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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge suite
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge aerial cropped
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge main deck

Designed to amplify the endless landscape

One of the greatest gifts Africa offers is the sense of space. At Great Fish River Lodge, the vastness of this wild continent is truly all around you. Watch majestic kudu meander down to the river from the Lodge’s expansive viewing decks, or soak in the views from the privacy of your suite's own plunge pool.

Set along the lush green banks of the river after which it is named, the Lodge is designed to amplify the endless landscape. Everything here takes place on a grander scale, but it is the attention to detail and expansive, unmatched vistas that keep visitors coming back year after year.

Why stay at Great Fish River Lodge

  • Situated high up on a steep bank with expansive viewing decks over the Great Fish River
  • Fold-away glass doors in all suites lead onto private balconies with plunge pools and uninterrupted views of the horizon beyond
  • Malaria-free Big Five game reserve in the Eastern Cape, ideal for a safari ending to a journey along the Garden Route

Tranquil and timeless

  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge walkway to main lodge
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge suite bathroom

Featuring a classic-contemporary style of understated elegance and earthy tones, Great Fish River Lodge is all about tranquility and solitude. Watch majestic kudu meander down to the river from the Lodge’s expansive viewing decks, or soak in the views from the privacy of your suite's own plunge pool.

Endless Views

  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge suite exterior
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge suite deck & pool

The nine luxurious suites have been designed to take full advantage of the spectacular scenery. Floor-to-ceiling framed glass doors fold back to reveal an uninterrupted wilderness, and the ensuite bathrooms, complete with bath and indoor and outdoor showers, separate w.c and twin basins offer unmatched views over the sweeping landscape beyond. Keep cool with overhead fans and air conditioning, and enjoy a spacious thatched veranda and private plunge pool with terrace in every suite.

Evening grandeur

  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge drinks stop
  • Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge boma dining

Delicious African-inspired meals are served on private decks, in the candlelit dining room, or in the cosy boma under a magnificent starlit sky. Rugged natural materials like rock, stone and thatch combine with soft-light lanterns, deep overstuffed sofas featuring clean contemporary lines and natural linens with plenty of texture to provide a simple but sophisticated atmosphere, inviting guests to linger and chat in friendly tranquil spaces.

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