Gondwana Game Reserve Accommodation Mossel Bay
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Gondwana Game Reserve is a highly recommended Garden Route game lodge providing a wildlife experience for discerning tourists visiting Garden Route.

About Gondwana Game Reserve

The award winning Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break for Cape Town visitors and residents. Less than a four hour drive away along the popular Garden Route, the 11,000 hectare private game reserve offers a distinctive and luxurious malaria-free safari experience. Indigenous Fynbos vegetation cloaks the undulating valleys, adding vivid colour and interest to a Big Five wilderness experience with awe inspiring views of the Langeberg Mountains wherever you look. This exclusive reserve offers guests a variety of luxury accommodation with inspiring interiors, attentive service, superb cuisine, expert game rangers, exhilarating game drives and an array of other activities including mountain biking, the Junior Ranger program, conservation activities, guided fynbos walks, fishing, and Africology spa treatments.

Full board and half board packages are offered including gourmet meals in a variety of locations and daily game drives in open Game Viewing vehicles with expert field guides. The private free Big Five game reserve is home to 15 antelope species, 17 predator species and 1000 species of fynbos. An 1 000 hectare protected endangered species area provides the ideal environment for Mountain biking, fishing, and hiking. Gondwana’s popular Junior Ranger Program is included for children with a custom activity backpack including educational safari booklet and various activity modules completed throughout their stay. World-class tourist facilities and attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep include championship golf courses at Pinnacle Point, Pezula, Oubaai and Fancourt, great swimming and sur ng beaches and the attractive coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

At a Glance

  • All of the Big 5
  • Guided game drives included
  • Conservation fee applicable
  • Kids' programme

Accommodation

Five star, fully inclusive accommodation is provided for couples in deluxe standalone lodge bedrooms and for families or groups in private bush villas all with awe inspiring views. This exclusive reserve offers guests attentive service, chic interiors, gourmet cuisine, expert field guides, and spectacular bush dining. World-class tourist facilities and attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep include championship golf courses like Pinnacle Point and Fancourt, great swimming and surfing beaches and attractive coastal towns.

Kwena Lodge:
14 stand-alone bedroom suites designed with a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San “hut” for romantic safari accommodation. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular mountains and Fynbos scenery, sky lights for star gazing, replaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive.
• Lodge facilities: in nity pool with bar service and covered loungers, open-plan lounge and bar area, reception and curio shop, tented bush spa, elegant African restaurant, covered dining veranda, and outdoor dining boma.
• Large bathroom with rain shower, deep bath with picture window, double sinks and separate toilet room
• Indoor seating area by replace, separate dressing area, and private covered patio with double lounger
• King or Twin Beds, 100% cotton linen, bath towels and bathrobes, Non-allergenic pillows, hairdryer, tea station and bar fridge. In-room safety-deposit box, electricity: AC 220V, free WIFI
• Twice-daily housekeeping with turn downs

Private Bush Villas:
4 four bedroom Villas, and 2 three bedroom Villas

Enjoy your own luxurious bush home on a private Big Five game reserve with ample outdoor space to take in your natural surroundings in the comfort and ease of an open-plan design. Private Bush Villa packages from B&B and Daily Game Drive to full board including all meals and 2 game drives daily are on offer. This is a great alternative for families and groups that wish to have longer stays and accessibility to enjoy the surrounding Garden Route while using Gondwana as a base.

Bush Villas located +-5-10 km from Kwena Lodge and require self-drive to the lodge for meals and game drives on roads suitable for a 2x4 vehicle.
Villas are approximately 250m2 in size and ideal for families and groups.
Villa facilities include: Open plan, double volume lounge, kitchen and dining area with thatch roof and TV/DVD Expansive deck with BBQ and magni cent valley and mountain views.

Bedrooms with king or twin beds, seating areas, replaces (Fynbos Villas only) and private deck areas; En-suite bathrooms with walk in shower, deep bath, double sinks, 100% cotton linen, bath towels and bathrobes, Non-allergenic pillows, hairdryer, tea station and bar fridge. In-room safety-deposit box, electricity: AC 220V, free Wi-FI and twice-daily housekeeping with turn downs.

Fynbos Villas:
The Fynbos Villas have a well-deserved reputation for being the ideal nature reserve accommodation for memorable family holidays. These elegantly appointed villas offer privacy, space and accessibility and are kitted out with everything you and your family need to forget the real world and allow the tranquility and serenity of the bushveld to take over. Offering comfort and convenience with a full kitchen, en-suite bedrooms, at screen TV with DVD player and a large outdoor deck. We even offer a la carte catering and babysitting services at the villas, with gourmet meals and game drives provided at the main lodge as part of the your accommodation package.

Villa facilities include: Open plan, double volume lounge, kitchen and dining area with thatch roof, replace and TV/DVD. Expansive deck with BBQ and magni cent valley and mountain views. Bedrooms with king or twin beds, seating areas, replaces (Fynbos Villas only) and private deck areas; En-suite bathrooms with walk in shower, deep bath, double sinks, 100% cotton linen, bath towels and bathrobes, Non-allergenic pillows, hairdryer, tea station and bar fridge. In-room safety-deposit box, electricity: AC 220V, free Wi-Fi and twice-daily housekeeping with turn downs.

Additional Services

• Fynbos walks, mountain biking in 1000 hectare protected area
• Junior Ranger Program
• Spa facilities
• Swimming
• Laundry service
• Babysitting services
• Free wi-fi throughout the lodge

Junior Ranger Program

The program includes educational game drives, interactive activities, junior ranger packs and completion badges. The younger children’s activities will be based mainly around the lodge to stay closer to parents. Children will receive a fun Ranger’s backpack and cool safari booklet to fill in throughout their stay. During game drives and other activities with their ranger, kids will be taught how to identify mammals, birds, Fynbos species, and even stars.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Other transfers available

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Kwena Lodge Rooms

The new Kwena Lodge offers guests 14 stand-alone deluxe bedrooms designed with a modern and luxurious twist on the traditional Khoi-San “hut”. Each open plan suite is nestled into its spectacular surrounds with 180-degree views of the spectacular surrounds overlooking two waterholes where elephant frequent. The rooms offer sky lights for star gazing, clay pot fireplaces and deep baths to keep you warm upon return from an evening game drive. The spacious lodge facilities include a large infinity pool, chic open-plan lounge and bar, with food and beverage services offered in an elegant dining room set around two open fireplaces or in the outdoor boma.

Qty: 14
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Bush Villa

Enjoy your own luxurious bush home on a private Big 5 game reserve with ample space to take in your natural surroundings. Spacious, double volume open plan living with three en-suite bedrooms. Bush Villas are Located 10 km from the main lodge. Self Drive to and from main lodge for meals and activities. The villas are elegantly appointed in Afro-chic style with spectacular views of the Outeniqua Mountains from your bed or expansive outdoor deck. The elegant villas are for the exclusive use of guests who enjoy the comfort and ease of the open-plan design with spacious outdoor areas. The Bush villas are ideal for families and groups of friends who want longer stays and the flexibility to enjoy the surrounding Garden Route and its top golf courses and beaches using Gondwana as a base. Gondwana offers different Bush Villa packages to suit your needs. The reserve is 25 minutes to Mossel Bay, 45 minutes from George Airport and four hours drive from Cape Town.

Qty: 7
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Fynbos Villas

Fynbos Villas are located next to the main lodge. Enjoy your own luxurious bush home on a private Big 5 game reserve with ample space to take in your natural surroundings. Spacious, double volume open plan living with three en-suite bedrooms. The villas are elegantly appointed in Afro-chic style with spectacular views of the Outeniqua Mountains from your bed or expansive outdoor deck. The elegant villas are for the exclusive use of guests who enjoy the comfort and ease of the open-plan design with spacious outdoor areas. The Bush villas are ideal for families and groups of friends who want longer stays and the flexibility to enjoy the surrounding Garden Route and its top golf courses and beaches using Gondwana as a base. Gondwana offers different Bush Villa packages to suit your needs. The reserve is 25 minutes to Mossel Bay, 45 minutes from George Airport and four hours drive from Cape Town.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Includes:
Full Board package: Morning and afternoon game drive, breakfast, lunch and dinner and afternoon tea daily. Junior Ranger Experience for children 6 years and over.
Half Board package: Afternoon game drive, breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea daily. Junior Ranger Experience for children 6 years and over.

Excludes:
Conservation Fee
Beverages
Any other costs incurred during your stay

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

What an amazing stay. The views were stunning and the accommodation was lovely. We would love to visit again. Great for a romantic break.

March 2018

Sasha Green (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren under the age of 12 years old are accommodated in Luxury Bush Villas with their familiies.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 55km
Cape Town International - 400km

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

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Listed on SA-Venues.com since June 2012

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