Kwande 'Big 5' Private Game Reserve is situated along South Africa's eastern coastline in the Eastern Cape Province, renowned for being a world-class, malaria-free safari destination. It is a conservation victory boasting 22 000 hectares (54 400 acres) of former farmland that has been restored and restocked with wildlife. Thousands of animals including lion, black and white rhino, buffalo, elephant and cheetah roam the diverse landscape. The reserve offers 4 award-wining luxury lodges.
Kwandwe Ecca Lodge offers 6 spacious suites featuring ensuite bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower, large veranda and a private deck and plunge pool. The general guest areas include a spacious sitting room with fireplace, dining room and bar area, an inviting swimming pool and an intimate study. A deep veranda with expansive wooden viewing decks overlooks the rolling spekboom valleys with a backdrop of the distant cliff-faces of ecca shale.
How to get to Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
Kwandwe is a 2-hour drive from Port Elizabeth Airport (chauffeur service available). Kwandwe is easily accessible by private charters into Kwandwe airstrip.
Activities at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
Game drives, bush walks, bush sundowners and picnics on the reserve, fishing and bush breakfasts/dinners. Scenic coastal flights, rhino monitoring, walking safaris, private safaris and rhino darting are all available at an additional cost.
Kwandwe Ecca Lodge Video
AMAZING EXPERIENCE. The staff accomodation, and service was the BEST. we loved the safari experience and wish we could have stayed longer!Read full trip review
James & Ruth Anderson5
Simply amazing. The whole experience from start to finish was superb. Lodges were beautiful and easiLy big enough for the 5 of is. Child care was excellent a was the food. The rangers and trackers just fabulous. A real highlight.Read full trip review
The Cape Explorer Self Drive
- Cost Per Person
- Cost Per Person: from $5,740 (Includes international flights from JFK)
- South Africa
- Cape Town, Winelands, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve