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Our special offers

The Post-COVID special

We can’t think of a better destination post-lockdown than one with seemingly infinite space, abundant fresh air and healing landscapes. The Great Karoo, South Africa’s magical heartland, offers this in spades.

Visit Samara, the gem of this special region, from 1 September 2020 to 19 December 2020 and receive 25% off your stay.

  • Spend 2 nights or longer at Samara and receive 25% off rack rates
  • Valid for stays 1 September 2020 – 19 December 2020 inclusive
  • Applicable to all room types except Sibella Suites
  • Terms & conditions apply

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The South African special

Explore Samara, a unique South African destination with a true sense of place, with our South African special.

  • Valid on presentation of South African ID or passport
  • Valid for stays all year round except Christmas and Easter
  • Applicable to all room types except Sibella Suites
  • Terms & conditions apply

Get the special discount by contacting Jenny on +27 (0)31 262 0324 or reservations@samara.co.za, or enquire using the link below.

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The Winter Warmer: Stay 4, Pay 3

Winter is the ideal season to relax into the Karoo frame of mind. Mild, sunny days make walking safaris a pleasure, and wildlife tends to be easier to spot (including the elusive aardvark). Curl up by the fire after your evening drive with a delicious glass of South African red. Bliss!

Linger on safari a little longer this winter with our special Stay 4, Pay 3 offer.

  • Spend 4 nights at Samara and only pay for 3 – equivalent to 25% off
  • Applicable to all rooms except Sibella Suites
  • Valid 1 June 2020 – 31 August 2020 and 1 June 2021 – 31 August 2021 inclusive
  • Terms & conditions apply

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The Conservation Journey

Every Samara guest embarks on a holiday with purpose – helping us to achieve our conservation vision simply by supporting us. For those who want to delve a little deeper, we have put together an itinerary enabling participants to contribute meaningfully to our conservation efforts.

  • Spend 5 nights at Samara and receive 15% off rack rates
  • You will take part in daily conservation sessions, game drives and bush walks, a tracking lesson with the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy and a hike culminating in a fly-camp sleep-out
  • Applicable to all room types except Sibella Suites
  • Valid year-round except 20 December – 10 January
  • Terms & conditions apply

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The Clan Family Adventure

Is your family seeking quality time together away from the stresses of everyday life? Reconnect in the Karoo wilderness, with a programme of activities designed to keep all ages entertained. We recommend The Manor for an exclusive experience in your own private villa.

  • Spend 5 nights at Samara and receive 15% off rack rates
  • Applicable to all room types except Sibella Suites
  • Valid year-round except 20 December – 10 January
  • Terms & conditions apply
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The Karoo Combo: Stay 6, Pay 4 at Samara & Drostdy Hotel

Why not combine the Great Karoo’s premier private game reserve with a stay in the charming town of Graaff-Reinet at the Drostdy Hotel? With our Karoo Combo you can.

Spend 3 nights with us and 3 nights at the Drostdy and get 2 of your nights free.

  • Spend 3 nights at Samara and only pay for 2
  • Spend 3 nights at Drostdy Hotel and only pay for 2
  • Valid year-round except 7 December – 12 January
  • Terms and conditions apply
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The Returning Friends Special

We are always thrilled to welcome return guests back to Samara. You’ll receive a special discount as a token of our thanks, and a bigger discount if you bring first-timer friends with you!

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The Pensioner Special

Samara offers a pensioner special for South Africans on presentation of your ID and pensioners card (or other proof of status).

  • Valid for stays April – September, Monday – Thursday (weekends and public holidays excluded)
  • Applicable to all room types except Sibella Suites
  • Direct bookings only
  • Terms & conditions apply

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The Last-minute special

Book within 72 hours of your arrival date and receive a substantial discount off advertised rates, subject to availability.

  • Valid only at Karoo Lodge, excluding Sibella Suites
  • Direct bookings only
  • Terms & conditions apply

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Terms and conditions

  • All specials are subject to availability
  • Specials cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, promotions or credits
  • Specials are subject to change without prior notice
  • Your chosen special must be quoted at the time of booking to qualify for any discount

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