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Abby the giraffe
Abby the Friendly Giraffe

Have you heard of Abby the friendly giraffe? Abby is a giraffe living at Areena Riverside Resort Private Game Reserve. He is a male giraffe although he has a girlie name – ABBY. His name ABBY, actually stands for Abnormally Big Baby.  When he arrived at Areena he was just a baby being fed on…

Get a kiss from Abby this Valentines

Wondering what to do this upcoming Valentine’s Day with your special person? Visit Areena Riverside Resort and enjoy a delicious riverside Sunday morning breakfast with your loved one, including coffee at Areena Quays Restaurant on Valentine’s Day 14 February 2021. Spend the morning on the Kwelera River, taking in the amazing views, on an unguided…

Top 10 things to do at Areena

With so many activities to choose from at Areena, we have tried to narrow it down to a top 10 list of must do activities for you. MEET ABBY – our friendly giraffe Abby loves to meet new people. Enjoy a giraffe interaction, get a kiss and take a selfie with Abby. COMPLETE THE 10…

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 rider per quad bike. Our…

Abby sends his well wishes to all fighting the COVD -19 outbreak

Abby our friendly and famous giraffe, was not to be left out of the encouragement. He took part in a little photo-shoot, just before South Africa was put under lock down, and we thought we would share some of his pictures with you all.   Our staff had some fun with Abby during the shoot,…

Abby wows Minnesota students

The Abby fan club grows on a daily basis, and this fame is world known, we are surprised daily at just how far his Abby welcomes students from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, Minnesota USA. Abby has worldwide fame, and loves meeting his fans up close, and of course sharing a…

AREENA ADVENTURE Zip line with Abby

A recent zip line at our AmaZing Zing Zip line 10 stage zip line was joined by a rather keen participant, Abby our giraffe. Very keen to keep a close eye on proceedings, he followed the group from zip line to zip line much to the delight of the participants. Our zip line has 10…