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Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Safari Lodge

Schafli Road Kwelera, East London 5259 South Africa
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Inkwenkwezi is situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape of South Africa. The reserve is situated within an area of one hundred square kilometres encompassing five different biomes (vegetation types) which offer varied game viewing. It is one of the few reserves with a tidal estuary. The reserve has the big five and a variety of antelope as well as giraffe, zebra & other predators. The reserve is five minutes from magnificent beaches and a 40 minute drive from a national airport. Driving to Inkwenkwezi is a pleasure as the roads are tarred right to the entrance ACCOMMODATION BUSH CAMP The Bush Camp offers accommodation for twelve guests in six en-suite safari tents. All tents have electric lights, twin beds with Cloud 9 mattresses, slatted headboards, bedside tables and bedside lamps, bedside mats, telephones, chest of drawers. The en-suite bathrooms feature a shower, (hot and cold water) which is crafted to resemble a cave and blends with the natural rock and bush of this area. From its hilltop site the camp overlooks a valley & each safari tent is positioned on a raised timber deck offering you your own private game viewing. On the elevated timber deck guest are able to relax on two easy chairs with a coffee table. VALLEY CAMP The Valley Camp offers twelve guests accommodation in six custom designed luxury tents with the emphasis on spaciousness and quality. The tents are positioned on individual timber decks and situated in a valley nestling amongst indigenous trees. The bathrooms are fitted with both a slipper bath and a four sided glass shower (hot and cold water) a vanity slab(drawers underneath) with a hand basin as well as a hanging area for clothing. All finishes are of a high quality. Tents are furnished with twin three quarter beds (one tent has a queen size bed) all with cloud 9 mattresses and Percale linen. Headboards are trimmed with brass and have bedside tables and lamps as well as a matching dresser, 2 leather easy chairs and a butlers tray. A bar fridge stocked with a variety of South African wine and malt as well as soft drinks. The partially covered outside deck is large and has 2 easy chairs with a coffee table. Guests at both the Valley Camp and the Bush Camp have tea and coffee making facilities with a variety of different teas. All tents have 3 roofs, the inside roof has ventilation flaps to control the temperature, the second roof is the water proofing and the outside roof is used for shade and helps moderate the temperature. All tents have insect mesh on all openings.
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Free parking
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Bar / lounge
Books, DVDs, music for children
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Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Board games / puzzles
Highchairs available
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Meeting rooms
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
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wendyJ8338LS wrote a review Dec 2020
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
Louis and I spent 2 nights at Inkwenkwezi and it was the most wonderful break that we have ever taken. The serenity of the place was our highlight. We had an excellent guide in Johann. We saw many animals with two white lions walking past the Land Rover at arms length...Incredible! Amazing! The staff that we interacted with were very humble and gracious to us. Staying in the Bush Camp was a new experience to us, but we loved the fact that we were "Glamping." Tent luxury it is. The meals that were served were very good. I want to extend our gratitude to the owners of this 'piece of heaven', and all their staff who evidently espouse their vision so well. God Bless you all! Louis & Wendy Coleman, Durban, South Africa
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Date of stay: December 2020
roxannestaffen wrote a review Nov 2020
East London, South Africa1 contribution
It was an amazing stay Very informative and fun the guide was very insightful The food was amazing There is absolutely nothing that I can find wrong :) Of all the animals, the only animal we did not see was the Buffalo. We saw all the other animals which was an amazing experience. Not quite the get away for a honeymoon like it was meant to be, but it was better :)
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Date of stay: November 2020
mapetshanaphinda wrote a review Nov 2020
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We got to see the animals at close range, they are so majestic. We enjoyed the tranquility, just what we needed after the lockdown. It was such an informative and fun experience and we had the best tour guide ever, Johan. The owners and all the staff were so welcoming.
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Date of stay: October 2020
annaline2020 wrote a review Nov 2020
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We had an amazing guide Johan. What a very pleasant young man and he passed on so much information. Our accommodation was amazing. Very very comfortable. The Dining Room is just so beautiful. We had such a lovely group of people at our table. Aviwe and Ndlehla, Simphiwe and his partner. Another lovely couple an anaethetist and his wife from Umthata. Kobus and Sonja from King Williamstown. What a lovely time of fellowship and good laughs we had at our table on Saturday night. The food is outstanding. A very very well run getaway. Many thanks to the management at Inkwenkwezi. Regards Jannie and Arlene Venter
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Date of stay: October 2020
luelladd wrote a review Oct 2020
East London, South Africa1 contribution
We took our 8 and 3yr old sons with us on a weekend and what an amazing and wonderful eexperience we had. Our guide Chad was very experienced, and accommodating. Our boys enjoyed the game drives and spotting so many different animals. The highlight was the Rhino and the Lions. An experience to last a life time and right on our door steps.
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Date of stay: October 2020
US$69 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
inkwenkwezi private game reserve safari hotel east london
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