Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Kwandwe '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.

Boating activities Private Plunge Pool Game drive
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge offers 9 luxurious suites featuring ensuite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers and covered verandas with plunge pools. The spacious guest areas provide generous, wraparound viewing decks leading from the dining room, bar and sitting areas. The lodge serves Pan African cuisine on your private deck, under a canopy of starts in the firelit boma or in the gracious dining room.

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.

Read what our previous clients thought of Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Review of Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Ian Long

Beautiful setting, excellent food and accommodation, excellent staff. Saw a great range of animals with a very knowledgeable guide.

10/03/2020 Read full trip review

Review of Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

Nkasi Okafor Wilken

Loved it. I saw all Big 5. Nick and Siza were an excellent team, friendly and attentive. The staff was amazing. The room was excellent. The food was tasty and plentiful. I really don't have any critiques, only cherished memories and pictures.

10/11/2019 Read full trip review

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