Gondwana Game Reserve

P.O. Box 1572, 6500 Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 215 550 807

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Gondwana Game Reserve - Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 23.5 km
Location rating 9.0
Nearest Airport Cape Town Intl
Distance to airport 304.9 km

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C$ 1019+

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beautiful and that setting in 6 reviews
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  • Excellent
    Nov. 2019
    9.2

    The property we stayed in was very spacious and nicely decorated, well designed for a wild park like that. It was a bit far from the reception/restaurant area. But beautifully located in the middle of the reserve. The sighting of wild animals was frequent, safe, and amazing! Really enjoyed it!

    The only glitch was a confusion with reservations. We have a 5yo. Kids bellow 6yo cannot go in the normal safari cars. We knew that. So upon reservation we asked for a private car to take our family. But upon the moment we realised that it was not booked properly somehow. So one of us had to stay behind with our youngest. That was a difficult moment. But I have to say that all the staff in the hotel did what they could to minimize the mistake. On the next day our family had a really nice safari with an excellent guide that made the experience memorable. Thank you so much for that fantastic trip!

  • Excellent
    Oct. 2019
    10.0

    Our party of four adults had a wonderful time at Gondwana. We enjoyed two game drives and saw giraffes, zebras, rhinos, lions, and more! We stayed at a villa which was spectacular! Sweeping views and spacious rooms. We didn’t want to leave! We met some fantastic people, both guests and staff.

    We have no complaints!

  • Okay
    Sep. 2019
    5.4

    We enjoyed the only game drive we had, the guide was very nice and had a lot of respect for the animals. The rooms are full of luxury at first sight.

    We had the Gondwana Game Reserve as pur highest point in the trip and set expectations high. Unfortunately we had a terrible experience. Our room didnt have hot water and we had to insist to change rooms as this is basic even for a 2 star hotel. After that, we had a second game we paid for, but just after we left a huge storm caught us and the driver was careful enough to take us back to the lodge with all of our clothes soaking wet. There was no preparation by the hotel whatsoever to deal with the rain, so people needed to stay up on benches while the water passed underneath it very fast. We understand that this area is subject to climate changes, but the hotel wasnt prepared, so be advised. We ran out of electricity and left without internet, energy and proper advise on how to leave the location. We came to Africa mainly due to the safari experience, and indeed the first game drive was nice, even though we were told they dont have cheetas anymore as the lions killed them. We kindly asked the staff if we could do a game later, as we paid for it and really wanted to do it. But one of the employees told us we could not because they were overbooked. They promised to send us an email to refund us for all of the bad experience, but unfortunately we have not received anything this far.

  • Excellent
    Sep. 2019
    10.0

    Delightfully nestled in the hills, Gondwana utilised the natural aspect of the land with native vegetation and glorious views. Our bungalow was spacious, comfortable and cosy, built in the style of the original inhabitants’ huts, complete with thatched roof but modern conveniences. The ample supply of food was well presented, thoughtful and delightful. Our guide was informative, accommodating and knowledgeable, leading us through a variety of landscapes to view the native animals in their most natural environment. All in all, a wonderful few days!

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  • Excellent
    Sep. 2019
    10.0

    Amazing setting, superb reserve, staff is amazing, amazing safari. Too bad I didn't stay longer and would love to come back soon! We asked for a late check-out and they were super flexible, we also arrived late for our safari because it took us way longer to drive out there than expected, and they made sure to accommodate us on the next day. Absolutely loved it!

    The meals could be slightly improved to match the amazing experience!

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Overview

With a stay at Gondwana Game Reserve in Mossel Bay, you'll be in the mountains, just steps from Gondwana Game Reserve. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a library. Planning an event in Mossel Bay? This hotel has 5380 square feet (500 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.2 Excellent

based on 377 reviews

10.0

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

8.8

Food

8.7

Room

Things to Know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Nice building
  • Good tour guide
  • Professional service

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

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Amenities

Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled Access
Babysitting or child care
Business centre
Internet
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Bicycle rental
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Free parking
Terrace/Patio
Hiking
Massage
Concierge service
Laundry service
Spa
Pets not allowed
Designated smoking area
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Room service
24hr front desk
Adults only

FAQs when booking at Gondwana Game Reserve

Where is Gondwana Game Reserve located?

Gondwana Game Reserve is located at P.O. Box 1572, 23.5 km from the centre of Mossel Bay. Santos Beach is the closest landmark to Gondwana Game Reserve.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Gondwana Game Reserve?

Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Gondwana Game Reserve.

Does Gondwana Game Reserve offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Gondwana Game Reserve offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Gondwana Game Reserve offer free parking?

Yes, Gondwana Game Reserve offers free parking.

Does Gondwana Game Reserve offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Gondwana Game Reserve does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Gondwana Game Reserve from the airport?

Gondwana Game Reserve is 43.9 km from George. Gondwana Game Reserve is 130.4 km from Plettenberg Bay.

Can you bring pets to Gondwana Game Reserve?

No, pets are not allowed at Gondwana Game Reserve.

Does Gondwana Game Reserve have a pool?

Yes, Gondwana Game Reserve has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Santos Beach 23.3 km
  • St. Blaize Lighthouse 25.4 km
  • Cape St Blaize Cave 25.4 km

Getting Around

George 43.9 km
Plettenberg Bay 130.4 km