Kariega Settlers Drift

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Settlers Drift is a unique 5-star tented experience in a remote area of the pristine Kariega Game Reserve; a photographer's paradise!


  • Whereabouts: Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Experiences: Game drives, river cruises, fishing, canoeing, guided bush walks, bush dining, African sunsets

You should know

Child Policy:

Children 11 years and older are permitted at the lodge.

Upon request, a 3rd person can be accommodated in a suite (extra bed)

11 to 16 years (as 3rd person sharing) – 50% of above per person sharing rate

17 years and over (as 3rd person sharing) – above per person sharing rate

Children (11 years and over) in own suite – pay full adult rate

Children 16 years and older are permitted on guided bush walks.

The detail

The luxury lodge consists of 9 spacious tented suites, approximately 110sqm in size, with each offering magnificent views of the Bushman's River from the secluded viewing decks. Each suite boasts an opulent bedroom with king-size bed (twin or double) and living area with a wood burning stove, full bathroom with double vanity, indoor/outdoor shower, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini bar.

The lodge facilities include a restaurant, bar, wine cellar, spacious decks, pool, boma, curio shop, library and spa treatments.

Activities offered at the lodge include morning and afternoon game drives, river cruises, guided bush walks, fishing, and canoeing.

Kariega Game Reserve is the perfect setting for exciting safari holidays, with abundant game and spectacular viewing. Apart from lion and elephant, the game reserve is home to the other three members of the Big 5 - rhino, buffalo, and leopard. Other species abound such as hippo, hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, eland, kudu, waterbuck and a variety of other antelope, as well as a myriad of bird species including the nesting crowned eagle, martial and fish eagles.

On safari drives, you will explore many different habitats highlighting five different ecosystems - valley bushveld, savannah grasslands, fynbos, riverine forests, and acacia woodland. The awe-inspiring African landscape will captivate your senses and the trees, grasses, and plants of the Eastern Cape will divulge their secrets.

Price includes

Includes: All meals, drinks, twice daily game drives, river cruises

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Rates & Pricing

All promotions for this lodge are shown below, you can also view all current safari specials here.
Last minute SPECIAL
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$ 760 USD
$ 760 USD
SPECIAL - Great news, you appear to be from a SADC country and can enjoy the discounted rate shown!
Rates are starting prices per person, per night sharing.
With specials, we always use the best promotion available, please contact our experts for more guidance.
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