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After carefully assessing risks and tailoring preventative measures that ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, Kariega is delighted to welcome guests to our lodges once again. Our mantra to “Touch the Freedom of Africa” has never been more fitting but the health and safety of our guests and staff is our top priority.

Kariega’s well planned and informed measures address all COVID-19 concerns guests may have and are in line with the latest recommendations from leading authorities like the World Health Organization. Our protocols aim to ensure safe environments at our lodges and during activities and form a seamless part of our new operational procedures – safeguarding you and our staff.

“A heartfelt thank you to all our guests. Your patience and understanding has been a huge support to the Kariega family as we navigated these uncertain waters, when many of you were facing your own hardships. We are delighted to have guests back at Kariega Game Reserve.  Please be reassured that your health and safety is our top priority, along with creating safari memories that will last a lifetime.” [Mark Rushmere, Managing Director]

COVID-19 Protocols

Kariega has pledged to adhere to the applicable COVID-19 protocols, recommendations, guidelines and regulations of the South African government, relevant tourism authorities and the World Health Organisation (WHO). These protocols and measures will be revised as and when new regulations or guidelines are issued at any time.

We have mobilized the necessary teams at each of our five lodges to ensure that we can safely welcome guests. We have a dedicated physician, Dr. Matt Harmer from Mistral Medical, working with us to advise on the most appropriate measures required, to educate our staff and to be available for guests and staff if and when required.

COVID-19 TravelSafe Kariega Game Reserve

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