Come home to Africa

Reignite the thrill of the South African Safari. Plan your next adventure in the heart of the Garden Route, Brandwacht Game Reserve.

Our Story

As the founders of this privately owned reserve, we not only value the delicate balance in nature and life, transforming our inspiration into conserving natural resources, but we will also be your hosts during your stay at this paradise.

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Why Visit?

Garden Route Safari Camp is, located within the heart of the Garden Route, Western Cape province in South Africa. The family lodge is surrounded by views and hills of the Outeniqua mountain range. Here renosterveld, fynbos and thicket is treasured as it serves as home to a diversity of fauna and flora.

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True South African dining

We’re all about a home away from home atmosphere, we focus on making delicious food that is homemade, healthy, locally sourced and full of flavour... Before and after dinner the boma fire awaits a pleasant time where the natural surroundings with all its scents, textures and tastes can be experienced.

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Abundant Wildlife

More than 200 different species of wildlife occur in their natural existence with some rare finds. The wildlife is undisturbed and in their natural habitat and environment.

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Wake up to the crisp morning air, lose yourself to the picturesque views of the great Southern Cape Wilderness. Fill your day with moments to remember, let us share with you all that we adore as we explore our beautiful South African home together.

Experience Garden Route Tranquility

We are excited to share our home with you. Our charming paradise, nestled between the Langeberg and Outeniqua Mountains, boasts an array of awe inspiring fauna and flora.

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Our Signature of Excellence

As family, partners and staff (extended family) we will go the extra mile for you to have luxurious accommodation, a unique safari experience and ensure that your personal needs are attended to – so that you when you depart you will leave as a friend with unforgettable memories of your stay.

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Early Bird Game Drives

Be the first to read the bushveld newspaper with a fresh steaming cup of coffee heating up your heart. Enjoy the sunrise which ensures a golden hour of wonderful photo opportunities.

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Late Bloomer Game Drives

These game drives will be available for those guests who prefer a slower start to the day. Departure will only be after breakfast and will take you on an open game viewing vehicle through the reserve to secure unforgettable late morning events. Expect to see the unexpected.

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Sundowner Game Drives

The vistas on offer alongside hills and through valleys underline the scenic beauty that is embedded in the golden rays. While enjoying your sundowner drink on a distant hill, overlooking wildlife with an ocean view on the horizon, waive farewell to another unforgettable day in Africa that will create a forever memory in your heart.

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Guided Bush Walks

Experience wildlife, nature and all the thrills of Africa on foot. Turn left to see the giraffes, if an ostrich is following then you are on the right track.

Home Away From Home

This is our home, an intimate setting, the loving atmosphere of nature thriving.

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Those who share our story

We have been blessed with the opportunity to share our home with many kind hearts from around the world.

4.5/5
Beautiful experience πŸ’“πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ I'm going to miss South Africa......thanks. Awesome place with amazing people! Definitely a must do! The game drive was an amazing experience that we will remember forever! Garden Route Safari Camps have the friendliest and warmest staff😎😎😎 muchas gracias
Vir Ginia
4.5/5
We had such an amazing stay at Garden Route Safari Camp this weekend. Out of 5 they deserve a 10 star rating. From the booking to the welcoming, accommodation, game drives, food, very friendly and professional staff. We will definitely be back in the future, so it goes highly recommended ❀️.
Ilana Alison Basson
4.5/5
A real home away from home experience. Exactly as promised. Chef Charles is a magician in the kitchen and the staff are real gems! So attentive to the guests and so so friendly! Do yourself a favour and try the outside shower! It's pretty cool, and enjoy being woken up by the roar of a lion!
Anastashia Naidoo
4.5/5
I recently had the pleasure of spending some time at this incredible lodge on the Garden Route and all I can say is that it exceeded my expectations 10-fold. Huge kudos to Abram, Nanette, Stephan, Unelle and the rest of the team for a magical stay! Keep up the excellent work. Can't wait to visit again!
James Brook

A Signature of Excellence

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