Woman’s Day Weekend with Areena Quays

It is that time of year already when we can give thanks for the woman in our lives. Celebrate Woman’s Day Weekend with a delicious meal at Areena Quays Restaurant. From Friday 7th August 2020 until Monday 10 August 2020 we will be OPEN, yes you read that correctly, you…

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Couples Adventure Package

We are sure by now, lock down has built up your need for some outdoor adventure and activity. We have put together a fun little adventure for you and your partner, to get you out into the fresh air, to get some exercise, do some game viewing and have some…

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Adventure Village Open for bookings

Our Adventure Village is open for certain activities at this time. Available to book are; Quad bike safari tours, Giraffe interactions, hiking and canoe hire. The Quad safari tour options are a 20 min tour at R180pp, the 60 min tour at R340pp and 2hr tour at R480pp. One Adult…

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History of Cottage no 1

Areena Riverside Resort, started as a caravan park in the early 1980’s along the Kwelera River, with only 30 sites, then gradually increased to 70 sites. As the resort developed, it was decided that self-catering accommodation was needed and planning began. The first unit was the water reservoir converted into…

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Areena accommodation OPEN with resort restrictions July 2020

We are happy to announce that under advanced level 3 restrictions (July 2020) we are now able to open our self-catering accommodation to leisure travelers from the Eastern Cape. Come and enjoy our wide open spaces, beautiful scenery and enjoy a break from the stresses of life. A walk along…

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History of Rondavel 1

Our popular Thatched Rondavel no 1 has an interesting history that you may not know. It started out as a farm reservoir supplying the only ablution block in the caravan park for the first four years or so. This was when Areena Riverside Resort was only a caravan park. When…

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Areena Staff focus – Chandre

We thought we would share a little peak into one of our Areena Staff Members – Chandre, who has been working at Areena since November 2019. I am originally from Stutterheim, but now call the East Coast my home. I have a few hobbies that keep me sane, I paint…

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Areena, a place we call home

A camping holiday with the grandchildren back in 2000, started their love of Areena. A few years later, having loved what Areena offered they took up a more permanent site and become an Areena Clubmember. Fast forward a few more years, Ann sold her business and they both decided to…

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Areena Baby Zebra and Lamb

Although spring is a few months away, we have seen a few new offspring being born at Areena this past week. Firstly we were introduced to an adorable and super fluffy baby zebra. It was proudly paraded for us by its mother when she came for an extra morning treat…

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