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KWANTU PRIVATE GAME RESERVEkwantu private game reserve

Kwantu Private Game Reserve Overview

Kwantu Game Reserve- The Place of Gathering

Set in the splendour of the malaria free Eastern Cape, Kwantu rests gently on the legendary Sidbury Plains within the heart of Frontier Country.

From the tranquility of the Day Centre, with its traditional African Cuisine, to the wild majesty of a 3-hour Game drive, Kwantu will capture your imagination, leaving you physically and mentally rejuvenated, soulfully inspired, and delayed in awe of this magnificent slice of South Africa. Visit Kwantu today, and experience family-friendly Five-Star accommodation, mouth-watering meals, Africa's Big 5, our elephant sanctuary, endangered and exotic wildlife, unrivalled bird life, a touch farm for the kids and herb garden and an entertainment room. This untouched wilderness boasts a past as rich as its abundant wildlife population.


Pollards Inn

The serene atmosphere of the frontier country is an ideal environment for sitting back and relaxing. Live your dream holiday in pollards bedrooms with heated floors, en suite bathroom, watch your favourite television soap from your bed, make coffee from the coffee station strategically placed in your room and get your free refreshments from the in house mini bar without getting to the restaurant or phoning room service. Each room has a personal balcony were you can enjoy watching the scenic Sidbury plains from. Take pleasure in the comfort of our spacious lounge rooms while watching television stations of your choice. You don’t need to worry about how you are going to get in touch with your office as we have a set up a business centre were one can access emails or browse the web. At pollards inn your visit is summed up with luscious dishes prepared in adherence to strict Halaal conditions by our finest chefs.

Kwantu luxury African lodges

Kwantu’s luxury lodges, each with double-bedroom and en suite bathroom, open on to personal decks, ensuring complete peace and privacy, overlooking a tranquil dam .naturally merged into the pristine landscape, each lodge exudes a traditional African charm with all the modern comforts and complete privacy, surrounded by the mesmerizing sounds and fragrances of the beautiful bush. towering above the natural splendour and wonder of god’s gift, each of Kwantu’s exquisite suites, are equipped with: a charming fireplace, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, multi-channel television, electronic safe, refrigerator, hairdryer, tea-coffee making facilities as well as a therapeutic spa.
Kwantu offers a unique African safari-adventure, in which you will through our deep-rooted and embracing approach, experience the ultimate sobering adventure and spiritual rejuvenation.

Honeymoon suite

Kwantu private game reserve offers newlyweds a honey moon to remember. Kwantu’s honeymooner’s lodge, with a queen size bed and en suite bathroom, open on to personal decks, ensuring complete peace and privacy during your honeymoon, overlooking the tranquil hippo dam. Naturally merged into the pristine landscape, each lodge exudes a traditional African charm with modern comfort and complete privacy, surrounded by the mesmerizing sounds and fragrances of the beautiful bush. Towering above the natural grandeur, this exquisite suite, is equipped with: a fascinating fireplace, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, multi-channel television, electronic safe, refrigerator, hairdryer, tea-coffee making facilities and a Jacuzzi

Game Drives

Game Drives at Kwantu are an experience bar none. Guests are treated to the Big Five, as well as over 250 bird species, abundant Insect and Plant-life, as well as exotic and endangered animals. Kwantu is situated in what legend refers to as 'the cradle of mankind'. In the heart of Frontier Country, the reserve boasts 6000-hectares of an animal-friendly mix of grasslands, fynbos, valley bushveld and sub-tropical vegetation.

Conference Facilities

A dedicated lounge is furnished with attractive, comfortable couches for between-lecture relaxation. Up to 100 delegates can be seated cinema-style and 60 lecture-room style. Make your next conference one where your delegates will enjoy the absolute in luxury.

Predator Camps

Guests will encounter a number of rare and endangered species, including new additions to Kwantu such as the wild dog, Bengal Tigers, the Serval and many more species that form part of Kwantu's Predator Education and Rehabilitation Program.

Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary

Nestled adjacent to the N2 on the way to Grahamstown, only one hour from Port Elizabeth, the Elephant Sanctuary lies in a malaria-free area. It is surrounded by natural indigenous bush and is home to impala, bushbuck, blackbuck, blue wildebeest, springbuck, kudu, baboons, porcupine, caracal, leopard, a host of other small mammals, over 200 bird species and of course our five magnificent African Elephants. Experience one of Africa's most spectacular creatures as they go about their lives. Experiencing the African bush from an elephant’s perspective - walking besides them or riding high allows you to get close to the animals. An Elephant not only is able to cope in water and sand with equal ease, but can also get quite close to other game, which is generally unaware of the human presence. Experience our educational show which will include and educational talk and allows visitors to touch and feed the elephants and may incorporate a short ride. This experience allows you to learn more about these gentle giants – the true “King of the Beasts”.

Special Occasions

Special occasions such as weddings, are usually best set in a spectacular surrounding and environment, where the events, guests and memories are ones that will last for a lifetime. Kwantu provides the idealist setting, venue and surrounding scenery to make that special day even more memorable and different. What could be more special than a wedding out on the Sidbury Plains, where every guest enjoys the exotic African and Asian cuisine, of the highest standard, prepared by the executive chef. Up to 120 guests may be invited, and we assure you that your special day will be one to remember forever.

Religious Facilities

Kwantu Private Game Reserve's gates have remained opened for other religions, which have the privileged to use religious facilities that are found on the Game Reserve. Two Christian denominations, the Anglican Church and the Methodist Church continue to conduct their services in the church buildings found at the reserve. Kwantu has made available a Musalaah to the Moslem Community for their religious services while visiting the Game reserve. At Kwantu your religion is respected as this is a place where people who have different religious backgrounds gather.

Disabled Facilities

Visitors with disabilities are more than welcome and are fully catered for at Kwantu.

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