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Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kwandwe’s Great Fish River Lodge was the second of three Private Game reserves in the Eastern Cape that we visited and it was our number #1 experience compared to the others (Pumba and Shamwari). Attention to detail is shown in almost every aspect of the...More

Thank WHERESWAUGH
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear WHERESWAUGH, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your detailed and very thoughtful feedback! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed each aspect of your stay so much - and delighted that your safari experience did not disappoint! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way of seeing game in the wild and being spoilt in luxury between outside adventures. The lodge was very luxurious with brilliant service to match. The guide and house staff were great and nothing left to want. A thoroughly enjoyable experience and well...More

Thank Peter L
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter L, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback - we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team and hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omg go! The experience was amazing - the lodges where stunning the staff amazing the safaris unforgettable an experience of a life time - the food was so delicious whatever u need or want nothing was a problem - we were here to be spoilt...More

Thank Hayley7079
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hayley7079, Thank you so much for your kind feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much! We will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team and hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We spent 4 days at this lodge, it was superb!. Under the guidance of our guide Ryan and tracker Banana, we had some fantastic up-close encounters with Elephants, Giraffes, White Rhino and we got really close the elusive Black Rhinos. One of the highlights was...More

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Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Battie A, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind and thoughtful feedback - we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that you had such great wildlife sightings! We will be sure to pass on the above...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Positives first. The Great Fish River Lodge is a unique setting, beautifully styled. The Game Reserve as such equally wonderful. Our guide (Doc) and his tracker (Monde) were simply extraordinary. Not just "big game hunting" but explaining the ecosystems, pointing out flowers or the use...More

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Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 27 November 2017

Dear murgman, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the game drives and cuisine. Once again we would like to apologise for the inconsistency in service offered, which I know our GM discussed with...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Minibar
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$752 - US$4,851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$752 - US$4,851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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BriKow
3 May 2017|
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Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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Lynette W
29 January 2017|
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Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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"Flights in and out of Port Elizabeth proved to be quite painful with South African Airlines. Maybe use BA..."
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"Room 7 had a great view but all the rooms in our group were fabulous!"
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