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    Samara Private Game Reserve

    Petersburg Road, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 8013
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    “karoo lodge” (44 reviews)
    “on foot” (32 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Myself and my Girlfriend had the opportunity to spend 3 nights at Samara. From getting there to leaving every detail was perfect from getting your luggage carried to your room, bath already ran when you come back from the afternoon drive, friendly staff, sunset drinks,...More

    Thank JacquesDeSwardt
    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    Samara is special in all respects. The setting, in the mountains and rolling hills of the Karoo Desert, is outstanding. The lodge is well kept and inviting. The meal venues (sometimes on the veranda, sometimes on the lawn, sometimes in the dining room) are chosen...More

    Thank terrymarc
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 6 April 2017

    Dear terrymarc, thank you for the high praise. We are thrilled that your stay at Samara was a highlight of your trip to Africa. We hope to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Team Samara

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This place is a must for anyone looking for a relaxed, educational getaway at a place that values conservation of fauna and flora. Guest comfort and satisfaction are obviously high on the priorities of this establishment. Fantastic nature guides help you discover the diversity of...More

    Thank ayersrock
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Absolute luxury, top class service, breathtaking scenery, and unusual sightings. Not the usual big 5 - but a once in a lifetime opportunity to see animals such as Aardvark and porcupine, and herds of Oryx and Eland, as well as walking with cheetah.

    Thank karenvr2016
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you karenvr2016 for your lovely review. Samara and the Karoo offer a distinctly different safari experience, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed it - and that you saw an aardvark! Kind regards, Team Samara

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We had an awesome time at Samara! The staff is unbelievably friendly and helpful and the rooms beautiful and comfortable. We were so lucky to have a fullmoon night in the Starbed....a truely amazing once in a lifetime experience!! The only thing that was not...More

    Thank Marjo T
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Marjo, thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted that you had such a good time with us, and in particular that you enjoyed the star bed. We have just introduced new menus with a focus on local Karoo produce which we are...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$408 - US$1 511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Graaff-Reinet
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