Garden Route Game Lodge
Only 3˝ scenic hours drive from Cape Town, this malaria free, private game reserve is home to an abundance of animal and bird life including the BIG 5
- a great start to a Garden route safari.
Morning and evening game drives are led by experienced game rangers who share their knowledge of big game as well as the many other antelope species, birdlife and local African folklore.
Gorah Elephant Camp.Discover a sense of place and time in tune with the authentic African safari of centuries past. This is Gorah.
The first private concession in a National Park, is a premier Garden route Game lodge set in the heart of the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park, home to the densest elephant population on earth. Addo is a good opportunity for the "Big 7" Garden Route Safari
River Bend LodgeFlanked by the majestic Zuurberg mountains and situated on a 14 000ha private concession within the Addo Elephant National Park, home to an abundance of wildlife including elephant, lion, hyena, buffalo, black rhino and a variety of antelope and over 300 bird species, River Bend Lodge is an ideal malaria-free Garden route safari addition to your Garden Route holiday.
Lalibela Game Reserve
This private game reserve's location in the Eastern Cape means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems (valley bushveld, savannah grassland, fynbos, riverine forest and acacia woodland), resulting in a breath-taking diversity of plants, animals and birds.
Lalibela's location is for adults traveling with children who are wanting to combine a family safari with the Garden Route.
Botlierskop Game Reserve
Situated on a 3000ha Game farm, in spectacular mountains near Mossel Bay/George.Botlierskop Game Reserve offers a great diversity of wildlife.
Overnight in the luxury en-suite tents to enhance your Garden Route Safari or come for a day visit including guided game drives/walks, elephant back rides and picnics, horse back Garden route safari and helicopter flips.
Reed Valley Bush Lodge
Built in the bush at the top end of an open valley in the reserve, each of the four rooms overlook a watering point with big sky views. All buildings are thatched roofs, tented walls and wooden floors.Reed Valley Bush Lodge will strive to give every guest a fantastic, friendly and exciting stay,synonymous with the Amakhala Heritage Collection standards.
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
Guests are offered a true African experience in the lap of luxury in a safe, malaria-free environment.Luxury accommodation in this garden route game lodge, a restaurant and conference facilities that meet international standards are available to visitors and corporate guests. A charming wedding chapel at the water’s edge is the ideal setting for romantic African country weddings.
Amakhala-The Safari Lodge
Nestled between Shamwari Game Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park. Amakhala Safari lodge location is ideal for the best wildlife viewing any Garden route Game Lodges have to offer. Amakhala Safari Lodge offers a three day Garden route safari package which, along with activities on Amakhala, includes a game drive into Addo and a day trip to Shamwari Game Reserve.
Malaria-free Garden Route Safari
What better way to end your Garden Route holiday or tour and add-on a visit to one of the Garden Route Game Lodges. You have the option to do this at the end of your garden route holiday or at the beginning of your tour, depending whether you start at the Port Elizabeth or Cape Town end. Either way, it will be your opportunity for a self drive Malaria-free Garden Route Safari.
The roads are of excellent standard and The Garden Route Game Reserves mostly give you the opportunity to view the "big five" Some of the Game Lodges featured are a short drive from Port Elizabeth and are situated in the Eastern Cape Province, an area with culturally rich ex-frontier towns and interesting museums of history and culture.
Shamwari Game Reserve
A favourite amongst international celebrities including royalty, Shamwari Private Game Reserve is home to the coveted Big Five. Situated close to Port
Elizabeth, in the malaria-free Eastern
Cape province of South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve offers an unsurpassed nature experience. In an area blessed by the convergence of 5 eco-systems, it's a natural habitat for all types of wildlife.