Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve is just a stone’s throw from Cape Town in the Western Cape. Set at the foot of the famous Brandwacht Mountains, the area is abundantly rich in a wide variety of fauna and flora. Cape fynbos thrives in this natural paradise. This family-owned reserve is named after a large dragonfly found in the immediate vicinity’s mountain streams. It is also home to an African Khoisan Buchman Rock Art Heritage Site believed to be around 6,000 years old.
If you are after a personal and intimate safari experience, this reserve is just the right place. Coming face to face with lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino on every game drive is guaranteed. Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve is an hour’s drive from Cape Town which makes it an easily accessible safari destination.
All five members of the group are present at Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve. As the leopards of the region are free-roaming animals, sightings of these elusive cats are not that common.
Apart from guided game drives, guests of Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve can also participate in horse back-safaris and guided nature walks.
All five members of the Big Five are present at Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve. As the leopards of the region are free-roaming animals, sightings of these elusive cats are not that common. Other species such as blue wildebeest, giraffe, eland, bontebok, zebra, oryx, klipspringer, nyala and steenbok can also be observed. Among the variety of bird species that can be spotted, is the endangered black eagle, also referred to as the Aquila.
South Africa is a country with a moderate climate making it an excellent year-round destination. During the summer months between October and March daytime temperatures average around 30 degrees Celsius. For the duration of the colder months, from April to September, one can expect average daytime temperatures of around 20 degrees Celsius.
Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve offers game drives conducted by experienced rangers and guides who will enthral visitors with fascinating stories. For the more adventurous, these experiences can also be undertaken on horseback. Those seeking active participation can embark on a nature walk.
There are various accommodation options at Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve. Luxury and standard chalets, sleeping between two and four people, are fully equipped with some units are wheelchair friendly. Traditional cuisine is served at the onsite African style restaurant.