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Kariega Game Reserve - Settlers Drift

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed fo one night / 24hrs arrived at the gate in our transfer car and on the drive to the lodge we saw so many animals , we were greeted at the settlers by the manager who gave us a guided tour of settlers...More

Thank mikenben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ended our South African honeymoon with a 2 night stay at Kariega Settlers Drift and it was quite simply the perfect ending!! The place itself is simply breathtaking and the staff were outstanding making us feel so welcome and special. Our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Settlers Drift is a top quality 5 star lodge with only 9 excellent light and airy rooms well spaced out and located in quite thick bush so privacy is ensured. The food is some of the best that we have had in 11 years of...More

Thank EnglandIan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think there are enough words to compliment this place. The location is stunning, the staff are beyond compare and the food was so good we started trying to get jobs there. Our game ranger Chris was knowledgeable and a good laugh, he really...More

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Settlers for three nights and would rate it as one of the best resorts we have ever stayed in. Arriving at the boat dock to be greeted with welcome drinks and your ranger for the stay, you are then transported into a...More

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lou b
28 March 2018|
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Response from Kay W | Reviewed this property |
We did 2 nights, which was good. 3 good game drives, plus one totally amazing one, which could not be topped! No chance at all of seeing a leopard. Staff said they had not seen one for over a year.
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lou b
20 March 2018|
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Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
each room has wifii as the does the common areas but its not real high speed, enough for posting a few pics for sure Leopards are very rare to see
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4 March 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, Game drives in the early morning and late afternoon on the open vehicle mean that you need layers! Bring a warm jacket, hat, scarf and gloves. There are warm blankets and poncho's on the vehicle. You should also... More
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