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Sibuya Game Reserve
Conservation Area
Game Reserve
Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa
-33.6782583326, 26.6771861104



Thought by some to be one of South Africa’s most breathtakingly beautiful private game reserves, Sibuya offers Big 5 game viewing over very varied terrain and vegetation on 3744 hectares. The reserve is part of the Indalo Protected Environment in the Eastern Cape of South Africa (Part of the National Protected Area Expansion Strategy for South Africa.)

From the moderately open river plains, through the pristine lower Albany thicket, there are also patches of Cape fynbos and a windswept, grassy plateau favoured by many of the larger grazing animals. The delightfully scenic Kariega River estuary winds its way through heavily wooded thickets on steep slopes before opening out onto wide, grassy flats and sandbanks just upstream of the river’s mouth into the Indian Ocean. Due to Sibuya’s high carrying capacity, one is assured of an intensive and varied game-viewing experience in spectacular surroundings.

Anti-poaching initiatives:

Sibuya Game Reserve is large enough to accommodate up to 100 rhino - Our aim is to convert the reserve into a rhino sanctuary where we can protect these beautiful beasts from the poaching scourge. In order to do so we need to secure the entire reserve with the latest most advanced anti-poaching technology that would guarantee us a 99% safe 'rhino friendly' zone.

We are therefore looking for a donor or donors that can partner with us so that we can purchase the equipment needed to secure the property.


Conservation & Community Highlights:

  1. White Rhino protection and conservation
  2. Estuarine pipe fish conservation activities
  3. Spekboom planting and indigenous habitat expansion
  4. Local community environmental education programs and river clean ups (Kariega estuary)
  5. Hosting of international volunteers for environmental education and hospitality programs


Future Aims:

  1. Black Rhino introduction and expansion
  2. Cheetah rehabilitation and development project on the reserve
  3. Rhino sanctuary


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