4 bedrooms ideally suited for families of up to 8
A team of staff is discreetly on hand to ensure everything is taken care of
A private safari vehicle with ranger and tracker offers a completely flexible itinerary for daily game drives, nature walks, big game walking safaris (tracking white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo on foot) and fishing.
When not out exploring the reserve relax on the terrace watching wildlife wander by, enjoy a swim in the pool and dine under the stars around the traditional boma
Game viewing is excellent all year round. Summers (October to March) are hot and wet, were as winters (May to August) are cool and dry. Daytime temperatures in summer are high and may soar above 36°C/97°F. Winter is known to produce beautiful warm days, though the evenings and early mornings can be quite chilly.
Kwandwe Fort House offers the perfect family safari destination. With four bedrooms and its own private guides and staff, Fort House is ideal for those looking to get away from the crowds and enjoy their own little slice of the African Bush.
Situated in the 54,000 acre Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, the Fort House is Kwandwe's newest and most exclusive private house. Offering a completely private experience, the highly trained Safari guides are happy to take things at your pace and perfectly showcase all the different aspects of life in this wild little corner of South Africa.
When not out looking for wildlife in the private reserve there are plenty of other activities to choose from; a discrete spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind after an early morning safari, a well stocked wine cellar and guest pantry are always available, a swimming pool with stunning views out over the savannah is yours to enjoy or even a candle lit dinner under the stars in your own outdoor Boma area.
The spacious, light-filled design of the house, with its shaded verandas and multiple relaxation areas, make it the perfect place for families to enjoy a home away from home in one of South Africa's most beautiful private reserves.
Nestled in the heart of South Africa's unspoilt Eastern Cape province lies Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, a world-class Big Five safari experience in 22 000 hectares (54 000 acres) of pristine private wilderness and featuring 30 km of privately owned river frontage of the Great Fish River.
Guests are advised to fly to Port Elizabeth and proceed to Kwandwe by road or air transfer. A flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth takes about 1 hour 45 mins. The distance from Port Elizabeth to Kwandwe is 160km (100 miles) and can be comfortably covered by road in 2 - 2 1/2 hours. A flight from Port Elizabeth directly to the Kwandwe Airstrip takes approximately 45 minutes. Transfers to the Lodge from the airstrip or Port Elizabeth can be arranged by Kwandwe.
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