My first sight of Thandi and Tembi was a very moving experience, knowing all this brave rhino mom has been through. Mix this in with a huge dollop of joy at seeing her healthy little one suckling greedily while ma grazed away calmly and you find your emotions on a real rollercoaster.
The Kariega Conservation Volunteer Programme is the ultimate South African Big 5 experience. Volunteers from across the world, get the opportunity to get hands-on involved in conservation management on the reserve. Here are the testimonials from the latest group of conservation enthusiasts.
We are thrilled to announce that TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has awarded Kariega Game Reserve the prestigious certificate of excellence for the fifth year running.
An Eastern Cape safari is sure to provide the thrills of the Big 5 without the risk of malaria. However, there are creepy crawlies that might try to follow you home.
Kariega is fortunate to be home to many healthy herds of zebra. Our guests are spoilt with scenes of these striking animals. They make for great photographic moments. Here are a few of our favourite zebra pictures from the last few months.
At Kariega we are fortunate to have highly qualified and skilled guides who go out of their way for guests. Spending so much of their time in the wilderness surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna many of them have become adept at capturing fantastic action on their cameras.
Rhino warrior Angie Goody took these lovely photographs of Thandi and her young calf Thembi enjoying a mud bath recently. We share the pictures with you today in honour of this new young life, a symbol of hope in the fight against rhino poaching.
The international poetry anthology, For Rhino in a Shrinking World, is editor and poet Harry Owen’s attempt to raise awareness of the horror that is rhino poaching through the words of some of the world’s best and most generous-spirited poets.
Ranger Jone Fick is enjoying the start of autumn on the reserve. Read about the impala rutting season and the beautiful colourful lilies that appear at this time of year.
Angie Goody shares an update on Thembi, Thandi's miracle calf, who recently recovered from a respiratory tract infection.