Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

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.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

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.

Getting There

Kwandwe is a 2-hour drive from Port Elizabeth Airport (chauffeur service available). Kwandwe is easily accessible by private charters into Kwandwe airstrip.


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.

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We would give this a six our of five if we could. It was my family's first safari, and we had the perfect experience. Our ranger was Ivan and our tracker was Ernie. They quickly figured out what would interest us, and took us on some excellent game drives. We saw all kinds of wildlife and, as we could go at our own pace in our vehicle, we spent as…

11/04/2018 Read full trip review

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AMAZING EXPERIENCE. The staff accomodation, and service was the BEST. we loved the safari experience and wish we could have stayed longer!

28/08/2017 Read full trip review

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