- Exciting "Big 5" game drives and invigorating walks
- Birdwatching and observing wildlife on horseback
- Enjoying a serene canoeing experience on the Kariega River
- Luxuriously appointed tented room and private deck
- Engaging in the art of fishing
- Embarking on thrilling deep-sea fishing adventures
- Discovering the area's rich history through guided tours
- Indulging in rejuvenating spa massages
- Not far from Kenton On Sea
- Lodge Type: Safari Lodge
- Location: Sibuya Private Game Reserve, South Africa
- Lodge Size: 8 Tented Suites
- Recommended Stay: 3-5 nights
Authentic Safari Adventures, Luxurious Tented Suites And Unforgettable Wildlife Encounters At Sibuya Forest Camp
Perfectly situated on the banks of the picturesque Kariega River Estuary, Sibuya Forest Camp offers a truly idyllic retreat. Tucked unobtrusively into the lush indigenous bush, this hidden gem combines essential comforts with warm and charming style.
Forest Camp's design showcases the rich beauty of the surrounding environment, with locally sourced textiles in shades of rust and burnt orange, supporting the talented weaving community of the region.
Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of this sub-tropical paradise, where the dense vegetation teems with an abundance of wildlife.
From graceful impala to majestic elephants, Sibuya Forest Camp promises an unforgettable game-viewing experience that ranks among the finest in the country.
Discover the magic of this captivating destination and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Sibuya Game Reserve is a 2300-hectare, Malaria-Free, Big Five reserve conveniently situated near Kenton on Sea in the Eastern Cape along South Africa's Sunshine Coast, just 130 km from Port Elizabeth and 150 km from East London.
Uniquely, guests journey by boat from the Sibuya Game Reserve reception in Kenton on Sea, up the stunningly beautiful Kariega River Estuary, to the camps situated at the water's edge to experience an eastern cape safari. This is an offering not matched by any other game reserve in South Africa.
The lush subtropical Eastern Cape Valley Bushveld, Grasslands and Coastal Forests play host to one of the highest densities of wildlife on the continent, ensuring one of the best game-viewing experiences in Africa. Breathtaking scenery and the sight of Africa's "Big Five" seen against an Indian Ocean backdrop complete a genuinely memorable experience here at Sibuya Game Reserve.
Rooms And Suites
Sibuya Forest Camp offers a tranquil retreat amidst pristine thicket. Its long wooden walkways lead to eight secluded tents, each featuring unique en-suite bathrooms and luxurious king-sized beds adorned with exquisite linen and furnishings.
For families, four tents are equipped with pull-out sleeper divans, providing a comfortable space for children to share with their parents. Alternatively, River camp is also an excellent choice for families.
Adding a touch of warmth and personalisation, each tent boasts a cosy fireplace, ensuring comfort during cooler evenings.
Cuisine And Wine
Immerse yourself in the ultimate culinary experience at Sibuya, where you can indulge in delectable buffet-style dining with a captivating African flair. Feel the vibrant atmosphere as you savour every bite, relishing in the diverse flavours and aromas that dance on your palate.
Picture yourself dining at the lapa, surrounded by the natural beauty of Sibuya, or enjoying an idyllic picnic amidst the breathtaking scenery. For a truly enchanting evening, imagine dining under a mesmerising canopy of stars in the open-air boma, where the night sky becomes your elegant backdrop.
To enhance your gastronomic journey, complement your meal with exquisite South African wine, carefully selected to perfectly harmonise with the culinary delights. From rich reds to crisp whites, each sip will transport you to the vineyards of South Africa, adding another layer of enchantment to your dining experience.
Sibuya Forest Camp is a retreat that takes you back to nature, offering a unique experience that combines adventure and relaxation in a tranquil setting. The common areas feature a thatched dining room and bar and a lounge with a cosy fireplace, perfect for evenings under the African sky.
Forest Camp is intentionally devoid of Wi-Fi or internet access, encouraging guests to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with the natural world.
Activities for guests to enjoy during their stay at Sibuya Bush Lodge include:
- Thrilling game drives to explore the wildlife
- Relaxing boat cruises on the picturesque waterways
- Fishing and fly-fishing for the angling enthusiasts
- Refreshing swimming sessions to cool off
- Serene canoeing experiences in the natural surroundings
- Tranquil beach walks to soak in the coastal beauty
In addition, there are various other enticing activities available near or around the reserve, such as:
- Exciting deep-sea fishing adventures for avid anglers
- Scenic coastal island cruises to discover hidden gems
- Invigorating wellness programs for rejuvenation
- Memorable horse riding experiences for equestrian enthusiasts
- Thrilling water skiing sessions for water sports lovers
- Immersive cultural and historical tours to delve into the rich heritage.
Spa And Wellness
Immerse yourself in a world of tranquillity at a small spa onsite, where an array of intimate and indulgent treatments are designed to help you unwind and find serenity.
Highly skilled therapists are committed to delivering a blissful experience, from revitalising facials to soothing body therapies. Step into an oasis of calm and allow us to spoil you with an opulent range of spa services.
Sibuya Forest Camp is a haven of tranquillity and natural beauty. Offering you a unique experience where African wilderness meets unrivalled comfort, the camp is an extraordinary blend of adventure, relaxation, and luxury.
Whether you seek to connect with nature, indulge in exquisite cuisine, explore diverse wildlife, or rejuvenate your senses, Sibuya Forest Camp is an unforgettable destination that promises a journey filled with unforgettable memories.
Embrace the magic of this idyllic retreat and let the melody of the wild serenade your African adventure.
Rates from R5 650.00 per person
- Sibuya Forest Camp Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Local beverages (juices, minerals, spirits, beers and fine house wines)
- Scheduled boat transfers to and from camp
- Afternoon and morning game drives
- Optional activities
- Imported drinks
- Items of a personal nature
- Conservation fees