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Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Safari Lodge

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Windermere, Florida
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We went here on a cruise ship excursion Very disappointed. Drove on Roads that were a poor excuse for a road. Very bumpy and unpleasant. Did not see much wild life until we had driven for over 45 minutes. Eventually we found a few giraffe. Then we arrived at the lions enclosure. Crazy the loins were fenced off. More like...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at this amazing lodge (had a room in bush camp). From the moment we arrived (late afternoon), we could feel all the family values and client-centricity. We highly appreciated the warm welcome and the level of details we got about our day programme (the next day). We started the day with a walk with the elephants,...

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and friendly staff. Rooms remind one of stables when you see them for the first time but are not lacking in comfort. Wifi is available in main building area. We stayed at the Umnenga Lodge and not at the Game Reserve as such.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

we loved that it was so close to the beach you could hear the waves crushing down at night the beach was safe and it was good to just go for walks on the beach because it was so close the unit itself was very clean and neat we will surely book in again if we go down that way...

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Queenstown, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Fantastic accommodation and reasonably priced when you see the amount of food offered! Staff are all very helpful and accommodating. Brilliant activities and very enjoyable. Would definitely recommend it! Would suggest the website be updated with more info and clearer details

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My nights stay at Inkwenkwezi game Reserve was out of this world. The food was fantastic, the staff went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable. The room was absolutely stunnung, game Ranger Brandon was very good, shared his knowledge with us and tried his best to keep us all interested. Thank you to all the staff, kitchen staff...

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Reinbek, Germany
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A place in heaven ... many thanks to our perfect guide and all other staff! Inkwenkwezi valley camp was the high-light on our honeymoon-tour. We miss Cheetah ;-) Best regards, Helmut and Christine Germany

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We made a booking recently for a Sunday lunch and we are from out of town, the people were really friendly but the sunday lunch was a bit boring, there was no particular wow factor, everything tasted as good as you make it at home. The setting is definitely beautiful and we were lucky enough to spot the cheetah in...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I truly enjoyed the Elephant walk as well as the interaction with the Cheetah, and we will definitely take our son as well. The food was very good and our guide a pleasant and well informed young man.

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had family visiting from overseas and took them to see something different. It was a wonderful experience for them especially the elephant interaction. The Reserve is easy to get to from East London and is very interesting even for locals.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inkwenkwezi is situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape of South Africa. The reserve is situated within an area of one hundred square kilometres encompassing five different biomes (vegetation types) which offer varied game viewing. It is one of the few reserves with a tidal estuary. The reserve has the big five and a variety of antelope as well as giraffe, zebra & other predators. The reserve is five minutes from magnificent beaches and a 40 minute drive from a national airport. Driving to Inkwenkwezi is a pleasure as the roads are tarred right to the entrance ACCOMMODATION BUSH CAMP The Bush Camp offers accommodation for twelve guests in six en-suite safari tents. All tents have electric lights, twin beds with Cloud 9 mattresses, slatted headboards, bedside tables and bedside lamps, bedside mats, telephones, chest of drawers. The en-suite bathrooms feature a shower, (hot and cold water) which is crafted to resemble a cave and blends with the natural rock and bush of this area. From its hilltop site the camp overlooks a valley & each safari tent is positioned on a raised timber deck offering you your own private game viewing. On the elevated timber deck guest are able to relax on two easy chairs with a coffee table. VALLEY CAMP The Valley Camp offers twelve guests accommodation in six custom designed luxury tents with the emphasis on spaciousness and quality. The tents are positioned on individual timber decks and situated in a valley nestling amongst indigenous trees. The bathrooms are fitted with both a slipper bath and a four sided glass shower (hot and cold water) a vanity slab(drawers underneath) with a hand basin as well as a hanging area for clothing. All finishes are of a high quality. Tents are furnished with twin three quarter beds (one tent has a queen size bed) all with cloud 9 mattresses and Percale linen. Headboards are trimmed with brass and have bedside tables and lamps as well as a matching dresser, 2 leather easy chairs and a butlers tray. A bar fridge stocked with a variety of South African wine and malt as well as soft drinks. The partially covered outside deck is large and has 2 easy chairs with a coffee table. Guests at both the Valley Camp and the Bush Camp have tea and coffee making facilities with a variety of different teas. All tents have 3 roofs, the inside roof has ventilation flaps to control the temperature, the second roof is the water proofing and the outside roof is used for shade and helps moderate the temperature. All tents have insect mesh on all openings. ... more   less 

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Address: PO Box 236 | Schafli Road Kwelera, East London 5259, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
Price Range: €43 - €332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The Bush Camp luxury tents with en suite shower views into the surrounding bush is unique”
  • One of the Bush Camp luxury tented units at Inkwenkwezi
 of 5 bubbles TourismTattler2014, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay here”
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“Do not miss this rare gem near East London.”
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“Various accommodation options - We stayed in the Tented camp with a group of friends.”
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“valeycamp very suitable for families”
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