Situated on South Africa’s famous garden route from Cape Town to the Sunshine Coast, Kariega Game Reserve is an 80 minute drive from Port Elizabeth, and a mere 10 minute drive from the sunny coastal village of Kenton-on-Sea.


GPS Co-Ordinates

Main Lodge Gate Ukhozi Lodge Gate River Lodge Gate Homestead Gate
33° 34’ 47”S 33° 34’ 47”S 33° 39’ 42”S 33° 33’ 55”S
26° 36’ 13”E 26° 36’ 13”E 26° 33’ 40”E 26° 33’ 48”E

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Main Reception - Kariega Main Lodge, Ukhozi Lodge & The Homestead

Travel the N2 from Cape Town along the Garden Route towards Grahamstown, and choose one of two alternative routes:

Route 1:
The coastal route on the R72, via Alexandria to Kenton-on-Sea, where you turn inland and proceed 14 km on the R343.

Route 2:
Proceed on the N2 towards Grahamstown for about 110km and turn right before reaching Grahamstown onto the tarred road (R343)to Kenton-on-Sea for a distance of 32km.

River Lodge Reception

Travel from Port Elizabeth along the N2 towards Grahamstown for approximately 50 km and then take the Port Alfred turnoff, where you will then travel along the R72 towards Kenton-on-Sea and Port Alfred. The turnoff to River Lodge is signposted and is exactly 15 km beyond Alexandria.

Wildlife History

Find out more about our region's amazing ecological history and conservation efforts on our Wildlife History page.


Wildlife & Activities Video

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