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


Kwandwe - Rebirth of an African Wilderness Part 1 - blog post image
Conservation  |  11 October 2017

Kwandwe - Rebirth of an African Wilderness Part 1

Kwandwe is situated in the diverse and scenic Great Fish River valley of the Eastern Cape. The River, which runs through the reserve, is of great historical significance in South Africa, having been one of the most hotly contested frontiers during the Settler-Xhosa wars.

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Kwandwe - Rebirth of an African Wilderness Part 2 - blog post image
Conservation  |  12 October 2017

Kwandwe - Rebirth of an African Wilderness Part 2

Reading through the historical accounts of mammals in the Great Fish River Valley and planning their reintroduction was one of the most exciting periods of Kwandwe’s development.

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The three cheetah sisters – overcoming the odds  - blog post image
Wildlife  |  10 October 2017

The three cheetah sisters – overcoming the odds

Cheetah have always been a special animal at Kwandwe and steal the hearts of many of our guests. A litter of four cubs, three females and a male, have miraculously beaten the odds by making it to independence.

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Conservation  |  20 September 2019

World Rhino Day

On this World Rhino Day we take time to thank our incredible rhino monitoring team, our Counter Poaching Unit (and their dogs), helicopter pilot and veterinarians.

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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