Kwandwe Melton Manor
Kwandwe Melton Manor offers a private and exclusive safari experience with a private ranger and tracker, butler, chef and private use of an open 4x4 safari vehicle. Guests have access to 30km of privately-owned Great Fish River frontage.
Kwandwe Melton Manor Highlights
Kwandwe Melton Manor is situated in the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, in the heart of South Africa's malaria-free Eastern Cape. Set in a magnificent location overlooking the Fish River. Melton Manor offers the perfect retreat for a family safari and celebrates the style of the early frontier days.
- Exclusive-use safari villa on 30km of privately owned Fish River frontage.
- Fishing, rhino and buffalo tracking, and archeological, battlefield and historical tours to Grahamstown.
- The interactive farmstyle kitchen is where professional chefs prepare wholesome and delicious farmhouse dishes.
Kwandwe Melton Manor 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.
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.
Gorah Elephant Camp
Gorah Elephant Camp offers guests an exclusive and romantic safari experience in a private concession in the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park. Dinners are served by candle-light in the elegant dining room or on the verandas overlooking the waterhole.
Bukela Game Lodge
Bukela Game Lodge offers guests 5-star luxury in the Amakhala Game Reserve; with its peaceful location in the rolling Eastern Cape hills it offers a tranquil haven for guests looking for place to relax and unwind and enjoy the magic of the African bush.
Leeuwenbosch Country House
Leeuwenbosch is a family-friendly retreat situated in a beautiful garden in the Amakhala Game Reserve. The Manor house offers 5 beautiful suites with ensuite facilities. The lodge caters for the entire family and baby-sitting services are available.