Gondwana Private Game Reserve provides Luxury Safari Lodge Accommodation and an authentic African Safari Experience close to Cape Town. Less than a four-hour drive from Cape Town International Airport, along South Africa’s scenic Garden Route, the 11,000-hectare (26,000 acre) Private Game Reserve offers a distinctive and luxurious malaria-free Safari experience with free-roaming Big 5 species including; lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino, hippo, giraffe and various antelope species.
Herds of wildlife can be seen on the majestic landscape surrounded by awe-inspiring views of the Langeberg and Outeniqua Mountains. A Big 5 Game Viewing and Fynbos wilderness experience like no other. The exclusive game reserve offers guests attentive service, wholesome Pan-African Cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert Field Guides, and an array of activities including Big 5 Game Drives, Mountain Biking, Guided Bush Walks, Africology spa treatments, and the popular Junior Ranger program for children.
The game reserve offers full board and half board packages in their luxurious accommodation which include for full board (2 game drives daily and three gourmet meals plus afternoon tea) and half board (1 game drive daily and breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner).
KWENA LODGE: Gondwana’s Romantic 5 Star Lodge caters for couples on safari and includes 14 stand alone bedroom suites, a large infinity swimming pool, a chic open-plan lounge and bar, a Tented Bush Spa that offers rejuvenating Africology treatments, and a reception area with a curio shop. Gourmet meals are served in a variety of locations including an elegant and intimate dining room set around open fireplaces and open thatch outdoor dining room and the African boma.
BUSH VILLAS & FYNBOS VILLAS: Families and groups enjoy Gondwana’s Private Luxury Bush Villas with ample space and an open-plan design that leads you outdoors to take in your natural surroundings and passing wildlife. The spacious Bush Villas feature 3 or 4-bedroom configurations, all with en-suite bathrooms, a double volume living area and expansive outdoor deck with a wood braai.
TENTED ECO CAMP: Gondwana Game Reserve has developed a one of a kind conservation tourism experience for people who want to get more meaningfully involved in Africa on their safari. Participants will be involved in wildlife and field management, learn important bush skills and interpretation, and simply enjoy a behind the scenes view of a Big Five private game reserve. The 3 or 5 night itinerary will include plenty of game drives, bush walks, and down time in an utterly inspiring landscape. This is your chance to get involved with the important conservation work of a Big Five game reserve and not only enjoy but contribute.
Pioneer Trail: The award winning Gondwana Game Reserve has launched a three night walking trail traversing through the private, Big five, 11 000 hectare, malaria free game reserve. The trail takes you to three remote tented fly camp locations with two full days of hiking. Your expert trail guides will intimately expose you to the Reserve’s unique biodiversity and eco systems with the opportunity to potentially experience wildlife on foot.
Gondwana’s Pioneer Trail is the ultimate slack packing adventure where your belongings are moved daily between the three camps, allowing you to experience the dramatic Fynbos landscape with only a light day pack. Each exclusive camp is comprised of four exquisitely appointed bedroom tents with en-suite bathrooms sleeping a maximum of 8 guests as well as beautifully furnished lounge and dining tents. Homemade African inspired meals are catered for you with cold beverages on tap. You literally need to “just bring your boots” and the Pioneer Trail team will do the rest. It has been said there is no better way to experience nature and wildlife than on foot.
ULUBISI HOUSE: Imagine a luxuriously spacious and stylish African villa with your own Field Guide, Chef and Butler. The villa is privately situated in the reserve’s 1000 hectare walking area surrounded by grasslands teaming with game.
Three luxurious guest suites, with endless mountain views, provide extravagant accommodation for 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children. The ultimate luxe safari getaway to restore and revive with friends or family in a Big 5 game reserve ideally and accessibly located on the Garden Route.
SPA: Enjoy an Africology Spa treatment in safari style at Gondwana’s Tented Bush Spa.
CUISINE: Guests are treated to open air boma breakfasts, scenic veranda lunch platters, evening boma barbecues, elegant lodge meals, romantic picnics, and scenic sundowner spots as the sun dips behind the mountains.
GOLF: Try a golf safari – Gondwana has preferred golf rates with Pinnacle Point as well as most of the other top Garden Route courses and we are happy to book your round, provide transfers or package golf rounds into your rate if you would like to play golf instead of joining one of the daily game drives.
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This Western Cape Game Reserve is accessibly situated 25 minutes outside the charming coastal town of Mossel Bay and a scenic four-hour drive from Cape Town.
George Airport is only a 45-minute drive from the game reserve (transfers can be arranged) with daily flights from Johannesburg International Airport (JNB, O. R. Tambo) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).
The game reserve’s warm, Malaria-free climate offers exceptional year-round Game Viewing while you enjoy an authentic luxury African safari experience.
For a stress-relieving Getaway in one of the most beautiful settings in the world, visit Gondwana Game Reserve near Cape Town and immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the natural surroundings.
World-class tourist facilities and Garden Route attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep include Championship Golf Courses at Pinnacle Point, Pezula, Oubaai and Fancourt, great swimming and surfing beaches that offer a variety of activities, and the attractive coastal towns of Mossel Bay, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay that each offer unique cultural and natural highlights and a range of things to do.
Gondwana Game Reserve Offers 30% Off a luxury Big Five Safari inclusive of all meals & 2 game drives daily in Kwena Lodge or a Bush Villa for Crewconnected members
Or, Make your booking request here Reservations@gondwanagr.co.za Quote “CREWCONNECTED Airline Staff Rates”
Tel: +27 021-555-0807