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Attractions while staying at Lermitage Quagga Game Lodge:

Take a game drive through our pristine wilderness, where you'll have the chance to spot our famous Quaggas, as well as rare species like the Blonde Wildebeest, Blonde Gemsbok, Sable, Springbok, and Buffalo.

Welcome to L'Ermitage Quagga Game Lodge, a hidden gem nestled on the breathtaking West Coast of South Africa. This exceptional lodge offers a haven of luxury accommodations, where guests can immerse themselves in the beauty of nature while indulging in exquisite indulgences. From stunning two-bedroom chalets to thrilling game drives, Lermitage Quagga Game Lodge is a sanctuary that promises an unforgettable experience. Prepare to be captivated by the sights and sounds of this extraordinary destination.

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Quagga Lodge Game Drives

L'Ermitage Quagga Lodge is the proud home of approximately 40 Quaggas, which has been rebred out of extinction. We also have a couple of other rare species roaming it's plains. These includes the Blonde Wildebeest, Blonde Gemsbok (Oryx), Sable, Springbok and Buffalo. The Berg River estuary is also an important bird habitat, as it is home to around 30,000 birds. Daily Game Drives will be available for our guests, offering a rare opportunity to see these beautiful animals in their natural habitat.

Berg River Estuary

Rated as one of three top estuaries in South Africa, in terms of conservation, the Berg River Estuary starts 69 km upstream of its mouth in Velddrif on the Cape West Coast. It is one of only four perennial estuaries on this dry coast and its lower reaches are an Important Birding Area (IBA) – it supports 210 species of bird, 25 of which are nationally important, whilst up to 80% of the fish in the estuary use it as a nursery.

West Coast Fossil Park

Visit the West Coast Fossil Park close to Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa. See the fossils of bears, sabre-tooth cats, short-necked giraffes and the many other exotic animals which inhabited the west coast area some 5 million years ago.

Port Owen Marina

There are many opportunities for sailing, boating and fishing, as well as a playground and an open-air heated pool for the kids. Relax, enjoy fun activities, discover the area and take pleasure in a variety of sporting facilities. Most apartments have access to a jetty and guests can bring their own boats and water sport equipment. Don't forget your binoculars, as the area is a birding hotspot.

Russells On The Port

The restaurant at Russells on the Port includes an indoor dining area where old-world elegance meets beach-side charm as well as outdoor seating on our veranda by the water’s edge for a more relaxed dining experience.

Die Strandloper Restaurant

Join us for a feast of seafood dishes, prepared in true West Coast style, by real West Coast people. Mussels pots, grilled harders, fish curry, freshly baked breads, delicious jams, roosterkoek, sweet potato – the list goes on. Bring your own refreshments or visit our famous Beach Bar as you listen to the sounds of a strumming guitar. This is the land of good food, good cheer and good, old-fashioned Weskus hospitality.

West Coast River Cruise

Enjoy one of our leisurely 2 hour boat trips and experience the beauty of the Berg River from a different perspective. On a small passenger vessel operating from Bokkomlaan in Velddrift, you can enjoy boat trips on the Berg River for Small Functions, Birthday Parties, Workshops, Sunset Cruises and Environmental Education. Come, relax and spend some time in nature!