Gondwana Game Reserve, situated in the Western Cape’s picturesque Garden Route, offers a diverse selection of Luxury Safari Lodge Accommodation from romantic Private Suites to Private Villa Rentals – perfect for families.
The Luxury Resort Accommodation provides a wonderful all-around nature experience for those seeking an alternative to a Mossel Bay Hotel, when choosing Garden Route Accommodation.
Kwena Lodge offers world-class Game Reserve Accommodation with a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San circular dwelling – augmented with all the amenities of a modern Luxury Hotel. Each open plan Kwena Room is designed to connect visitors to their beautiful surroundings with 180-degree views and skylights for star gazing. At night, visitors are warmed by the indoor fireplace and relax in a deep bath upon returning from an evening Big 5 Game Drive.
The Luxury Game Lodge facilities includes a large swimming pool, a chic open-plan lounge and bar, a spa that offers rejuvenating Africology treatments, and a reception area with a curio shop. Gourmet meals are served in an elegant and intimate dining room set around open fireplaces, offering visitors fresh African Cuisine. The new outdoor covered veranda provides the perfect shaded vantage point from which to survey the scenery and wildlife.
Bush Villas & Fynbos Villas
Gondwana’s villas have been praised as the best Family Safari Accommodation in South Africa. Enjoy your own Luxury Bush Home on a Private Big 5 Game Reserve with ample indoor space and an easy-going open-plan design that leads you outdoors to take in your natural surroundings. This is a great alternative to a Garden Route Hotel for families and groups that wish to enjoy longer stays in the Western Cape and the flexibility to explore the surrounding Garden Route Attractions while using Gondwana Game Reserve as a base. The spacious Private Villas feature either 2,3, or 4-bedroom configurations, all with en-suite bathrooms, to accommodate your group. Choose a Fynbos Villa adjacent to Kwena Lodge or a Bush Villa slightly further afield and the package that is right for you.
Tented Eco Camp
Gondwana has launched a 3 and 5 night conservation experience for individuals, families or groups who want to get more involved in Africa on their safari. Participants will be involved in wildlife and reserve management, learn important bush skills and interpretation, as well as volunteer with the local community. The itinerary will include plenty of game drives, bush walks, and down time in an utterly inspiring landscape. Your base during the program will be in our eco-friendly tented camp with 5 large bedroom tents with ensuite bathrooms all set on raised platforms with meals provided in the main tent.
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 bush getaway to restore and revive with friends or family in a Big 5 game reserve ideally and accessibly located on the Garden Route.
The award-winning Gondwana Game Reserve has launched a new three-night walking trail traversing through the private, Big five, 11 500 hectare, malaria-free game reserve. The trail takes you to three remote tented fly camp locations with two full days of hiking. 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 tents with en-suite bathrooms sleeping a maximum of 8 guests.