Set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg mountain Range, the Garden Route Game Lodge guards the entrance to South Africa`s world famous Garden Route Coast.
Only 3½ scenic hours drive from Cape Town, this malaria free, private game reserve is home to an abundance of animal and bird life including the Big 5.
Visitors to the Garden Route Game Lodge can enjoy gameviewing in open Landrovers, luxury accommodation and a memorable dining experience in our Boma restaurant. Our friendly staff and management are there to take care of your every need to complete your unforgettable stay.
Garden Route Game Lodge adheres to optimal conservation practices to create a balanced eco-system. Guests are not allowed to drive through the park in their own vehicles.
The Garden Route Game Lodge is home to many permanent and migratory bird species which are best viewed on foot and identifiable by the game rangers. Visitors will enjoy the large variety of fynbos and other plant species on the reserve.
Because of the relatively small size of the land and the consequent density of game, it is almost guaranteed that visitors will see a large percentage of game in their natural habitat.
Our recently refurbished spacious Lodge rooms combine luxury and comfort with an African theme.
Complete with en suite bathrooms, the Lodge rooms lead onto a West facing balcony which offers breathtaking African sunsets all within steps of the pool.
These rooms are ideal for families and are located closer to the Lodge amenities.
Exclusive accommodation in luxury thatched chalets with en suite bathrooms designed to offer guests complete comfort and relaxation in a beautiful setting.The use of natural materials such as thatch, stone and timber, blend in with the African style decor to create an unforgettable impression.
Linked to the Main Lodge via a wooden walkway overgrown with Aloes and fynbos, the chalets offer seclusion and privacy ideal for honeymoon couples.
Dining at the Garden Route Game Lodge is a relaxed affair where guests get a chance to discuss the days game viewing and make new friends.
Dinner in our African Boma provides guests with a unique dining experience where a hearty menu of tasty traditional cuisine and chefs specialities are presented on open coals in African pots.
Alternatively the breathtaking Serengetis Restaurant offers guests a more interactive dining experience where safari cuisine is prepared by our chef to your liking. The expansive wooden decks overlooking the valleys below allow guests to relax and unwind to the sounds of the African night.
Breakfast and dinner are included in your stay.
Special children`s menus and meal times are available
Kindly inform us of any special dietary requirements when making your reservation.
SUNSET RIDGE LUXURY ROOMS
This luxuriously appointed and perfectly positioned free standing suite is our newest addition and offers a spacious room with private deck overlooking the game reserve. Décor is elegant, fresh and contemporary while maintaining earthy elements. The en suite bathroom boasts a free standing bath, double vanity and separate shower. For the adventurous, the outside bath and shower set in the African bush will take your breath away.
Lodge rooms all have private viewing patios and en suite bathrooms offering his and hers vanities, bath and shower. These rooms are elegantly decorated in an contemporary African theme and fitted with modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable stay. There is convenient access to the two swimming pools at the Lodge. Lodge rooms overlook landscaped gardens and enjoy breathtaking sunset views over the game reserve.
Enjoy the seclusion and privacy of these free standing luxury units. All chalets have private viewing decks and en suite bathrooms. These chalets are elegantly decorated in a contemporary African theme and fitted with modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Linked to the main lodge via a wooden walkway, the chalets overlook a lush valley of indigenous trees filled with birdlife and enjoy breathtaking sunset views over the game reserve.
Garden Route Game Lodge Activities:
Morning and evening game drives are led by experienced game rangers who share their knowledge of big game as well as the many other antelope species, birdlife and local African folklore.
Garden Route Game Lodge is currently home to giraffe, white rhino, lion, elephant, kudu, zebra, wildebeest, and many other species of game.
No stay at the Garden Route Game Lodge is complete without a tour of the Reptile center where our resident Herpetologist (snake man) will share his knowledge of snakes, crocodiles and other cold-blooded creatures.
Mountain Bike Trails
Mountain bike trails on the various farm roads in the area offer a challenge to the energetic.
Quad Bike Trails
Enjoy a guided adventure trail on a 4x4 quad bike in the Gouritz River Valley which winds through scenic mountain passes and valleys, over streams and finishes up in the Gouritz River bed.
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Garden Route Game Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 24
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Perfect for our daughter's first bush experience. Tremendous service and Kalvin is a superb guide. Some of the aspects of the venue can do with a bit of a refresh (towels, paint, floors etc). Bit the overall experience was highly enjoyable and we gladly recommend it.
Rating: Reviewed by Christo Geyer on 11 October 2016
From the time we arrived ,until the time we left everyone of the staff were professional and friendly ,everyone spoke to us with a friendly greeting and made us feel very welcome The game drives were excellent we saw everything we asked for and guides were fantastic , The restaurant was beautiful and the food and service exceptional . Our chalet was also beautiful ,it was very clean and comfortable ,great shower !!!!!! And our maid was excellent also , We have had a fabulous time and will be recommending your establishment. thank you
Rating: Reviewed by Philip Gardener over a year ago
Good value for a magnificent stay.
Rating: Reviewed by Carlos Neves over a year ago
Lived up to and exceeded expectations.
Rating: Reviewed by Brendan Reilly over a year ago
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