Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Experience the heart of the Eastern Cape wilderness at Ecca Lodge, nestled within Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. With stunning views of shale cliffs and an array of exciting activities, this family-friendly lodge offers a blend of contemporary comfort and African adventure.

An intimate Lodge with Big 5 Safari Experience

Ecca Lodge, situated in the heart of Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, offers a unique blend of luxury and wilderness immersion. The lodge’s six exclusive suites, including Family Suites, provide a comfortable and stylish retreat with private plunge pools and en-suite bathrooms. Enjoy the modern comforts of spacious indoor-outdoor living spaces, while the lodge’s interior design seamlessly marries contemporary sofas with intriguing local antiques, creating a cozy yet trendy ambiance.

When it comes to dining, Ecca Lodge offers a delightful al fresco experience under a starlit canopy. Savor mouthwatering dishes inspired by the rich flavors of South Africa while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush.

Ecca Lodge, located in Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, embraces an indoor-outdoor lifestyle amidst the African wilderness. Positioned in the heart of the Private Reserve, it offers stunning views of shale cliffs along an escarpment, with only six suites, including three designed for families. The lodge’s decor captures the essence of the African bush, creating an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.


South Africa, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve


Situated in a 22,000ha private game reserve in malaria-free Eastern Cape
Luxurious suites with outdoor decks and plunge pools
Excellent big game viewing, especially rhino & cheetah


3 Double Suites & 3 Family Suites

Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome


  • All meals
  • Standard bar drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers to / from local airport
  • Local inter-camp road transfers
  • Game-viewing activities
  • Laundry 
  • Service charge.


  • Entry visas
  • Spirits
  • Reserve wines and champagne
  • Flights
  • Spa treatments

Ecca Lodge’s scenery is simply breathtaking. Set on a hill, it offers panoramic views of shale cliffs and the surrounding wilderness. From the wooden viewing deck, you can witness the ever-changing beauty of Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. Whether basking in the golden glow of the sunrise or gazing at the star-studded African night sky, the scenery at Ecca Lodge is nothing short of awe-inspiring.

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is teeming with wildlife, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. Embark on thrilling game drives, nature walks, and big game walking safaris guided by experienced rangers. Families staying in Family Suites have the added privilege of a private guide and vehicle. Keep your eyes peeled for the Big Five – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard – as well as countless other species, ensuring every moment at Ecca Lodge is filled with wildlife encounters that will leave you in awe.

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