We are very proud to announce that South African photographer Neil Aldridge has won the coveted title of 2014 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year with a photograph that he took at Kariega!
Read the testimonials of some of our latest “Assistant Conservation Managers.” We are so grateful to the volunteers for the valuable contribution that they make towards conservation and community development work both on our reserve and in the surrounding area.
Guest Keith Carney was privileged to watch and photograph a pride of lions in action while on safari at Kariega Game Reserve. He shared the following photographs and his account of the event with us.
Thandi spends most of her time in the company of one of the other rhino cows on the reserve. We are excited that Thandi is likely to give birth to her own calf in early 2015
We are proud to announce that Kariega was recently awarded the 2014 Frontier Award for Excellence in Nature Guiding in the Eastern Cape. This accolade recognizes that the Kariega guiding team has the highest average guiding qualifications compared to all other Eastern Cape private game reserves.
No matter how often we see a well photographed elephant, it is hard not to be amazed each and every time. For fun facts about elephant skin, read more here...
The seasons have changed and we are now officially in spring! This means rain and warmer days. However, whatever the weather the conservation volunteers had an action-packed month on Kariega Game Reserve.
The Coral trees (Erythrina lysistemon) have burst into a colourful mass of red flowers at Kariega, showing that spring is well underway in South Africa. The flowers look even more spectacular on the bare branches of the deciduous trees. The dazzling flowers make it one of the best known and widely grown trees in South Africa.
While the battle rages against the poaching of elephant and rhino's, find out why these mega-herbivores are such valuable components of conservation.
Kariega is pleased to be the custodians of a new white rhino calf born on the reserve just a few days after World Rhino Day and a few days ahead of the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos. We are fully aware of the huge responsibility that we have to keep the calf safe and protected from the scourge of rhino poaching.