Kariega Settlers Drift

Escape to the tranquility of Kariega Settlers Drift, a luxurious safari lodge nestled within the Eastern Cape bushveld. Experience the thrill of a Big Five game drive and indulge in the serenity of the African wilderness.


Kariega Settlers Drift is an exclusive and luxurious tented safari lodge located within the Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The lodge offers an intimate safari experience with only nine spacious tented suites that are designed to blend into the surrounding bushveld. Each suite is equipped with its own private plunge pool, indoor/outdoor shower, and viewing deck, providing guests with uninterrupted views of the river and the wildlife that frequents its banks.

The lodge offers a range of activities, including game drives, guided bush walks, and river cruises, providing guests with the opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife, including lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhino. Guests can also relax in the lodge’s comfortable lounge and bar area, which overlooks the Bushman’s River, or enjoy a meal in the dining room, which serves delicious local cuisine made with fresh ingredients.

In addition to its luxury amenities and activities, Kariega Settlers Drift is committed to conservation and sustainable tourism practices, ensuring that guests can enjoy their safari experience while also supporting the protection of the local environment and wildlife.

Bird Watching
Boat Trips
Game drives
Out Door Shower
Sleep under the Stars
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