Welcome to Karibu River Retreat and Game Lodge

Karibu River Retreat and Game Lodge offers guests tranquil bushveld accommodation on opposite sides of the Elands River 20 km from Marble Hall and 20km from Siyabuswa on a working citrus farm of Howard Fruit Farming. Less than 2 hours drive from Johannesburg or 120km from Pretoria or Polokwane you can experience this peaceful bushveld country side and sit on the deck of the lapa overlooking the dam in this malaria free area and enjoy the big variety of birdlife. Impala, Blou wilde beest, Kudu, Blesbok, Zebra, Giraffe and Osteriches graze the veld surrounding the accommodation and quench their thirst in the dam or river.

Karibu River Retreat comprises of 2 x self-catering units as well as individual double rooms that can be booked seperate or as a unit.  As a private unit it is the ideal getaway for a family or group of friends not wanting to be distrurbed by others. It provides accommodation for 12 - 16 people.

Karibu Game Lodge consists of 4 x self catering chalets, each with there own braai areas. As a private unit it can sleep 12 guests.

Visitors and guests can explore the game farm on foot, mountain bike or use your vehicle. Remember to bring your camera and binoculars.

There are 3 dams for fishing or bird watching.

Currently we do not have quads for hire but guests can bring their own quads to follow the quad trial along and across the riverbed or go on an escorted outride where we have access to unlimited kilometers of dirt roads on thousands of hectares of trust lands via the neighbouring farms.

Guided outrides (between 70km - 160km) can be arranged according to the requirement of our guests. Our outrides are our speciality and you will enjoy the thrill of bushtrails, river crossings and other obstacles.