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About Gondwana Game Reserve

Set on 11,000 hectares of dramatic terrain, Gondwana Game Reserve holds the distinction of being the only Fynbos reserve in the world with free roaming big five game as well as endangered species like the Cape Mountain Zebra, Black Rhinoceros and Black Harrier among many others. Its breathtaking beauty will soothe and delight you with its endless mountain views and green rolling hills blanketed in colourful Fynbos. The reserve is accessibly located in the Garden Route just 4 hours drive from Cape Town and 45 minutes from George Airport.

Activities in the malaria free game reserve include game drives with expert field guides in open game viewing vehicles as well as horse-back safaris, bush picnics, fishing, hiking, mountain biking and bird watching in the reserve’s 1000 hectare protected area. Children are encouraged to join the Junior Ranger’s program while parents enjoy some quiet time or indulge with a spa treatment.

Gondwana Game Reserve offers a diverse selection of luxury safari lodge accommodation from romantic private suites to exclusive use villas perfect for families all ideally situated to take in the spectacular landscape of the Garden Route. The resort accommodation provides a wonderful all around nature experience for those seeking an alternative to Mossel Bay accommodation or Garden Route accommodation.

Kwena Lodge offers world-class game reserve accommodation with a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San dwelling – augmented with all the luxuries of a modern hotel. Each open plan Kwena Room is designed to make the most of the beauty of its surroundings with 180-degree views and skylights for star gazing. At night, keep warm next to the clay pot fireplace and laze in a deep bath upon arrival from an evening game drive.

The luxury lodge accommodation facilities include a large pool, a chic open-plan lounge and bar, a spa and reception area with curio shop. Gourmet meals are offered in an elegant and intimate dining room set around open fireplaces, the outdoor boma or private outdoor dining spots.

Gondwana’s luxury private bush villas are the ultimate alternative to a Five Star hotel offering complete privacy and awe inspiring views. These luxury self catering bush villas are ideal for families and groups of friends who want longer stays and the flexibility to enjoy the surrounding Garden Route and its top golf courses and beaches using Gondwana as a base. All private villas are situated within a large, safe area which is fenced for freedom of movement and inhabited with plains game.

Gondwana is one of the only private game lodges which offers good value and luxurious bush villa accommodation convenient for families and groups of friends.

Safari: Game Drives are conducted in open Land Rovers with expert field guides who reveal the free roaming Big 5 in a Cape Floral setting.Morning and afternoon safaris are included in your stay on HB and FB package.

Spa: Gondwana’s Spa offers a full treatment menu utilising the luxurious Africology product range which makes use of South Africa’s indigenous plants.Treatments can be in the double volume treatment room or open air for a truly “au natural” experience.

Wedding Venues: Gondwana game reserve offers two boutique lodge venues that can accommodate 100 people seated or up to 200 in a cocktail styled setting. Outdoor wedding venues situated on the 11,000 hectare private game reserve are also available.

Conference Venues: 40 delegates Enquire for list of on-site facilities

Family friendly: Gondwana welcomes children of all ages to enjoy its natural splendour. Below are some guidelines to help you plan your stay with the little ones.Junior Ranger Experience for kids.

Romantic: Gondwana is an ideal African honeymoon destination surrounded by inspiring mountain and fynbos scenery, romantic sunsets and Five Star luxury. Your Romantic getaway is further enhanced by romantic turn downs and private dinners for two.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 11 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 122
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Italian
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Booking Guidelines for Children:

Children between 6 and 13 years pay 50% of normal rate, Children until 5 years are free. A Junior ranger program is inclusive for all children between the ages of 4 and 12 to educate and delight them with the wonders of nature this includes educational game drives, interactive activities, junior ranger...
Booking Guidelines for Children:

Children between 6 and 13 years pay 50% of normal rate, Children until 5 years are free. A Junior ranger program is inclusive for all children between the ages of 4 and 12 to educate and delight them with the wonders of nature this includes educational game drives, interactive activities, junior ranger packs and completion badge.

Child Policy: Children until 5 years: free bed and breakfast. Children between 6 and 13 years: 50percentage of rack rate incl. VAT Nett. Children 14 years and older: full bed and breakfast price

Payment/Cancellation Policy: Payment: 50% Deposit of the full amount is required 30 days prior to arrival as confirmation.14 days or more prior to arrival the remainder of the payment is due.
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Gondwana Game Reserve is 26km from the centre of Mossel Bay , the nearest airport 53km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling