South African Lodges

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Address
Kwantu Private Game Reserve
Eastern Cape
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Malaria Free, Big Five
R3380.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

The Kwantu Private Game Reserve is about 85km away from Port Elizabeth in the beautiful Eastern Cape province of South Africa. This 6010-hectare excellent safari destination is easily accessible from the N2 highway towards Grahamstown.

Various accommodation choices are available for travellers which include the spacious rooms at the Luxury Lodge, the exclusive suites at the Pollards Boutique Hotel and these of Lion's View Villa. Unforgettable Elephant back rides, adventurous Walking, safaris as well as thrilling safari drives make for a memorable safari experience. A wide choice of relaxing and heart beating leisure activities are on offer for adults and children. Please be advised that Kwantu “the place of gathering,” is an alcohol-free environment.

The various accommodation choices for guests include the Luxury Lodges, the Pollards Inn Hotel as well as Lion's View Villas. These accommodation options are in proximity to each other.

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury Bush Lodge
  • Pollards Inn Hotel
  • Lion's View.

Luxury Lodges

The Kwantu Lodge features five Luxury Lodges each of which features a double bed as well as a sleeper couch making it an ideal room type for families travelling with children.

Pollards Inn Hotel

Six Superior Rooms are available at the Pollards Boutique Hotel, which offers one extra length king bed and a sleeper couch. Additionally, six superior family rooms each provides two queen size beds and a sleeper couch. Two Standard Rooms with separate twin beds are also on offer at Pollards.

Lion's View Villas

The reserve's Lion's View Villas provide twelve twin / double rooms which are well appointed making a comfortable place for relaxation.

Activities

There are many exciting events available at Kwantu, which include the exciting safaris through the Big Five game reserve, walking safaris and bird watching. Relaxing spa treatments can be enjoyed in the most natural surroundings.

Tennis courts and a cricket field invite for some fun exercise. A visit to the reserve's Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary, the Education and Rehabilitation Center as well as the Reptile Center are well worth a visit.

Activities:

  • Safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Tennis and cricket
  • Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary
  • Education and Rehabilitation Center
  • Kwantu Reptile Center.

Facilities

  • Three swimming pools (including a kids pool)
  • Conference facilities (maximum of 300 guests)
  • Heritage tours and sites in the reserve
  • The living historical village of Sidbury (Kwantu Village) on the reserve
  • Dining venues (Afro-Asian cuisine)
  • Museum
  • Entertainment Lounge (pool table, table tennis, darts, big screen TV)
  • Cricket field
  • Tennis courts
  • Touch farm for children
  • Herb garden (organic herbs)
  • Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary
  • Predator educational and rehabilitation centre (Bengal tigers, wild dogs, while lions).

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • TV
  • Underfloor Heating

Restaurants

Dining at the Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Dining at Kwantu is an extraordinary experience where guests have the chance to tantalize their taste buds with traditional South African specialities and a combination of other Asian and contemporary dishes. Weather depending, meals are available at different locations.  Special meals are available for children.

Spa Facilities
Relaxing health and beauty treatments are available in the guest's private room.  Several different manicures, pedicures, as well as massages, are available.
 
Spa treatments:
  •  Aromatherapy
  •  Swedish Massage (Full Body Massage, Back, Neck & Shoulders)
  •  Foot Massage
  •  Indian Head Massage.

Game drives
The game drives are in a open Land Rovers which travers the scenic Sidbury Plains which are home to the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant).
 
Safaris:
  •  morning game drives (6 - 9 am summer / 10 am - 1 pm Winter)
  •  afternoon game drives (3 - 5 pm summer/ 3 - 5 pm winter).
Walking safaris

Explore the reserve's smaller creatures as well as its flora and fauna on the exciting walking safaris.  These bush walks are guided by professional game rangers.

Swimming

Kwantu offers guests access to three swimming pools which includes a children's pool as well.  During the warm and sunny summer afternoons, a refreshing swim between game drives is very energizing.

Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary
Set in the indigenous bush, the Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary is home to five amazing African Elephants.  Visitors have the unique opportunity to touch, hear, smell and experience these giants.  Guests are invited to experience the educational show which includes a talk as well as an Elephant back ride.
 
Activities at the Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary:
  •  Elephant Interaction (approx 45 mins)
  •  Elephant Ride (includes interaction and a ride of 15 mins).
Education and Rehabilitation Centre

Various species of predators are home in Kwantu's Education and Rehabilitation Centre.  This rehabilitation centre, which has been built to provide a most natural look, gives endangered predators the connection between the wild in a protected and enclosed area.  These include Lion, Bengal Tigers, Cheetahs as well as White Lions.

Tennis and cricket

Tennis courts invite for a challenging match while a cricket field is also accessible to guests.

Bird watching

Eastern Cape's Kwantu Game Reserve is a magnificent paradise of bird watching enthusiasts.  A great diversity of birds can be observed here in their natural habitats, which include rainforest, riverine, gorge as well as the Savannah.  A true birders' heaven, the reserve is home to more than 200 bird species.

Kwantu Reptile Centre

Both non venomous as well as venomous snakes can be found at the Kwantu Reptile Centre.  This indoor exhibition allows visitors to get closer to nature and learn about these amazing animals.

Spa treatments
Relaxing health and beauty treatments are available in the guest's private room.  Several different manicures, pedicures, as well as massages, are available.
 
Spa treatments:
  •  Aromatherapy
  •  Swedish Massage (Full Body Massage, Back, Neck & Shoulders)
  •  Foot Massage
  •  Indian Head Massage.

Conferences at the Kwantu Private Game Reserve

At the Kwantu Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, conference facilities are available for up to 300 conference guests.

  • Business Centre
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 10:00
  • Check out: 14:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Safari drives
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Luxury Bush Lodge

# Rooms:
5

The Luxury Lodge at the Kwantu Private Game Reserve offers five Luxury Lodges each of which features a double bed as well as a sleeper couch.  The Luxury Lodges at Kwantu each offer their personal individual charm and character. 

The Luxury Lodges nestle in the bush providing tranquillity and a beautiful setting.  Guests may walk to the nearby main lodge to enjoy the various facilities on offer.

Luxury Lodge features:

  •  Air conditioning
  •  En-suite bathroom
  •  Spa bath
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Kitchenette
  •  Private balcony
  •  Hair dryer
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Refrigerator
  •  Fireplace.
Single Room R5150
Double Room R6870

Pollards Inn Lodge

# Rooms:
14

Six Superior Rooms are on offer at the Pollards Inn Hotel which offers one extra length king bed and a sleeper couch.  Additionally, six Family Superior Rooms each provide two queen size beds and a sleeper couch.  Two Standard Rooms with separate twin beds are also on offer at Pollards.

Pollards Inn Lodge:

  •  6 Superior Rooms
  •  6 Family Superior Rooms
  •  2 Standard Rooms.

The Suites at the Pollards Inn have a private balcony from where scenic views of the Sidbury Village can be enjoyed.  Inter-leading rooms are present and can be requested when a booking is made.

Pollards Inn Hotel Suite features:

  •  Under-floor heating
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Multi-channel television
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Refrigerator
  •  Hair dryer
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities.
Single Room R3960
Double Room R5280

Lions View Villas

# Rooms:
12

Kwantu's Lion's View provides twelve twin/double rooms which are well appointed making a comfortable place for relaxation.

Single Room R3380
Double Room R4500

Kwantu Private Game Reserve Specials

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.416650

Longitude: 26.166515

Directions

Self-drive directions to Kwantu Private Game Reserve:

Guests travelling from Port Elizabeth will need to take the N2 heading towards Grahams town and stay on this road for approximately 85 km. Here will see the Sidbury sign to the right indicating to take a left turn onto the gravel road which you will follow for about 10km.Once on the gravel road, Kwantu signs will lead you to the main gate.

NB: As you approach the lodge please note that you are in a wilderness area where wild animals and predators roam freely, should you experience any problems please contact the lodge.

Star Rating

5 Star

Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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