Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Nestled within the untamed wilderness of Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Fort House offers a captivating blend of modern luxury and classic safari charm. With two master bedrooms, two twin suites, and expansive living and entertainment spaces, the lodge accommodates families of up to eight guests comfortably. Explore the well-stocked wine cellar, satisfy your cravings with treats from the pantry, find solace in the study, or indulge in a rejuvenating massage at the private spa treatment room.
At Fort House, a dedicated team is always on hand to provide discreet and attentive service, ensuring an unforgettable and seamless stay. The lodge boasts complete seclusion and abundant space for reconnection with loved ones. Take in the serene views from the front terrace, which overlooks a wildlife-rich expanse of grassland near one of the reserve’s primary waterholes. The solar-heated rim-flow pool and sunken boma offer the same breathtaking vistas, creating an idyllic atmosphere for relaxation and dining. Fort House’s central location grants easy access to Kwandwe’s premier game-viewing areas, all while providing a tranquil escape far from the other lodges on the reserve.
Kwandwe Fort House is a modern, private villa with panoramic views of the Great Fish River Valley. It offers two master suites, two classic en-suite rooms, and spacious living and entertainment areas, accommodating up to eight guests. Guests can explore the wine cellar, enjoy snacks from the guest pantry, relax in the study, or indulge in spa treatments. Our discreet staff ensures a seamless and memorable stay, welcoming guests of all ages.
Explore the natural splendour of Kwandwe on early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in an open 4×4 safari vehicle. An armed ranger and tracker team share their extensive knowledge of the bush with you as you track the Big Five, as well as a variety of other wildlife.
Morning drives begin as dawn breaks over the Great Fish River, providing the opportunity to see predators winding up their nocturnal hunts and settling in for the day. Many animals take advantage of the cool morning hours to graze before the heat of the day. In the late afternoon wildlife can often be spotted coming down to the river to drink. Night drives produces some unusual sightings, including aardvark, aardwolf, bat-eared fox and porcupine.
Experience the thrill of tracking big game (white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo) on foot, accompanied by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team. The walk lasts 3 to 4 hours and ends with a picnic lunch on the banks of the Great Fish River or at a scenic spot in the bush. Not suitable for children under 16 years of age.
Kwandwe offers a variety of fishing options, either in still water or in the Great Fish River. Try your hand at catching Large Mouth Bass on artificial lures or fly rod in the reserve’s largest dam. Coarse (bait) fishing can also be tried in either the Great Fish River or one of the other large dams to target Yellowfish, Carp, Sharptooth Catfish and more. A fun activity for children as well as for adults.