Koffylaagte Game Lodge \ Accommodation in Jansenville

Koffylaagte Game Lodge Jansenville

"A Tranquil Oasis in the Karoo Heartland"

Set in the heart of the Little Karoo, you will find Koffylaagte Game Lodge, a private game reserve located 130km south-west of Port Elizabeth. Traveling on the R75 from the coastal city of Port Elizabeth towards the historical settlers town of Graaff-Reinet, Koffylaagte is situated mid-way between these two locations and is roughly a 90 minutes drive from the Port Elizabeth airport.

ACCOMMODATION

In keeping with the minimalistic, modern Africa theme of their boutique hotel in Port Elizabeth, the owners have decorated the lodges again in a simple yet tasteful style reflecting the rich heritage of the Karoo region and African continent. Accommodation capacity has been restricted to ensure the necessary escape from the daily hustle and bustle for our guests and to provide a background of immense comfort, personal touch and attention to detail.

The 12 bedroomed accommodation capacity is therefore spread between the five luxurious safari tents with a minibar and private viewing deck, three Lodge Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, coffee station and snack bar, two Farm House Family Units fully equiped for Self Catering, these accommodation choices will provide the most discerning guest with a variety of accommodation choices as well as space and privacy at all times.

The Farmhouse
The original farmhouse has been converted into two 2-bedroomed self-catering units. Each unit comprises a master bedroom with a king size bed and a second bedroom with two single beds. There is also a comfortable living room with sofas and a six-seater dining table. The kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven and stove and also provide cooking utensils, cutlery and china. These units are perfect for families or couples wishing to have some privacy.

The Lodge
The Lodge consists of three luxury, en-suite bedrooms and two other rooms with a shared bathroom. The hunting lodge has a fully kitted kitchen, bar, indoor braai (barbeque) and a ten-seater dining table, as well as a games room with a pool table and cable TV. The lodge has retained its original character with the various trophies that are on display. The lodge can be hired for full board guest use of self-catering for a large group.

Luxury Safari Tents
Overlooking the breathtaking Nyala Valley, you will find the Nyala Valley Safari Tents. These five elegantly furnished en-suite units, with their private wooden decks, offer unsurpassed game viewing, tranquility and privacy, yet are situated a mere 150m from the main lodge dwellings. These units are for guests wishing to experience 5 star luxury surrounded by Mother Nature.

DINING

Koffylaagte Game Lodge prides itself on providing guests with true Karoo farmstyle catering. We can provide guests with catering from tasty homemade muffins at tea time to a mouthwatering Venison roast for dinner.

Conferences

Day Conferences (up to 32 delegates):
• Welcome drinks and snacks on arrival
• Dedicated tea and coffee station in conference venue
• Karoo inspired lunch (menu to be designed around client requirements )
• A game drive for the group included in price
• Extra recreational activities available on request

Overnight (up to 24 sharing in double rooms or we offer all single occupancy):
• Welcome drinks and snacks on arrival
• Dedicated tea and coffee station in conference venue
• Breakfast, lunch, high tea, three course dinner included
• Upmarket accommodation consists of luxury safari tents, farm house units, lodge rooms (sleeps 24 sharing)
• Daily game drives included
• One hour of choice (guided walks, quad bike, horse ride, archery)

The above packages are inclusive of the venue and equipment, notepads and pens with refreshing “Koffylaagte” iced tea and mints provided on the tables.

Packages are based on the numbers of delegates, their specific requirements and budget, and are geared towards meeting the individual and unique requirement of each corporate client.

We also do conferences in the dining room for approximately 36 pax.

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES

There are two separate outdoor braai (barbeque) facilities; one is situated in the thatched lapa that offers camp fire seating for 24 guests for larger gatherings, parties or “Bosberaad” meetings. The large rock pool overlooks a splendour of rolling hills and a waterhole with surrounding Lucerne plantation which is frequented by various antelope.

KOFFYLAAGTE GAME RESERVE

The reserve lies at the foot of the Karoo Mountain Belt, located between the World Heritage site of Baviaanskloof and the second largest national park in South Africa, the Addo Elephant Park. Koffylaagte is home to a wealth of wild life, including 22 species of Southern African antelope, zebra and two of the big five as well as a rich variety of other land mammals such as monkeys, baboons, warthogs, bush pig, black-backed jackals, bat-eared fox, ant bear, porcupine, civet cat, meerkat, mongoose etc. - the list is endless. The area also boasts a wide variety of bird species, water fowl, game birds and birds of prey such as the majestic Marshall Eagle have been spotted in the reserve.

This visual feast of wildlife is presented against an amazing backdrop of the Eastern Cape’s natural flora. Set in a natural botanical garden of succulents, aloes, euphorbias, the reserve also boasts some of the country’s protected plant species such as the Cycad and Elephant’s Foot that date back thousands of years. The private reserve now stretches over 1800 hectares (4448 acres) and is dedicated to wildlife management and breeding programmes.

Port Elizabeth Accommodation

For accommodation in Port Elizabeth please visit: Cape Flame Guest House

Related / Useful Pages

• For Graaff Reinet Accommodation, click here
• For Graaff Reinet Guest Houses, click here
• For Graaff Reinet Hotels, click here

Price Range

R950 to R1500 per person sharing per night
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Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
4 Star Graded
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