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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first experience of a safari and we had a fabulous time! We were only sorry we didn’t book a further night just to enjoy the facilities of the lodge and spa! Thomas was a great guide and made our experience even more...More

Thank Hammys01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really didn’t know what to expect as it’s our first game reserve. But it was excellent! The standard of the accommodation was really high, and staff was very helpful and very attentive. The drives were great and got really close to all the animals...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This was a fantastic end to our garden route trip in South Africa. We spent 3 nights here from 23 - 26 November and had a great time. Most of this was thanks to our guide JC who was a great companion and teacher to...More

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Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Ann, Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind feedback about your stay with us at River Lodge. We sincerely apologise that your time with us was impacted by other guests and we have discussed this with our management and ranging team...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Safari in South Africa has always been TOP of my bucket list and Kariega did not disappoint. We had such a wonderful experience at River Lodge and I think we really lucked out with both our Ranger (Trust) and the people in our jeep for...More

Thank InstaDub
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stayed at the River lodge for 4 nights (10th-14th Nov 18) the lodge and rooms are very nice, the food is great and the game drives are ok. BUT we were located approx 500 yds from the main lodge rooms 8,9, & 10 you...More

Thank kwissy
Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for posting your review about your stay with us at River Lodge. We value input from all of our guests and take this feedback very seriously. As a family business we feel we are able to respond positively and constructively to suggestions. We...More

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18 September 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, our Main Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages. The Homestead lodge can be booked by families with children of any age as sole-use accommodation. All other lodges offer accommodation to children 11... More
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Sian W
5 September 2017|
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hi, Sian! we didn't have problems with mosquitos in Kariega river! I'm sure you will enjoy a lot!
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3 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hi Meridian, Apologies about the late reply. Please check information and costs on the Kariega website. I can't post the link here as links are not permitted by TripAdvisor but if you search Google for Kariega health spa... More
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"Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are closest to the lodge."
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"I suggest a room in the main lodge area at the River Lodge"
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"We Rooms are in the grounds. All goid"
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"Opt for one of suites apart from the central lodge. Beautifully quiet and you get to and from central areas..."
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