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Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Safari Lodge

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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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Luzandrea_05 wrote a review Aug 2021
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Had the most amazing weekend. Great service, food and an experience of a lifetime. Special thanks to our guide Willem for everything he did to make our stay perfect, it truly is something I will always remember. Can't wait to go back again!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Laura_D_Holiday wrote a review Aug 2021
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
Great personalised service, the type you would expect from a super expensive resort but at a fraction of the price. If you’re looking for a national park, Kruger type experience it’s not that (as a much smaller reserve with more modest game) but if you’re looking for a great personalised experience away from civilisation, learning about some flora and fauna with your own personalised guide, this is a great spot. The tents are super comfortable, the food great, but it is really the service that stands out here. Special thanks to Johan our guide. My husband and I came with our two year old daughter, and so the private drives you have were perfect so that a chatty toddler didn’t impact the experience for anyone else. Thanks all
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Date of stay: July 2021
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nonkujuba wrote a review Jul 2021
East London, South Africa1 contribution
My 61st birthday was the best unplanned experience. Just a trip for me only, it was perfect except big winds on early hours Sat. Morning. I enjoyed fire heat. Single beds not ok wth me, tent too much draft.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Nkululeko2021 wrote a review Jul 2021
East London, South Africa1 contribution
I had a great time. Food and tour was wonderful. We had a chance to see a lot of animals and plants that the tour guider was wonderful to share his knowledge about them. In house chef and other staff is wonderful
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Explore18561230295 wrote a review Jun 2021
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Visiting Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve was a great experience. It was a great way of celebrating our anniversary. Everything was perfect from the staff, our tour guide AJ, the food, rooms, game drive
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Date of stay: June 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$69 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
inkwenkwezi private game reserve safari hotel east london
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeEast London
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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