SAFARI ACCOMMODATION – OUR LODGES & VILLAS

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is home to five award-winning safari lodges and villas, each with its own distinctive charm and character.

Couples can enjoy the tranquility that Great Fish River Lodge and Ecca Lodge offer, where stand-alone suites are privately located away from each other as well as central guest areas.

Families of up to four can enjoy the flexibility that a Family Suite at Ecca Lodge offers, complete with a private safari vehicle. Alternatively families or small groups of friends can choose to enjoy an entirely intimate and exclusive safari experience at one of Kwandwe’s three gracious sole-use safari villas, Fort House, Uplands Homestead and Melton Manor.

Our Lodges

Great Fish River Lodge

Tranquil & timeless with expansive views
Tranquil & timeless with expansive views

Set high along the lush green banks of the river after which it is named, featuring uninterrupted views and a classic-contemporary style of understated elegance for timeless appeal

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Ecca Lodge

Vibrant & intimate, for the young at heart
Vibrant & intimate, for the young at heart

Magnificent views over an Acacia, Aloe and Spekboom-studded valley, a chic and intimate lodge with a laid-back vibe offering the perfect wildlife experience for the young and young at heart

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Our Private Villas

Uplands Homestead

Family villa with heritage & charm
Family villa with heritage & charm

Set in a remote and tranquil valley, a gracious 1905 restored farmhouse that has retained all the charm and grace of yesteryear without losing any of its warmth and ambience

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Melton Manor

A chic & contemporary safari villa
A chic & contemporary safari villa

A magnificent laid-back safari home, perfect for family holidays or small parties of friends, offering loads of space for communal living and a host of private corners

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Fort House

The ultimate modern family safari villa
The ultimate modern family safari villa

With sweeping views of the Great Fish River valley, discreetly combining the very best of an exclusive safari lodge with the latest conveniences of a modern home

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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 52 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