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Bellevue Forest Reserve

Eastern Cape > Paterson


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Located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa Bellevue Forest Reserve is the ideal break away into the wild to forget about the everyday hustle and bustle. Accommodating families with children, honeymoon couples and young travelers we have exactly the ADVENTURE for you. With its origins emerging from a time long forgotten and being born from an old railway village and farm land, has now over time become a private game reserve of vast natural beauty. Set inside this 2500m² reserve of indigenous bush-veld are our two unique Lodges.
Elephants Lodge is located within the malaria-free Bellevue Forest Reserve, home to wildlife such as lion and buffalo. The lodge features natural gardens, patio’s and a lookout lounge overlooking the vast open plains of the Eastern Cape.

Each room at Elephants Lodge has a patio, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks are served at various indoor and outdoor dining areas. There is a fire pit where guests can enjoy a nightcap after dinner.

Guests staying on an All-Inclusive package can participate in 2 outdoor activities per day in an open game vehicle accompanied by a professionally trained game ranger. Outdoor activities include, game drives, giraffe walks, bush walks, bird watching and star gazing experiences. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day and sundowner drinks are offered at sunset.

Younger visitors can engage in kid's excursions such as treasure hunts, scull identification and a visit to the Private Intensive Breeding Areas.
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Alternatively contact the TOURISM call centre on +27 (0) 87 095 729

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Latitude : -33° 26' 0.86" S | Longitude : 25° 57' 38.47" E


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