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Kariega Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Game Reserves

Kariega Game Reserve

Accommodation

Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Samara Karoo Lodge £££££

  • South Africa
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Samara Private Game Reserve covers 70,000 acres of malaria-free wilderness in South Africa’s Great Karoo. Encompassing rugged mountains, deep valleys and the vast plains of Camdeboo, it’s a stunning location. Samara was founded on clear conservation principles and with one firm ambition: to rehabilitate the Eastern Cape’s Great Karoo. The once absent cape mountain zebra now roams the plateau pastures, beautiful blue cranes soar overhead and cheetahs stalk the Camdeboo plains.

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Kichaka Private Game Lodge £££££

  • South Africa
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Located in the malaria-free Eastern Cape Province, Kichaka Private Game Lodge is set between two streams in a lush bushveld valley, overlooking a large water hole which attracts the big 5. Constructed entirely of stone and thatch thus blending in seamlessly with the natural surroundings, Kichaka offers only 10 comfortable suites. Named after the indigenous vegetation each suite lies in a secluded setting ensuring privacy and space. Suites are connected to the main lodge by walkways winding through the natural bush to a magnificent viewing deck, a wine cellar, rim-flow pool and massage and beauty treatments in the Wellness Suite. Activities offered at Kichaka include morning and afternoon game drives as well as bush walks on request.

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An excellent holiday well organised with personal help from Illona. Always available to answer my questions. Everything worked like clockwork whilst in South Africa.

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Why Choose Steppes?

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