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Reviewed 14 February 2009

You'll see from my other Tripadvisor reviews that I dont always go overboard with praise - but this place is truly, truly special! It doesn’t seem to be as well known as other nearby game reserves – we hadn’t heard of it till friends recommended...More

5  Thank SusieG
Reviewed 12 February 2009

I stayed at the Great FIsh River Lodge for my honeymoon back in May/June of 2008. The experience was so wonderful that I can't stop thinking about when I can go back. Everything was amazing from the moment we arrived in Port Elizabeth to catch...More

1  Thank starrNYC
Reviewed 26 October 2008

I'll write this review by describing a typical day at Kwandwe. We arrived by private plane & were driven to the check-in lodge, where we sat outside being served yummy home made cookies & lemonade. Then a 30 minute drive to the actual lodge, where...More

2  Thank swexan
Reviewed 20 October 2008

We went to several places in South Africa during the course of our honeymoon and definitely wanted a safari experience but didn't have the extra time it takes to get to Kruger. We decided to try a game reserve but figured it would be sort...More

2  Thank piratesmom
Reviewed 27 September 2008

Worth the money. Absolutely fantastic lodge, great deck & private plunge pool. The champagne in the room after dinner was a great touch. Game drives were excellent - very expereinced guide & tracker made the experience fantastic. The hot water bottles & hand warmers were...More

3  Thank Awayagain_7
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$875 - US$1,980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$875 - US$1,980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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BriKow
4 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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