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Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We took our family for their first taste of a safari. They are one of the few places to allow children, ours were seven and nine, so it was a major factor in deciding to choose this location. It is also an exclusive resort with prices to match so we expected a lot. Firstly the good points. Wonderful scenery and...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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The trip to Gondwana was part of a 'return to Africa' for me, having left over 40 years ago, I wanted the opportunity to show part of this beautiful continent to my British family. Gondwana was the absolute highlight of our trip. The accommodation is lovely - luxurious yet practical. The food and service was just wonderful and everyone was...

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time at Gondwana. I would hardly recommend this place to stay for a couple of days or even more. The villa was very well equipped surrounded by wild animals. Our guide was so passionate that it was a real pleasure to look after the elephants and the lions with him. We had the chance to even...

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our party of six mature friends spent 3 nights at Gondwana Game Reserve staying at Ulubisi House. Our expectations were high but were certainly exceeded on every level. On arrival at the gate we were met by Michael our driver and guide who led us to Ulubisi House, where we were met by Douglas who had prepared drinks for us....

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Bled, Slovenia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic game reserve with beautiful, spacious and relaxing accommodation, staff at the lodge were above and beyond with the customer service. The game drives were exciting and we saw far more than we expected. Would definitely recommend this place and hope one day to return.

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Munich
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very nice time in the Gondwana Resort. The lodges are perfectly, authentically furnished. The staff was enormously friendly and helpful. We had three very exciting game drives as we learned a lot about all the animals. We sa: the lion family, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, rhinos a lot of antilopes. The food was very exquisit as well...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reserve is huge and there is so much to do and see especially if you do more than the daily ranger expeditions. The giraffes were magical, and waking up to see a herd of Elans grazing beside our terrace was amazing. Each morning we found tracks of different animals who had passed around the lodge and by the front...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot recommend it enough. Not only did we see all the big 5, living truly wild, but learned a great deal about them from our excellent and knowledgeable personal guide, Patrick. His encyclopaedic knowledge of both fauna and flora, with each game drive popping up a new surprise or encounter made the trip truly memorable. Other exciting sightings included caracal,...

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Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately the weather turned spoilt sport.Its an awesome place to stay 2-3 days.Beautiful place.Ideal for family vacation.To see wildlife one has to wake up early.The bar and dining experience is awesome.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to the reserve makes you wonder what to expect - coming from the industrial Mosselbaai and driving through farmlands doesn't set high expectations for a game reserve. But it turned out stunning! We went for the full board experience and stayed at one of those wonderful (3-bedroom) Fynbos Villas, which are a short drive away from the main...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break less than 4 hours drive from Cape Town and 45 minutes from George airport along South Africa’s popular Garden Route. The 11,000 hectare private game reserve offers a distinctive malaria-free safari experience in a spectacular mountain and Fynbos landscape adding vivid colour and interest to a Big Five wilderness experience. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, superb cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers and a fun Junior Ranger Program for the kids. Kwena Lodge boasts 14 Khoi-San inspired Kwena Rooms. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular surrounds overlooking 2 waterholes where elephant frequent. The rooms offer sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. The spacious lodge facilities include a large infinity pool, chic open-plan lounge and bar, with food and beverage services offered in an elegant dining room set around 2 open fireplaces or in the outdoor boma. ... more   less 

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Address: Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: ₹ 30,311 - ₹ 2,28,913 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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