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African Safari Lodge is situated on a private game reserve 17km outside of Grahamstown. The lodge is perched 20 meters above the high water mark on the Settlers dam with breath-taking views up river. Animal and bird sightings along the river banks are a guaranteed occurrence from the spacious viewing porches. The Lodge borders the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve, situated in the main water catchment area of Grahamstown at the confluence of two rivers – the dominant Kariega River flowing 40km further to meet the Indian Ocean at Kenton-on-Sea.

Malaria-free, the area is known as Frontier Country embracing a variety of cultures, from existing tribes and others establishing themselves as early as 1812. Perfectly balanced, African Safari Lodge is a nature lover’s paradise with dense ravine thickets, scattered thorn trees and open areas making this an idyllic outdoor experience.


The African Safari Lodge philosophy is driven by making quality and lasting friendships, bringing guests closer to nature and ensuring that they experience enduring memories. The lodge can be booked in its entirety or per person/per room depending on the need. The lodge sleeps 6-9 people, and is made up of three bedrooms en-suite on the ground floor, a three bed attic, a large double volume lounge, dining room and a bar is available with a separate kitchen.

Two Deluxe River Suites are perched on the river bank with similar views as the main lodge. The Deluxe River Suites can accommodate two adults each in a King or twin bed setup as well as two small children. Both units have spacious patio’s with built in braai facilities as well as fully equipped compact kitchen and en-suite bathrooms.

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