The Mpongo Private Game Reserve is a Tourist hotel. Located in City Center area. Shopping is accessible by bus/taxi and the nightlife/restaurants are located in the hotel.
Mpongo Private Game Reserve, only 35km from the popular coastal city of East London, offers visitors a one of-a-kind experience of game viewing and true South African hospitality. Home to the elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, numerous antelope and bird species, Mpongo Private Game Reserve offers a unique blend of luxury and gaming experiences on more than 3500 ha of conservation land. Enjoy a day, weekend or a whole week at this magnificent reserve in the heart of the Eastern Cape. With its rolling hills, river valleys and luscious surroundings, it caters to the heart of even the keenest eco-tourist.AccommodationThe Reserve derived its name from the Umpongo River, which features prominently in Xhosa history. Nonkosi, one of the instigators of the widespread Xhosa suicide attempt, lived near the river according to legend. It is also said that some of the relics from her kraal can be found at the Reserve.Set in a malaria free environment, with many facilities including conference rooms, a boardroom, boma and a choice of luxurious accommodation, Mpongo offers its Guests the enjoyment of swimming, a game drive, or for those that want to view game from the comfort of their own vehicles, a self drive game viewing experience.Wine & DineThe Huberta restaurant, received its name from South Africa's traveling hippo. Named the "Wandering Star of South Africa" and honored by the Xhosa as a spirit of an ancient chief, she traveled more than 1600 km South where journalists attempted to photograph her graceful safari through Africa. Dining at the Huberta restaurant provides guests the opportunity to relive the legend of Huberta by being so close to the hippos at Mpongo Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. This beautiful restaurant is strategically built just above the Mpongo hippo waterhole, where guests can enjoy an afternoon meal while watching the hippos lingering in the water nearby.Stylish d