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Situated in a private game reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Kichaka is the perfect place to enjoy a Big Five safari experience in quiet luxury. Feel instantly at home - the lounge and dining areas are positioned to offer uninterrupted views across unspoiled bush.
We originally stayed about 6 years ago. It was September, not an ideal month weather wise and the game drives were mixed in success because the animals, quite sensibly, take shelter from very cold winds and teeming rain.
Went in February this time. Altogether different...More
The welcome is good and you are taken to the lodge by your game drive guide which is a nice touch. At first impression all is very nice, but once familiarity sets in the cracks show. Often literally. The main pool decking has areas that...More
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Response from Kichaka-Luxury-Lodge, Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded May 14, 2018
Constructive feedback from guests is always welcomed as this is the only way that we can ensure that all aspects of a stay are memorable.
The issues that the guest mentions are a concern as maintenance of our lodges is something that we...More
What an amazing experience. The rooms were lovely as was the lodge. Our ranger Charles was fabulous and very knowledgeable and we saw so much. Food was good but not amazing - the breakfasts were the best. Would definitely recommend for adults and teenagers.
Having looked forward so much to our visit, we were left extremely disappointed at the whole experience. There are far too few animals to see and therefore spent lots of time looking at the same thing. they claim to have the 'Big Five' (Lion, Elephant,...More
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Response from Kichaka-Luxury-Lodge, Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded May 10, 2018
Whilst we absolutely respect guests rights to their opinions, there are one or two issues raised that are simply untrue and we feel we have little choice but to set the record straight.
On the issue of game numbers, Lalibela is unique in...More
My (grown-up) family stayed at Kichaka to celebrate a special occasion and we could not have chosen a better place. The drives were great, with us seeing almost all animals we wanted to, the ranger was knowledgeable and clearly had a deep passion for his...More
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Response from LisaBowen65 | Reviewed this property |
Very relaxed . Most evenings we just got back from the game drive & went straight into dinner . Jeans , very casual & relaxed clothing. The whole place is a fantastic experience . I would recommend taking warm clothing, hat... More
Very relaxed . Most evenings we just got back from the game drive & went straight into dinner . Jeans , very casual & relaxed clothing. The whole place is a fantastic experience . I would recommend taking warm clothing, hat & gloves for the game drives . Just no bright clothing !! Enjoy 😊