Kariega Settlers Drift


Located in a remote and untouched part of the Kariega wilderness, Settlers Drift offers a unique tented safari combined with 5-star luxury.  Views from the decks of the suites each overlook the Bushman’s River, where the 1820 Settlers guided their wagons across the river.

The lodge’s tented suites are comprised of a spacious bedroom and living area, full bathroom, indoor as well as outdoor shower and a private viewing deck. The lodges manages to blend five-star luxury with Kariega’s natural rugged beauty. The spa provides pampering and rejuvenation, while the restaurant, bar, and wine cellar compliments the overall experience.

Located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Kariega Game Reserve is a malaria-free reserve.

What’s included

  • All meals and selected beverages
  • Teas and coffees
  • Two open vehicle safaris a day
  • Guided bush walks
  • River cruises (water level dependent)
  • Fishing and Canoeing
  • Complimentary mini-bar in the suite
  • WiFi

What’s excluded

  • Conservation & community levy (per adult, per night)
  • Spa treatments
  • All personal purchases
  • Gratuities
  • Telephone calls
  • Laundry

Lodge Information

  • 9 Spacious Tented Suites
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounges
  • Library/lounge with satellite TV
  • Wine cellar
  • Spacious decks
  • Outdoor fire-pit
  • Curio shop
  • Rim-flow pool
  • Boma
  • Sala for spa treatments
  • WiFi connection available throughout the lodge and in all suites

Child Terms

  • No children 10 years and younger accommodated at the lodge
  • On request a 3rd person can be accommodated in a suite
  • 11 years – 16 years (as 3rd person sharing) – 50% of the per person sharing rate
  • 17 years and over (as 3rd person sharing) – per person sharing rate applies
  • Children 11 years and older in their own suite – full adult rate applies

Tour Location

Kariega Settles Drifte is located in Kariega Game Reserve 24°44’2.16”S, 31°33’35.81”E