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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The third visit that once again reminded us why we enjoy travelling and staying here. From when you arive you are treated as VIP guests. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, the units luxurious and private, the food very high standard and then the...More

Thank Elzette D
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 18 October 2016

Dear Elzette D, Thank you for having chosen Kwandwe once again for your holiday, and thank you for taking the time to post this feedback which we will share with the rest of the team. It was a pleasure to have hosted you again and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed 5 nights at the Great Fish River lodge. Had a great time the entire trip. With all of the other 5 star reviews, you can see the quality of this experience, and I won't waste your time repeating those comments. One thing I do...More

Thank steve h
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 19 October 2016

Dear steve h, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We certainly try to encourage guests to stay for longer than 2 or 3 nights in order to, as you rightly say, just take some time to relax and explore the reserve and everything there is...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

The cottages at the lodge and the lodge itself are definitely five stars. Beautiful, comfortable, well maintained. The food is good but not gourmet and the lunch is clearly an attempt to utilize leftovers - although beautifully presented. We have been on many safaris in...More

Thank ArizonaDF
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

Dear ArizonaDF, Thank you for having taken the time to write your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the lodge and the service from our staff. We are however very disappointed to hear that the food and game drives did match up to your...More

Reviewed 10 June 2016

We stayed 3 nights at Great Fish River Lodge and could not fault a thing ! It started with our initial greeting from Edna at the main reception to the transfer out to meet our fantastic driver Nico and tracker Ivan, wonderful game encounters, amazing...More

Thank JoMiller-Travel
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 3 October 2016

Dear JoMiller-Travel It was wonderful to read about your stay at Great Fish River Lodge, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary at Kwandwe and for taking the time review your stay. We hope to welcome you back at Kwandwe in the near future!...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had the most amazing 2 days at Great fish River Lodge. Our friends from Cape Town surprised us with the "Mystery Destination" and what a surprise it was! From the minute we arrived, the service was brilliant, the villa was exceptional, the food was...More

Thank lynnie203
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 8 June 2016

Dear lynnie203, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review on your stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your "Mystery Destination" as much as we enjoyed having you. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ruan...More

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Free Parking
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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BriKow
3 May 2017|
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Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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Lynette W
29 January 2017|
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Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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