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Kariega Game Reserve - All Lodges

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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the main lodge”(167 reviews)
“safari experience”(112 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

Just returned from spending 3 nights at the river lodge. It was amazing. Our guide, Caron was so knowledgable and went out of her way to make sure we seen as many animals as possible. We were very lucky and seen a lion and lioness...More

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Reviewed yesterday

An amazing experience . All staff went out of their way to make our stay wonderful . The weather was so unexpectedly cold but didn't ruin our holiday . Saw amazing animals and a unforgettable encounter with the elephants and the black rhino and lies...More

Thank Denise08968
Reviewed yesterday

Perfect stay in a great lodge. The safari's were great. We have seen a lot of animals. Nice to see how Kariega protects the nature and support the local community. We defenitely visit Kariega again when in Afrika.

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Reviewed yesterday

Wow what an amazing time we had in Kariega. Staff went out of their way for our amazing stay. I would highly recommend it. We saw the Big 5 except the very shy Leopard. Thank you so much to the staff for making our weekend...More

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Thank michelleswanep0el
Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved everything. The spectacular room, the service very friendly. Very special meals and drinks.Our guide in the Safari very professional, we saw incredible animals in their habitat .. unforgettable.In the Toyota we were, in addition to comfortable, had everything you need: binoculars, rain...More

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Kariega Game Reserve is a 10,000 hectare Big 5 malaria-free private game reserve in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. The safari experience combines close up Big 5 game viewing, an expansive variety of ...More fauna, flora and birdlife, a landscape spanning 5 eco-systems and dramatic views and vistas. Kariega Game Reserve has five safari lodges. Main Lodge consists of 21 separate log chalets, each with en-suite bathrooms, lounge and private balcony; River Lodge has 10 suites and is located on the Bushman's River; Ukhozi Lodge has 10 spacious suites, each with private pools and great views; Settlers Drift Tented Lodge has 9 modern but intimate suites surrounded by natural bush and overlooking the Bushman's River wilderness area and lastly the Homestead private lodge is perfectly suited for families or groups of friends of up to 14 people. Rates include accommodation, meals, morning and evening game drives with your experienced guide, walking safaris and a river trip. Fishing, canoeing and other activities can be arranged. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (842)
Room & Suite (145)
Dining (37)
Pool & Beach (24)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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dawn7163
14 September 2018|
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Response from BonkersJ | Reviewed this property |
We were there 4 weeks ago and dress code wasn’t really anything different to the day - you go out for your afternoon drive at 15:30 in cargos/trousers/jeans plus shirts and fleeces and you got back around 18:30, went... More
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Shakey37
24 August 2018|
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Response from Marie D | Reviewed this property |
Just stayed at Main Lodge - very relaxed dress code - casual all the way. Layer up for the drives - t shirt, 2 X fleeces, brim hat & sunglasses. A pashmina type scarf is handy to keep head & neck warm. Its cool in early... More
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Hewy11
29 June 2018|
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Response from boothps | Reviewed this property |
We paid 20 rand for a soft drink and 40 for a glass of wine in July.
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"all good . Rooms further away require a golf trolley as some distance ."
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"If it's raining don't go Book Ukozi the food is better there's a restaurant but it's closed..."
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"All chalets are great."
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"Warm clothing if visiting outside high summer-it can be breezy Take sun cream and a hat Main Lodge dinner..."
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