Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

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This elegant Kwandwe Uplands Homestead a 1905 farmhouse, which was lovingly restored to reflect the charm of yesteryear, is ideally suited for families or a group of friends up to six.

The Kwandwe Uplands Homestead features three suites each of which offer private bathrooms. Old-fashioned luxury is preferably combined with modern comfort blending the claw-foot bathtubs, the yellowwood chests as well as the manor's antique mirrors with the modern conveniences such as air-conditioning, in-room safes and other amenities.

The gracious homestead is within the malaria-free Kwandwe Reserve. This Villa features three bedrooms and is booked on an exclusive basis, for up to six. Offering a luxurious and private safari experience, guests enjoy the added convenience of having a dedicated butler and chef available throughout their stay to take care of their every need. Furthermore, having a private 4x4 safari vehicle with game ranger available allows for a flexible safari drive times.

The heart of this well-appointed farmhouse at Kwandwe is its kitchen. Fitted with wrought iron chandeliers and combined with modern catering equipment makes the Uplands kitchen quaint and comfortable. The dedicated chef creates old family favourites as well as sumptuous new meals which truly delight and inspire. The mouth-watering meals are served in the dining area. The plush chairs in the homestead's lounge invite for relaxation, while the lawns and the swimming pool offer guests a perfect place for youthful energy.

A stay at the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve would not be complete without experiencing the exciting safaris. Twice a day, early in the mornings and late in the afternoons, the 4x4 safari vehicles set off, accompanied by professional rangers and trackers, in search of Africa's untamed wildlife. With a bit of luck, close encounters with the reserve's 'Big Five' (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo) can be met.

A family safari holiday is malaria-free, Big Five game reserve where private family accommodation awaits with a professional and hospitable team of private staff. Exciting tailor-made activities are on offer for children through the Blue Crane Conservation Club to keep the younger guests entertained. Being malaria-free makes this a great safari experience for families. Safari activities are flexible for guests and available based on guests wishes and requirements with the private ranger and tracker.

A menu, especially for children, is available, the private chef at the homestead includes fun and nutritious meals including fish cakes with veggies and homemade chips, soups and freshly baked bread, pizzas with fun toppings; as well as fresh fruit salads and chocolate brownies to name but a few. The prior request can arrange experienced childminders.

Uplands Manor quick facts:

  • Set in malaria-free, 'Big Five' Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
  • Booked on a sole-use basis
  • Three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Accommodated up to six guests
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private butler and chef as well as safari vehicle with ranger/tracker.


  • Early morning safari drives
  • Late afternoon & evening safari drives
  • Interpretive bush walks
  • Big game walking safari
  • Save the Rhino drive
  • Rhino conservation safari
  • Campfire cooking
  • Stargazing
  • Bird watching
  • Specialised children activities.


  • Three bedrooms
  • Contemporary farm style kitchen
  • Welcoming bar area
  • Full size, outdoor swimming pool
  • Gazebo
  • Garden of rolling lawns.

Suite features:

  • Exquisitely appointed, en-suite bathrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safes
  • Private verandas.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Butler service
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • King size bed
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

  • Boma
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Garden Terrace
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Kwandwe Uplands Homestead
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead 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 Uplands Homestead located?
Kwandwe Uplands Homestead is located at the following location / address: Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.