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Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and Lodge

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Overview
39 Eastbourne Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Description
Big 5 Sibuya has more navigable river than any other game reserve in South Africa. The unique experience starts immediately with a 45 minute boat transfer from the village of Kenton-on-Sea to River or Forest Camp - More luxury en-suite tented accommodation nestled in riverine forest and constructed in an environmentally conscious manner. Luxurious Bush Lodge, situated just outside the main Reserve in a pristine indigenous forested valley, is accessed the same way and then guests are transferred by game drive vehicle to the Lodge. All buffet-stlye meals & beverages are included - as are canoeing, fishing, swimming, birding etc. Add-on activities at a nominal extra rate include massages, horse riding on the beach and golf. An abundance of wildlife from Elephants to Otters and prolific bird life await you. Guests are hosted and guided by a team of experienced knowledgeable professionals who ensure a memorable personalised stay which will leave you saying 'Sibuya!' - 'We will return!' Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$499 - US$1,684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp Hotel Kenton-On-Sea
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Sibuya Game Reserve And Tented Camp
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
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Contact
39 Eastbourne Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191 South Africa
Getting there
Port Elizabeth Airport104 km
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 magical nights at River Camp earlier this month and we can't stop thinking about it! Travelling with our two daughters (ages 11 and 12), we stayed in Cabin 1 - I call it a cabin because it exceeded every expectation of what...More

Thank Amy R
Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Amy R to you & the family Your wonderful Review has given us great pleasure tas it means that we fulfilled our intention which is to give our guests 'the time of their lives' with surprises, adventures, relaxation & unforgettable memories to recount &...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in River Camp over the past couple of days. We stayed in river tent 4 which has the advantage of the river flowing at both sides of the tent. We were really well looked after by Miles and Jess and our young guide Drikus...More

Thank kitten001
Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded September 14, 2018

Hello Kitten001 Thank you for the great Review - all at River Camp are delighted at your praises - it means a great deal to them all to know that they were appreciated & that you had a fabulous time. You would have loved todays...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Super child friendly game Reserve, great and knowledgeable staff, superb food, cozy safari style tents, great game viewing and stunning landscapes! The boat transfer to the reserve has already been one of the highlights :) We will be back!More

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Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded July 31, 2018

Greetings Anne S Many thanks for posting such a lovely Review - everyone will certainly be delighted that you so enjoyed your multi-faceted 'Sibuya Experience'. We feel we live in a little piece of paradise so can transmit our passion & enthusiasm pretty easily! We're...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Sibuya very much, the lodge is great and the staff very kind and helpful. We had a good guide who really tried hard to find the elephants, but we unfortunately did not manage to see them. But for all the...More

1  Thank 960maartenr
Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded July 2, 2018

Greetings 960maartenr Thank you for posting a Review - we appreciate the support! We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Forest Camp & hope you made some unforgettable memories. We do our best to give our guests a personalised & relaxing time so it's great...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

After arriving in Kenton, we had a leisurely trip up the river, bird-spotting with our knowledgeable guide. When we got to the camp, we were given a lunch before being booked into our tent (think luxury rather than canvas). Throughout we had really good food...More

3  Thank Derek M
Response from carol f, Owner at Sibuya Game Reserve: 4 -Star Luxury Tented Camps and LodgeResponded May 22, 2018

Hello Derek M Thank you for the great Review! We really love to hear feedback when our guests are blown away by the natural beauty & multi-faceted magic of the 'Sibuya Experience' - we think we live in a little piece of paradise & enjoy...More

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Jetmel
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Hi Jetmel It's so difficult to predict weather with Global Warming - here we are in the middle of winter & the temp is in the high 20s & predicted to plummet tonight down to 2 degrees & back to 20 plus tomorrow! All I can... More
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"All the rooms are awesome - thatched roofs, outdoor showers, private balconies."
kts9699
Apr. 10, 2018
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"All Tents have views over the river."
GerryHertfordshire
Mar. 17, 2017
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"Some lodge rooms are further to walk to than others. If not able to walk far, ask for room nearer the main..."
suee75
Mar. 16, 2017
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"Room 2 at the River Lodge was superb"
IrishDonamici
Mar. 8, 2017
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