Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa

Rates 2017

The below rates for Kwandwe Private Game Reserve are fully-inclusive. At Great Fish River Lodge and Ecca Lodge they are quoted per person sharing, per night and at Fort House, Melton Manor and Uplands Homestead they are per villa, per night.

All rates are quoted in Rand (ZAR), subject to change and inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT) at 14%. To make a reservation, click here.

When the safari bug bites and you need to get away, browse our constantly updated special offers.

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  • Per person rates are applicable to Great Fish River Lodge and Ecca Lodge Double Suites
  • Single Room Supplement: 30% supplement per night
  • Sole use villa rates are applicable to Uplands Homestead (for up to 6 guests), Melton Manor (for up to 8 guests; children aged 5 or younger stay free of charge if they make the ‘Additional’ 7th or 8th guests) and Fort House (for up to 4 adults & 4 children aged 16 years or younger)
  • Rates are quoted in ZAR and include VAT
  • Children of all ages are welcome at Ecca Lodge Family Suites, Melton Manor, Uplands Homestead & Fort House:
    Ecca Lodge Family Suites x 3: Families with children aged 0 – 16 years are accommodated in a Family Suite (3 x Family Suites in camp; max 2 adults & 2 children per Family Suite). Included is a private vehicle, ranger and tracker team, babysitting services.
    Ecca Lodge Doubles Suites x 3: 2 guests per suite, ages 12 and older; full adult rate applies to all guests.
    Great Fish River Lodge: children aged 12 & up are welcome at full adult rate; 1 child sharing with 1 adult
    Melton Manor: for the 7th and 8th person sharing, the following rates apply: 0 – 2 years: free of charge, 3 – 11 years: 50% of full adult rate, 12+ years: full adult rate
  • Community & Conservation Levy: applicable to all guests 12 and older; nett & non-commissionable
  • All lodges are closed from 1-30 June for annual maintenance and refurbishment
  • Rates are subject to change with 1 month prior notice

Rates Include:

  • Accommodation as specified (exclusive-use of the villas
  • Twice daily game drives
  • Nature walks accompanied by an armed ranger
  • Big game walking safari (tracking white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo on foot, accompanied by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team; subject to availability)
  • 3 meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local & premium brand spirits, beers, teas & coffees, refreshments on game drives
  • Laundry
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • VAT
  • Transfers to & from the reserve’s airstrip
  • Complimentary child-minding

Rates Exclude:

  • Community & conservation levy
  • In-room massage treatments
  • Telephone calls
  • Safari shop purchases
  • Gratuities
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Champagne, fine wines, cigars
  • Additional specialized safari activities not mentioned above.

Special Offers 2017

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Transfers and flights

Kwandwe has two private airstrips on the reserve. Coordinates on request. There are daily scheduled commercial flights from both Cape Town and Johannesburg international airports to Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth airports.

Plettenberg Bay – Kwandwe: The airline Fly Cemair offers daily commercial flights from both Cape Town and Johannesburg international airports to Plettenberg Bay. There are twice daily (excl Mondays) scheduled flights from/ to Plettenberg Bay Airport and Kwandwe’s private airstrip. Below rates are per person, min 2 pax, all-inclusive one way.

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Aircraft is a twin engine 8-seater (7 passenger) Cessna 402C or twin engine Jet Cessna Citation Jet 8-seater (6 passengers). Luggage is restricted to 20kg pp in soft travel bags. Additional luggage can be stored free of charge at Plettenberg Bay airport. For parties larger than 7 pax, an additional aircraft can be arranged based on the same cost structure as above. A Single transfer of x1 Person is charged x2 Seats. All arrangements are subject to availability.


Port Elizabeth – Kwandwe:
The nearest national airport is in Port Elizabeth which lies 160km/ 99 miles from the reserve. There are daily scheduled flights from Port Elizabeth airport to Kwandwe’s private airstrip. Below rates are per person, min 2 pax, all-inclusive one way.

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Aircraft is a single engine 6-seater (5 passenger) Cessna 210 or twin engine Piper Seneca/ Beechcraft Baron. Luggage is restricted to 20kg pp in soft travel bags. If there is a party of 4 or 5 guests, luggage will be transferred by road at no additional cost, alternatively additional luggage can be stored free of charge at Port Elizabeth airport. For parties larger than 5 pax, an additional aircraft can be arranged based on the same cost structure as above. A Single transfer of x1 Person is charged x2 Seats. All arrangements are subject to availability.

Road Transfers Port Elizabeth – Kwandwe:  A chauffeur-driven road transfer can be arranged from Port Elizabeth to Kwandwe and vice versa. The distance from Port Elizabeth to Kwandwe is a comfortable 1 hour 45 minute drive (160km/ 99 miles). 

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