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Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Kwantu Private Game Reserve Reviews & Information

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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.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

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).
  •  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.


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 & Events

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.


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:

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 R5760
Double Room R7680

Pollards Inn Lodge

# Rooms:

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 R4440
Double Room R5910

Lions View Villas

# Rooms:

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

Single Room R3780
Double Room R5040

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.416650

Longitude: 26.166515


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


  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa