Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve near Grahamstown is situated on 23 100 hectares of the vast African wilderness. 

The Kwandwe reserve is a member of the exclusive Relais & Chateaux portfolio. The Kwandwe reserve has appointed, and spacious accommodation is available in all of the lodges. The suites are large with lounges and verandahs invite for a most relaxing and enjoyable stay.

The Kwandwe reserve comprises five distinct habitats which are host to a remarkable array of wildlife. Professional Kwandwe rangers and trackers guide travellers through the bushveld where wildlife can be observed from a close distance.

Kids have much to look forward to when visiting Kwandwe Private Reserve. Many exciting activities await which include exploring the wildlife, flora, and fauna of this malaria-free Kwandwe reserve. While searching for skulls, bones, and insects, children learn how to identify droppings as well as animal tracks.

Ensuring the best game viewing opportunities, Kwandwe reserve comprises five distinct habitats which are host to a remarkable array of wildlife. 

Set in a beautiful location with amazing vistas of the Great Fish River, the Melton Manor is a sole-use safari villa with four ensuite bedrooms.

  • Fish River Camp is along the aloe-studded banks of the river, the suites at the River Lodge feature private pools and large decks with magnificent views of the wild yet gentle landscape. Beautiful thatched guest areas and extensive viewing decks overlook the river.
  • Melton is a contemporary frontier farmhouse with modern touches. The house is booked on a private basis and is perfect for family holidays or parties of friends. Four en-suite bedrooms are designed around the central courtyard with its large, inviting swimming pool. A private safari vehicle, which can be booked exclusively on request, comes complete with a tracker and ranger.
  • Upland Kwandwe is a gracious homestead is a beautifully restored country house comprising three spacious en-suite bedrooms with private terraces. This villa is available for sole use by guests. The Homestead features a swimming pool and gazebo, and guests enjoy their ranger, tracker, chef and open 4x4 safari vehicle.
  • Ecca camp is an innovative, stylish and intimate, the magnificent lodge features just a few private suites with spacious living areas and en-suite bathrooms. The central guest areas include a spacious sitting room, dining room and bar area, communal kitchen, sparkling rim-flow lap pool and unique interpretive centre.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Terrace

Facilities Available at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Kwandwe Private Game Reserve located?
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is located at the following location / address: Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, near the Addo National Park.

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay 3 pay 2 special

2019 isn't over yet, and this offer is perfect for a last minute safari getaway to Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.

Stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2!

Valid for new bookings of 2 guests or more

TRAVEL DATES:  1 November - 15 December 2019

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation as specified (exclusive-use of the villas), twice daily game drives, nature walks accompanied by an armed ranger, big game walking safari (tracking white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo on foot, accompanied by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team; subject to availability), 3 meals daily, a selection of South African premium and sparkling wines, local & premium brand spirits, beers, soft drinks, teas & coffees, refreshments on game drives, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to & from the reserve’s airstrip, complimentary child-minding.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Community & Conservation levy, in-room massage treatments, telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, imported champagne, cigars and additional specialized safari activities not mentioned above.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for new bookings of 2 guests or more
  • TRAVEL DATES:  1 November - 15 December 2019
  • Subject to availability