A weekend to be remembered. Thanks to Lizelle and Gary Donian for their excellent service and friendliness.

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Gannabos Guest Lodge is 12km from the centre of Venterstad , the nearest airport 207.7km (Bloemfontein Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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