Kariega River Lodge is a luxurious thatched-roof lodge on the shores of the Bushman’s River in the Kariega Nature Reserve on the Eastern Cape. This relaxing and private lodge offers spectacular views of the river and offers fine dining, first-class comfort and a true safari experience in a malaria-free area.
Kariega is rich in wildlife, and the lodge offers early morning and afternoon / early safaris and river cruises with experienced guides. It is a Big five country, and the reserve has a large list of birds and many other classic African mammals. Kariega River Lodge also offers many hiking trails, mountain bike tours and canoe rides on the river. It is a 15-minute drive from the coast and from Kenton-on-Sea, where you can drive on a white sandy beach.
- Safari lodge in a malaria-free private reserve
- Classic Big 5 game viewing & great birding
- A short drive or boat ride to the beach
- River fishing, canoe safaris & river cruises
- Friendly staff & a welcoming atmosphere
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape Safaris
Type of Accommodation
Kariega River Lodge is very open and spacious with a dining room connected to a lounge, a bar and a quiet library upstairs. The large terrace overlooks the sweeping Bushman’s River as does the swimming Pool.
- Computer facilities
With coffee and pastries, you can continue the day before your return for a rich cooked breakfast. Three-course lunches and dinners are accompanied by an excellent selection of South African wines on the terrace, which overlooks the river or in the thatched-roof dining room.
Kariega River Lodge offers luxurious thatched-roof suites. Each one is simply elegantly decorated with warm colors and plots and opens onto a private patio. The bathroom has a separate and spacious shower and a self-supporting bathtub with natural and copper surfaces.
Luxury Suite AMENITIES
- Air conditioning
Other Room Types
The Elephant, Giraffe, and Buffalo suites are ideal for a family or group of friends traveling together, as well as a private lounge and a one-way pool.
- Beach activities
- Historical tours
- River cruises
- Guided walking safaris
- Boat excursions
- Game drives