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Malaria free Eastern Cape lodge Sibuya Malaria free Eastern Cape lodge Sibuya
One of the best-rated tented camps by its guests: Malaria free Sibuya Game Reserve in Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Province, with tented lodge accommodation, the Big 5 and more navigable river than any other game reserve in South Africa. A real bush beach experience for excellent value for money. Day safari available.

Sibuya Game Reserve in the Eastern Province is a bush park with more navigable river than any other game reserve in South Africa. The birdlife is consequently prolific: there are nearly 400 different species. The breathtakingly beautiful reserve is sanctuary to an abundance of diverse wildlife from elephants to otters, and almost everything in between, including the Big Five.

A real bush experience

The Sibuya bush park in Kenton-on-Sea offers luxury tented lodge accommodation in the Eastern Cape and prides itself on superb cuisine. There are two tented camps which satisfy the different needs of guests.


Malaria free lodge

Sibuya's reception is in the holiday village of Kenton-on-Sea in the Eastern Province, about 130 kms (80 miles) equidistant from Port Elizabeth and East London.

The unique bush beach experience starts immediately with a half-hour boat transfer to River or Forest Camp. Turtles, dolphins and whales might be seen near the river mouth. Both camps nestle in riverine forest and have been constructed in an environmentally conscious manner. Guests are hosted and guided by a team of experienced professionals.

River Camp – a newly built tented camp

Sibuya Game Reserve River Camp Sibuya Game Reserve River Camp
The smaller, more intimate River Camp is a tented lodge with four tents, ideal for families with children, or for sole-use specialist groups.

The luxury tents measure 25 square meters (300 square feet), are adjoined by an en-suite bathroom and accommodate two adults sharing in top-of-the-range king or twin beds, and sits under an all-weather roof.

Decks offer views of the river or forest. Cot or camp beds are available for children sharing with adults.

Part of the purpose of a getaway is to relax and enjoy the bush experience! River Camp offers ample opportunity for guests to do Kids on safari at Sibuya Kids on safari at Sibuya
this, and few pastimes can be more soporific than lying on a hammock with a book, listening to the birds in the trees.

Sibuya’s creative chef and his capable team take great pride in the preparation and presentation of the cuisine, which has attracted some rave reviews!  

The dining experience at the tented camps has to be tried to be believed. Good South African wines are served with the meals.

Forest Camp – the honeymooner’s choice

Perfectly situated on the banks of the Kariega River, but tucked unobtrusively away into the vegetation.

Adopting a low impact model, Forest Camp’s tented lodge accommodation is built on expansive, slightly raised wooden decks and has long wooden walkways through pristine thicket which allow elderly and disabled guests to move around with ease.

The bush park Sibuya offers true luxury tented accommodation: each tent measures 40 square meters (450 square feet), is adjoined by a large en-suite bathroom, accommodates two adults sharing in top-of-the-range king or twin beds, and sits under an all-weather roof. Sibuya Forest Camp tented lodge Sibuya Forest Camp tented lodge
Wide decks offer views of the river or forest.

No destination can succeed without a loyal and dedicated staff.

At the Sibuya tented camps, the camp and hospitality staff are extremely friendly and helpful, and will go out of their way to ensure a memorable stay for their guests.

Sibuya’s guides include some of the most experienced in the business.  

Their love of the environment and their enthusiasm for their work is infectious, and guests will find them to be not only knowledgeable guides but also gracious hosts.

Sibuya offers a bush beach combination Sibuya offers a bush beach combination
Customized and personal safari activities

The most popular activities on Sibuya are the malaria free game drives and walks, but many guests also take advantage of the opportunity to try their hand at fishing from the camp jetties.  

Canoes at the camps are regularly used by guests, keen paddlers and novices alike. Birding and game viewing on horseback is a wonderful way to experience nature at close quarters. 

Birdsong provides the perfect background sound while enjoying a massage on the deck of one of our luxurious tents.  

Excursions off the bush park reserve can also be arranged for activities such as golf, horse-riding (on the Kenton-on-Sea beaches), deep-sea fishing or historical tours of the area. Due to its proximity to pristine beaches Sibuya can offer a unique bush beach combination.

Bespoke packages can be arranged for birding enthusiasts and nature lovers who would like to learn more about the environment, guiding and tracking skills.

Please contact me for more information about Sibuya Game Reserve, tented camps in the Kenton-on-Sea area, malaria free Eastern Province tented lodges, bush park and bush beach accommodation as well as day safari offers.