|A natural extension to the Garden Route, this 4 star malaria-free Big 5 private game reserve is set in the pristine wilderness of the Kariega River Valley. |
Kariega Main Lodge Location
Situated in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, at the end of the famous Garden Route, the reserve stretches from the Kariega River to the Bushman River, and is 14 kms from Kenton-on-Sea and 145 kms from Port Elizabeth.
Kariega Main Lodge Activities
Safari Lodge Beach Wildlife Game Drives Self Drive Walking Canoeing Conference Facility Photography Birding Mountain Biking Game Cruise Swimming Pool Horse Riding Malaria Free Price Range - Southern Africa: $200 - $400 Child Friendly
Kariega Main Lodge Attractions
Sanctuary to abundant game and wildlife such as lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, hippo, giraffe, zebra, eland, wildebeest, waterbuck and a variety of antelope, as well as a myriad of bird species, including nesting Martial, Crowned and Fish Eagles, this 5000 hectare private game reserve is a must, for those seeking the retreat and the thrill of the great outdoors and an African Safari vacation of a lifetime.
Kariega Main Lodge Facilities
Our family friendly Kariega Lodge comprises luxurious and spacious 4-star rated log chalets, all en-suite with their own viewing decks and some with private pools. Here you can enjoy complete privacy, spectacular views and intimate contact with nature. Children of all ages are welcome.
From your deck listen for the cry of the African Fish Eagle or in the comfort of your chalet, revel in the stillness and silence as night falls over Kariega.
Our two and three bedroomed chalets are serviced and well appointed with fully equipped kitchens (providing a self catering option), fireplaces and TVs.
A spectacular Architectural Award Winning pub and restaurant, nestled in indigenous bush with commanding views of the reserve, serves tasty traditional South African cuisine, or guests can enjoy the experience of a meal in the open air boma.
Set in idyllic surroundings, Kariega offers state of the art fully carpeted and air conditioned conference facilities. A 'conference in the bush' will provide your participants with a unique and enriching experience.
Kariega Main Lodge Additional Information
For hiking enthusiasts, Kariega's trails are a must. Walk safely amongst more than 25 species of game and wonderful bird life.
Enjoy our game drives in open vehicles with experienced Rangers.
On the 'Kariega Queen' for a memorable cruise down the Kariega River and enjoy the tranquility of nature, whilst enjoying a refreshing drink from the bar on deck.
Take a leisurely paddle down the Kariega River and spot our nesting Fish Eagles.
Enjoy the freedom of using our bikes for easy viewing of game, whilst exercising.
This is a haven for fly fishermen. Enjoy tranquil and picturesque surroundings whilst fishing for your prize in the well stocked Kariega River (bring own fishing equipment).
For enthusiasts, a magnificent horse riding experience on the expansive beaches of Kenton-on-Sea is available.
For golfing enthusiasts the well known Royal Port Alfred or Fish River Sun Golf courses are only 25 and 40 minutes away.
Kariega boasts more than 250 species of birds, among them the high soaring Fish, Martial and Crowned Eagles. This great selection of bird life will keep keen bird watchers busy for hours.
For 'water babies' or those just wanting to cool off from the hot African sun, dive into the river and revel in the beautiful river pools. Surrounded by pristine forests. Swimming is safe and there are no crocodiles! For the less adventurous, there is a communal pool.
Kenton on Sea with its golden beaches is less than 15 minutes away. Plan your stay at Kariega so as to experience the contrast of the ocean and river and abundant African wildlife.
Optional extras:- Game drives, night drives, river cruises, mountain biking and canoeing. Team building to suit your requirements.
Kariega Main Lodge Children Policy
Children 12 years and under pay 50% of adult rates.
Children 3 years and under stay free.
Nearest City: KENTON-ON-SEA
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM