Gondwana Private Game Reserve offers luxury safari lodge accommodation close to Mossel Bay in the heart of the beautiful Garden Route region of South Africa.
Gondwana Private Game Reserve provides safari lodge accommodation and an authentic African safari experience. Less than a four-hour drive from Cape Town International Airport, the 11,000-hectare (26,000 acre) private game park offers a distinctive and luxurious malaria-free safari holiday destination with free-roaming Big 5 animals (lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino, and leopard).
Herds of wildlife including eland, giraffe, hippo, cheetah and zebra can be seen on the majestic landscape with awe-inspiring views of the Langeberg and Outeniqua Mountains in every direction. Indigenous Fynbos vegetation cloaks the undulating valleys, adding vivid colour and interest to a Big 5 Game Viewing and wilderness experience.
This exclusive safari park offers guests attentive service, wholesome African cuisine, inspiring interiors, expert game rangers, and an array of activities including Big 5 game drives, mountain biking, hikes, Africology spa treatments, and the popular Junior Ranger program. Gondwana Game Reserve is also the perfect function venue for an unforgettable African wedding and honeymoon, or corporate functions, conferences and product launches.
Luxury accommodation is offered in Kwena Lodge, a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San dwelling. 14 Open-plan suites are nestled into the breathtaking natural surroundings with 180-degree views, sky lights for star gazing, fireplaces and deep baths in which to relax upon returning from an evening game drive. Family or group accommodation for safari holidays is provided in 12 spacious and luxurious Private Bush Villas (3- and 4-bedroom configurations), which are privately situated, each with spectacular, uninterrupted views from their expansive wooden decks. Other options include our renowned Tented Eco Camp and the exclusive Ulubisi House, a luxurious African villa with dedicated field guide, chef and butler.
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. Western Cape Province towns like Mossel Bay, Knysna and Cape Town are regularly heralded as top tourist destinations in South Africa, by both international travel awards, and by visitors, through organizations such as TripAdvisor.
The game reserve is accessibly situated 25 minutes outside the charming coastal town of Mossel Bay, with a number of interesting activities and historical attractions. The George Airport is only a 45-minute drive away (transfers can be arranged) with daily flights from Johannesburg’s O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT). As a Garden Route game reserve, Gondwana Game Reserve shares the region’s idyllic climate, second-most moderate in the world next to Hawaii (according to the Guinness Book of World Records), with average temperatures between 13°C / 55°F in June, and 19°C / 66°F in January. The game reserve’s warm, malaria-free climate offers exceptional year-round game viewing while you enjoy a luxury African safari experience.
Take an active role in Wildlife Conservation and enroll in the new Tented Eco Camp Program when you visit Gondwana Game Reserve. Throughout this 3 or 5-night program you will engage in activities vital to ensuring the welfare of the wildlife and vegetation in the Park. You will try your hand at being a Game Ranger and experience the ultimate bush getaway deep in the heart of the reserve at the charming new Tented Eco Camp.
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.
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