"From the minute we arrived to our departure , the service was excellent. our Tour guide was exceptional and informative.
"We had a wonderful one night stay at the lodge. The game drive was spectacular with Ashley as our guide. We even saw the cheetah and the lions. The accommodation was really lovely and we slept well. Was a little disappointed in the food as there was a large tour group the same evening as us and some..."more
"Great place with good food. Good break for a few days"
"We had two nights over Christmas at the Garden Route Game Lodge and had a most fantastic time. The accommodation and food were wonderful and the staff were both friendly, efficient and helpful. Especially our guide, Alex, who took us out on three of our four drives. He displayed and imparted on us ..."more
"We wanted to give the children an African bush experience, but had little time on our holiday. We had a perfect two day stay, great accommodation, lovely dining and, most importantly for us, cracking game drives with a very knowledgeable guide. The cheetah hunt we were fortunate to see was a highlig..."more
"We were greeted very warmly, given lined rain slickers for the game drive. Both the dinner and breakfast buffets were excellent. The glass of sherry as well as the roaring fire after the evening drive was much appreciated."
" - we learnt so much from Hannes, he was so knowledgeable and interesting. Food was excellent and accommodation very comfortable. Just wondering whether the Impala managed to escape from the lion's enclosure?"
"Exciting game rides were an eye opener, fully enjoyable, Guide Patrick risked his life to attract cheetahs to the vehicle!!
Nice and comfortable accommodation in nicely furnished ''bush huts''.
Seeing the thousands of stars from our hut at night was amazing. "
" - the accommodation was excellent in the lodge, there was even a box of toys left in the room for our young son James to play with, this was so thoughtful. Our guide let James feed the elephants and hold a couple of snakes - for a 2 1/2 year old this was an amazing experience. We would recommend ..."more
"My husband and I were with our friends while we stayed at the Lodge. It was a very pleasant experience and we would definitely recommend it to anyone who doesn't want too far to travel out of Cape Town and wants a taste of game life in South Africa. The activities the Lodge has planned are well ti..."more
"We had an absolutely wonderful time & will definitely be back. The game experience was great (we got to see a female cheetah chase a rhino bull away from her kill!), the food was delicious & the accommodation (chalet) was cosy & clean. The staff were also great - especially the guides & most notably..."more
"The stay was great it was our first visit,recommended by our son Paul.
We were celebrating the 70th Birthdays of my wife's Sister and her Husband
Our Guide Hannes and Dave made our stopover something we will always treasure.
We have visited Fairy Glen and Aquilla, but you came o..."
"We had a wonderful time staying at The Garden Route Game Lodge. It was my friends 60th birthday and our stay was a highlight of our 3 week trip to SA. The staff really do go that extra mile to make it a very memorable experience.
The food was fantastic.
Hannes our ranger was superb."
"We were very satisfied with our stay. Everything satisfactory and we felt well received."
"Our stay at the Game Lodge was 1 of the highlights of our holiday. It was fantastic and thoroughly enjoyable. I would certainly recommend it. The whole experience was 1st class. The accommodation was tasteful, the food excellent and our safari guide, Jonathan was a pleasure to be with. He was frien..."more
"- amazing - wonderful. I cannot rate the staff highly enough, especially Kitty the waitress and David the barman.They were amazing; nothing was too much trouble, and after three days they knew what we wanted before we did! The game drives were awesome and so much fun. Our party of six had an absolut..."more
"Nice little pool to cool off in
Staff very knowledgeable about animals"
"We had a wonderful time at the game lodge. The guides are very friendly and made you feel very welcome. My husband had never seen wild animals up close so to have to opportunity to see the big 5 (barring the leopard which is in the mountains!) up close and personal was a fantastic experience! The ch..."more
"We enjoyed our stay and the game drives. "
"My wife and I had the most amazing honeymoon. The setting and views were unbelievable and the meals were superb. It was great to spend some time in what felt like the middle of the bush. It is also great to know that you will definitely see animals. Thank you!!!"
"We loved the game drives and found the safari guides to be very informative and with a good sense of humour which was much appreciated when we got stuck behind a gate in the lion enclosure!!
The food was excellent. We've come home with the impression that South African hospitality is second ..."
"I am commenting on behalf of my parents. They were very happy with their stay and thoroughly enjoyed the meals, service and game drives. Thanx so much for making my parents stay a highly enjoyable one."
"What a wonderful place to go on safari. The views from the huts were simply amazing, especially watching the sunset. The atmosphere is great and the safari guys were great and very knowledgable. "
"We enjoyed our stay with you. Drives were interesting and your team very knowledgeable and friendly.
Food was of a good standard and all staff very pleasant. Our lodge was to a very high standard, linen etc excellent.
We will recommend your park to any friends visiting the area with co..."
"Food and accommodation superb. Staff very knowledgeable going around the game reserve. Good value for money."
"We generally had a pleasant stay and found the staff to be curtious and helpful. The safari guide, Retief, was particularly knowledgeable and informative. "
"Our stay was very pleasurable. My wife was extremely surprised at the standard of accommodation and we all enjoyed the game drives. The food was some of the best we had during our stay in the area as it was genuine home cooking."
"Although the Garden Route Game Lodge is small compared to South African standards, it was a great experience for us. All big 5 animals are waiting for visitors, plus a more than interesting selection of others. Especially the elephant is a very funny guy. The very professional guides and the other m..."more
"Game rangers are well informed. Tanya and Hannes to be specific. Rooms are big and the well set out. Hot water in room 15 not always working. Waiters are very friendly.. Will come again"
"Had a fantastic 2 days. Accommodation, food & staff all of a high standard. We stayed in a lodge room had everthing we required.
Saw big 5 It also has a good reptile centre & a cheetah enclosure that you are taken inside so you can get up close with the cheetahs !!! "
"This place is like a little piece of heaven! Staff were really helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. We were totally amazed by how wonderful our stay here was, especially as it is so close to CapeTown. The food was amazing - the chef deserves additional praise as every dish was not only delicious, wh..."more
"The Lodge and mini safari proved to be much better than we were expecting. Although nearer 5 hours drive from CT, the game Lodge is right next to the N2 main route. However, once you are inside you quickly forget that you are not further inland in Africa.
We stayed in one of the thatched bun..."
"Stunning setting. The whole complex is very well thought out, and in excellent condition. The food is excellent and served in the thatched round house - a boma I think. Anyway very traditional and great fun. Our guides were very knowledgable and helpful in everyway. One gets the feeling that the a..."more
"Really good holiday, excellent facilities. Special mention to the staff. Tanya was excellent and was wonderful with the children. Our host, David, was always on hand to provide help when required. Retief was very knowledgable on the both the animals and the vegetation.
Highly recommended ..."
"We enjoyed every minute of our stay. You will see us soon."
"My wife and I stayed overnight at the game lodge. We were warmly greeted and allowed time to settle in. It wasn't long until we went on the evening game drive. Our guide (Etienne) was very good. The two hour drive was about right. The evening meal had a good choice for the location we were at. We t..."more
"Having visited Kruger we were rather reticent about this lodge. However we had a wonderful not to be missed experience. It may be small in comparison but you are almost guaranteed sightings of all of their game and great photo opportunities. Accomodation was extremely comfortable, the staff very fri..."more
"A beautiful setting, well organised safari tours, delicious food and excellent accommodation - the Garden Route Game Lodge was a great start to our South African holiday"
"We had a simply great couple of days seeing the Big Five. The Game Reserve isn't huge but there are a good selection of game and the guides are very well informed. The food is fanastic and the accommodation very good. Thanks for a lovely day."
"Informative, friendly, a great entrance to South Africa«s animal kingdom"
"I would like to highly recommend the Garden Route Game Lodge. The Safari Park, food, accomodation and atmosphere were fantastic and the rangers and staff were excellent in a very relaxing environment."
"Our first experience of the Garden Route was very nicely set up by a stop at the Garden Route Game Lodge. The Game Drives were very informative and it was lovely to see the effort being made to develop the Reserve.The hospitality was quite superb and the whole experience most memorable."
"I thought the experience at this admittedly smaller than average game reserve was first class. The staff are all outstanding - knowledgeable rangers, excellent chefs (and cuisine!), friendly reception staff and efficiency of a high order all round. The value for money is outstanding and in short, I ..."more
"This is animal theme park Africa done in a very good way. It was our first visit to South Africa and we wanted to experience a game park. The location was ideal for us -en route to the garden and wine routes. The game drives were good fun, very informative and the animals obliged with good photo ..."more
"From the warm personal welcome to the quiet and tranquil surrounds of the game reserve it has been a wonderful experience and this has already been shared with friends and highly recommended. Thank you for the tour guides with their patience and infinite knowledge they shared with us to the cooks wh..."more
"From the moment we entered the Game Reserve to the time of our departure we recieved wonderful service from all the staff at the Lodge.
The Game Drives were very informative and educational as well as great fun with Gareth our Game Ranger.
The accommodation, food and general hospitalit..."
"People make a place ! and so it is with the Garden Route Lodge as well, everyone is always friendly and helpfull and it's just a greate get away...
When ever I plan to go that way I will always try to stay a night or two. Thanks again to all the staff."
"This was a wonderful experience. The lodge was beautiful, room very comfortable. The staff was remarkable in every aspect, from reception to safari guides. The location made us feel in real Africa. A great feeling. The two safaris were the best and made the trip meaningful. Breakfast was great, and ..."more
"My wife and I spent the 4 most enjoyable days at The Garden Route Game Lodge.
From the time we arrived to the time we left we had nothing but friendliness and good service.
The Guide who took as on our game drives was very knowledgeable about the game and the surroundings and we were able to..."