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Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been meaning to post this review for a while. If you want to re-live the Robert Redford / Meryl Streep "Out of Africa" Schtick, this is the place. Beautiful place, great food and service, brilliant guide and trackers (Brendan and Dennis). We are still talking about this as a family 6 months later. Even the teenagers rave about it....

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We are still staying at Uplands as I write this, having spent the most fabulous 2 nights on safari with my family celebrating my father in laws 70th birthday. The experience which sadly ends tomorrow afternoon has incredible. From the moment we entered the reserve we were greet with friendly welcoming faces. Offered cool towels and homemade lemonade as we...

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1Thank Bimbs1994
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Uplands Homestead last week with our family which included a 3 year old and 4 month old. Whilst the children were a bit young we all found the experience outstanding. The house staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble. The food was truly scrummy and we were encouraged to alter the menu if required - the breakfasts...

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Thank Sally Ann H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were fortunate enough to spend 2 days at Uplands Homestead and it was an unbelievable experience. Uplands itself is a beautiful property with outstanding facilities and décor. The food was incredible, and Bongi is a genius at creating perfect meals for all the family. Nothing was too much trouble, and the highlight of our food experience was a wonderful...

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Thank Rachel D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Excellent food accommodation and staff. Cannot fault villa. Having done a safari in March 2014 we were Very disappointed in the lack of animals compared with our previous experience. The terrain was too dense.

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2Thank Alison W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We visited Kwandwe for a brief safari at the end of November 2014 and stayed in the Uplands Homestead. The estate is roughly 1 hour 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth on good roads for the majority of the route. We had a driver which is certainly something we would recommend. From the moment we arrived at the reception we were...

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1Thank Romulus66
Caslav, Kolin, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 October 2014

It was the best experience in my life. I was there for one incredible week with my family. The service, the servants and guides were excelent. I was so passionated that the week was like a minute. I strongly cerommend to visit this place. It is like when your dreams come true.

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1Thank JanFinsterle
KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Dear JanFinsterle We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Uplands Homestead. We will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future! Kind regards, The Kwandwe Family

Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Nothing short to incredible. We have spent 3 days there and the experience was exceptional! The lodge amazing, the food great and the staff was spot on. The game drive were just incredible. All big 5 and the team was very knowledgeable and prepared. Just as an example we had lions walking just out of our door... I recommend the...

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Cprazz Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Uplands Homestead! We will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future. Kind regards, The Kwandwe family

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is a very comfortable lodge for up to 6 adults; must book the whole lodge. We had a great time in this cozy old Dutch style house, very well renovated and comfortable. High level of service and safari guiding.

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Dear glxtokyo Thank you for posting your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Uplands Homestead. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future! Kind regards, The Kwandwe Family

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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Words can not express how great our 4 night stay was!! Thank you to all the staff at Uplands! You all created a personalized experience for our family!!! A special thanks to Sean, Ryan our ranger and Dennis our amazing tracker with eagle eyes!! The food and hospitality was just amazing!! Had the run of the whole house which was...

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Dear excelden Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Uplands Homestead, and will be sure to pass on your comments to Sean, Ryan, Dennis and the rest of the Uplands team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

Address: Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District | Grahamstown, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $4,501 - $4,860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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