Garden Route Game Lodge

Garden Route Game Lodge

The Garden Route Game Lodge is a popular game reserve on the Garden route and it is just a 3.5 hour drive from Cape Town. They offer multiple big 5 safari drives, great accommodation options and some interesting activities. The Garden Route Game Lodge is a great safari destination for those travelling from Cape Town along the Garden route looking to see the big in their natural habitat.

Time:
3 Days

Accommodation:
Lodge or Tented camps

Airport:
Cape Town

About the Garden Route Lodge

The Garden Route Game Lodge is a 3 ½ hour drive from Cape Town along the garden route and from George International airport it only takes 60 minutes. This is a malaria-free area. The Garden Route Game Lodge is popular for their large variety of wildlife and birds as well as for their hospitality.

The safari drives take place in an open 4×4 safari vehicle and you will have 360 degree views over the landscapes of the reserve. The experienced rangers know everything there is to know about the wildlife. Some of the animals that you will be able to see during a safari include the lion, elephant, white rhino, buffalo and leopard. Then, you will also be able to see animals like the giraffe, zebra, bontebok, red hartebeest, kudu, eland, impala, springbuck, etc.

The Garden Route Game Lodge houses a variety of accommodation options from luxury suites to chalets and family suites. The Garden Route Game Lodge is located against the backdrop of the Langeberg mountain range and boasts stunning views over the landscapes of the reserve.

The safari Experience

The Garden Route Game Lodge is fun and full of adventure. It all starts off with welcome drinks, your check in and lunch when you arrive. Then you can relax or you can explore the game lodge and see what they have to offer. You’ll soon be going on your first safari in the afternoon that leads into the sunset. Dinner will be served and then it’s time to kick back and take the night in.

The next day you will be up bright and early for the sunrise safari drive. The safari drives are 2 to 3 hours long and there are two safaris drives per day. The one is at sunrise, and the other one is at sunset. On the morning drive, there will be a coffee stop, and during the sunset drive, there will be a sundowner stop .After an morning in the wild, you will be able to enjoy a delicious breakfast and some time at leisure. The  Garden Route lodge offers you 3 meals a day and later you will be served lunch in the lodge. After lunch, you will be able to enjoy some of the activities that they have to offer at the lodge or you can just park off at the swimming pool and enjoy the fascinating views right in front of you. At night, after dinner you can enjoy the tranquillity of the bush, or you can even join an additional night safari. Something that isn’t offered at many other game lodges.

On the final day at the Garden Route Lodge, the morning kicks off with a sunrise safari followed by breakfast. You will have some time to relax before your leisurely check out.

Activities at the Garden route game lodge

If you aren’t on the safari, you can enjoy activities like the game walks, bird watching, flora and fauna exploring or get to know more about the different wildlife that South Africa has to offer. Youcan enjoy a treatment at the spa. There is also a night safari as an additional option. At the Garden Route Game Lodge, children are welcome and can take part in the ‘Kids on Safari’ program.

From Our Safaris

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Essential Information

All meals and 2 safari drives are included for every full day at the Garden Route Game Lodge. Drinks and some additional activities are excluded. Children are welcome at the lodge. Transfers are excluded and can be arranged on request.

Itinerary

Arrival Day:

  • Welcome drinks
  • Lunch
  • Sunset game drive
  • Dinner

Full day:

  • Sunrise game drive
  • Breakfast
  • Time at leisure
  • Lunch
  • Optional extra activities
  • Sunset game drive
  • Time at leisure
  • Dinner

Departure Day:

  • Sunrise game drive
  • Breakfast
  • Time at leisure
  • Checkout

Location

Getting There

Garden Route Game Lodge

The drive from Cape Town takes 3.5 hours along the N2 highway or fly to George and drive for 50 minutes. Flight time from Cape Town to George is 45 minutes. Transfers are regularly arranged on request.

Accommodation options

With the majestic Langeberg mountain range view and the beauty of the Garden Route, you will find some great accommodation options that are luxurious and give you a true South African experience. The Garden Route Game Lodge has some great accommodations options from bush chalets and lodge rooms to luxury family suites.

Luxury Family Suites With Plunge Pool

This free standing two bedroom suite is the latest addition to the Garden route private game lodge. And, it includes a private deck, where you can enjoy the view of the game reserve. With a huge selection of amenities like the splash pool and the free Wi-Fi, this is the perfect accommodation for a family.
PriceR2800 – R5450 per person, per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Honeymoon Bush Chalets

Offering you basically the same amenities than the Luxurious family suite. It doesn’t have the splash pool and is offering a much more private accommodation option. This chalet has a view over the waterhole. Making sure that you can see different animals, without leaving your chalet.
PriceR1800 – R3520 per person, per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Waterhole View Bush Chalets

With the waterhole just outside your backdoor, this is a great accommodation option. With a private deck, this free-standing chalet is perfect for a South African holiday, with still being private. Sunset views where you can enjoy a sundowner is one of the most popular things that people staying at this chalet like to do. With similar amenities to the other accommodation options, this is a popular accommodation option.
PriceR1715 – R3400 per person, per night
Sleeps 2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Valley View Bush Chalets

For a relaxed and comfortable stay. This is what the Valley view bush chalet has to offer. It is known to be elegantly decorated and offering all the amenities that the other chalets have to offer. The only difference is that you are going to have a view over the valley and not over the waterhole. Air conditioning and a mini fridge are ensuring that you are going to enjoy every minute of your stay. During the summer or winter.
PriceR1515 – R2970 per person, per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Deluxe Lodge Room

Each room has its own patio where you can enjoy a view over the game reserve. You can choose to use the indoor bath or the outdoor bath for a different experience. With amenities like Nespresso coffee machine and Flat screen Satellite TV and DVD player, you are getting everything you need for a rememberable experience.
PriceR1670 – R3260 per person, per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Luxury Suites

Private and secure. This is what the luxurious suits are offering you. With the outdoor bath and shower for a bathing experience with a view. Each suite comes with its own deck. Décor is elegant and fresh, ideal to the South African bush. The suites also offer Private-label room amenities. Air conditioning for a more comfortable stay.
PriceR2430 – R4740 per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Family Lodge Rooms

The family lodge room comes with 1 king size bed, two sleeper couches and a crib for a baby. Offering easy access to two different swimming pools and a play area that is situated at the lodge. Overlooking the landscaping garden and have the most beautiful sunsets.
PriceR1515 – R2970 per person, per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

Lodge Rooms

The lodge room is similar to the family lodge room. Easy access to two swimming pools Modern design with a private deck. The room is overlooking the landscaped garden and has modern, African décor. Housekeeping twice a day, and comes with free Wi-Fi.
PriceR1515 – R2970 per night
Sleeps2 Adults
Includes2 x Big 5 game drives, lunch, dinner & breakfast
ExcludesTransfers

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