An elegant 5-star safari lodge immersed in the Eastern Cape bush

Experience a dash of luxury in the bush with your safari getaway at Kichaka Lodge. Hidden in Lalibela Game Reserve, this refined lodge has been built to merge and match its natural surroundings. Escape the ordinary by spending your days in the library, cocktail bar, viewing deck, taking a dip in the rim-flow swimming pool, admiring the night sky from inside the boma area, or witnessing the wild on a classic game drive. The larger Lalibela Game Reserve area has a primary focus on conserving indigenous flora and fauna whilst taking into account the local community of this breathtaking wilderness.

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Best time to go to Eastern Cape Game Reserves

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The Eastern Cape has a Goldilocks climate – not too hot, not too cold – with plenty of sunshine, making it a prime year-round destination. The best time to visit for wildlife viewing is in the dry winter season from May to September as the foliage is sparse and animals flock to water sources. The winter nights can be very cold, so you will need your fleece and beanie. Between October and April, reserves are busier owing to the warm weather. You can also enjoy an abundance of baby animals, spring flowers and migratory birds during this period.

Rooms

Water Facing Suite

The 3 Water Facing Suites are decorated in the same luxurious style as the main lodge with each suite featuring its own private deck, heated plunge pool, and outside shower that allow guests to fully enjoy the view of the waterhole. Rooms boast comfortable king-sized beds, air conditioning, wifi, a minibar, and coffee facilities.

Bush Facing Suite

The 7 Bush Facing Suites are decorated in the same luxurious style as the main lodge. Each suite features its own private deck with a heated plunge pool and an outside shower surrounded by the African bush. Rooms boast comfortable king-sized beds, air conditioning, wifi, a minibar, and coffee facilities.

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