Ulubisi House

Ulubisi House

Ulubisi House

Luxuriously spacious and stylish African villa with your own Field Guide, Chef and Butler. The villa is privately situated in the reserve’s 1200
hectare walking area surrounded by grasslands teaming with game.

Three luxurious guest suites, with endless mountain views, provide
extravagant accommodation for 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children. The ultimate bush getaway to restore and revive with friends or family in a
Big 5 Game Reserve ideally and accessibly located on the Garden Route.

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Gondwana has added a ultra-luxe lodge to its portfolio which represents the most exclusive accommodation offering on the reserve. Breathtakingly stylish and sophisticated, yet refreshingly simple, Ulubisi House provides the ideal venue to reconnect with friends and family and to share an exciting safari adventure in the Western Cape’s leading private game reserve.

Ulubisi House

  • Privately staffed, 500m2 exclusive use lodge, located in the reserve’s 1200 hectare walking area.
  • Three luxurious guest suites with mountain views and expansive open plan bathrooms provide extravagant accommodation; Bathrooms with rain shower, deep bath, double sinks, outdoor shower and private deck.
  • King or Twin Beds, 100% cotton 500 thread count linen, bath towels and bathrobes, Non-allergenic pillows, hairdryer, electricity: AC 220V
  • The Villa can accommodate 4 adults and 4 kids; in addition to this the Loft Apartment with a separate entrance can accommodate 2 adults at no additional cost.
  • Premium specialty coffee maker, Wifi and DSTV


Villa Features

  • Twice-daily housekeeping with turn downs
  • Pool and Jacuzzi/hot tub with extensive deck area to take in spectacular surrounds
  • Inclusive of all gourmet meals and local beverages
  • Private chef, butler, field guide and game viewer for the duration of your stay
  • Additional included activities: including Fynbos and wildlife hikes, Mountain biking (6 adult bikes and 2 children’s provided), fishing and trail running, Junior Ranger Programme

Game Drives

Game Drives are conducted in open game viewers by Gondwana’s expert field guides. They share their knowledge and passion for our beautiful reserve and reveal its beauty and its secrets. Offering you unique memorable experiences with nature that you will never forget.

Game Drives are included in your stay on all of Gondwana’s packages. Each game drive includes a beverage and snack on drive and Afternoon Tea prior to evening Game drive.

Tented Bush Spa

Gondwana’s Spa offers a full treatment menu utilizing the luxurious Africology product range which makes use of South Africa’s indigenous plants. Treatments can be in the double volume treatment room or open air for a truly “au natural” experience.

Mountain Biking

Gondwana offers 4 demarcated mountain biking routes situated in the Reserve’s 1200 hectare protected and endangered species area. The trails are for unguided rides on demarcated routes for a maximum 8 riders – 6 adults and 2 children. The routes are graded from intermediate to advanced. We have complimentary mountain bikes with helmets for use in this area. Please enquire at Reception as regards making a booking and receiving a map of the trails.

Fynbos Walking Experience

  • Explore the beauty and intricacies of Fynbos first hand.
  • R 395 per adult (No children under 12)
  • Walk is Approx. 2 hours
  • Guest Conservation Activity
  • Get out in nature on foot and give back!
  • Volunteer an hour of your time to help remove invasive Black Wattle from the reserve
  • Birding Safari
  • The Western Cape offers a high level of endemism in unique floristic settings
  • 42 of South Africa’s 53 endemic bird species occur in the Western Cape

Garden Route Attractions

World-class tourist facilities and attractions on Gondwana’s doorstep.

Wildlife on Gondwana

Our expert field guides reveal Africa’s wildlife to Gondwana’s guests in a Cape Fynbos environment; a truly unique safari experience! Exhilarating encounters on game drive with endangered species like the Cape Mountain Zebra and Rhinoceros will provide lasting memories.

Over 15 species of antelope can be found on the reserve including kudu, eland, bontebok, waterbuck, sable, grey reebok and many more. The free roaming Big 5 species also keep things interesting with many visits to the lodge from the elephants and lions! Gondwana is home to 17 carnivore species ranging from the small grey mongoose and small-spotted genet to medium-sized species such as the caracal and bat-eared fox, to the very large and powerful lion.

Gondwana’s Endangered and Protected Species Area is 1000 ha and home to the endangered Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra and sable. Guests can also enjoy informative Fynbos walks with their field guide and explore the diversity of our fynbos plants, as well as endemic birdlife that occurs nowhere else in the world, such as the Black Harrier and Orange Breasted Sunbird.

The vastness of Gondwana, coupled with the area’s excellent climate and terrain, make the reserve well suited to multiple species of game which are frequently seen by guests.

Gondwana’s wildlife population is thriving, with numerous offspring from zebra, eland, wildebeest and Red Hartebeest, in particular. Book your stay with Gondwana and experience the joys of our breath-taking wildlife first hand.


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