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Kariega Game Reserve - Main Lodge
Certificate of Excellence
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We were here on our Babymoon and Kariega certainly made it one we will never forget! It was an amazing experience assisted by their wonderful staff (especially our ranger Chris!) and 5 star facilities. Thank you Kariega!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

This was our first trip to a game reserve & to South Africa. We couldn't have chosen better. The staff were amazing & our ranger Chellee looked after us so well, we even had a hot water bottle & blanket one chilly morning. We drove everywhere on the reserve & spied so many different animals, some so close. I would most certainly recommend Settlers Drift - don't change anything.

  • Stayed September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

We spent 3 nights at the Ukhozi Lodge and had a fantastic holiday. Chalets were lovely and main socialising area very good. Food was good and staff were friendly. Juan was a great ranger getting us up close with the animals, very knowledgeable and interested in the animals welfare.

  • Stayed October 2015, travelled with friends
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Cape Town
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Superb 2 night stay. Rudi was fantastic, very knowledge and caring and clearly loves his job. We saw plenty of elephants which was a joy. The office staff were superb in sorting out a transport problem. A quick reaction by the paramedic when my husband had a fall was much appreciated and we were able to continue our safari.We would recommend Kariega unreservedly.

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Twickenham
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

An absolutely splendid visit. Everything was faultless - booking, arrangement, accommodation, food, service and game viewing. Our ranger was first class with a breadth of knowledge that covered not only the animals, but also birds, plants and geology. Will definitely be returning.

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Property: Kariega Game Reserve - Main Lodge
Address: R343 | Between Kenton On Sea and Grahamstown, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Speciality Lodging in Kenton-on-Sea
Price range (per night): R6 771 - R10 222
Hotel Class:4 star — Kariega Game Reserve - Main Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 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. ... more   less 
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