Kwandwe Fort House

Eastern Cape, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Arguably one of the most spectacular private houses in South Africa

  • Surrounded by expansive views, reconnect with nature and appreciate the privacy of this unique location.

  • Deep sofas and big verandas are designed to put your feet up, grab a cold drink and relax.

  • With your own dedicated team of staff, your safari experience is completely tailormade to your private group.

  • The newest villa to the Kwandwe collection, this is the jewel in the crown.

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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.

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Description

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.

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Kwandwe properties, South Africa - Flights Offer

Complimentary flights between Kwandwe and Port Elizabeth for 2019 Villa stays of a minimum of three nights with eight guests or four nights. In 2020 enjoy 50% discount on flights for stays of four nights or more.
Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information.
Book from 27 November 2019 to 15 January 2021
Travel from 01 January 2020 to 15 January 2021
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Location & directions

Eastern Cape, South Africa

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.

How to get there

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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