This excellent family-friendly accommodation is the perfect safari adventure for you! Beautifully set out and comprising of a family suite as well as smaller, more intimate suites for couples, Carnarvon Dale is the perfect getaway.
The main lodge, known as Bottom House is an 1820 Settler Farmhouse and acts as a communal area for guests. A 1907 Edwardian cottage will house guests during their stay. Amakhala is rich in wildlife and sights of the Big 5 are not uncommon. Enthralling safari activities are readily available to guests. As well as this, Carnarvon Dale also offers boat cruises along the Bushman’s River.
As Carnarvon Dale is situated in the renowned Amakhala Game Reserve, guests are guaranteed to experience some of the best safari activities available. Amakhala is rich in wildlife and sights of zebra, antelope, wildebeest, cheetah, giraffe and members of the Big 5 are not uncommon. For those wanting a more relaxing activity, Carnarvon offers boat cruises along the Bushman’s River.
Situated in Frontier Country, Carnarvon Dale is an 1857 family farm on the banks of the Bushman’s River. This historic Settler farmhouse once provided lodgings for travellers, whose journeys had been halted by the flooded river, until it was safe for them to cross. In this same tradition of hospitality, we welcome you into our home and invite you to share in our heritage.
Once too, travellers recorded that our open plains were home to the mighty elephant and fearsome lion and that the valley bushveld teemed with game of many species. As you return to nature, so nature will return to you all that is good. We invite you to share in our magical conservation experience.
Fantastic wildlife, including the renowned Big 5, isa common sight within the Amakhala Game Reserve. Lasting anywhere from three to four hours, game drives, offered by Carnarvon Dale, are an excellent way to observe the wildlife. Game drives take place in the neighbouring Shamwari Private Game Reserve as well. As well as game drives, guests can also enjoy guided bush walks where they will discover a plethora of small mammals, insects, birds as well as a variety of plants. The guides are eager to teach you about the stunning South African bushland, so do not hesitate to ask questions.
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