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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

What a amazing place. My husband took me there for our 30th wedding anniversary and I have to say, I was treated like a true princess. The staff are so welcoming, and nothing is too much trouble for them, they certainly go that extra "mile"...More

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Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded July 18, 2016

Dear Liz, So great to read that you had a romantic and happy anniversary at River Lodge. Congratulations! We wish you many more years of happiness and we hope that you'll keep your fond memories of your Kariega safari with you for a long time...More

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely bushland settings nice big comfortable rooms although lighting could be better Food not bad but for the price, could be a little higher standard. Security measures need to be improved as no safe in room and we were not offered safekeeping which was needed......More

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Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded June 12, 2016

Thank you for choosing Kariega River Lodge for your safari. We are sorry that you felt some aspects of your stay could have been better and have discussed your comments to our management team and your guide. We really appreciate your feedback and thank you...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016

Hospitality was above and beyond. Our game drive guide Vicki was exceptional. What seperates Kariega River Lodge from other quality establishments we stayed at is it's stunning location on the river. The river offers you options, boating, canoeing & fishing to fill in the hours...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Kariega is a wonderful venue. Easygoing staff, relaxed environment and disconnected weekend (there is wifi but you don't have to use it). Night fishing off the sundeck was a highlight. Great game viewing too. We saw 4 of the big 5! Cant wait to return.

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Reviewed May 22, 2016

The ranger was attentive and ensured we had a great time. All activities were well co-ordinated and not only did we see 4 of the big five but spend the afternoon taking a boat trip to the beach. My husband caught some fish 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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July 3, 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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