Visit The Eastern Cape Game Areas
Easily attached to a Garden Route itinerary, the Eastern Cape has perhaps done more than any other area to put conservation on the map in South Africa. Here, you'll be able to see the Big Five and it's malaria free.
The Eastern Cape Game Areas, South Africa
Easily attached to a Garden Route itinerary, the Eastern Cape has perhaps done more than any other area to put conservation on the map in South Africa.
Addo Elephant National Park and Shamwari Game Reserve
Led by the Addo Elephant National Park and Shamwari, increasing numbers of former farms are being turned over to conservation, fences are coming down and the land is being restored to its natural state. Much of the area is characterised by Karoo vegetation, a semi-arid environment of thick scrub and rolling hills, dotted with weird succulents.
The Big Five
Most of the reserves are now home to the Big Five, and wild dog are making a welcome return as well.
The favourable location, quality accommodation, lack of malaria and good game viewing have contributed to a surge in popularity for Eastern Cape safaris.
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Accommodation in The Eastern Cape Game Areas
Amakhala Bush Lodge
Amakhala Bush Lodge is a luxury tented camp in the Amakhala reserve. Each room overlooks the nearby waterhole where guests can watch visiting wildlife between game drives.
Amakhala Reed Valley Inn
Reed Valley Inn is a colonially styled lodge with just three rooms, all en-suite. Its intimacy is complemented by the friendly welcome provided by Rod and Tracy Weeks.
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - Great Fish River Lodge
Kwandwe is situated in a private reserve totaling an impressive 22,000 hectares, offering a visitor density far lower than most other game parks and reserves in the Eastern Cape.
Kariega River Lodge
Kariega is a vast private game reserve in the Eastern Cape, which contains the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant). The lodge has ten thatched suites which are all superbly appointed.