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Kwandwe Game Reserve safaris

Exclusive family safaris alongside the Great Fish River

Overview
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Kwandwe Game Reserve is a jewel among South Africa’s private reserves.

Bisected by the sparkling Great Fish River, the reserve boasts a glittering array of wildlife and a treasure trove of activities.

Wonderful animal sightings, specialist interest safaris and an ingrained ethos of conservation all go comfortably hand in hand at Kwandwe. This is the Big Five, and so much more!

A visit to Kwandwe will enhance any South Africa family holiday.

Overview
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Where is Kwandwe Game Reserve?

Around a two-hour drive from Port Elizabeth airport, Kwandwe  lies in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province.

Its location and family friendly credentials make it the perfect starting point or conclusion to a self-drive holiday, including Cape Town and the Garden Route.

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What to do?

Kwandwe Game Reserve is home to two intimate lodges and a small handful of exclusive use villas. Boasting a particularly high staff to visitor ratio, great flexibility is offered, meaning you won’t miss out on the many activities on offer.

Your twice daily game drives will be an undoubted highlight, with added flexibility offered for those travelling with children. Kids on safari will dig out their welcome packs and will love ticking off the various animals on specially themed checklists.

Catch and release fishing, visits to a local community centre and guided bush walks can all be arranged.

Back at the lodge, little ones can don their aprons and chef’s hats and get creative in the kitchen. Sand art, beading and African bedtime stories complete an action-packed day. Happy, exhausted children guaranteed!

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Best time to visit?

The summer months between November and March bring the hottest days but also the highest chance of rain. Kwandwe receives more rain than coastal areas or the Western Cape, however, this results in a landscape that is greener than most.

The drier months between June and August are pleasantly warm by day but can get a little chilly overnight. However, fear not as blankets and hot water bottles are never far away.

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Who should visit?

With dedicated adult and family lodges, every household is covered. Three hosted villas sleeping up to eight, cater particularly well for multi-generational families.

The range of activities on offer and the inherent flexibility built into the days means that even families with the youngest children will be made to feel at home.

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Places to stay
Recommended Kwandwe Game Reserve accommodation
Places to stay
Recommended Kwandwe Game Reserve accommodation

Why travel with Coral Tree?

We are the specialists in luxury Africa family safari holidays

We are Africa experts and also parents. We understand what makes a memorable family adventure.

Our knowledge and connections are unsurpassed

We have been living and working in African tourism for over two decades.

Every journey is tailored with your specific wishes in mind

No off-the-shelf packages or cookie-cutter itineraries. Unique family safaris.

Each trip funds grassroots conservation and girls education projects

You pay no more for the privilege, we support causes close to our hearts.

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