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Kariega Game Reserve - Settlers Drift

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

actually there are no words to describe that extraordinary experience, it‘s unique, amazing just „delightful“. an adventure never ever experienced before. it makes you feel speechless. a dream come true. luxury pure in the middle of nowhere. wonderful, helpful, friendly and charming employee - experienced...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Undoubtedly the best 5 star experience in all the Eastern cape reserves. Wonderful attentive staff who are professional yet make you feel at home. The food is top notch and the rangers so knowledgeable .Will definitely return.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This place is amazing! My husband and I came here during our honeymoon trip to South Africa. We were both blown away. - The service is above and beyond. The staff was so friendly, I felt so attached to them. They really put in so...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Have just spent 3 nights at Settlers Drift and the whole experience from start to finish is outstanding and executed flawlessly by a friendly and efficient team. The accommodation is beautiful, luxurious, the views are stunning and the food excellent. Our guide Louis gave us...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon in December 2016 (the site won’t let me go back that far - it’s taken me a year to get round to writing this but time to think just makes us appreciate the place even more)....More

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US$1 145 - US$1 802 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lauren1170
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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RJ P
4 February 2017|
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Response from Whitlingham | Reviewed this property |
I think 5 nights in Cape Town fly to Port Elizabeth arrange for Settlers Drift to collect you from the airport & 3 nights in Settlers will give you 6 game drives which is fine. Not sure where you are going after this but you... More
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MoBeeBlackpool
30 March 2016|
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Response from Carole S | Reviewed this property |
Take co erred walking shoes. I took sketchers "go walk" which wer perfect. Sandals are fine for around the lodge but you need your feet covered for drives and walks.
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"They're all good. The further away from the main building you may be able to see a few more stars if..."
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"alle suites are outsstanding"
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"Every room has a wonderful view. We could see rhino amongst other animals from our balcony."
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"Room 6 is most private"
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