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Reviewed 10 June 2016

We stayed 3 nights at Great Fish River Lodge and could not fault a thing ! It started with our initial greeting from Edna at the main reception to the transfer out to meet our fantastic driver Nico and tracker Ivan, wonderful game encounters, amazing...More

Thank JoMiller-Travel
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 3 October 2016

Dear JoMiller-Travel It was wonderful to read about your stay at Great Fish River Lodge, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary at Kwandwe and for taking the time review your stay. We hope to welcome you back at Kwandwe in the near future!...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had the most amazing 2 days at Great fish River Lodge. Our friends from Cape Town surprised us with the "Mystery Destination" and what a surprise it was! From the minute we arrived, the service was brilliant, the villa was exceptional, the food was...More

Thank lynnie203
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 8 June 2016

Dear lynnie203, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review on your stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your "Mystery Destination" as much as we enjoyed having you. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ruan...More

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely lodge with very well appointed individual cabins to stay in . Slightly intimidating arrival at Heatherton Towers to check in - and I totally fail to understand why they have such an enormous gift shop (with really nice things to buy) there which you...More

Thank Aud61
Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 8 June 2016

Dear Aud61, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely feedback on your stay with us. We appreciate your feedback and have noted your comments. We have extended a selection of the shop's products to the Lodges however, we will consider increasing the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2016

First, let me say it is not the Serengeti, but for first timers on a safari it is a good starting point. And yes, we would return. We stayed at the Great Fish River Lodge for four nights in April. The service from our arrival...More

Thank Thelma B
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 8 June 2016

Dear Thelma B Thank you for taking the time to write your review on your stay with us. We are very happy to hear that overall you had a good time at Kwandwe and we certainly do hope to welcome you back. I would like...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge was the first stop on our family safari vacation with our 2 teenage children. Kwandwe seems like it's in the middle of nowhere - so peaceful and remote yet offering every luxury. We spent 3 nights at this wonderful game...More

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Response from KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 8 June 2016

Dear australiantripper_10, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Kwandwe , it is always a delight to hear how much guests enjoy the beauty and wildlife of the reserve. We have noted your comment about the management interaction and it will...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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USD 855 - USD 2,019 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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BriKow
4 May 2017|
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Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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Lynette W
29 January 2017|
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Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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