Port Alfred Accommodation at Fort DAcre Reserve Game Lodge in Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests8
  • Rooms/Units4
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Fort D' Acre Reserve is a highly recommended Eastern Cape game lodge providing a wildlife experience for discerning tourists visiting Frontier Country.

About Fort D' Acre Reserve

Fort D' Acre Reserve offers luxury accommodation on the Sunshine Coast of South Africa’s Eastern Cape, uniquely situated adjacent to the Gary Player designed Fish River Sun Golf Course.

Enjoy a well-deserved holiday or stopover at this luxurious, secure, private coastal game reserve situated between Port Elizabeth and East London.

Fort D’ Acre is an exclusive thatched safari lodge situated at the mouth of the Great Fish River, 25km from Port Alfred. Its unique positioning, with sweeping views of bush and coastline, invites the visitor to explore contrasting habitats for grassland bushveld, wild seaside and riverine forest. Game drives into the reserve offer opportunities to view 19 different species including Cape buffalo and giraffe.

At a Glance

  • Malaria-free area
  • Some of the Big 5
  • Self-guided game drives


The stylish lodge at Fort D' Acre Reserve is elegantly furnished capturing the spirit of Africa. The comfortable lounge with open fires and indoor dining area offers a cosy alternative in the evening. The en-suite bedrooms (three double rooms and one twin room) all have sweeping views. Relax in the beautiful and peaceful indigenous gardens with huge Coral trees, large swimming pool and braai area. The lodge offers DSTV, DVD player and WiFi.

A wonderful new development is the oceanside lapa, overlooking the beach it is a very special place for a picnic lunch or family barbecue. In the evening relax with a drink while the sun sets and a million stars sparkle in the southern sky. By day watch dolphins and whales and be lulled by the sound of waves washing the white sand.

Adventure & Exploration

Our game driver is exclusively available to our guests, we can comfortably seat eight in the land rover. You have excellent view to the wildlife from the vehicle and our guide will help spot the animals and get close while keeping you safe. An extensive network of tracks allows you to explore the reserve and also provide access to the beach and lapa, where you might want to enjoy a sundowner before returning to the lodge.

When we have new babies or other special sightings our guide will do his best to locate them for you.

Other activities around Fort D’ Acre Reserve are

• Horse riding
• Canoeing
• Sunset river cruises
• Dune boarding
• Bird watching
• Fishing
• Hiking
• Golf
• Beach walks, swimming
• Scuba diving
• Trip to Bathurst Village (pineapple capital of the world, oldest pub in South Africa, arts and crafts etc)
• Elephant back safaris
• Day trip to the Addo Elephant Park
• Trip to the historic city of Grahamstown (Albany Museum, Rhodes University, botanical garden, shopping etc)

We can assist with arranging any of these activities for you.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • Flemish
  • German
  • Xhosa

Rooms & Rates

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King Suite

The King Suite consists of a private lounge and balcony, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, ocean view, heated towel rail. The bedrooms all have sweeping views.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Standard Double Suite

Standard Double Suite is a luxury room consisting of an en-suite bathroom with shower, and a ocean view. The bedrooms all have sweeping views.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Queen Suite

The elegantly furnished Queen Suite consists of an en-suite bathroom with shower and stunning ocean views. The bedrooms all have sweeping views.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Twin Suite

This room consists of an en-suite bathroom with shower, ocean view (we are able to push these beds together to form a King size bed). The bedrooms all have sweeping views.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Luxury Accommodation
Full English Breakfast

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

The owner and staff were delightful. Rooms and lodge of an excellent standard and facilities and meals were outstanding. We had an amazing stay and would recommend it.

July 2019

Hermann (Pretoria)

Verified reviewexcellent

Had an amzaing stay, with awesome staff. Thank you

April 2017

Izane (Pretoria)

Need to Know

Response timeFort D' Acre Reserve typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren 12 years and older are welcome.

Closest airport(s)East London Airport - 120km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 180km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since May 2010

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