Lucky Lynx sighting

Have you ever watch a nature program and wished you could see some of the wondrous sightings or animal hunts in persons? To be amazed at the natural order of life unfold in front of your very eyes? That very opportunity presented itself at Areena Riverside Resort, a little while…

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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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Try some bird watching in your own Garden

Bird watching is an easy activity to do, and can be done from the comfort of your own home, you do not need to venture far. Encourage birds into your garden, by planting flowers to attract sunbirds, create water features, for bathing and drinking. Put up a bird feeder with…

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Happy Fantastic Father’s Day!

Wishing all Fathers a very fantastic Father’s Day on the 21 June 2020! Areena Riverside Resort would like to send a special Father, Ed Rathbone, the Father of Areena, a big hug and thank you, for all that he does, as a dad, a boss and a friend. We celebrate…

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Areena visiting tortoises

Come meet Rambo, Randel, Pickle, Meryl, Bobby, Bruce and Tarzan’s Jane…. Areena’s walking shells, each one named, so we can keep track of who is who. Yes that’s right we have beautiful tortoises living among us in the wild calling Areena home, but roam freely between the neighbouring farms. If…

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AREENA RESORT HOSTS FORD 4 X 4 TRAINING WITH AMATOLA WATER

I had the opportunity to join Amatola Water on their recent 4 x 4 training hosted by Ford Adventure Club at Areena recently.  Many locals spotted the numerous vehicles in the game reserve over the few days that the training was hosted, and were curious as to what exactly was…

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Sunset 5km Trail Areena Riverside Resort 20 December 2019

We are incredibly excited to partner up with Areena again for our 2019 Sunset Trail Series. The Sunset Trail Series is a 3 part series, featuring three trail runs, at three fantastic venues along the East Coast. Each of these runs are 5km long, and will start at 18h15, to…

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Areena Adventure Team build, to celebrate the year end

Remember that saying: ‘work hard, play hard?” Well, Areena Riverside Resort has you covered, with our corporate team build activity, is perfect ‘play hard’, after all the ‘work hard’. Our Team Build is a perfect way to reward employees for their hard work or the perfect way to get the…

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The Inquisitive Ostrich

Some interesting facts about the inquisitive ostrich you may not know: Their diet consists mainly of roots, leaves, and seeds, and sometimes insects, snakes, lizards, and rodents. Sand and pebbles which they also eat, help them grind up their food in their gizzard, a specialized, muscular stomach. They are the…

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