Gondwana Game Lodge
Garden Route, South Africa
Gondwana Game Reserve is a luxury Big five game reserve located just outside of Mossel Bay, providing the perfect safari break for golfing visiting the Garden Route. Covering 11,000-hectare, this malaria-free private game reserve offers exhilarating game drives in a dramatic mountain landscape where you will be able to spot elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lion, and hippo as well as many other species.
With many nearby golf courses, it’s the perfect location to live out your golf & safari dream in one of the most incredible continents in the world.
Located in the Garden Route, there are golf courses with spectacular views just a short distance from the Gondwana Game Reserve, meaning you can be on the course in the morning and on a game drive in the afternoon!
Some golf courses in the nearby area include the Pinnacle Point Golf Estate which is only a 20 minute drive from Gondwana, and the three courses at the stunning Fancourt Hotel & Country Club which all rank in the top 20 courses in South Africa.
Gondwana offers a range of unique and luxurious accommodation options across the Game Reserve, catering for any group whether it’s families, romantic breaks, or a holiday with friends.
There are 14 open-plan Kwena Lodge Suites which provide incredible 180-degree views due to their location within the Reserve. Take advantage of the cosy fireplace, lavish bathrooms with a deep bath, and starlights for night-time star gazing!
For families, the Kwena Lodge or Lehele Lodge Villas are recommended as they provide more privacy and have an open-plan design with the Big 5 Game Reserve right on your doorstep.
The Tented Eco Camp runs entirely on solar power and local water sources, and is plastic-free! Relax in this intimate, luxury African safari setting whilst knowing you’re helping make a difference.
Unwind in total luxury in the Ulubisi House, an incredibly stylish yet simple villa situated privately in the reserve’s 1000-hectare walking area.
Restaurant & Bars
There are a variety of dining options at Gondwana, from breakfast or an evening barbeques at the boma to a tasteful meal in the lodge dining room. There is also a bar which has a variety of wines and other drinks available.
On Site Activities
Alongside the luxurious villas, superb cuisine, and nearby golf, there are an array of activities to keep you busy and entertained during your stay. Guests can enjoy game drives, mountain biking, Africology spa treatments, and conservation activities.
The Gondwana Game Reserve is located in the incredible Garden Route and lies approximately 75km (45 mins) from George Airport.
Golf courses near to Gondwana Game Lodge
Arabella Golf Course
at Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa
Designed by Peter Matkovich, this challenging layout was crafted to test your game. It is consistently ranked in the top 10 courses in South Africa.
Clovelly Golf Course
at Clovelly Golf Club
Clovelly Golf Club is nestled in the pristine and tranquil Silvermine Valley, an area that winds its way down to the coast whilst being protected by the surrounding mountains.
Westlake Golf Course
at Westlake Golf Club
Westlake Golf Club offers visitors an interesting round that is suitable for golfers of all levels. The layout is characterised by the towering trees, large water features, and beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding Silvermine Mountains.
at Fancourt Hotel & Golf Estate
The majestic parkland Montagu Golf Course, designed by Gary Player is one of the best conditioned in South Africa and has regularly been ranked as the top golf course in the country.
at Fancourt Hotel & Golf Estate
The Outeniqua is a majestic parkland layout at the Fancourt Resort. It is similar in character and design to its sibling, the Montague, and its challenging design and fine conditioning will ensure an excellent test for golfers of all standards.