AWARD WINNING BIG FIVE SAFARI DESTINATION

Nestled in the heart of South Africa’s unspoilt Eastern Cape province lies Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, a world-class Big Five safari destination.

The 22,000 hectares of pristine private wilderness stretches either side of the Great Fish River which meanders for 30 kilometres through scenic landscape and comprises just thirty rooms split across six very individual and distinct safari lodges, camp and villas, affording it one of the highest land-to-guest ratios in South Africa.

Renowned for quality guiding, understated luxury and the thousands of animals and wildlife that call the Reserve home, Kwandwe offers a range of safari activities and accommodation options to make every African Dream come true.

PLEASE NOTE:

We have reduced rates available for domestic travel until 15 December 2020. Contact our reservations team for details.
reservations@kwandwe.co.za | 046 622 7897

A BIG FIVE DESTINATION

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Our Lodges

Great Fish River Lodge

Tranquil & timeless with expansive views
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Ecca Lodge

Vibrant & intimate, for the young at heart
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Our Camp

Galpin Tented Camp

Drift with the rhythms of nature
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Our Private Villas

Uplands Homestead

Family villa with heritage & charm
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Melton Manor

A chic & contemporary safari villa
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Fort House

The ultimate modern family safari villa
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GIVING BACK TO LAND AND PEOPLE

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Latest News

The resurgence of Red-billed Oxpeckers - blog post image
Wildlife  |  15 September 2020

The resurgence of Red-billed Oxpeckers

At the beginning of the 20th century, Red-Billed Oxpeckers around the Kwandwe area became largely extinct due to the arsenic-based dips used on livestock. In the mid 1990s, a few individual birds were reintroduced and the population is now thriving. Ryan Hillier follows the journey of their resur...

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Camping... Or Glamping? - blog post image
Camp Life  |  4 September 2020

Camping... Or Glamping?

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new eco-friendly, exclusive-use tented camp, Galpin. Far away from the trappings of the modern world, in a peaceful, unspoilt corner of the reserve, this is a place to create connections with nature and escape into the wilderness. Head Ranger David P...

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Location

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve location map

Big Five Game Viewing

Kwandwe is one of the largest private Big Five game viewing areas in South Africa

Exclusivity

With 54 000 acres of private wilderness, accommodating a maximum of 60 guests, making Kwandwe one of the highest land:guest ratios in South Africa

Easy Access

Located perfectly for a self-drive or fly-in safari