Karoo Lodge offers a peaceful location surrounded by remarkable natural beauty. Guests can enjoy the reserve’s pristine wilderness offering an abundance of wildlife combining colonial luxury with exceptional service, gourmet cuisine and indigenous wilderness.
Karoo Lodge Highlights
Karoo Lodge is situated in the malaria free Samara Private Game Reserve. Surrounded by mountains and positioned in perfect serenity within 70 000 acres of indigenous wilderness, Karoo Lodge offers endless open spaces, magnificent African sunsets, luxury accommodation and incredible game viewing opportunities.
- The Karoo suites are found in the main homestead building, where as the luxury lodges are in the gardens.
- Children are welcome and there is a dedicated children's programme run daily.
- Activities include bush walks, birding safaris and exploring the Khoisan paintings of the ancient San people .
- Indulge in a relaxing massage in the comfort of your own room or at the Samara spa.
Karoo Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Samara Private Game Reserve is host to an incredible variety of game species. Focused on reintroducing protected species, the property has a healthy population of Cheetah, Cape Mountain Zebra, White Rhino, Giraffe, Black Wildebeest, Eland, Kudu, Gemsbok, Springbok, Red Hartebeest and a range of other smaller mammals, including Vervet Monkeys and Meerkats. The reserve preserves a complex ecosystem which provides a habitat for over 60 mammal species. Alongside the more common species, like the Kudu and Duiker, the elusive Aardvark and the previously endangered White Rhino roam wild. Discover the mysticism of the area as you explore the untouched Plains of Camdeboo that once hosted the migrations of millions of Springbok. Gain an insight into the fascinating history of the region by visiting Bushman paintings, and learn of the fossils that predate the dinosaurs. Experienced and knowledgeable guides will accompany guests on game drives and guided bush walks.
Sarili Lodge is situated in the southern region of the Shamwari Game Reserve. The lodge offers a traditional bush experience combined with a colonial feel. Sarili is a friendly, family-orientated safari lodge offering magnificent views and fantastic game viewing.
The Manor at Samara
The Manor at Samara is a luxury private safari house located in the Samara Private Game Reserve in the beautiful Karoo in the Eastern Cape. Spectacular views, peace and tranquility and luxurious living spaces form part of the experience at The Manor at Samara.
5 Star exclusively-booked lodge located in Hopewell Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Luxurious, secluded suites, each designed with a contemporary safari feel, encouraging guests to relax into their environments and enjoy prime views of the green landscape from private balconies.