Two game activities (drive or walk) daily with experienced guides
Children’s programme (children under 8 years are not allowed on scheduled game drives)
Selected local drinks during game activities
Telephone calls and fax
Curio shop purchases
All beverages not mentioned above
Transfers to and from the Samara property
Conservation levy (see below)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (KAROO LODGE ONLY):
Plus 50% of per person per night sharing rate applicable to single occupancy.
A conservation contribution is payable on departure. This contribution enables Samara to meet the costs of the running of the reserve. The contribution is R65 per person per day for South African residents and R120 per person per day for international guests. Children pay 50%.
BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
Reservations are not confirmed until such time as a deposit has been paid.
A 25% deposit of the total accommodation amount and any air/road transfers organised by Samara is payable within 14 days of the date of booking.
The remaining 75% must be paid 30 days prior to arrival.
Reservations made within 30 days of arrival date must be confirmed by full payment within 48 hours.
Reservations cancelled 46+ days prior to arrival will be charged at 5% of the total accommodation amount.
Reservations cancelled 45-21 days prior to arrival will be charged at 50% of the total accommodation amount.
Reservations cancelled 20-0 days prior to arrival will be charged at 100% of the total accommodation amount.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
Children of all ages are welcome at Samara
Dedicated children’s programme on offer daily at Karoo Lodge. Programme can be tailored for children at The Manor.
Only children aged 8 and older are allowed on scheduled game drives. All children will experience a shortened kiddies-only ‘bumble’ drive.
All children before their 3rd birthday, sharing with adults, are free of charge at Karoo Lodge and The Manor.
All children aged 3 to 14, sharing with adults, pay 50% of the adult rate at Karoo Lodge (not Sibella Suites) and The Manor.
All guests aged 14 and over are required to take their own room at adult rates.
A maximum of 2 children can be accommodated on extra beds in Karoo Suites, and a maximum of 1 child in Lodge Suites, sharing with 2 adults.
3 or more adults are not permitted to share rooms.
Road and air transfers can be arranged on request and at additional cost.
These are handled by accredited charter companies.
Quotes are given subject to change without notice.
For safety reasons flights are subject to weather conditions. A substitute transfer will be arranged by road if required.
A cancellation fee may be incurred if a confirmed charter is cancelled by the client.
Please discuss your requirements with Reservations.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIMES:
Check-in is at 2pm
Check-out is at 11am
MasterCard, Visa, Diners Card and American Express are all accepted.
Credit card transactions cannot be processed without signed authorisation being faxed to us.
PLEASE ADVISE RESERVATIONS OF:
Any dietary requirements and we will do our utmost to oblige.
Any special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
Estimated time of arrival
Method of transport
Mobile number in South Africa (if any)
Bed preference – twin or double
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Samara is free from malaria and other tropical diseases.
Full hospital, consultant and general medical services are available in Graaff-Reinet and/or Port Elizabeth.
For transfers from Samara’s airstrip to either lodge, a conservation contribution will be charged.