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    Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

    R 343 | Between Alexandria and Kenton-on-Sea, Near rural route R72, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “river lodge” (42 reviews)
    “boat trip” (14 reviews)
    “his knowledge” (11 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 7 June 2016

    Hospitality was above and beyond. Our game drive guide Vicki was exceptional. What seperates Kariega River Lodge from other quality establishments we stayed at is it's stunning location on the river. The river offers you options, boating, canoeing & fishing to fill in the hours...More

    Thank dgholgate
    Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

    Kariega is a wonderful venue. Easygoing staff, relaxed environment and disconnected weekend (there is wifi but you don't have to use it). Night fishing off the sundeck was a highlight. Great game viewing too. We saw 4 of the big 5! Cant wait to return.

    Thank Kevin v
    Reviewed 22 May 2016

    The ranger was attentive and ensured we had a great time. All activities were well co-ordinated and not only did we see 4 of the big five but spend the afternoon taking a boat trip to the beach. My husband caught some fish from the...More

    Thank Jippee
    Reviewed 12 May 2016

    The location was excellent as was the lodge. Vicky our guide went above and beyond to make this a very memorable safari experience. ( She may be the next David Attenborough ! ) The staff , food, bed comfort , were first rate and the...More

    Thank hannah w
    Reviewed 4 May 2016

    Our room was lovely, huge comfortable bed, hot shower and a free standing bath. Very clean and private with a view across the open land from the patio at giraffe and buck feeding, all sorts of birds. Main lodge clean and comfortable seating, log fire....More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$657 - US$907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Kenton-on-Sea
    • Also Known As
    • River Hotel Kenton-On-Sea ,
    • River Hotel Kariega Game Reserve ,
    • Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge South Africa/Kenton-On-Sea
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    1330ag
    18 September 2017|
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    Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
    Hello. Yes, our Main Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages. The Homestead lodge can be booked by families with children of any age as sole-use accommodation. All other lodges offer accommodation to children 11... More
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    5 September 2017|
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    Response from Elisa R | Reviewed this property |
    hi, Sian! we didn't have problems with mosquitos in Kariega river! I'm sure you will enjoy a lot!
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    3 July 2017|
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    Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
    Hi Meridian, Apologies about the late reply. Please check information and costs on the Kariega website. I can't post the link here as links are not permitted by TripAdvisor but if you search Google for Kariega health spa... More
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    "I suggest a room in the main lodge area at the River Lodge"
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    "We Rooms are in the grounds. All goid"
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    "Opt for one of suites apart from the central lodge. Beautifully quiet and you get to and from central areas..."
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    "ours was no 6 near the main lodge."
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