Kariega Game Reserve


Family owned and operated, Kariega stretches across 10,000 hectares of pristine wilderness in the picturesque Kariega and Bushmans River Valleys, boasting a stunning array of fauna, flora and birdlife, as well as superb game drives and viewing. Four unique lodges, differing in price and luxury combined with excellent facilities and breathtaking views over the hills, valleys and rivers below, ensures Kariega Game Reserve is the perfect destination for a spectacular game experience.


  • 4 lodges
  • indoor/outdoor dining
  • lounges
  • swimming pool at all lodges


Breakfast, lunch, dinner and local beverages (excluding Kariega Main Lodge).

Game drives

Two game drives per day.

Transfers/driving time

1 hour 30 min from Port Elizabeth airport.


From Jan 18 a conservation levy of R148 per adult per night will apply

Kariega Main Lodge
from £215

per person per night

Expertly integrated with the surrounding bush to create a natural environment where guests can enjoy traditional meals in the restaurant or boma, a drink at the bar or a swim in the pool.

Accommodation: In one of 21 African style chalets commanding panoramic views with bath/shower, private deck and some also have a private pool.

Ukhozi Lodge
from £259

per person per night


Truly capturing the romance and intimacy of Africa, the Lodge boasts unique lounges, a restaurant and boma with outdoor pool and superbly appointed luxury suites.

Accommodation: In one of 10 African style suites offering magnificent views with bath/shower, mini bar, private deck and private plunge pool.

Note: Closed until 30 Sep 18.

River Lodge
from £259

per person per night


River Lodge is beautifully set on the banks of Bushman’s River and offers exclusivity, comfort and tranquillity. Relax at the pool or take in the view from the magnificent deck overhanging the river.

Accommodation: In one of 10 superbly appointed spacious and luxurious thatched suites with bath/shower, mini bar and private deck.

Settlers Drift
from £399

per person per night

Perfectly positioned in a remote untouched part of the Kariega wilderness, Settlers Drift offers a unique tented safari experience combined with 5 star luxury.

Accommodation: In one of 9 luxuriously appointed tented suites with air-conditioning, indoor/outdoor shower, opulent bedroom, living area, mini bar and viewing deck.

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Premier offers for Kariega Game Reserve

Premier Plus

FREE nights 4 for 3

May-Jun 20. Maximum one free night

FREE mini bar:

At Ukhozi Lodge, River Lodge and Settlers Drift.


Receive a bottle of champagne or wine and if you stay 3 nights receive a free spa treatment up to R500 per person.

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