The under canvas experience at Sibuya Game Reserve is a completely unique experience as Sibuya is the only South African Game Reserve where access is exclusively by boat via the stunningly beautiful Kariega River. Guests are collected at the river mouth The River is an Estuary in the small town of Kenton on Sea, where safe parking is provided, and the unique experience starts immediately with a gentle cruise up the Estuary to the game reserve 9 kms upstream.
After settling in to the accommodation, luxury en-suite tents on raised wooden decks, guests are able to map out their own programme with their guide. Our camps, with only four tents in our River Camp and eifht in our Forest Camp, result in an exclusive and personalised experience. A mixture of game drives, river cruises, guided bush or beach walks, and excellent birding, will enthrall those with a desire to fill the day, whilst hammocks in the trees or a fishing line dangling in the water will suit those who wish to take it easy.
For the really energetic canoeing, deep-sea fishing, can all be provided at extremely reasonable rates. But what makes this a truly memorable experience is the unequalled splendour of the vistas as one views game against the magnificent backdrop of pristine coastal forest and the sea a few kilometres away. Completing the under canvas experience are the tranquil evenings around the campfire listening to the lapping waters in the river and the night calls of the bush while feasting on our superb cuisine. In true bush camp tradition all the distractions are removed as the absence of electricity ensures the experience is not spoilt by the sounds of modern society.
We offer Under 12's 50% disc if sharing with parents. Our Forest Camp does not take children under 12 as it is not child friendly where as our River Camp is child friendly. Professional guides and an abundance of game and birds, including the Big 5, will leave you saying Sibuya we will return.
- Type: Safari Lodge
- Sleeps: 24
- Check-in: 11:30 AM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
- Reviews: 4
- Airport Shuttle Service
- Babysitting Services
- Laundry Facilities*
- Xhosa (isiXhosa)
- Portfolio Collection
- 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
- AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.
Wellness & Spa: Massages, manicures & pedicures
Wedding Venues: Sibuya caters for weddings of up to 120 people. We do not charge a venue hire fee, however whilst a wedding is taking place we cannot accommodate non-wedding guests on the reserve so all 12 tents need to be booked out for at least the wedding night.
Conference Venues: Forest Camp provides the ideal setting for board meetings and small conferences of up to 24 delegates. Standard conference equipment (data projector, screen, notepads, pens, water and mints) is provided in our package.
Sibuya Game Reserve
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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling