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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights and made five trips out in the wild. Excellent wine and fine beer was served along with great food. Our ranger really knew it all and had us experience some unforgetable moments including close encounters with the most exotic animals. Birdwatching and river trips by boat was arranged. Unforgettable trip.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We have just spent four fantastic days on our first safari. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming from the moment we drove up to the lodges. We had an upstairs lodge with a lovely balcony with views into the reserve. The room was huge and very well equipped with a vast luxury bathroom. The lodge is all inclusive and the meals were all delicious and well presented including a lovely barbecue one evening. Our ranger Ben was brilliant his knowledge of animals, birds and plants was incredible and very interesting. The game drives were much better than we had anticipated we saw so many beautiful animals so close up in natural habitats. Ben also took us out on a river trip and a nature walk with giraffes and zebras when he pointed out lots of plants and insects. I don't believe we could have had a better experience thanks to all the staff and especially Ben.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stayed here for three nights in December and had a great time. The lodges were spacious and comfortable, the food was good, the staff were friendly and helpful. The safaris were excellent and we saw lots of animals on every drive including close up encounters with elephant, rhino (black and white), lion and many more. The ranger assigned to us was J-C and he could not have been more helpful. His knowledge of the reserve and his ability to track the animals was excellent.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stayed in Suite 1, a large and very comfortable room. Food and staff were excellent.
Included 2 game drives per day. Game rangers were very knowledgable. Saw lions, elephant, rhino and lynx. River lodge has a very nice atmosphere.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable stay at Kariega. Well organised safaris - and made hugely enjoyable by our guide Ben. We saw lions, rhinos, hippos, giraffe, elephants, zebra ... but what captured my heart was a female leopard tortoise slowly and patiently digging a hole... maybe to lay eggs? Would love to know how she got on. Final night had a BBQ - known as a a braai locally. Great food, friendly staff. All around a very professional set up. And bedrooms huge and comfortable. Thanks for a super stay.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with friends
Thank LVS64
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Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay and safari with us. We'll try to follow up on the leopard tortoise and post an update on our blog and/or Facebook page. Please subscribe and follow us if you can. Kind regards from the Kariega team.

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