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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Just perfect in every way. An unforgettable 4 days. Thank you to all the staff who made our stay so extraordinary and especially to our Rangers and Tracker - Dave, Connor and Dennis. The game drives were filled with memories that will last a lifetime....More

Thank karenagauntley
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 7 April 2016

Dear karenagauntley, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Great Fish River Lodge. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Dave, Connor and Dennis. Warmest regards, The Kwandwe Family

Reviewed 1 April 2016

Indeed, sensational, nature, level of setting, acommodation, food & drinks. Game drives with Nick and his collegau (sorry forgot your name) where unbelievable. Yes we saw the big five, had good conversations, and their knowledge was perfect, Best moment Nick chasing a hunting cheetah with...More

Thank Kees V
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 7 April 2016

Dear Kees V, Thank you for sharing your experience at Great Fish River Lodge. We are delighted that you had such exciting game drives and a good experience overall. We will pass on your comments to Nick and the rest of the staff who will...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Having just finished 4 nights at the lodge I couldn't recommend it enough. The location is special. As if a stunning river gorge isn't enough, the small plains opposite allowed regular viewing of game (various antelope, giraffe, warthogs etc). Then occasional sightings of game within...More

Thank Jason L
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 7 April 2016

Dear Jason L, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Great Fish River Lodge. We take great pride in constantly striving to provide the best possible service and it is...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016

When we last came here we were so impressed that we decided to come here again. The place is just as wonderful as when we were first here. The main lodge is lovely and the individual chalets are really brilliant. The service, food and comfort...More

Thank GerMar60
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 11 April 2016

Dear GerMar60, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge. We appreciate your positive feedback as well as your continued support. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay and we are honoured to...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stayed here for two night and it was honestly the best part of the trip. The staff were incredibly welcoming and make you feel at home straight away. You are 100% taken care of and the attention to detail put into absolutely everything at...More

Thank Meera L
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 16 March 2016

Dear Meera L, Thank you for choosing to stay at Kwandwe and for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great experience and that you got to see the big 5! We will be sure...More

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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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US$ 843 - US$ 2,004 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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