Eastern Cape

Welcome to the Eastern Cape

Just a short drive from the popular beaches and seaside towns of the Garden Route lies South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province, a place of traditional villages, abundant wildlife and no crowds. It is more than a Big Five safari destination – it’s a conservation victory. The Eastern Cape is renowned for its diversity of flora and wildlife where thousands of animals roam the reserve’s expansive plains. The Eastern Cape have taken off in recent years due to the combination of great sightings and easy access at the end of the Garden Route. The scenic route and safari is a comfortable trip either way, without the risk of malaria. It’s a different landscape altogether ie. instead of acacia trees expect thickets of low bush and open grassland, stretching over rolling hills. The Addo Elephant park is its crown jewel.


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Beach Hotel PE9

The Beach Hotel 4*

The Beach Hotel is situated on Port Elizabeth’s magnificent beachfront, directly opposite Hobie Beach and next to the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex. The Hotel combines quality accommodation, stylish cuisine at the 3 restaurants for a perfect family holiday, or relaxing getaway. The hotel is a 2-minute walk from Shark…
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Sibuya Game Reserve 4*

Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camps is a beautifully scenic game reserve on South Africa’s malaria-free Sunshine Coast. Spanning the Kariega Estuary on its course to meet the warm Indian Ocean, Sibuya is South Africa’s only game reserve accessed solely by a 9km boat transfer. Sibuya is home to the…
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River Bend Lodge 5*

Located on a 14000ha private concession within the world famous Addo Elephant National Park. The Lodge has eight luxury stand alone suites linked by a meandering path through the lush gardens, each suite offers its guest an individual, tranquil and private retreat. Each of the spacious suites opens up onto…
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Kwandwe Uplands Manor 5*

Set in a remote and tranquil valley and available for the sole use of families and parties of up to six, This elegant 1905 farmhouse has been lovingly restored to retain all the charm and grace of yesteryear without losing any of its renowned warmth and ambience. The elegant and…
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Kwandwe Melton Manor 5*

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is a renowned conservation and community success story. The reserve comprises just 22 rooms split across four intimate and award-winning lodges, of which two are sole-use villas. The welcoming U-shape and four ensuite bedrooms are cleverly designed around the central courtyard and its large, inviting swimming…
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Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge 5*

Great Fish River Lodge is all about tranquillity and solitude. The nine luxurious suites have been designed to take full advantage of the spectacular scenery. Floor-to-ceiling framed glass doors fold back to reveal an uninterrupted wilderness, and the ensuite bathrooms, complete with bath and indoor and outdoor showers, separate w.c…
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Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Ecca lodge 5*

6 stand-alone and well-proportioned suites have been individually decorated, each in a different colour in celebration of the vibrance of Africa. Wraparound wooden decks with private plunge pools provide relief from the heat of the day. Furnishings are in soft linens, velvets, cords and eco-cottons in striking, bright and contrasting…
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