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Port Alfred, South Africa
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We had a brilliant stay just too short but will be back to make up for that . ranger and service was worth 10 stars and we really enjoyed the fact that we could have a babysitter while we where out on our game drive.thank you so much

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Kariega, the first being 7 years ago. Again we chose this because it's malaria free. We were travelling with 2 friends who had not experienced a safari before and as the husband had lost his spleen in a motorcycle accident, it was important for it to be malaria free. From the moment you drive...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A most enjoyable stay. The games drives are great with plenty to see and some quite close viewing of the game. Game Ranger was great with a lovely personality and plenty of good information. Staff lovely and service very good.

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Grahamstown
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A hidden jewel near to Grahamstown. A most enjoyable fun family one night stay at the Main Lodge. We saw a wide variety of animals in the two game drives. The staff are friendly and courteous. The view from the dining area and our chalet was amazing.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely trip, the accommodation could however be slightly revamped - for what you paying. Bed squeaky and toilet kept running. However fantastic experience, amazing game drives, awesome ranger and great food and service!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Keriega for two nights in Ukhozi suites, which were large and well presented. We chose this reserve as it is malaria free being so near the coast. We were not disappointed. Our guide, Rosie was great, really knew what she was doing and was well able to cope with 8 adults. She worked very hard to ensure...

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oldham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at kariega for 2 nights this month after a tour of Cape Town and the garden route. What a stunning place this is , we had a chalet at the main lodge which was very modern and set in a very natural environment. The service was great and the staff really friendly. Our guide was Victor he was...

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Oldham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful game reserve with very good service all round. Accommodation with a shower enabling you to wash and view the reserve at the same time was special! Kariega has a friendly feel to it with all the staff speaking or waving as they passed. Food is excellent with lovely salads and puddings. Our drives were brilliant with a knowledgeable and...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best time at Kariega. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. Our lodge was spacious and clean with great views over the reserve and even had a plunge pool for hot afternoons in-between drives. Brendon, our guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about his job, the animals and where to find them. We had some amazing sightings of...

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

More than exceeded our expectations. The staff were incredibly helpful and supportive and our guide Louis was exceptional. The small size of the group (max 6) helped to create a lovely atmosphere with the other guests. The lodge we stayed in was outstanding with staggering views over the reserve. Food and dining service was excellent.

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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
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Price Range: $688 - $1,081 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kariega Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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