Kariega Main Lodge Chalet Living Area
Main Lodge

Main Lodge offers families, friends and couples a relaxed and friendly environment to enjoy the African bush. All the log chalets are air conditioned, with en-suite bedrooms, and large private viewing decks. Each has a spacious lounge and living area which is great for socializing before retreating to the privacy and comfort of your bedroom. The lodge has been expertly integrated with the surrounding bush to create a natural environment where guests can enjoy traditional meals in the restaurant or boma, a drink at the bar or a swim in the pool.

Safari Lodge Chalets

24 Log chalets, with large private viewing decks (some with private pools) offering privacy and stunning views of the Kariega river valley. All the log chalets are air conditioned (bedrooms only) with en-suite bedrooms.

Rates Include

  • Safari drive twice daily
  • All meals inclusive (excludes beverages) 
  • Meals served buffet-style
  • Private viewing deck, some with plunge pools
  • River cruises and guided bush walks
  • Comfortable bedrooms with king-size beds (twin or double)
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Inside showers and baths
  • Air conditioning (bedrooms)
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • WiFi/Internet connectivity (in lodge and chalets)
  • Safe
  • Telephone 

Availabilty & Rates

Low Season 01 May 2024 - 31 August 2024 R6,100
High Season 01 September 2024 - 19 December 2024 R7,300
Peak Season 20 December 2024 - 10 January 2025 R7,900
High Season 11 January 2025 - 30 April 2025 R7,900
Low Season 01 May 2025 - 31 August 2025 R6,700
High Season 01 September 2025 - 19 December 2025 R7,900
Peak Season 20 December 2025 - 10 January 2026 R8,700
High Season 11 January 2026 - 30 April 2026 R8,600
  • Per person per night sharing (+50% single supplement)
  • All meals, morning and evening game drives and other game activities (beverages excluded)
  • Children 12 years and under pay 50% of the adult rates
  • Children 3 years and under stay free of charge
  • Excludes Kariega Foundation conservation & community levy of R170 per adult per night, R85 per child per night for children aged 4 to 12 years and no charge for children 0 to 3 years to 10 January 2025.  From 11 January 2025: R250 per adult per night, R125 per child per night for children aged 4 to 12 years and no charge for children 0 to 3 years.
  • Bookings for two or less people may be accommodated in a 1-bedroom chalet.

    Guest Reviews

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    Kariega game reserve was a last minute detour we set before finalising our South Africa trip. But it was a pleasant surprise. Lovely hospitality by Rangers Vicky and Archie made our trip more memorable. Saw the big 5 up close. Amazing lodges and restaurants. :)

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