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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Could not fault anything on our 4 night stay at Kariega river lodge. Karen our ranger was absolutely brilliant & her knowledge of nature was first class. Her tracking skills were awesome and she explained footprints and other signs so that we also felt that...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

4 nights and first time safari for the children (12 and 10). Absolutely perfect for them with activities between drives, including trips to the beach and kayaking on the river. We saw plenty of wildlife - great viewings of the elephants and lions in particular....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had a 3 night safari to finish off our touring holiday in South Africa and had 6 game drives. Our guide was Thomas who was very knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions we had. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, we didn’t see the leopard...More

Thank jn003
Reviewed 3 April 2018

From the moment we drove into Kariega and were greeted and given direction to the main lodge until that same lady waved us off, we had an amazing time. I have always thought Safari Lodges are over priced and are abusing the tourist market, but...More

Thank DublinSaffer
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We arranged to spend the last 3 nights of our S African adventure at the Kariega River Lodge to end the holiday on a high, and that is exactly what we experienced. In fact it was even better than we could have expected. From the...More

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Hello. Yes, our Main Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages. The Homestead lodge can be booked by families with children of any age as sole-use accommodation. All other lodges offer accommodation to children 11... More
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hi, Sian! we didn't have problems with mosquitos in Kariega river! I'm sure you will enjoy a lot!
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3 July 2017|
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Hi Meridian, Apologies about the late reply. Please check information and costs on the Kariega website. I can't post the link here as links are not permitted by TripAdvisor but if you search Google for Kariega health spa... More
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"I can only say that room 7 was amazing. Rooms further away from the main lodge were provided with a golf cart."
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"Ask for room 1 or 2"
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"We had Room 6 which overlooked part of the Reserve and one afternoon we spent 2hrs watching Giraffes from our..."
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"Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are closest to the lodge."
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