Eastern Cape Game Reserves

The game reserves of the Eastern Cape have much to recommend them, not least their proximity to the Garden Route and the lack of malaria. But perhaps one of their greatest draws is the chance to see the ‘Big Five’. From the rich biodiversity and luxurious lodges of the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve to the clear night skies of Kichaka, this is diverse and rewarding safari destination.

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Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Innovative, stylish and intimate, Kwandwe Ecca Lodge embodies a "funk-meets-futuristic-farmhouse" ambience, with just six intimate suites with spacious living areas and ensuite bathrooms. Ecca is a superb family friendly safari option in the Eastern Cape.

Best for: Adventure, Culture, Eco/ethical tourism, Family

Bayethe Tented Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Bayethe is a beautifully designed safari lodge located within the malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve, in South Africa's Eastern Cape. With just twelve luxurious tents and a bush spa, it is a luxurious safari retreat in a prime game area.

Best for: Couples, Honeymoon, Spa & health, Wildlife

Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Eagles Crag Lodge enjoys a secluded spot tucked into a valley in the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, in South Africa's Eastern Cape. Just nine suites offer the ideal base for exploring this Big Five reserve on safari for couples and honeymooners.

Best for: Couples, Eco/ethical tourism, Honeymoon, Wildlife

Gondwana Family Lodge

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Sanbona boasts 54,000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous flora and fauna, rock formations and rock art. This non-malarial Big 5 game reserve is in a spectacular Karoo location, the lodges here offer something for everyone.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Family, Wildlife

Gorah Elephant Camp

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Gorah is an authentic tented camp set in a 5,000 hectare private concession within Addo Elephant Park in South Africa’s non-malarial Eastern Cape. Only 70km from Port Elizabeth, it is a convenient option to combine with a visit to the Garden Route.

Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Adventure

Riverdene Family Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Riverdene Family Lodge offers a luxurious family safari lodge, catering to children of all ages. Located on the 25,000 hectare Shamwari Game Reserve, you can enjoy superb wildlife-viewing with expert guides, in a non-malarial area on the Eastern Cape.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Family, Villa

Sanbona - Tilney Manor

Eastern Cape Game Reserves, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Tilney Manor consists of six beautiful open plan suites, each with its own private veranda overlooking breathtaking views of mountains and plains. This is the perfect spot for those looking for an intimate and luxurious safari experience near Cape Town.

Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Couples

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