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R343 Between Kenton On Sea and Grahamstown, Kenton-on-Sea 6191 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews the main lodge kariega game reserve safari experience settlers drift ukhozi lodge excellent experience the river whole experience our honeymoon plunge pool natural environment wild animals cape town black rhino from start to finish buffet style great fun
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Kariega at the end of a 12 day trip in South Africa driving the garden route. We stayed at the Ukhozi lodge for 2 nights and as soon as we checked in I immediately wished we were staying an...More

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What an awesome experience, even being a South African and having access to game viewing , the Kariega experience was well worth it. From our beautiful log cabin to the setting at the main lodge, the traditional dancing and more....

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Awesome experience with brilliant hospitality throughout! Our guide Kiwi was superb and her depth of knowledge and experience was exceptional. Would highly recommend this reserve. Couldn’t really fault the whole experience

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband, our 4 children and I had the most wonderful time at Kariega! The facilities are top notch, the people are friendly and helpful and the 10,000 hectares are gorgeous!! Having an opportunity to be that close to wildlife was amazing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Exellent and enjoyable exceeded our expectations. and fulfilled a dream.This trip was made to celabrate my husbands 70th birthday and our wedding anniversary. The only tip would be to have a television in your suites

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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 & birdlife, a landscape spanning 5 eco-systems and dramatic views and vistas. Kariega has five safari lodges. Main Lodge consists of 24 separate log chalets, each with en-suite bathrooms, lounge & 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 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 an experienced guide, guided bush walks and a river cruise. Fishing & canoeing can also be arranged.

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Great View, Luxury, Charming
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
$651 - $800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
kariega game reserve hotel kenton-on-seakariega lodge
South AfricaEastern CapeGreater AddoKenton-on-Sea
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September 14, 2018|
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Response from BonkersJ | Reviewed this property |
We were there 4 weeks ago and dress code wasn’t really anything different to the day - you go out for your afternoon drive at 15:30 in cargos/trousers/jeans plus shirts and fleeces and you got back around 18:30, went... More
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Marie D | Reviewed this property |
Just stayed at Main Lodge - very relaxed dress code - casual all the way. Layer up for the drives - t shirt, 2 X fleeces, brim hat & sunglasses. A pashmina type scarf is handy to keep head & neck warm. Its cool in early... More
June 29, 2018|
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Response from boothps | Reviewed this property |
We paid 20 rand for a soft drink and 40 for a glass of wine in July.
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"all good . Rooms further away require a golf trolley as some distance ."
Sep 17, 2018
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"If it's raining don't go Book Ukozi the food is better there's a restaurant but it's closed..."
Mar 5, 2018
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"All chalets are great."
Jan 30, 2018
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"Warm clothing if visiting outside high summer-it can be breezy Take sun cream and a hat Main Lodge..."
Dec 3, 2017
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