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    Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

    Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District | Grahamstown, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6140, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 231 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We were lucky enough to be able to stay at this property for 3 days while in South Africa celebrating our honeymoon. I echo the sentiments of all of the other reviewers that say this is an amazing, special property. The land this property sits...More

    Thank tw954
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear tw954, Thank you for your very kind feedback and for deciding to choose Kwandwe for your honeymoon! The Eastern Cape is indeed a beautiful place and we are privileged to call this home. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Patrick,...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We actually stayed here in March 2016 but never got round to writing a review. We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and we loved our stay. The accommodation is absolutely beautiful and the food is amazing. All staff were wonderful so...More

    Thank Laylatravels987
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    We stayed in this wonderful lodge hotel at the end of March 2017. The lodges are very well appointed and are great to stay in -right in the middle of the game reserve- with various animals close by (warthogs, who seem very friendly). The staff...More

    Thank andriesdevaal
    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    We spent 6 nights (highly recommended package deal) here in May 2017. We had the team of Conor and Rasi (Ranger/Tracker) who were fantastic and went our of their way to make sure we saw the BIG 5 and more. Conor took us fishing in-between...More

    Thank Robert B
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 22 May 2017

    Dear Robert B, Thank you so much for your very kind and generous feedback - the team will be so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much. It's great that you participated in so many activities, which certainly does add...More

    Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

    The place was recommended by friends and we were so incredibly sad to leave after 3 nights... We'll sure be back! This is the ultimate safari experience, so natural, genuine, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic ranger and tracker (Ruan and Vusi), impecable service, location our of...More

    Thank Veronica M
    Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 20 May 2017

    Dear Veronica M, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your kind and thoughtful feedback - we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the 'real' Kwandwe experience! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ruan, Vusi and...More

    Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
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    • US$1,170 - US$3,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    BriKow
    3 May 2017|
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    Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
    Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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    Lynette W
    29 January 2017|
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    Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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    "If you want a bit of extra exercise stay in Room 1, but you have no view of the river."
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    "All rooms are great!!!!"
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    "Rooms 4-6 are closer to the lodge so may have a better view"
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    "Lodge 1is furthest away from the dining area and lounge about a three/four minute walk. Though I think more..."
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