Kings of Kwandwe - blog post image
Conservation  |  23 July 2019
By Angus Sholto-Douglas

Kings of Kwandwe

Lions were reintroduced onto Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in August 2001. The population has since thrived and contributed to the start of many new lion populations in South Africa. The highlight, however, was last year, when Kwandwe was able to co-operate with other private game reserves in South Africa and export the beginning of a new lion population in Majete National Park in Malawi. Read More

The beauty of winter - blog post image
Wildlife  |  29 May 2019

The beauty of winter

Winter is here. Things have changed. Gone are the long, hot summer days and balmy nights. The days are shorter, the mornings are frosty, and the evenings are spent around the warmth of the fireplace.

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5 Reasons to visit Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - blog post image
Wildlife  |  24 May 2019

5 Reasons to visit Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Mark Eveleigh is a member of the SafariBookings expert panel shares his top 5 reasons to visit Kwandwe Private Game Reserve after a recent stay. He has travelled the world (and 20 African countries) on assignments for more than 80 titles, including BBC Wildlife, BBC Earth, Esquire, Geographical, ...

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Giraffe battle it out on the reserve - blog post image
Wildlife  |  17 April 2019

Giraffe battle it out on the reserve

Giraffe and zebra are two of the real iconic African animals. When asked what they want to see, our guests usually ask to see both zebra and giraffe alongside the Big Five. Thankfully we have both here at Kwandwe and get to see them frequently.

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Lion Dynamics - blog post image
Wildlife  |  8 April 2019

Lion Dynamics

All families have their own special dynamics, and lions are no different. Kwandwe guide, Ryan Hilier, catches up on the the ebb and flow of life and dominance within the lion prides.

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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


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