Kwandwe Game Reserve is situated within the malaria-free Eastern Cape area, which is near Grahamstown in South Africa.

Take on the world famous Garden Route as you will discover great scenery and magnificent landscapes that truly makes your journey to Kwandwe a memorable one!


The game reserve offers superb viewing of the Big Five in an incredible natural historic area. The reserve is a Frontier War-era heartened homestead.

The meaning behind the reserves name is ‘Place of the Blue Crane’, and is indeed the home to a striking population of South Africa’s critically endangered national birds.

The reserve protects various threatened species, such as the Knysna Woodpecker, Cape Grysbok, Black Wildebeest, Black Rhino, Crowned Eagle and Black-footed Cat.

Visitors at Kwande within the Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa can enjoy the beauty of the  unique Big Five safari experiences.


The reserve represents nature, history and culture within the Grahamstown area. Kwandwe overs over 22 000 hectares of land that was previously neglected.

Kwandwe Game Reserve has done everything it could to rescue the region’s natural African wildlife.

Guest at Kwandwe are also able  learn about the Frontier Wars of the year  1779 to 1878 and between the Xhosa, the Dutch farmers and the 1820 Settlers from England.