Frequently Asked Questions
Kwantu has the following COVID-19 Health and safety protocols to be in place:
- Various signage and reminders for guests to adhere to the protocols
- Sanitisation stations dispersed in various areas (including wet wipes)
- Masks to be worn in the public areas
- No self-service buffets available
- Social distancing in place for meals (food served to the table)
- Social distancing in place for game drives where possible (middle seat left open where possible and more than one group)
- Temperature checks are done for guests and staff
- Regular cleaning done with sanitization protocols
- Certain higher risk communal areas temporarily closed
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people and others cause illness in certain types of animals and coronaviruses that infect animals can become able to infect people, but this is rare.
The exact source of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not yet known. There is no evidence that companion animals, including pets, can spread COVID-19.
The word safari was brought from an Arabic word Safara, which mean a journey or travelling around a certain area to observe. In 2003 Steve Jobs announced that Apple had developed a web browser and named it Safari meaning browsing around the internet to observe. So then the word Safari is now used to refer travelling around African Game Reserves or National Parks, to observe and photograph wildlife—or hiking and sightseeing, as well.
Kwantu Game Reserve is a home of world-life, that has different kinds of strange animals. It is a land that is rich in terms of geographical nature. So it is a place that school pupils from different parts of the world can came and find lot of things to learn about. And it is good for education researches.
Also Kwantu have lecture rooms that accommodate about 500 people, including dedicated lounges, finished with attractive comfortable couches and bed rooms. Which is good for a large number of pupils` educational group visits.
Kwantu Private Game Reserve is located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Between Port Elizabeth and Grahams-town. It is 90 kilometres away from Port Elizabeth town. Kwantu is along the banks of the Bushman’s River – a mere hour’s drive from Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
South African entry is straightforward and hassle-free, all visitors to South Africa must be in possession of a valid passport in order to enter the country and in some cases, a visa. The Department of Home Affairs’ website provides information on: visa costs, processing time, where to apply and the requirements.
Kwantu Private Game Reserve is in a malaria free and bilharzia free region. And has access to professional medical facilities within half an hour. Also it is fully equipped with health instruments in terms of anything that might comes up. So you don`t have to take some special medical precautions; You only need to bring your personal medical needs.
A passport and current drivers license is all required to hire a motor vehicle in South African.