Gondwana Game Reserve is the only free ranging Big 5 private wildlife reserve in the Southern Cape – home to the lion, white rhino, eland, red hartebeest, endangered Cape Mountain Zebra, springbok, kudu, as well as the elephant, among others.

Our expert field guides reveal Africa’s wildlife to Gondwana’s guests in a Cape Fynbos environment; a truly unique safari experience!  Exhilarating encounters on game drive with endangered species like the Cape Mountain Zebra and Rhinoceros will provide lasting memories.  Over 15 species of antelope can be found on the reserve including kudu, eland, bontebok, waterbuck, sable, grey reebok and many more. The free roaming Big 5 species also keep things interesting with many visits to the lodge from the elephants and lions!  Gondwana is home to 17 carnivore species ranging from the small grey mongoose and small-spotted genet to medium-sized species such as the caracal and bat-eared fox, to the very large and powerful lion.

Gondwana contains a 1000 ha protected area for endangered and specialty species such Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra and sable. Guests can also enjoy informative Fynbos walks with their field guide and discover endemic birdlife that occurs nowhere else in the world, such as the Black Harrier and Orange Breasted Sunbird.

The vastness of the wildlife game reserve, coupled with the area’s excellent climate and terrain, make the land well suited to multiple species of game which are frequently seen by the wildlife game lodge guests. 

Gondwana’s wildlife population is thriving, with numerous offspring from zebra, eland, wildebeest and gemsbok, in particular. Book your stay with Gondwana today and experience the joys of our breathtaking wildlife game reserve firsthand.


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