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Fort d Acre Reserve is an exclusive thatched safari lodge situated at the mouth of the Great Fish River 25 km form Port Alfred.  Its unique positioning, with sweeping views of bush and coastline, invites the visitor to explore contrasting habitats of grassland bush veld, wild seaside and riverine forest.

Game drives into the reserve offer opportunities to view 19 different species including Cape Buffalo and Giraffe.  Our stylish lodge is elegantly furnished capturing the spirit of Africa.  The en-suite bedrooms all have sweeping bush and ocean views.  The indoor dining area offers cozy evenings in winter with roaring fires.

Relax around the pool set in the indigenous gardens.  Alternatively spend a day at the beach lapa relaxing in the shade while the rhythm of the tide lulls you to sleep.  Enjoy the company of wildlife, dolphins and whales.

WiFi and DSTV available in the lounge.
Braai facilities available in the garden.

Accommodation at Fort d Acre Reserve:
The Lodge has 4 bedrooms:
The Upstairs Suite has a King size bed, en-suite bathroom (shower and bath), private lounge and balcony.  Linen, bath towels and swimming towels are provided.  Air conditioner in the room.  Hairdryer available.

Downstairs rooms:
Two rooms with double beds and one room with 2 single beds.  All rooms have en-suite bathrooms (shower only); linen, bath towels and swimming towels are provided.  Air conditioner in the rooms.

Coffee and tea facilities available in the lodge.


Our game drives are exclusively available to guests; we can comfortably seat eight in the landrover. You have an excellent view of the wildlife from the vehicle and our guide will help spot the animals and get close while keeping you safe.

We have our own private beach access with a lovely well-covered deck area.

Activities on and around Fort d' Acre:
- Hiking
- Canoeing
- Game Viewing
- Horse Riding
- Deep sea fishing
- Sunset river cruise
- Beach walks, swimming.
- Golf and activities at Fishriver Sun Hotel
- Birding / fishing on boats for Spotted Grunter and Kob on local estuaries
- and much more.

Rooms and Units Available:

Deluxe Room
Understated luxury with it has a large open plan en-suite with shower that takes advantage of views of the waterhole, river mouth and ocean that the room offers.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Fort D Acre House

Beautifully appointed home on private game farm with ocean views. All rooms are en-suite, except the loft room.

Sleeps 8 Adults and 2 children

Standard Room
Relax on the luxurious king size bed whilst taking in the sunrise views over the river mouth and game reserve. This room has a en-suite with shower.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Twin Room
Two three-quarter beds with an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. Garden views.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Upstairs Suite
The King Suite is perfect for a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Sea and reserve views from the bedroom. Spacious ensuite that boasts a bath, large walk-in shower and a double vanity. Private lounge & balcony with ocean and reserve views.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

50% of the deposit will be charged for cancellations made more than 30 days in advance.
80% of the deposit will be charged for cancellations made more than 14 days in advance.
The FULL deposit will be forfeited for cancellations made less than 7 days in advance.


We are located at the mouth of the Great Fish River. On the R72, 25km from Port Alfred towards East London. First turning right after the Great Fish Point sign.

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