Kariega Main Lodge | Kariega Private Game Reserve 10 Apr 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
Kariega Main Lodge is nestled in the thickets and bushveld of the Eastern Cape landscape and offers guests panoramic vistas of the green river valley below. This authentic safari lodge is the ideal location from which to enjoy your African safari at Kariega which includes twice daily game drives on the private reserve, experiencing close up viewing of lion, elephant, rhino and other big 5 African game. Kariega Main Lodge is comprised of 21 log chalets, a vibrant restaurant, bar and living area as well as a pool, curio shop, gym and health spa.
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Nestled in the African bush, Main Lodge looks out over the surrounding hills and valleys.
Retire to the privacy of your luxury room with its own en-suite bathroom
1 bedroomed chalet with stunning private viewing deck.
Enjoy delicious buffet meals and panoramic views at the Main Lodge restaurant.
Lounge / Pub area
Lounge & pub area
Main lodge lounge area
Main lodge deck area overlooking the plains
Main lodge deck overlooking the plains of the Kariega valley
Main lodge deck with beautiful views of the plains and valley
Enjoy traditional African cuisine by the light of lanterns and a warm fire.
Experience close up viewing of rhino at Kariega Game Reserve.
Close up viewing of elephant at Kariega.
Enjoy drinks at dusk over the wild Kariega landscape.
The Kariega Wellness Centre is located at Main Lodge and offers relaxing and revitalizing treatments.
View elegant herds of giraffe at Kariega Game Reserve.
Thandi was poached in 2012 and survived. She gave birth to Thembi in January 2015.
Kariega offers close-up game viewing including lion.
Our elephant families are very relaxed around game drive vehicles.
Guided bush walks
View close up viewing of the Kariega pride.
Game drive viewing Elephant
Game drive viewing Lion
Canoeing available at all lodges
Game drive viewing Lion
Game drive viewing Elephant
Game drive viewing a herd of Elephant
Mother and baby Rhino
Game drive viewing Rhino
Game drive viewing Buffalo
Hippos in the water
Game drive viewing Giraffe
Game drive viewing Zebra
A paradise of birdlife
A paradise of birdlife
River Cruise on Kariega River
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).
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.
24-hour Security, Bar, Conference Centre, Gym, Kiddies Club, Malaria Free, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms, En-Suite, Fan, Fireplace, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Heater, Lounge Area, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Verandah
Babysitting Service, Credit Card
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.
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.
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.
Home to two abundant rivers - The Kariega and Bushman's Rivers - Kariega is a great place for fishing.
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.
The Kariega Wellness Centre is a great place to unwind and relax, offering luxurious treatments and therapies.
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.
Your Stay2 Nights Full Board and Activities
Your Rooms1x Double Room
Fast Facts4 Star Safari Lodge Spoken Languages: Afrikaans, English, Xhosa No. Rooms: 21 Special Interests: Big 5, Birding, Hiking, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife
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Southern Sun Waterfront | Cape Town 12 Apr 2018 - 17 Apr 2018
A total of 537 beautifully furnished rooms are offered at the hotel, catering to your needs with all the amenities expected of an establishment granted a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Tea and coffee stations, DStv, electronic safes, air-conditioning and free WiFi are par for the course, while our porter service and 24-hour room service are also on offer. In addition to double, queen and king rooms, smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms can also be arranged at your request.
As for the rest of the hotels guest facilities, these are sure to make you feel even more at ease. Enjoy a truly unique dining experience at Yizani Restaurant, which lives up to its isiXhosa name that translates to ‘come in… Welcome’. Stay fit with the help of our fully-equipped fitness centre, cool down at the outdoor pool, indulge in decadent cocktails and fine wines at the hotel bar or take advantage of our world-class conferencing facilities that include two fully serviced meeting rooms.
Being a short walk away from the famous V&A Waterfront and other Cape Town sights is just the start of this iconic accommodation landmark’s appeal. Post-card views of the harbour and of Signal Hill are rivalled only by the stylish, inviting presence of the hotel itself. Step inside the impressive lobby, and you will soon discover why this hotel continues to snap up awards.
Bar at the hotel
Double Double room
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Southern Sun Waterfront
Modern, chic and spaciously comfortable, these Waterfront hotel rooms offer guests a rejuvenating, fully serviced escape from the bustling energy of Cape Town. The décor is tasteful and classy with an edge. Amenities cater for all possible requirements and include 24 hour in room dining and a host of channels available on satellite. Business travellers can make use of the in room wireless internet access and the workstation with work lamp.
Smoking and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request.
24-hour Security, Bar, Business Centre, Conference Centre, Disability Services, Gym, Gym (nearby), Laundry Service (Available), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Bath, Complementary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Iron / Ironing Board, Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Outside Shower, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Smoking Rooms, Tea / Coffee, Television, Wheelchair Friendly
Airport Shuttle (Available), Chauffer Service, Credit Card, Foreign Exchange, Room Service, Room Service (24 hours), Travel Desk
Try the Yizani Restaurant situated on the ground floor at the Waterfront. This is a truly unique dining experience and lives up to it's Xhosa name which means "Welcome" when translated.
The Breakfast room is situated on the ground floor and serves a most superb 4 star breakfast and caters to all it's guests.