Karongwe Private Game Reserve is located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa and overlooks the majestic Drakensberg Mountain range. Rich in wildlife and timeless natural beauty, this sought-after game reserve is home to the famous Big Five and features a vast wilderness. Karongwe is nestled between four rivers and has diverse wildlife, birdlife, and flora and fauna, offering fantastic outdoor opportunities for any discerning traveller. This Limpopo game reserve also features luxury accommodation in five different lodges, all of which are situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River. Karongwe Private Game Reserve is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and is just 45 minutes from the world-famous Kruger National Park.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve is a Big Five domain and is also home to other remarkable African wildlife. The game reserve is also one of the best spots to view the elusive leopard. Some of the wildlife includes elephants, rhinos, lions, buffalos, African wild dogs, and the brown hyena. Furthermore, nocturnal wildlife is abundant in the area, and safari-goers can expect to see aardvarks, caracals, civets, serval, and porcupines. Because of its fantastic location between four rivers, there are plenty of hippos, crocodiles, otters, and terrapins. Bird watchers can expect a fantastic air show, with diverse bird species making their homes around the big dams and along the rivers.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve is an all-year-round destination, with each season featuring its own highlights. For game viewing, the dry season is best as the winter months allow for better wildling spotting. The vegetation is sparse, and animals gather around water holes. The summer months bring about newborn wildlife and migrant birds, so matter the season, there is always something to see at Karongwe.
Guided game drives at Karongwe are excellent and provide a unique experience in the African bushveld. Game rangers and trackers are highly experienced and boast a vast knowledge of the surrounding fauna and flora. The game drive is hosted in an open 4WD safari vehicle, allowing for optimal viewing of all the wildlife on the reserve. Other activities include walking safaris, spa treatments, children's programs, hot air ballooning in Hoedspruit, a Panorama Route tour, bush picnics, photography workshops, and scenic helicopter tours.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve offers the ultimate luxury and style when it comes to accommodation. The reserve features five different lodging options, all of which offer an authentic experience in the African bushveld. For enquiries, please contact one of our safari specialists here.