With two rivers and prime location near the coast, Kariega game park is a hub of birdlife, offering birdwatchers a chance to view an assortment of southern Africa's most magnificent birds.
Kariega Game Reserve is excited to be hosting two photographic safaris in 2015 and welcome both experienced and novice photographers to join us in a guided journey through the untouched wilderness of the Eastern Cape. Only 6 spaces on each trip so book soon to ensure a spot.
Wildlife Vet Dr William Fowlds and the team at Kariega have been busy over the past week with various rhino conservation activities.
While this series of entertaining photos shows a playful buffalo that appears to be nuzzling the game ranger in delight, Buffalos are in fact incredibly dangerous and often aggressive creatures that are able to do a lot of damage with their extremely powerful and large horns.
Kariega guest Rowan Seagers recently sent us a great image of a jackal sighting, commenting: “My visit to Kariega was much too short! I went out on game drive with Tayla and she managed to find us 4 different white rhino, a black rhino, a herd of elephants, plenty of antelope and general game, and one of my highlights, this jackal attempting to hunt guinea fowl...
The Kariega Conservation Volunteers were involved in 11 game releases or introductions on the reserve, as well as 11 captures and darting procedures. Read all about it here.
Kariega Game Reserve South Africa is lucky to have two tidal estuaries that run through the reserve. The Kariega and Bushman's River attract some incredible birdlife. Whether you are an avid birder, or looking for something special on your African safari you can enjoy the Kariega river cruises, spend time on safari finding and identifying birds with a skilled ranger (on foot or in an open 4x4 safari vehicle), or take a short boat trip to the Kenton-on-Sea to see birds of the coast.
Kariega Game Reserve is most pleased to announce that recent blood results reveal Thandi is pregnant! Wildlife vet Dr William Fowlds, who has been by Thandi's side since she was poached in March 2012 comments...
When we came downstairs in the morning it was obvious that there had been an intruder during the night. Scattered about on the stairs and across the carpet were banana peels, and the fruit bowl was empty. A hurried appraisal of the contents of the house failed to show anything, other than the fruit, that was missing. I breathed a sigh of relief and began wondering who the visitor might be.