Karongwe River Lodge

Accommodation in Karongwe Game Reserve


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At Karongwe River Lodge, a delicious food experience awaits you. Dining under the stars has never been so romantic as you enjoy our Pan African cuisine in a rustic outside Boma or, on alternate evenings, in the beautifully appointed dining room. To compliment your meal, choose from our extensive selection of top South African and imported beers and wine, together with a variety of spirits and soft drinks.

Spend the afternoon relaxing beside the pool or watching the game from your private deck before being whisked away on a late afternoon safari in an open game drive vehicle.
The enchanting view over the Makhutsi River is a natural treasure providing insight into the secret river life. The spacious lounge area leading onto a vast deck allows for endless opportunity to view elephant, as well as grazing antelope.

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Settle in at your leisure in one of our 11 spacious and air-conditioned suites, with en-suite bathrooms. River Lodge offers guests a choice of 5 Luxury, 2 Family and 2 Executive Suites, with the 2 Presidential Suites enjoying their own private plunge pools.

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At River Lodge, a delicious food experience awaits you. D
ining under the stars has never been so romantic as you enjoy our Pan African cuisine in a rustic outside Boma or, on alternate evenings, in the beautifully appointed dining room.
To compliment your meal, choose from our extensive selection of top South African and imported beers and wine, together with a variety of spirits and soft drinks. Spend the afternoon relaxing beside the pool or watching the game from your private deck before being whisked away on a late afternoon safari in an open game drive vehicle. The enchanting view over the Makhutsi River is a natural treasure providing insight into the secret river life.

The spacious lounge area leading onto a vast deck allows for endless opportunity to view elephant, as well as grazing antelope.

 

Inclusions / Exclusions

Rate Includes
• All meals, teas, coffees and snacks.
• Accommodation.
• Dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rovers.
• Drinks on dusk safaris are limited to local beer,wine and soft drinks.

Rate Excludes
• Airport and road transfers except where chartered flights land at Karongwe Game Lodge.
• Bar, curio, telephone and laundry expenses.
• TOMSA levy of R12 pppn only applicable to Karongwe River & Bush Lodge
• Karongwe Game Reserve gate entrance fee of R65.
• Premium and imported brands.

* Single supplement based on 40%*
 
**Gate fees increase 2014**

 

Extra information

Activities & Facilities
Traversing over the 9000 hectares of supreme African bushveld, the Karongwe Reserve is home to the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino and Elephant) as well as a wealth of other creatures.

Our open vehicle game drives are perfect for game viewing.
Enjoy a sundowner while the sun sets over the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.
The magnificent game viewing makes for perfect photographic opportunities; enjoy the view of the Lowveld from a “kopje” amid the lush vegetation, huge variety of trees and over 365 different bird species.

Game drives are conducted with our qualified game rangers and Shangaan trackers – who will share their vast experience of the African Bush and a chance to view Cheetah on foot.

General
• Single supplement of 40%.
• Children are welcome at Karongwe Portfolio excluding Kuname.
• Children between 0 and 2 years old are accommodated on a complimentary basis.
• Children from the ages of 3 years to 11 years old are accommodated at 50% of the adult tariff, sharing a family room with adults.
• Children 12 years and older are considered adults and pay the applicable tariff.
• Driver/Guide rates apply which do not include game drives R690 pppn.
• FOC policy – 16 guests or more 1 free of charge.

Weddings
Romance is the key to any successful wedding and Karongwe River Lodge provides this in abundance. The ceremony can be held at “Fig Tree” beneath beautiful shady, indigenous trees bordering the Makhutsi River.
This venue grants you and your guests to a real bush wedding-experience! “Fig Tree” is approximately half an hour’s drive into the bush and guests will be transported there by our own safari vehicle.

Conferences
Conference facilities are offered at our sister property, Shiduli Private Game Lodge, approximately 15 minutes from Kuname. The Conference Centre is the perfect venue for leaving the constraints of the office behind.
Catering for up to 40 delegates, this facility provides notepads, internet facilities, sweets, water and cordials.

Brain storming, strategic sessions and team building against the backdrop of the bush makes this a perfect choice for creative thinking. Packages can be tailor-made to complement your specific requirements and can include several activities such as bushwalks, animal tracking and various other activities are on offer.