The Karongwe Game Reserve is an untamed garden of eden where the spoor of wildlife invites you to explore the timeless beauty of the bush; where an oasis of unimaginable luxury provides the greatest vantage point to the Big Five and its vast, untouched wilderness.
Created by private landowners the Karongwe Private Game Reserve comprises 8 500ha of African bushveld and is situated east of the Drakensberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province.
The landscape within the reserve is characterized by undulating terrain, interspersed with rocky outcrops.
Game is plentiful on the Reserves including elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo, wild dog, cheetah, spotted and brown hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, bushbuck, steenbok, duiker, impala, waterbuck, blackbacked and sidestriped jackal, honey badger, baboon, vervet monkey, mongoose, warthog, bushpig, tortoise; special nocturnal creatures are porcupine, aardvark, civet, genet, caracal, serval and spring hare.
Water species are hippo, crocodile, otter and terrapins. Lot's of bird species are seen, especially at the big dams and along the rivers.
On 1st January 2017, Karongwe Private Game Reserve will introduce a new conservation levy to the Karongwe Reserve. This levy is essential in the fight against chromalena, poaching, and many other activities that preserve the wildlife heritage of the Karongwe Reserve for future generations to come. Conservation levies are not included in the accommodation rates, and will be R40 per person and must be settled by the guest on departure at each respective lodge.