PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 4,500
What We Say
From gourmet dining in private or at one of the outdoor or indoor dining areas, or just relaxing by the pool, you can expect only the very best in service and hospitality at Kichaka Lodge.
Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge offers a five-star wildlife experience just an hour from Port Elizabeth, in the heart of the untamed Eastern Cape wilderness.
The 10 exclusive suites at Kichaka provide every amenity with attention to detail which ensures a great stay.
Built of stone and thatch, the suites are situated in secluded settings ensuring total privacy and a real sense of space. The suites are connected to the main lodge by walkways which wind through the natural bush.
Each Suite provides king-size beds with fresh linen. There are private decks, outdoor showers and rim-flow pools too.
The main lodge has a central rim-flow pool overlooking a waterhole, and for food you'll be treated to a gourmet dining experience.
For activities there's big-five game viewing from open vehicles, guided walks and self-guided walks. There's also an on-site massage therapist for some time-out.
Kichaka Lodge is ideally situated just over one hour from Port Elizabeth airport. Guests can land at the airport, enjoy a comfortable drive in luxury transfer and within the hour be relaxing, cocktail in hand, overlooking the magnificent Eastern Cape bush and Big 5 game.<br /><br />The main lodge is constructed in stone and thatch which blends seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. It overlooks a large water hole popular with hippo, giraffe, elephant and countless other game.<br /><br />The lounge and dining areas have been constructed so as to give the best possible aspect over unspoilt bush, large terraces stretch over the waterhole provide a magnificent viewing deck. The terrace also extends into a small island creating an enchanting outdoor dining area.<br /><br />You can relax and enjoy a swim in our heated rim-flow pool adjacent to the waterhole or just enjoy sun, cocktails and glorious views on the large pool terrace.<br /><br />Above the lounge is a library come meeting room which overlooks the waterhole, this room provides a quiet place to curl up with your favourite book and can double as a comfortable, fully catered meeting room. <br /><br />We will make sure that you do not miss your favourite sporting events which you can view from the comfort of your room, the large plasma screen - which is set up for special events - or in our cosy lodge bar with feature stone fireplace.<br /><br />The wine lover is well catered for at Kichaka Lodge, our large glass fronted wine cellar offers a range of premier wines, selected by our specialist wine cellar management team, click here to read more. <br /><br />The immediate camp area is secured by discreet electric fencing to ensure safety of guests and to deter elephants from destroying our trees. <br /><br />Being uniquely protected in this manner, Kichaka guests are able to take advantage or the opportunity to walk freely around the camp and enjoy the local flora and bird life. Get close to the Big 5 on a game drives or walking safari in the reserve