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.
|No. of rooms||21|
Main description of Kariega Main Lodge
Main Lodge: Facilities
|Property facilities||Kiddies Club|
|Room facilities||Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms, En-Suite, Fan, Fireplace, Fridge, Heater, Lounge Area, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Television, Hair Dryer, Verandah|
|Available services||Babysitting Service, Credit Card|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Kayaking, 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
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 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
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.
Home to two abundant rivers - The Kariega and Bushman's Rivers - Kariega is a great place for fishing.
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.
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.
The Kariega Wellness Centre is a great place to unwind and relax, offering luxurious treatments and therapies.
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.
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.