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    Gondwana Game Reserve

    Garden Route | 4 hr drive from Cape Town, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7957
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    1 - 5 of 727 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Wow - from the moment we arrived our expectations were exceeded. On having only booked the week before, and this bring our first safari, we felt slightly apprehensive nonetheless clearly for no reason. It’s been truly unforgettable. None stop excitement, adventure and luxury. The Kwena...More

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    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    In April we stayed at Gondwana Game Reserve in one of the Kwena Huts. The whole experience was truly amazing. The huts are beautifully furnished and equipped. As it was almost the start of winter, we loved the wood-burning stove! Breakfast was served on the...More

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    Response from GondwanaGameReserve, General Manager at Gondwana Game ReserveResponded 15 May 2017

    Good afternoon, thank you so much for your very kind words from your stay with us at Gondwana. I have passed this onto my Team, and we are very appreciative of your business and wonderful comments. We look forward top welcoming you back to Gondwana...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We should have stayed there for three nights, left after one. The room was filled with smokey air and My eyes were very irritated by that. They die not refund the Total amount although They did not have another room at the lodge available for...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Would always prefer to stay in the Kwena rooms instead of the lodges which are about 20 minutes drive. You are more flexible and will loose too much time if you only have any overnight stay. it is possible to go to see giraffs and...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in a huge villa here which was kitted out with everything you would need. Kitchen, fridge, blankets, fire and firewood, outdoor pizza oven, sunbeds, safes, outdoor dining, indoor dining... the list goes on. We had some antelope come round the villa too which...More

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    • US$512 - US$3 073 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Mossel Bay
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    Vicky W
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Good day, thank you for your question. You are very safe in the open vehicles. We do this so as to enhance the Game Drive experience, with our guests being able to have an uninterrupted view of the surroundings.
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    Charlotte M
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Hi, the check in time is 14h00 please. The afternoon Game drive leaves at 16h30 Regards
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    Asha S
    26 March 2017|
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    Response from Dean P | Property representative |
    Yes there are washing machines in the Villas, we also do have an outsourced laundry service, which takes 24hrs Regards
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