Kariega Staff in Homestead Lodge Dining Area
Kariega Lion Cubs
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, lounge, large garden, boma 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 
  • Laundry room
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet connectivity
  • Safe & telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities

Availabilty & Rates

Low Season 01 May 2022 - 31 August 2022 R41,000
High Season 01 September 2022 - 17 December 2022 R53,000
Peak Season 18 December 2022 - 10 January 2023 R57,000
High Season 11 January 2023 - 30 April 2023 R59,000
Low Season 01 May 2023 - 31 August 2023 R46,000
High Season 01 September 2023 - 19 December 2023 R59,000
Peak Season 20 December 2023 - 10 January 2024 R64,000
High Season 11 January 2024 - 30 April 2024 R63,000
  • 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 R150 per adult paying guest per night (from 11 Jan 2023 this will be 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).

    Guest Reviews

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    From booking process to check-out very professional! The chalets are generous in space and well equipped. A great location with lots of animals and experienced staff and rangers. Highly recommendable!!

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