If you are staying in Port Alfred why not venture out to one of the surrounding Game Reserves for your big African adventure. Port Alfred is blessed to have a number of world-class game reserves in its surrounding area, which are all within easy reach and just waiting to be explored!
Kariega Game Reserve
This game reserve is described as the ultimate safari experience situated at the end, or the beginning, of the world famous Garden Route. Kariega Game Reserve is a family-owned private reserve that covers 9,000 hectares and is the epitome of pristine African wilderness. Spectacular vistas abound as this reserve offers a unique combination of spectacular Big-5 game viewing and an incredible variety of fauna, flora and birdlife. All to be found in a landscape that incorporates 5 unique eco-systems. To visit Kariega Game Lodge can only be described as an experience that is both powerful and authentically African.
Sibuya Game Reserve
This Big Five reserve is truly unique. Sibuya is the only game lodge in South Africa that is accessed solely by boat along the breathtakingly beautiful Kariega River, offering an authentic African tented safari experience. You will be collected at the river mouth, in the small town of Kenton on Sea, and your unique experience starts immediately as you gently cruise along the estuary to the game reserve 9 kilometers upstream. Once at Sibuya you can choose from a mixture of game drives, river cruises, guided bush or beach walks, or for the more relaxed there is excellent bird watching and fishing to be enjoyed. If you are feeling energetic why not try canoeing or joining a deep-sea fishing trip. However you wish to spend your time, the unequalled splendor of viewing game against the magnificent backdrop of pristine coastal forest will make for an unforgettable experience.
Kikuyu Lodge Game Reserve
Whether this is your first time experiencing the African bush or you are a seasoned veteran in pursuit of a new adventure, Kikuyu Lodge Game Reserve will help you plan the safari of a lifetime. With over 200 different species of birds, a vast number of game such as impala, bushbuck, blesbok, springbok, kudu, gemsbok, red hartebeest, blue and black wildebeest, eland, reedbuck, duiker, giraffe, zebra and a variety of plants, this is truly a nature lover’s paradise. Enjoy stunning game watching and wildlife experiences whilst taking in the beautiful views of the Bushman River Valley.
So when you visit Port Alfred why not explore one of these reserves? Green Fountain Farm Resort will make sure your stay is one to remember. A big African adventure is just waiting for you…