Bellevue Forest Reserve

Our Lodges

Our lodges, all in a beautiful and natural setting inside Bellevue Forest Reserve guarantees guests breathtaking views of the rolling hills, landscapes and most majestic sunrises and sunsets. For nature lovers the lodges features the opportunities to see wild animals from very close and or from our viewing decks.

Backed by luxury accommodation – where comforts, service, food and wine are equally well-considered – this is a safari in style, an African original. That being said, each Bellevue Forest lodge has its own special appeal. The one for you will depend entirely on who you are, and what you are looking for. Let us help guide you in choosing the right one for your stay…

Elephants Lodge

Modern African Extravagance

Crowning the ridge among magnificent age-old indigenous Milkwood Trees,
Elephants Lodge overlooks the endless valleys of the Bellevue Forest
Reserve. Teeming with wildlife and where a world of intrigue awaits you.
Game drives, walking safaris and daily activities are some of the excursions
we offer to guests. Children are welcome.

Experience a World of splendid beauty, views and nature at Bellevue Forest Reserve’s Elephants Lodge. This private oasis is the perfect balance of a colonial and bush experience for romantic safaris, families and Kids on safari, groups and friends.

Situated within the very exclusive Bellevue Forest Reserve, Elephants Lodge is a thatched safari lodge offering outdoor activities such as game drives, romantic picnics, sleep outs under the Milky Way Galaxy and guided giraffe walking and buffalo feeding tours daily.

“The ideal escape for couples, to relax and experience our signature offerings”
The Port Elizabeth Airport is 74 km away, thus only 30 minutes’ drive from the airport. Addo Elephant National Park is 20 minutes’ drive, and neighbors the property as well.

What to expect at our lodge

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms

Stargazer Camp

Become part of the endless enormity of the African Heavens…
a truly magical setting awaits

As the name implies, the StarGazer Camp is the perfect place to forget about the world around you and become part of the endless expanse of the heavens.
Roof’s and walls are replaced by trees draped with hanging lanterns, romantically enveloping an inviting bed so when the lights go out, your suite
is magically illuminated by the stars above.
A more romantic night one could not imagine.

Visitor Inspired, African Shaped

The African skies have so much to offer, so why not enjoy Africa’s raw beauty by sleeping under the stars. Sleep under the stars, where you can drift off while admiring the glittering jewels above. This magical experience will immerse you in a natural world that, will make you feel all on your own.

The Milky way is an extraordinary ceiling, and you can lose count to the number of shooting stars above you. What could be better than immersing yourself in nature and enjoying total tranquility.

Traditional African style feasts are prepared in an outdoor, open kitchen for guests to enjoy and partake in. Three meals are served per day, all cooked fresh and included in the rate per person. Traditional cutlery and crockery is used.

Guests sleep in twin, fold-out, stylish beds.  Adequate duvets, blankets and pillows are provided. There is an outdoor shower and a basin. The rooms are all equipped with all the necessary amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, yet being environmentally friendly and thoughtful to your surroundings.

 What to expect at our lodge
  • Star Galaxy Ceilings
  • All Inclusive of meals and Drinks
  • Outdoor Shower and Toilet
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Two Fire Areas

Thank you for considering Bellevue Forest Reserve for your stay in Cape Town. Book with Us for the lowest rates available online, guaranteed!



2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 4 Sleeps


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