Located in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape Province, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, the 6000 acres, wildlife sanctuary is positioned in one of the most biologically varied regions of the country. Ufumene Game Lodge is located in the heart of Frontier Country, a mere hour’s drive from Nelson Mandela Bay. The Lodge is an idyllic location from which to explore the majestic landscape and spectacular wildlife offering unique world-class photographic opportunities to nature lovers. The daily game drive allows close up animal encounters. Experience the wide variety of lodge wildlife at close quarters and indulge in magnificent scenery from the comfort of one of the open safari game viewing vehicles. The Game Drive tours are guided by knowledgeable, passionate qualified guides.

The friendly service and traditional South African cuisine help retain the African Safari Simplicity. The evenings are spent sharing tales of the day’s experiences and adventures around the Outdoor Alfresco Kitchen or in the Boma under the star-filled skies, will make your stay at Ufumene Lodge a memorable experience.

The lodge’s ambience and character blend seamlessly with the natural karoo vegetation. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, birthday, anniversary, or just enjoying a break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life we will endeavour to help you relax, unwind and indulge yourself in the wonderful world of wildlife that inhabits the Ufumene Safari Lodge.


The lodge Meals are usually a mix of safari cuisine and traditional Karoo Farmhouse cooking, the daily menu depends on what is seasonal, fresh and available on the day. These include traditional South African specialities as well as a mixture of contemporary dishes – all of which provide guests with a range of culinary delights.

The delicious homemade cuisine is served in a variety of locations, indoors and outdoors in either the Alfresco Kitchen or in the Braai Boma to best enjoy the spectacular setting.