Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

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The stylish and exclusive offering spectacular views over the surrounding Kwandwe bushveld. Ecca Lodge has wooden viewing decks at the lodge offer a welcoming setting from which to best enjoy the relaxed and natural bushveld atmosphere with a delicious lunch or a refreshing sundowner drink. Highlights at this intimate lodge are the open interactive kitchen, the great rim-flow lap swimming pool as well as the interpretive library.

Quick facts:

  • Colourful and stylish safari lodge
  • Features six well appointed, luxurious suites
  • Set in malaria-free, Big Five game reserve
  • Interactive kitchen for fun meal times
  • Play centre for kids
  • Children of all ages are welcome at Ecca Lodge.

Accommodation is provided in six spacious and well-appointed suites each of which stands on its offering much privacy and exclusivity. Children of all ages are welcome at the Ecca Lodge with the suites being able to accommodate two children under the age of 16 together with their parents. From the wooden deck, magnificent bushveld views can be admired while enjoying the unique sounds and smells of its surrounding.


Many exciting outdoor activities are on offer which includes safari drives through this "Big Five", malaria-free reserve, walking safaris, rhino tracking, as well as private specialised photographic safaris.

  • Early morning safari drives
  • Late afternoon/evening safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Specialist photographic safaris
  • Rhino tracking safaris.
  • Campfire cooking
  • Exciting children activities.

Children Activities

Children 5 years and younger can unfortunately not participate in safari drives unless a sole-use safari vehicle is booked. Based on availability, this private vehicle can be provided at no charge. These trips with children usually take place during the day between the scheduled early morning and afternoon/evening safari drives. Kids between the ages of 6 to 11 may join the scheduled safari drives at the discretion of the lodge's manager.

Furthermore, kids have the opportunity to participate in the ‘Stripes & Hooves’ adventure at Ecca Lodge, which is a one hour morning safari drive after breakfast to view the reserves 'non-aggressive’ game which includes giraffes, zebras, monkeys, warthogs and others.

Besides the safari drives, children have many other exciting activities to look forward to which include baking, art and craft, chocolate mould making and many other.

Children activities:

  • ‘Bugs & Bones’ walk
  • Sand art
  • Face painting
  • Making images from Plaster of Paris
  • Beading
  • DVDs and popcorn
  • Eco-educational board games
  • Chocolate mould making
  • Chocolate fun
  • Fishing trip with a ranger
  • Baking and pizza making
  • Creature cookie baking
  • African bedtime stories.


  • Balconies
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • King size bed
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

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