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A unique experience of game viewing and true South African hospitality.

Home to a variety of African wildlife (elephants, lions, buffalos, giraffes, numerous antelope and bird species).

Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve offers a unique blend of luxury and wildlife experiences on more than 3500 hectares of conservation land. With its rolling hills, river valleys and luscious surroundings, it caters to the heart of even the keenest eco-tourist. This game reserve near East London is perfectly positioned for the enjoyment of both travellers and locals.

Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve, in the heart of the Eastern Cape, is situated 35km from the coastal city of East London on the N6 towards Stutterheim. The Game Reserve, nestled on more than 3,500ha of Malaria free conservation land with its rolling hills, offers a unique blend of three luxury lodges, conference and day visitor facilities, including an exclusive Bush Villa. Premier Resort Mpongo is home to Zebra, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, numerous Antelope and 225 Bird
species. The Game Reserve offers visitors a unique experience of game viewing with true South African bush hospitality, catering to the heart of the keenest eco and family tourist.

Nestled in the Malaria-free Eastern Cape, 35km from East Londons city centre and 40 km from the airport, Mpongo holds a treasure chest of beauty, rugged terrain and untouched land.

Accommodation at Premier Resort Mphongo Private Game Reserve:
Luxury hilltop game lodge accommodation.
From its perch on the hilltop overlooking the reserve, the Indlovu Lodge offers incredible views. The lodge offers standard rooms and dormitory accommodation with a shared communal lounge, dining room and guests at Indlovu have access to their own private swimming pool.

Luxury game lodge accommodation in the heart of the reserve.
The Mpongo River Lodge offers 10 elegant Deluxe Rooms, a luxurious Suite and three private Chalets that enjoy spectacular views of the Umpongo River.

Local Attractions:
Whilst there are a host of activities available at the Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve, those looking to explore the area have a number of options available to them. Take a day trip to one of the many beautiful white sandy beaches of the East Coast or visit the East London Aquarium where you can watch whales swim in the Indian Ocean through a telescope or take pleasure in a seal show. Walk in the footsteps of South African golfing legends at East London Golf Course which has hosted the South African Open six times.

- 35km East London CBD
- 38km East London Aquarium
- 40km East London Airport

Huberta Restaurant:
Our game lodge restaurant is located next to the waterhole.
Guests can enjoy a meal while watching various animals lingering at the water nearby. Dcor with a touch of Xhosa culture and the close, but safe encounter with wild animals compliment the dining experience. Diners are treated to a blend of African European cuisine and can select from a wide range of wine cultivars to complement their delicious meals.

Huberta Restaurant is open daily for breakfast and light lunches from 9h00 to 16h00 (a la carte & buffet style dining), as well as Sunday buffet lunch and a traditional Sunday braai with all the trimmings. Breakfast and Dinners are served at River Lodge and or Indlovu Lodge.

Rooms and Units Available:

Indlovu Lodge - Standard Rooms
Amount of similar units: 18
Sleeps 2 Adults

River Lodge - Deluxe Rooms
Amount of similar units: 10
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Limited Room Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- 14 to 30 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total accommodation charge
- 14 days to 24 hours prior to arrival: 75% of total accommodation charge
- Within 24 hours of arrival or no show: 100% of total accommodation charge

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 104
  • Check-in: 12:00 AM
    Check-out: 12:00 AM