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The Homestead

The Homestead is a private lodge which offers its’ guests all the comfort, convenience and privacy of their own home. With dedicated hosts, game ranger and cook, guests have the flexibility to plan their day according to their own specific needs. The Homestead is set in a remote and private part of the reserve. With seven spacious bedrooms, all en suite, a bar, swimming pool, satellite TV, playroom for children and spectacular views, it is the perfect lodge for the sole use of a group or family of up to 14 persons.

*Please note that rates apply to groups of up to 10 people (rates adjusted up when more than 10 people). 

Rates Include

  • Game drives twice daily scheduled at guests leisure
  • All meals and selected beverages planned and scheduled at guests leisure
  • River cruise and guided bush walks
  • Canoeing
  • Private hosts, game ranger and cook
  • Seven spacious and comfortable suites with overhead fans
  • En-suite bathrooms with generous showers
  • King-size beds (twin or double)
  • Pub lounge with satellite TV and fireplace
  • Main kitchen
  • Presentation kitchen
  • Dining room and lounge with fireplace
  • Private outdoor boma
  • Private outdoor deck with fireplace
  • Private outdoor patio and swimming pool 
  • Playroom for children
  • Laundry room
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet connectivity
  • Safe & telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities

Availabilty & Rates

Peak Season 18 December 2018 - 10 January 2019 R47,000
High Season 11 January 2019 - 31 January 2019 R46,500
Peak Season 01 February 2019 - 28 February 2019 R51,500
High Season 01 March 2019 - 30 April 2019 R46,500
Low Season 01 May 2019 - 30 September 2019 R35,500
High Season 01 October 2019 - 17 December 2019 R46,500
Peak Season 18 December 2019 - 10 January 2020 R51,500
  • Per night for up to 10 people and the entire Homestead
  • Fully inclusive (all meals, selected beverages, morning and evening game drives and other game activities)
  • Maximum 14 people (adults & children), adjustment to the rates applies for groups over 10 people
  • Excludes Kariega Foundation conservation & community levy of R130 per adult paying guest per night. 

    Guest Reviews

  • Avatar046

    We visited the kariega on our family holiday to South Africa in 2011 and it was incredible! We stayed at the Homestead as there was 9 of us and it meant we had the whole facility to ourselves. It was in a separate section of the reserve where the lions and elephants were and it was so much nicer than the main lodge as we could hear the lions roaring just outside the fence every night! 

    We had our own pool and fully stocked bar which was lovely, the food was good although I would have preferred ordering our own rather than the chef cook in each night (I like my game meat)

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