Spanning the magnificent Kariega Estuary on its course to meet the warm Indian Ocean, malaria-free
Sibuya is South Africa’s only ‘Big 5’ game reserve accessed solely by boat.
After arriving at Sibuya’s reception near the river mouth in Kenton-on-Sea, guests embark on a
meandering 45-minute boat cruise to the breathtakingly beautiful Reserve
With just 4 or 8 luxury tents in each camp and 4 elegant suites in the lodge, our professional guides are
able to offer personalised game drives, rewarding walks, exclusive boat trips and sumptuous beach and
Swimming, canoeing and fishing are also on offer.
Our all-inclusive package includes: Accommodation, all meals, local beverages, scheduled boat
transfers to and from camp, afternoon and morning game drives, bush walking, fishing and canoeing
We have 3 properties, I have listed short descriptions below
Forest Camp, with its long wooden walkways meandering through pristine thicket, has eight secluded tents with
unique en-suite bathrooms and comfortable king-sized beds – complete with luxury linen and furnishings. Four of
the eight tents are equipped with a pull-out sleeper divan – available if necessary for a child sharing with parents.
A cozy fireplace in each tent adds a personal touch and provides comfort on the chillier nights. Children over the
age of 12 are welcome.
A favourite amongst friends, families and sole-use groups, this small and intimate camp has four beautifully
appointed tented rooms, all en-suite.
Ground level pathways and large fold our sofa beds make River Camp particularly well suited for those with
children. Located on an ancient floodplain, the camp affords spectacular views of the river from its sweeping
Children of all ages are welcome in River Camp
As Sibuya is an Eco destination, the camps are run almost exclusively on solar power unless the weather
interferes, then there is gas backup. Sibuya has a light footprint, light pollution is kept to a minimum, energy
efficient lighting and solar lamps enhance the atmosphere. (River Camp and Forest Camp)
Bush Lodge has four secluded luxury thatched suites.
These stunningly appointed units are private, spacious and fully en-suite with outside and inside showers and
private sun/viewing decks. Each room has a tea/coffee station and for hot summer nights, air-conditioning. A
wood-burning fireplace adds a cosy touch for the cooler winter evenings.
Bush Lodge is only available to adults with children over the age of 12.
Sibuya offers a variety of daily trips onto the Reserve hosted by a professional guide.
A leisurely cruise up the Kariega River is followed by a three hour game drive and a delicious cold buffet
lunch on the banks of the river. Alternatively there is a full day option available with a cruise, two game
drives and lunch with the third option offering a cruise up the river followed by a delectable lunch in
one of the camps.
A slow cruise back to Kenton-on-Sea as the sun sets is a fitting end to a wonderful experience with
Bespoke packages can be arranged for birders, year-end functions and other celebrations