With a gorgeous view over the Makhutsi River, Karongwe River Lodge is the ideal destination for your weekend breakaway or big five African Safari experience. Rejuvenate your senses in the tranquillity of the African Bush and become one with nature.
At Karongwe River Lodge we accommodate our guests in 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.
A fantastic culinary experience awaits you at Karongwe River Lodge. Enjoy romantic dinner under the stars in our outside boma or sit down in our stunningly appointed dining room for delectable Pan African cuisine complimented with a selection of top South African wine and beer. We also offer a variety of imported wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
Enjoy charming views over the Makhutsi River from your private deck or relax beside the pool in the warm African sun and watch elephants and grazing antelope pass by the lodge.
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.
Activities & Facilities
The 9000 hectare Karongwe Reserve is home to the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino) as well as a wealth of other creatures. Your game viewing experience will be exhilarating from our open game viewers whilst stopping for sundowners in the African bush with a magnificent view of the Drakensberg Mountains. With over 365 different bird species, huge variety of trees and lush vegetation, a game drive in the reserve is not only perfect for the photography enthusiasts, but also very informative. 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.