Set in the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, the beautiful Uplands Homestead is a unique safari house, perfect for a range of travellers.
Nestled in the heart of the game reserve, Uplands Homestead is a colonial-style 1905 manor house offering luxury safari accommodation. Comprised of three suites, the manor combines modern comfort with old-school safari chic, providing a unique and comfortable retreat for your African safari adventure.Because of its size and seclusion, Uplands Homestead promises an intimate safari holiday, perfect for couples or families. The suites are fully en-suite, air-conditioned and lavishly decorated with antique yellowwood furniture. Guests will have the chance to share stories about their day as well as mingle with others in the plush dining area, where they will enjoy gourmet meals. Weather permitting, meals are also served under the traditional African boma. The manicured gardens are the perfect space for guests to relax after a long day of safari activities, or take an evening stroll. Experience an African safari like never before at Uplands Homestead.
Accommodation: A Sole-use Villa
Uplands Homestead is a restored farmhouse dating back to 1905. Available exclusively for use, the homestead boasts several features that add to its appeal. These include a contemporary farm style kitchen, three spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private verandas, and two rooms with a ball and claw bath, one with an oval stone bath. The decor follows the 1820’s Settler style but has a fresh and contemporary look. Additionally, the furnishings feature rich colours and textures. The original antiques are complemented with glass and crystal lanterns, celadon ceramic lamps, and silver candlestick holders to create a laid-back luxurious home with a comfortable and romantic ambiance.
Interpretive Bush Walks
In addition to exhilarating game drives, guests can also take a closer look at the subtle and unseen wonders of the bush on a leisurely walk within easy reach of their lodge. Exploring dense euphorbia thickets on foot can reveal a secret world of lichen, mosses, and ferns, providing a unique and intimate experience of the African wilderness. Taller trees and the spiny canopy are home to various birds of prey and other species, offering the perfect opportunity for birdwatching and wildlife spotting. Accompanied by an armed ranger, guests can enjoy ‘up close and personal’ sightings of various antelope species, giraffe, warthog, or zebra, providing a rare and unforgettable experience. However, it is important to note that this activity is not suitable for children under 12 years of age, ensuring that all guests can enjoy a safe and enjoyable safari experience.
Contact us for a tailor-made package today!
Our travel consultants are on hand to put together an itinerary to suit your every travel need. Our quick response time means that you get the holiday of your dreams without the wait.