Ukhozi Lodge truly captures the romance and intimacy of Africa. Nestled in the bush you will discover 10 superbly appointed air-conditioned luxury suites crafted from log, each with a private plunge pool and deck offering panoramic views of the valley. The Lodge boasts unique African-style lounges, restaurant and boma with an outdoor pool. Guests can unwind in front of warm log fires, enjoy sumptuous cuisine or simply share experiences of the African bush.
Ukhozi is situated in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, at the end of South Africa’s famous Garden Route. The Reserve incorporates the Kariega and Bushmans Rivers and is 14 km from Kenton-on-Sea and 141 km from Port Elizabeth. This family-owned private game reserve comprises nearly 9000 hectares of pristine wilderness that spans across five different ecosystems. Guests can enjoy the riverine forest, the valley bushveld, the savannah grasslands, fynbos, and acacia woodlands. The reserve is home to more than 25 species including Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, White Rhino, Hippo, Hyena, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Nyala, Kudu, Warthog and a variety of Antelope. More than 280 species of birds nest on the Reserve.
The ten luxury suites at Kariega Ukhozi have been built out of wooden logs and contain all the amenities you will need during your holiday experience here. King-sized beds, big baths and showers in the en-suite bathrooms, and the private plunge pool. The deck offers panoramic views of the valley and the African-styled decor all combine to create a haven of comfort.
The cuisine is served up in the dining room or outdoor boma. Dine on the deck which overlooks the river, or in the dining area. The restaurant serves tasty South African cuisine, and all breakfasts, lunches and dinners are inclusive.
Take one the canoes for a leisurely paddle down either the Kariega or the Bushman’s rivers and watch in blissful silence as the river birds and animals go about their daily business.
Guests at Main Lodge are welcome to bring their own fishing equipment for fishing in the magnificent Kariega River. The Lodge is equipped with rods and is perfectly situated for the keen fisherman. Here, guests can fish from the Bushman’s River bank or from a canoe or boat.
Game drives are the center of the Kariega safari experience and guests will be thrilled by close-up encounters with lion, elephant and an abundance of other African wildlife. Kariega offers a variety of well marked hiking trails on the predator-free, eastern section of the reserve. This provides the guests with the opportunity of walking safely amongst more than 25 species of game and an abundance of birdlife.
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