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April 28, 2015
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Hippo’s Take Charge by Lizaan Claasen

Hippo At Gondwana

Hippo bulls are usually extremely territorial which leads to aggression. This aggression is not only relevant towards other hippo bulls but also to other animals, especially predators as we noticed one afternoon at Gondwana Game Reserve. One afternoon near the end of a game drive we followed a male lion to a near by watering […]

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April 20, 2015

The Nonchalant Caracal – Rangers Diary

Caracal Face Near the end of our morning game drive on Gondwana Game Reserve, en-route back to breakfast at Kwena Lodge, I decided to make a small detour. Just then in the middle of the road we found a beautiful young, male caracal, walking very elegantly and relaxed. He paid no attention to us allowing us to follow and admire him for quite a distance. While w
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March 12, 2015

Conservation in the Western Cape: Preserving wildlife, protecting vegetation and uplifting the local community

Cheetah release - July 2011  Situated in South Africa’s Garden Route, Gondwana Game Reserve is more than just host to a beautiful 5-star lodge. Set over 11 000 hectares, the property also takes great pride in placing focus on nature conservation.  The reserve is now home to the non-profit organisation, The Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF), upholding four fundamental
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October 9, 2014

Gondwana introduces 800 new animals including an additional family herd of 5 elephant!

Elephant herd - new on Gondwana Garden Route, South Africa: South Africa’s biggest reserve in the Southern Cape, the 11,000 hectare Gondwana Game Reserve has kicked off the summer season with a bang with many exciting wildlife introductions taking place recently. Herds of Eland and Gemsbok have already arrived as well as hundreds of Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Red Hartebeest
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August 12, 2014

Gondwana Celebrates World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day - Gondwana Game Reserve Gondwana celebrates World Elephant Day today and recognizes the impact it's herd has had on the Southern Cape.  Its elephant herd was established from 4 adult individuals who came from some form of confinement or limited space and needed to be released into a larger area allowing them to roam free, forage and interact naturally.  Gondwana has pro
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June 22, 2014

Gondwana nominated for Conde Nast Readers’ Choice award.

Gondwana in Conde Naste Readers Choice Awards “Thank you for nominating Gondwana for this fantastic award which puts the power in the guests hands!  For more than 25 years, Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards have produced the most trusted and comprehensive listings of your favorite hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines. This year Conde Nast is eager to h
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June 22, 2014

Fantastic Corporate Rates & Custom Itineraries

DSC_0275 Gondwana Game Reserve launches new Conservation Corporate Itineraries guaranteed to Wow, Inspire and Motivate   The award-winning 11 000 hectare Gondwana Game Reserve on the Garden Route has launched its new corporate conservation itineraries ideal for companies looking for an exclusive incentive or team building programme for 10 – 50 partic
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June 22, 2014

Kitting out our Boma!

Gondwana Boma Gondwana is enhancing its dining experience at the Kwena Lodge with all new custom equipment for the boma and dining room.  Beautiful table settings with colourful handmade African placements welcome guests as they tuck into our delicious South African fare.  Boma breakfasts are fireside with a spectacular buffet including homemade breads, muffin
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June 22, 2014

Winter Family Fun

winter family fun at gondwana Still wondering what to do with the kids this winter school holiday?  Why not visit Gondwana and take advantage of our incredibly affordable winter South African resident’s rate.  Gondwana’s Junior Ranger program will have your children forgetting all about their ipads and phones and having fun in nature, while gaining a greater understanding
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