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Kariega Game Reserve

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Having just a few days available in South Africa to take advantage of one of the hundreds of Game Reserve experiences that are available, I think we quite possibly managed to get on the best and most wonderful experience we could possibly have had. Easy to find and get to, we arrived and felt that we were in the middle...

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great experience. Accommodation very comfortable, food excellent, people really friendly and everything well planned. Game drives are excellent. Take a waterproof coat to keep out the wind and hat/scarf/gloves if you feel the cold - you will need them!

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Thank formulaone2015
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The three day stay exceeded expectations, our ranger, Rosie, was well informed and ensured we had every change to see as much wildlife as possible, from bull elephants to kingfishers. We were lucky that the people we shared our vehicle with were sensitive to the animals and good company. Others in the lodge were a bit load and opinionated, not...

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Thank Andrea P
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A really great safari experience. Our ranger (Josh) was the most friendly accommodating guy and really brought it all to life, making sure we saw all the best sights and were fully informed throughout. Would totally recommend to anyone looking for a good family-friendly safari.

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Thank Matt R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time - our ranger was excellent. We would thoroughly recommend Kariega. We would encourage the introduction of leopards onto the reserve (none have been spotted in over four years!). This would enhance the experience.

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Thank jf12017
Westville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay and fantastic safari experience, very informative from an excellent Ranger (Rosie). All staff very friendly, lovely big rooms and lovely food- just a shame the plunge pool was too cold.

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Kloten, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed three nights and four safari drives. We saw four of the big five (leopards not to be seen) at very close distance. Very friendly staff. Good food. A very talented ranger, keeping us well informed and safe throughout our stay.

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Thank Michael L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kariega with our two daughters (7&12). It was amazing. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The food was varied, plentiful and delicious. Our accommodation was perfect for us. And that was all before our game drives with Allen our ranger. Allen was informative, fun and determined to make sure we saw as much as possible on our...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with all the Animals. A big park so you have to look hard to see some animals. Friendly and knowledgeable rangers. Ok food and wine list. Nice pool and play room for the kids. We all enjoyed it very much.

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Surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time on our first safari. Saw all we hoped to see and at close range. Bianca our ranger made the day!The accommodation was spacious and had terrific views over the valley. The organisation from arriving to leaving was very well thought out and nothing was too much trouble.Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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 

Additional Information about Kariega Game Reserve

Address: R343 | Between Kenton On Sea and Grahamstown, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Price Range: $514 - $811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kariega Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Kariega Game Reserve Hotel Kenton-On-Sea
Kariega Lodge
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“If you have difficulty walking, you should maybe ask for lodgings close to reception.”
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TheHunterClan, today | Read review
“Chalet 11 is near the main restaurant. Some of the others have considerable walks especially the low numbers”
derekh532, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms at Settlers Drift will have great views.”
jrx103, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Book early, and we had one of 5 chalets overlooking the park bowl”
GillianandGuy, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“just get there ...the rest will be magic”
ulriches, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
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