Kariega Main Lodge

Kariega Main Lodge: Information from the owner

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.

Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 21
Last updated 1-Oct-2014

Main description of Kariega Main Lodge

Main Lodge: Facilities

Property facilities Kiddies Club
Room facilities Air Conditioning, Deck, Disabled Rooms, En-Suite, Fan, Fireplace, Fridge, Heater, Lounge Area, Satellite Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Television, Hair Dryer, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttles, Babysitting Service, Credit Card
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Kayaking, Walks, Rhino Tracking, Safaris, Beach, Boat Cruises, Bowls, Child Friendly Activities, Cycling, General Sightseeing, Golf, Health and Fitness Centre, Hiking, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Museums, Sky Diving, Tennis Court, Water Skiing, Cultural Tours, Elephant-back Safaris, Horse-back Safaris, Hot-air Ballooning, Kayaking / Paddling, Marine Adventures, Surfing

Room types at Main Lodge

Main Lodge Chalet

Main Lodge Chalet

1 and 3 bedroomed luxurious & spacious chalets, all bedrooms en-suite and air-conditioned, with private living areas, TV and viewing decks . Ideal for couples, families and groups. Rate includes all meals, game drives and activities (excludes beverages).

Units at Main Lodge

Main Lodge chalets

Main Lodge chalets

Main Lodge is made up of 21 log chalets which range from 1 bedroom chalets to 4 bedroom chalets. Each chalet is equipped with large private viewing decks (some with private pools) offering privacy and stunning views of the Kariega River valley. All the log chalets are air-conditioned, with en-suite bedrooms, fire place and satellite TV's.

Activities at Main Lodge

Canoeing

Canoeing

Try canoeing for a scenic exercise option, or opt for a leisurely paddle enjoying the sights and sounds of river life. A great activity for the whole family.

Fishing

Fishing

Home to two abundant rivers - The Kariega and Bushman's Rivers - Kariega is a great place for fishing.

Game Drives

Game Drives

The Kariega Game Reserve safari experience is centered around twice daily game drives. Guests will be delighted with close up viewing of a diversity of wild African game including lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, zebra, a host of antelope species, and much more including a myriad of exquisite birdlife. Skilled and knowledgeable game rangers will spend time unraveling some of the secrets of the African bush, will see to any specific requests, and ensure that all your questions are answered.

Guided Walks

Guided Walks

At Kariega Game Reserve there are a number of walking trails that guests can enjoy with their ranger. Guided safari walks allow guests to experience the feel of the African bush and enjoy watching wildlife and birds on foot.

Health Spa

Health Spa

The Kariega Wellness Centre is a great place to unwind and relax, offering luxurious treatments and therapies.

Kids on Safari Activities

Kids on Safari Activities

Main Lodge is family-friendly and offers a children's play area as well as midday activities between 11am and 2pm. These are arranged with the rangers. Children of all ages are encouraged to enjoy morning and afternoon game drives with their parents (as well as the river cruise). For children 5 years and under it is the ranger’s and General Manager’s discretion as to whether they can be taken to sightings of the more dangerous Big 5 wildlife for safety reasons.

River Cruises

River Cruises

Enjoy an early morning boat cruise on the Kariega River on board the 'Kariega Queen' viewing exquisite scenery and enchanting birdlife including the Crowned, Martial and African Fish Eagles.