Eastern Cape Game Reserves

THE BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD FOR A SAFARI

About Eastern Cape Game Reserve

The game lodges, safari lodges and bush camps of the Eastern Cape Game Reserve present visitors to this destination with endless choices when it comes to planning their safari adventure. While some of the lodges are luxurious 5-star escapes from the hubbub of everyday life, others are comfortable camps or cozy suites in three-and four-star establishments. Whatever your unique preferences and needs, the Eastern Cape Game Reserve is equipped to accommodate you. These lodges and camps are great for honeymoons, family vacations, corporate getaways or a long weekend with friends. In addition to its game reserves and parks, the Eastern Cape is also well loved for its gorgeous beaches and temperate climate. Create your perfect multi-center holiday by combining games reserves, lodges, hotels and destinations. We can match your exact requirements to create a bespoke holiday just for you.

  • Excellent Viewing

    Excellent Viewing

    Excellent game viewing opportunities of the Big Five, other wildlife and offers an array of birdlife for bird lovers too.

  • Game Drives

    Game Drives

    Open game vehicle drives are available with experienced game rangers.

  • More Opportunities.

    More Opportunities.

    Special night drives and unique walking safaris are offered for even more game viewing opportunities.

  • Highly Rated Lodges

    Highly Rated Lodges

    Several lodge choices are located on the reserve, and all are well-regarded and highly rated.

  • Convenience Packages

    Convenience Packages

    Most travel packages are all-inclusive for complete convenience.

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Get to know our fabulous accommodations in the Eastern Cape Game Reserve

Shamwari Sarili Lodge

From $462 / Per Person Sharing Know More

Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge

From $581 / Per Person Sharing Know More

Kariega Homestead

From $2805 / Per Person Sharing Know More

Kariega Settlers Drift Lodge

From $621 / Per Person Sharing Know More

Leeuwenbosch Country House

From $296 / Per Person Sharing Know More

Activities Spotlight

Game Drives

Game Drives

Guests will be delighted with close up viewing of a diversity of wild African game including lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, zebra, a host of antelope species, and much more. Skilled and knowledgeable game rangers will spend time unraveling some of the secrets of the African bush.

Safari Walks

Safari Walks

Guided safari walks allow guests to experience the feel of the African bush and enjoy watching wildlife and birds on foot. You can gain a true perspective of the flora and fauna indigenous to the region. Your guide can point out animal tracks, rare birds and educate you on the area and its history.

River Cruises

River Cruises

A nice alternative during lengthy stays is river cruise. The boat meanders down the Bushman’s river, beaming with incredible scenery of plant life and enchanting birdlife including the Crowned, Martial and African Fish Eagles. The perfect way to spend your day during the warm weather.

Birding

Birding

Eastern Cape Game Reserves offers to view different types of birds. Africa’s highest level of endemism in the most accessible setting: 185 bird species. Specialist guides, who know the habits and habitats of these birds, will do their utmost to get you a sighting of these birds in the natural environment.

Photographic Safaris

Photographic Safaris

Photographic safari allows you the opportunity to concentrate on photographing the animals, comfortable in the knowledge that the other guests around you are as keen to capture the perfect shot as you are. We want to ensure that your stay with us is magical, educational and memorable.

Bush Meals

Bush Meals

Bush meals are no ordinary experience and visitors are guaranteed to be blown away by the array of delicious meals, all of which are served to you in different locations. Delicious dishes eaten outside under trees with a sightseeing of a wildlife are a wonderful experience.

Wildlife

  • Elephant

    Elephant

    Common
  • Giraffe

    Giraffe

    Occasional
  • Hippo

    Hippo

    Occasional
  • Buffalo

    Buffalo

    Common
  • Zebra

    Zebra

    Common
  • Wildbeest

    Wildbeest

    Occasional
  • White Rhino

    White Rhino

    Common
  • Black Rhino

    Black Rhino

    Rare
  • Lion

    Lion

    Common
  • Leopard

    Leopard

    Common
  • Cheetah

    Cheetah

    Common
  • Hyena

    Hyena

    Occasional
  • Wild Dog

    Wild Dog

    Rare
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