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Dung Beetle Mania

Flightless Dung Beetles Return for the Season! We are thrilled to announce the return of our flightless dung beetles this season. These fascinating creatures have garnered attention worldwide, and according to National Geographic, recent research in South Africa has unveiled their remarkable ability to use the Milky Way for orientation and navigation as they roll …

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NEW & IMPROVED KWENA LODGE

| We are very excited to be welcoming guests again at Gondwana’s Khoi San inspired Kwena Lodge.Every year we shut the lodge down briefly for some TLC. This year we also tackled an outdoor landscaping and decking project which has enhanced and expanded our outdoor recreational spaces for guests to enjoy the beautiful Cape Fynbos …

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GGR & GCF ​SOCIAL IMPACT​

Over the last few years the Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) has brought learners to Gondwana Game Reserve for environmental learning days. ​ In the last 5 years we have personally engaged with over 2000 primary school learners from our local community. The GCFs environmental education program focuses on teaching learners more about conservation and how they can implement conservation principals at home. ​ While the learners …

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Gondwanaland

The majestic Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains that surround Gondwana to the North are the last visible evidence of Gondwanaland before the super continent split to how we know it today. In Paleogeography, Gondwana, originally Gondwanaland, is the name given to the more southerly of the two supercontinents which were part of the Pangea supercontinent that …

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Critically Endangered Gladiolus roseovenosus.

Critically Endangered Gladiolus roseovenosus. Gladiolus roseovenosus is a rare winter rainfall species that grows in peaty sandstone soil on well drained slopes in the coastal foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains in the southern Cape. Learn more about this incredible plant, its characteristics and habitat on Gondwana    

Introducing Lehele Villas

We have recently opened beautiful Lehele Lodge year-round to welcome and host our guests staying in the Bush Villas on the eastern side of the Reserve (now called Lehele Villas).  This shift will enhance the Villa experience for families and groups as it provides greater exclusivity and shorter driving distances between Lehele Lodge and these …

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Welcome Gawie Grobler, Gondwana’s new Safari Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gawie Grobler as Gondwana’s new Safari Manager to head the Field Guide Department and game drive experience at Gondwana.  Gawie is well known in the industry with significant credentials and expertise and has trained field guides throughout South Africa.  His qualifications include; FGASA (NQF4, SKS, FGASA Professional Field Guide, …

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Meet Gondwana’s Guiding Team

Gondwana’s guiding team is growing!  We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new senior position to head the department and game drive experience at Gondwana.  Gawie Grobler has been hired as Gondwana’s new Safari Manager.  Gawie is well known in the industry with significant credentials and expertise and has trained field guides throughout …

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