Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Grahamstown, Frontier Country - Accommodation
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in Grahamstown
Kwandwe aptly means "Place of the Blue Crane" in Xhosa. We are home to a variety of wildlife species including the Big 5 which consists of lion, black and white rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. The reserve will also delight birdwatchers who are able to observe protected species such as the Blue Crane and Martial Eagle.
Guests can participate in day and night game drives, walking safaris with experienced trackers and sleep-outs on specially designed platforms. Also on offer are specialised activities such as rhino darting, carnivore research and fixed-wing flights following the route taken by early settlers. Kwandwe's reception building is a Frontier War-era fortified homestead, and the reserve boasts its own intimate chapel.
Kwandwe features three beautiful intimate safari lodges and a private villa that offers world-class sophistication and style.
A member of the renowned Relais & Chateaux association, Kwandwe is located in a malaria-free area, is ideal for families and forms a natural conclusion to a journey along the world-famous Garden Route.
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Facilities available at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve,Grahamstown, Frontier Country
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- Womens Day Weekend
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 26° 31' 30.6" E / 33° 8' 49.2" S
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Driving to Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in Grahamstown, Frontier Country
|Departing: Port Elizabeth Airport|
|Address: Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), 21 Boeing Street, Port Elizabeth, 6011, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.1 km / Duration: 1 hour 56 mins|
|1.||Head east||0.4 km|
|2.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Allister Miller Dr|
Go through 1 roundabout
|3.||Turn left onto Forest Hill N/B Rd||0.8 km|
|4.||Turn right onto Walmer Blvd/M9||0.6 km|
|5.||Turn left onto M4 (signs for R75/Grahamstown/Uitenhage/City)||6.8 km|
|6.||Take exit 751B on the right to merge onto N2 toward Grahamstown||45.5 km|
|7.||Take the N2 ramp to Grahamstown||1.6 km|
|8.||Continue onto N2||82.2 km|
|9.||Turn left toward R67||0.2 km|
|10.||Slight right onto R67||20.5 km|
|11.||Turn left||11.9 km|
|12.||Sharp left||1.0 km|
Destination will be on the right
Nearest Airport & Flights
Port Elizabeth Airport - Port Elizabeth+ FIND FLIGHT TO Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth International Airport was established in 1929 and each year it has more than one million passengers making it the fourth busiest airport in South Africa.
Port Elizabeth International Airport is three kilometres away from the city centre or a ten-minute drive and is close to the South Eastern side of Algoa Bay. Its former name was the H. F. Verwoerd Airport.
Reviews for Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Breathtaking scenery, well stocked game reserve, with big five. Nick is an excellent game Ranger and guide with loads of knowledge. Accommodation is 5 star, attention to detail is outstanding. Staff are extremely hospitable, and go out of their way.
Simply incredible. Authentic african safari rooted in conservation. Loved it
Spent four days at Great Fish river lodge in February. We had such a good time that we are going back but for a week this time. Wonderful.
Best staff and Rangers of all the reserves we have been to. Fantastic experience. Highly recommended. Melton Manor.
It is one of the most relaxing places I've been with amazing game drives, a abundance of different wildlife to experience as well very professional and well informed rangers. They have a very welcoming staff who are quite friendly and do there utmost to make your stay at there wonderful lodges a memorable one.
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