Areena is home to a few Nyala

Areena is home to a few Nyala, and you may have seen them grazing grasses, leaves, twigs, fruits and flowers in our game reserve. The male Nyala has a dark grey head and body with white stripes along its torso. The lower legs are tan in colour, the Nyala has…

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Emu’s have blue Eggs!

Did you know the Emu lays a blue egg? Well it does, a beautiful blue egg that hatches about 8 weeks after it was laid. And we are lucky enough to have a few Emu chicks successfully hatch this season and are being nurtured by their fathers. Although not native…

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Let’s Hike Club Visit Areena Riverside Resort

The Lets Hike Club chose Areena as their hiking destination of choice on the 30 September 2018 and we were very happy to welcome them for the first time to Areena. With a great amount of interest shown from their members, we saw 120 hikers joining the group on the…

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Areena Birders Corner – August 2018

Greater Honeyguide Our bird this month is the Greater Honeyguide. This bird is shrouded in myth and folklore and is reputed to guide humans and certain animals to wild beehives.  The locality of beehives is known to these birds that wait for a potential ‘hive robber’ to pass by. The…

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July Birders Corner – Red-capped Robin-Chat

Red-capped Robin-Chat at Areena Riverside Resort The past few articles of the Areena Birders Corner have focused on a few of the large species of birds to be found in the Resort.  This month we will turn our attention and focus on one of the smaller species, the Red-capped Robin-Chat. …

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Areena Adventure Birthday Parties

Areena Kids Adventure Birthday Parties Adventure parties are becoming ever popular and here at Areena we are able to provide just that.  Areena is adventure, and we can offer just that to the youngsters wanting to bring their friends to celebrate their very exciting birthday party. From scavenger hunts, pool…

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