Journal



World Rhino Day: Kids Celebrate at Kariega

Save The Rhino Kids On Safari Kariega2On the 2 March 2012 the rhino poaching epidemic became a reality to us at Kariega when one cow and two rhino bulls were poached on the reserve. On World Rhino Day we celebrate Thandi, and all our rhinos, and remind ourselves how important it is to raise awareness about rhino poaching and the illegal trade in rhino horn.



Luxury tented safari lodge takes shape

Kariega Settlers Drift Safari Lodge Aerial ViewThe construction of our new 5-star luxury tented lodge, Settlers Drift, is going well and all is on track to open on 1 December 2014. The lodge is located in a remote part of Kariega Game Reserve with lovely views of the Bushman's River. The area is home to abundant wildlife and birds.


Kariega supports the Rhino Run

Rhino Run 2014 JpgThe poaching of three rhinos at Kariega Game Reserve in March 2012, their amazing courage and Thandi's incredible survival inspired trail runner Sian O'Keeffe to take action. He decided to start a trail run, called the Rhino Run, to raise funds and awareness for the plight of our rhino.



Eastern Cape elephant habitat increases

Kariega Elephant Release5 Sept2014We are very pleased to announce the reintroduction of elephant into a remote wilderness area of Kariega Game Reserve. A herd of 10 elephants, including the matriarch and several calves, were released into a region that has not seen elephant in over 100 years.




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