Great Fish River Lodge
Great Fish River Lodge

Great Fish River Lodge

Great Fish River Lodge promises a game-rich countryside, home to the Big 5, an incredible variety of predators and general game. The lodge is superb for keen birdwatchers; the Fish Eagle and endangered Blue Crane are among a wide variety of birds found on the Reserve.

USD 400+ per person sharing per night
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Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge Highlights

The magnificent Kwandwe's Great Fish River Lodge is situated along the beautiful banks of the Great Fish River. The lodge is typical of a Settler farmhouse from the 1820's. The lodge offers delicious African cuisine, luxury accommodation and prime game viewing opportunities.

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Useful Information
  • Situated near Grahamstown, the lodge is a natural conclusion to a journey along the world-famous Garden Route.
  • Pan-African cuisine is served on the private decks, in the candlelit dining room, or enjoyed in the boma.
  • Thatched stone and glass suites feature floor-to-ceiling doors which fold back to reveal uninterrupted wilderness vistas.

Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve consists of five distinct habitats which are host to an incredible variety of wildlife. The reserve consists of 25 000 hectares (62 000 acres) of farmland in the Great Fish River region. The area ensures unbeatable game viewing opportunities and guests can expect to see lion, cheetah, hyena, leopard, black and white rhino, fascinating nocturnal wildlife and fantastic bird-watching, approximately 238 bird species can be found in the reserve. Springbok are the most abundant antelope, with good populations of greater kudu, oryx (gemsbok), red hartebeest and eland. Bushbuck and Cape grysbok keep to dense thickets. Abundant termites provide food for the nocturnal aardwolf, aardvark and bat-eared fox. Black-backed jackal, Cape fox and caracal are commonly encountered smaller predators. Family parties of suricate (meerkat) provide entertaining viewing. Rock hyrax, red rock-rabbit and elephant-shrew live in rocky terrain. Two game drives a day are offered, morning as well as evening drives in open 4x4 vehicles. Guided bush walks as well as fishing are also available; the scenic Great Fish River is a highlight and all game viewing activities are lead by experienced and knowledgeable guides.

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