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Amsterdam, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings. Amazing views. Unfortunately the food is very mediocre. Prepared by a very uninspired chef. Lack of correct management. Interior of bush villa somewhat tired. Good ranger and friendly staff

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful location and an excellent place to view game. The quality of the accommodation was excellent and the food was good. I found the organisation could be improved to give a better chance of seeing game. There was also not enough to do between the early morning and evening game drives.

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Captiva Island, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Villa Nr. 21 was very Big and very nice. The Breakfast Location outside was one of the best in the Last years. Our Ranger Coolman is the best. The Dinner was Perfect. The only thing we mist was the Lion.

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Thank helmuth752
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent over £250pp a night to stay here, we quickly came to know after our first meal that even a single bottle of water or a soft drink does not come with the Full Board basis meal. The water is 3 times the price what you would pay in a local spar. I thought full board meant 3 meals...

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1Thank neera a
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent one weekend at the Gondwana Game Reserve and it was perfect! Since our arrival at the airport with a very kindly driver waiting for us, going to the beautiful reserve with an amazing service (food, room, people...) until the best part, the game drive! We were really excited to see the animals and our driver...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we entered Gondwana we were impressed with the welcome. Everyone went out of there way you make our stay feel special. Our guide (coolman) was great fun and interesting, informative and a pleasure to be with. All the restaurant staff looked after us really well, the girls in the spa are lovely. We had many special moments...

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1Thank wayne m
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great mix of very professional game drive and luxury lodge atmoshere - perfect for one or wo days trips. Not suitable for people Whois are seeking for precisely scheduled animal Meeting points. These guys are really passionated about wildlife

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1Thank 466carstenh
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Excellent . We stayed 3 nights but 2 night with 4 game drives could be sufficient. Young children could find the drives tiring after the initial excitement. The pods were 1st class and very comfortable.

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1Thank 183Ann
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We took our family for their first taste of a safari. They are one of the few places to allow children, ours were seven and nine, so it was a major factor in deciding to choose this location. It is also an exclusive resort with prices to match so we expected a lot. Firstly the good points. Wonderful scenery and...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The trip to Gondwana was part of a 'return to Africa' for me, having left over 40 years ago, I wanted the opportunity to show part of this beautiful continent to my British family. Gondwana was the absolute highlight of our trip. The accommodation is lovely - luxurious yet practical. The food and service was just wonderful and everyone was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break less than 4 hours drive from Cape Town and 45 minutes from George airport along South Africa’s popular Garden Route. The 11,000 hectare private game reserve offers a distinctive malaria-free safari experience in a spectacular mountain and Fynbos landscape adding vivid colour and interest to a Big Five wilderness experience. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, superb cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers and a fun Junior Ranger Program for the kids. Kwena Lodge boasts 14 Khoi-San inspired Kwena Rooms. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular surrounds overlooking 2 waterholes where elephant frequent. The rooms offer sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. The spacious lodge facilities include a large infinity pool, chic open-plan lounge and bar, with food and beverage services offered in an elegant dining room set around 2 open fireplaces or in the outdoor boma. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gondwana Game Reserve

Address: Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: RM1,784 - RM12,943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gondwana Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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