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Eco Camp

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Book in to Eco Camp & Daily Itinerary

Please inform us of any dietary requirements you may have or special requests such as celebrations, special interests or special needs.

Arrival & Check-in

  • Check in at Lehele Lodge at 12:00
  • Lunch at Lehele Lodge from 12:30 – 13:30
  • Transfer to Eco Camp no later than 14:00
  • (Please note transfer will take 45min)
  • Afternoon Tea 15:30-16:00 (seasonal)
  • Afternoon game drive departs 15:00 – 16:00 (seasonal)
  • Dinner from 19:00

Daily Itinerary

  • Morning game drive departs 06:00 – 07:00 (seasonal)
  • Breakfast from 09:00 – 10:00
  • Morning Conservation Activity 10:00 – 11:30
  • Lunch 13:30 – 14:30
  • Afternoon Tea 15:30-16:00
  • Afternoon game drive departs 15:00 – 16:00 (seasonal)
  • Dinner from 19:00

Day of Departure

  • Morning game drive departs 06:00 – 07:00 (seasonal)
  • Breakfast from 09:00 – 10:00
  • Transfer to Lehele Lodge for Check Out from 11:00

What To Pack – Essentials for all seasons

The best clothing to wear on Safari, is light and comfortable. Dress in layers and in the colours of the African Bush
~ Khaki, brown and beige.

  • 1 wide-brim Safari Hat or cap
  • 1 Beanie for cooler weather
  • Neutral Safari coloured tops and bottoms (short sleeve and long sleeve shirts & pants / jeans and shorts)
  • A Fleece or puffer Jacket
  • Walking shoes & a pair of flip-flops
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Binoculars: 10×42’s are best.
  • Camera with a long lens is ideal
  • Travel Adaptor & chargers


Click to download printable directions

Contact Reservations:
+27 (0)21 555 0807 / +27 (0)74 582 4861
Lodge: +27 (0)44 333 0200

Eco Camp Conservation Activities

The conservation activities vary and the information gathered feeds back into Gondwana’s Conservation Department and Management Plan.

Activities include elephant dung sample analysis, checking leopard stealth cameras, water censuses, game counts, predator tracking and helping to eradicate the game reserve of alien invasive plants which is a great work out! Gondwana’s Eco Camp offer guests a tangible and authentic wildlife conservation experience, making it a safari holiday with a difference!

  • Monitoring of ecological impact of keystone species such as elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and giraffe together with behavioural analysis
  • Game Census
  • Further studies on leopard and brown hyena via camera traps
  • Alien invasive tree species eradication
  • Water assessments
  • Elephant dung sampling
  • Bird identification and monitoring
  • Monitoring of cheetah and lion camera traps
  • Road maintenance

Click here for more on Gondwana’s Wildlife
Click here for more on Gondwana’s Flora & Fynbos

Email: to book your Fynbos walking experience.

Game Drives

Download the Species List
Click here for the Game Drive webpage

Exhilarating game drives in a Free-roaming Big 5, 11 000 hectare private game reserve. Experiencing wildlife in a Cape Floral Setting is a once in a lifetime experience!

Email: for more information.

Garden Route Attractions

There are many wonderful tourist and natural attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep. The Garden Route is known as the Garden of Eden; the area is one of the most visually spectacular tourism destinations in the world with mountains and ocean wherever you look.

Click here to learn more about Garden Route Attractions

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