Eastern Cape Safari

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - Private Villas

'Exclusive, refined and entirely intimate'

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is home to five award-winning safari lodges and villas, each with its own distinctive charm and character. Perfect for couples, small groups of friends or families, this reserve will have the best accommodation to suite your tastes, needs and expectations.
Two intimate and award-winning lodges include Great Fish River Lodge and Ecca Lodge, both designed with an African contemporary style and include all meals and 2 game drives per day. 
Alternatively, families or small groups of friends can choose to enjoy an entirely intimate and exclusive safari experience at one of Kwandwe’s three gracious sole-use, private safari villas: Fort House, Uplands Homestead and Melton Manor.
The three sole-use safari villas are the perfect refined private space and come with private staff and a private safari vehicle with ranger and tracker. 

Property Facilities:

  • 24-hour Security
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Business Centre or Library
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Laundry Service (Complimentary)
  • Malaria Free
  • Pool
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Secure Parking
  • Spa

Activities On Site:

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Catch-and-release Fishing
  • Cooking Courses
  • Game Drives
  • Night Drives
  • Bush Walks
  • High Tea
  • Massages
  • Rhino Tracking


The villas are situated two hours drive (160kms) from Port Elizabeth, Kwandwe can be easily accessed by road, or a private charter can be arranged to their airstrip. There are daily scheduled flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg airports to Port Elizabeth.