Samara Private Game Reserve - Karoo Lodge

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Getaway Summary
RATE guide:
From R5000 per unit, depending on unit selected and time of year.
What We Say
There's something special about the Karoo, the tranquility and peace that it provides, and Samara Karoo Lodge (in the Samara Private Nature Reserve) is great place to experience this.

The game drives are provided by experienced guides allowing you to see some of the best game in the area among the 70,000 hectares of untouched soil. If time-out is more your thing, then there's a therapist on hand to provide a range of treatment and ease away the stress away with aromatic oils.

The Karoo Suites are individual Karoo-style cottages, each with luxury en-suite bathroom, air-con and fireplace.

The Lodge Suites are part of the manor house and open on to the veranda, a good place to kick back.

The Sibella Suites open onto a deck overlooking a water-hole where you'll see a range of bird-life.

Rates include two daily game activities, and for those who have a little one in tow there's a program for under 8s.

The diverse and unique environment will leave you feeling refreshed, that's if you can drag yourself away!
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Spectacular Samara! "
14 May 2018
By Kenyon v
"We stayed at Samara for 3 nights on our baby moon and it is safe to say that this was the most memorable experience we have ever had in South Africa, and we are South Africans, we’ve seen many things..."
"Taking you back in another time"
13 May 2018
By Tony S
"What a special place to have stayed. We were at Samara for three nights which was a treat. The landscape and terrain is unique and magical and game are on a scale that in very rare to see in a game..."
"Stupendous Samara"
13 May 2018
By janetsaner, Johannesburg
"We recently returned from the Karoo Lodge at Samara. The Karoo provided a unique setting - so different to any other game park. Wide plains, green with recent rains, distant mountains and the most..."
"Celebration weekend"
03 May 2018
By 713Jennifer, Cape Town Central
"We chose Samara Private Game Reserve as the destination to celebrate our 40th Wedding Anniversary. What a winner this turned out to be! From the very first email from Reservations Manager, Jenny..."
"Spectacular landscape and game viewing in a uniquely peaceful spot - a very special place"
02 May 2018
By Nicola S, Johannesburg, Michigan
"We spent 3 nights at Samara and loved every second. It is so peaceful and a very special place to go and relax while also experiencing a 5 star game lodge. We saw incredible game sightings (cheetah..."
"Complete Bliss!"
02 May 2018
By Mike V
"We recently spent three blissful nights at the incredible Samara – an absolute feast for the senses. Samara is a beacon of conservation and it was a privilege to have seen such an array of game on..."
"The most special place on the planet"
01 May 2018
By simon100000, London, United Kingdom
"You can't really put into words how special Samara is. The owners' immaculate taste flows through the stunningly beautiful lodge and suites, the manager Marnus has an energy almost as positive and..."
"A Wedding and venue to remember"
26 Apr 2018
By Z_Abrahamson, Salisbury, United Kingdom
"We were recently at Samara for a best friends wedding. Having stayed two nights at the Manor House and having to work with the staff in getting everything ready, as I was a part of the bridal party..."
"Superb location"
16 Apr 2018
By John P, Loughborough, United Kingdom
"We booked the Samara private game reserve for a special birthday and to see the Cheetahs in the wild. Well Samara more than made our visit special, what a delightful location, just everything that..."
"Amazing place"
16 Apr 2018
By celeryuk, London
"incredible experience, really remote, super service, loads of animals to see, high-spec service, great accommodation. the game drives were very good, Benedict (our ranger) was very good. We saw..."