With less than a month until opening, the construction of our new 5-star luxury tented safari lodge, Settlers Drift, is on track! The building of the nine super-spacious tented suites, main lodge area and facilities including a pool, restaurant, bar, wine cellar, boma, decks, library and curio shop are all going well.
Thanks to Kariega guest Keith Carney for sharing the beautiful blesbok picture with us after his safari experience. Do you know the difference between a blesbok and a bontebok?
Local conservationist and author Bart Logie shares some memories and interesting information about the Four-striped grass mouse.
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...