Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Kariega Private Game Reserve
Nestled along the tranquil banks of the river, Kariega River Lodge beckons discerning guests seeking serenity and natural beauty. This enchanting stone and thatch safari lodge boasts 10 luxurious air-conditioned suites, seamlessly blending the charm of traditional safari aesthetics with the crisp allure of modernity. Guests at the lodge can savor exquisite dining experiences overlooking the meandering river, take refreshing dips in the outdoor pool, and find solace in the exclusive library. Unique adventures abound, including daily boat excursions to Kenton beach, exceptional fishing opportunities, and serene canoeing along the winding river.
Kariega Game Reserve, a family-owned and operated haven for safari enthusiasts, resides in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Conveniently situated along the Garden Route, it complements a journey that includes a visit to Cape Town and an exploration of the country’s stunning coastline. This malaria-free game reserve sprawls across 11,500 hectares of unspoiled African wilderness, graced by the meandering Kariega and Bushmans rivers. The reserve offers an array of safari lodges to cater to various preferences, all promising intimate encounters with the Big 5 – lions, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, and leopards – alongside a rich tapestry of South African wildlife, all observed from the comfort of open game drive vehicles.
Superbly appointed spacious, air-conditioned thatched suite at 4 star lodge on the banks of the Bushmans River. Diverse river activities. Rate includes all meals, selected beverages, game drives and activities.
The Kariega Game Reserve safari experience is centered around twice daily game drives. Guests will be delighted with close up viewing of a diversity of wild African game including lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, zebra, a host of antelope species, and much more including a myriad of exquisite birdlife. Skilled and knowledgeable game rangers will spend time unraveling some of the secrets of the African bush, will see to any specific requests, and ensure that all your questions are answered.
Unique features at River Lodge include daily boat trips to the Kenton beaches and excellent river fishing.
Enjoy a boat ride on the Bushman’s River viewing exquisite scenery and enchanting birdlife including the Crowned, Martial and African Fish Eagles.
At Kariega Game Reserve there are a number of walking trails that guests can enjoy with their experienced ranger. Walking safaris allow guests to experience a real sense of wilderness and view both wildlife and birds.