African Safari Lodge

African Safari Lodge is ideally situated, just 17 km from Grahamstown and 120 km from Port Elizabeth. The landscape is rich in fauna and flora. This private and exclusive self-catering Ranch Guest House can accommodate up to 6 guests. (up to 9 with additional beds for children)

This fully serviced Guest House features 3 en-suite bedrooms, a living room, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen with laundry facilities. Each room is furnished with either a king-size bed or twin beds. Amenities available to guests include fans, heaters, hairdryers and tea- and coffee-making facilities. A radio and TV is available on request.The House has a spacious patio with braai (barbeque) area one offer a panoramic view on the open plain and valley where one can view zebra, buffalo and antelope, among many others animals and birdlife.

The Main Lodge, sleeping 6 in 3 luxury rooms with en-suites and 2 Deluxe Suites which can sleep up to 3 persons.
Each En-suite bedroom can be book separately.

African Safari Lodge boasts magnificent views of beautiful Yellow Wood Trees supporting large Crown Eagle and Hammerkop nests. During October, November and December the nest provides views of parent birds feeding 1 or 2, fluffy, white chicks. The nest has been occupied for 20 years. Guests have the possibility of seeing a Fish Eagle diving and lifting prey from the water, while they relax and enjoy refreshments from the porch.

Freshwater fishing is available on the 5 km riverfront around the lodge. The Bushmans and Kariega Rivers offer tidal river fishing. Rock- and surf fishing are available along the pristine beaches and deep sea fishing is also offered from Port Alfred, which is a 45-minute drive away. Other activities on the property include, River Cruises (seasonal), Kayaking/Canoeing, Guided Hiking Trails and Game Drives, when available.

Perfectly balanced, African Safari Lodge is a nature lovers paradise with dense ravine thickets, scattered thorn trees and open areas making this an idyllic outdoor experience.

There is a 4,5km gravel road leading to the lodge It could be a slight challenge for sports cars with low profile tyres. If guests cross the speedbumps at an angle and stick to the speedlimit it should alleviate most of the concerns. Road maintenance is done on a regular basis.

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  • "Very nice"

    08 November 2013

    "Lovely remote location, beautiful scenery."

  • "Lovely"

    13 February 2012

    "It was really lovely. We were bowled over by the accommodation, so much so that we stayed an extra night. A lot of thought has gone into providing everything that a guest might need. Beautiful view, quite and peaceful. Wish we could have stayed longer."

  • "Great venue"

    10 July 2011

    "We had a great time at a really beautiful venue and were well looked after by Vaughan and Hennie."

  • "Value for money"

    26 December 2010

    "We enjoy every moment of it."

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