South African Lodges

Shamwari Game Reserve

Address
Shamwari Game Reserve
Eastern Cape
South Africa
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Lodge Type
Spa, Family, Conference, Leisure, Game Lodge, Tented Camp, Big Five
R5220.00SINGLE RATE
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Shamwari Game Reserve Reviews & Information

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Malaria free, 'Big Five' Shamwari Game Reserve is in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.  Readily available from Port Elizabeth, this game reserve offers travellers a five-star luxury safari experience with unforgettable wildlife encounters.  Situated along the beautiful Bushmans River, the reserve's lodges are set halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown

Accommodation

Guests may choose to stay at one of the six different lodges and the Explorer Camp to perfectly compliment their African adventure experience. Ranging from the colonial and bush style Sarili Lodge to the exclusive and serene Eagles Crag Lodge and the luxury tented Bayethe Lodge, this game reserve offers a great variety of different safari accommodation.

Travellers with various requirements, such as honeymoon couples, leisure travellers, adventurers as well as families travelling with children, find suitable safari options in this reserve.

Accommodation options:

  •  Eagles Crag Lodge
  •  Sarili Lodge
  •  Bayethe Lodge
  •  Riverdene Lodge
  •  Long Lee Manor
  •  Villa Lobengula
  •  Explorer Camp.

Eagles Crag Lodge

Complete with in and outdoor showers as well as private plunge pools with deck, the seven luxurious suites at Eagles Crag Lodge are tucked away, surrounded by mountain cliffs. The spacious suites incorporate stone and glass thus affording guests magnificent vistas of the rock faces. This lodge offers a library, a bar/cigar lounge with fireplace and big screen television, an upstairs lounge, a relaxation retreat with two therapy rooms, hydro bath, steam room and sauna as well as a gift boutique and a business desk with internet access.

Villa Lobengula

This exclusive Villa provides six suites which consist of the King bedded Chief Suite which features a private plunge pool, a lounge and fireplace, the two Twin/King bedded Junior Suites, each of which has a private plunge pool and the three Twin/King bedded Junior Suites.  Facilities at this lodge include an outdoor swimming pool, the Tesla meditation deck, a Yoga studio, a fitness room, a sanctuary with steam room and sauna, a library collection, a wine cellar, a small gift boutique and a main lounge with a central media centre.  WiFi is available here, and an electric perimeter fence surrounds the lodge.

Long Lee Manor

Gracious living combined with elegance from a bygone era can be experienced at the Long Lee Manor House.  Colonial accommodation is surrounded by manicured gardens, swimming pools and ponds, welcoming terraces and verandas, all of which provide excellent views of the bushveld plains which team with wildlife.

Facilities at this lodge include the Relaxation Retreat (2 therapy rooms, steam room, sauna), fitness centre, gift boutique, in and outdoor dining facilities, a business desk with internet access and WiFi as well as a wine cellar.  The electric perimeter fence allows guests to enjoy the outdoors. The accommodation consists of the Honeymoon Suite with balcony, the Twin bedded Manor Suite with balcony, Twin bedded Garden Suites (inter-leading), Twin bedded Palm Court Luxury Rooms (one is wheelchair friendly with wheelchair ramps), Twin bedded Sidbury Suites, as well as the Twin, bedded Sidbury Luxury Room.

Bayethe Lodge

Accommodation in luxury tents makes for a memorable safari experience.  At the Bayethe Lodge, the refined tents nestle amongst the abundant vegetation, offering travellers a feeling of seclusion and privacy with vistas of the bush.  Facilities include the famous Bush Relaxation Retreat, a gift boutique, a welcoming lounge area with TV, in and outdoor dining venues, an outdoor swimming pool with sundeck as well as a business desk with internet access.

Bayethe Hills consists of 2 King bedded Superior Tents, and 1 Twin bedded Superior Tent while Bayethe Luxury features 3 King bedded Luxury Tents, and 6 Twin bedded Luxury Tents.  Each of the 12 detached tents can accommodate a maximum of two adults. Besides convenient standard features such as mini bars and en-suite bathrooms, the tents offer private plunge pools as well as indoor baths and outdoor showers.

Riverdene Family Lodge

This African colonial lodge offers 9 Luxury Rooms which are made up of 6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms, and 3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches.  Seven of these rooms are interleading and can accommodate a maximum of two adults sharing with one child which is subject to the availability of rooms with sleeper couches.

The elegantly restored frontier homestead, Riverdene, welcomes families travelling with children of all ages.  Activities are available to entertain children while kids may also participate in the exciting “Kids on Safari” program.  Lodge facilities include a rim-flow swimming pool with shallow area for children, a supervised playroom and jungle gym, a gift boutique, a boma overlooking Bushmans River, a bar and lounge, a business desk with internet access as well as in and outdoor dining facilities.

Sarili Lodge

This Lodge at Shamwari offers the ideal combination of a bush and colonial experience.  Ideally suited for families and small parties, Sarili Lodge is perched above the Bushman’s River.  Only five suites are available, which consist of two Luxury Rooms with balconies overlooking the river, two Luxury Rooms with patio and one Suite with television, sleeper couch and balcony overlooking the river.

Lodge facilities include the deck which looks over the Bushmans River, a heated swimming pool with shallow area for children, a lounge with fireplace and satellite television, in and outdoor dining venues as well as a business desk and WiFi connection.

Activities

The activities on offer all involve wildlife and nature conservation.  Thrilling early morning and afternoon/evening game drives offer guests the opportunity to meet the 'Big Five' and other animals in close encounters.  Modern open game viewing vehicles allow for comfort and best game viewing, the game rangers provide insightful information about the flora and fauna.

Relaxing health and beauty spa treatments can be enjoyed in the Relaxation Retreats, while a visit to the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary, as well as the Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre and The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, are highly recommended.

Activities:

  •  Game drives
  •  Game walks/walking safaris
  •  Bird watching
  •  Spa treatments
  •  Swimming
  •  Visit the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary
  •  Visit to the Ian Player Rhino Awareness Center
  •  Visit to The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

Kids on Safari

Families experience a memorable, educational and fun family safari at Shamwari.  Upon arrival, kids receive a gift pack and activity options with the family are discussed keeping the children's ages, interest as well as weather in mind.  Child minding services are available at an additional charge for children younger than four years as they are too young to participate in the game drives.

At the Born Free Foundation Big Cat Rescue Centre, the activities focus on the conservation of species and the protection of habitat.  Children encounter various animals at the Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre, which are being prepared for release back into the wild.

Wellness: Relaxation Retreats

At the Relaxation Retreats, guests may choose from a selection of body and beauty treatments which cater to both women and men. The spas are at Long Lee Manor, at the Eagles Crag Lodge, at the Bayethe Tented Lodge and the Lobengula Lodge.  Furthermore, spa and beauty treatments can also be arranged for guests who stay at the Riverdene and the Santilli Lodge.

Eagles Crag Lodge Retreat:

  •  Two treatments rooms
  •  Hydrobath
  •  Sauna and steam bath.

Villa Lobengula Retreat:

  •  Two treatment rooms
  •  Steam room and sauna.

Long Lee Manor Retreat:

  •  Two treatment rooms
  •  Steam room and gym.

Bayethe Bush Retreat:

  •  Twin treatment room
  •  guests enjoy spa treatments in the privacy of their rooms.

Below detailed information about the Shamwari Game Reserve is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Private plunge pool
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at the Shamwari Game Reserve

Eagles Crag Lodge, Villa Lobengula, Long Lee Manor, Bayethe Lodge, Riverdene Lodge and Sarili Lodge all provide professional chefs who delight guests for breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner.  With prior arrangements, special dietary requests can be catered for.

The Spa

Guests staying at the exclusive Shamwari Game Lodges are welcome to rejuvenate body, mind and soul at one of Shamwari's Relaxation Retreats. Inspired by the beautiful and tranquil surrounding nature, the vast selection of exclusive spa treatments cater for both men and women.

The calm and serene Relaxation Retreats at the Shamwari Game Reserve are at Long Lee Manor, Eagles Crag Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Lobengula Lodge. Spa treatments can also be arranged for guests staying at the Riverdene Lodge and Shamwari's Bushmans River Lodge.

Spa facilities at Shamwari's exclusive Lodges:

  •  Eagles Crag Lodge Retreat: 2 treatments rooms, a hydro bath, sauna and steam bath
  •  Lobengula Lodge Retreat: 2 treatment rooms, a steam room and sauna
  •  Long Lee Manor Retreat: 2 treatment rooms, a steam room and outdoor jacuzzi
  •  Bayethe Bush Retreat: twin treatment room or guests can enjoy spa treatments in the privacy of their rooms

Game viewing

Game drives are available during the morning and evening accompanied by a professional game ranger in an open game viewing vehicle. Special interests of guests including bird watching and star gazing can be catered for. The game drives usually are between three and four hours and include a sundowner stop and a coffee stop in the morning.
 

Walking safaris

Guided walks are often the highlight of an unforgettable African trip as one learns about the fauna and flora which surrounds one. These steps are carried out by specially trained and qualified game rangers.

Bird watching

The reserve is home to a large variety of birdlife.   A wide range of different raptors can be observed here which include Black Harriers, Pale Chanting Goshawks, Black-shouldered Kites, Fish Eagles, Booted Eagles and Secretary Birds.

Furthermore, this reserve is home to water birds such as the Three-banded Lapwings, African Darters, Malachite Kingfishers, the occasional Spoonbill, African Shelduck and the strange looking Hamerkop.  The colourful and magnificent birdlife is enough to keep a bird-watching enthusiast interested for a few days.

Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

The aim is to rehabilitate and return all animals back into the wild.  The Shamwari Rehabilitation Centre is amongst the best in Southern Africa and is fully registered to provide veterinary care to young, abandoned, orphaned or injured animals.

On arrival, guests are met by a member of this caring team who presents the facilities and explains what it is that they do.  During the recovery phase, the animals are kept in custom built bomas.  

A visit to Animal Rehabilitation Centre includes:

  • animal Hospital to see the facilities and view any current patients
  • animal bomas to consider any larger patients
  • a brief “behind the scenes” look at where the popular TV series “Shamwari - a Wild Life” was filmed and edited at the movie unit
Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries

It is the mission of both The Born Free Foundation and this game reserve to promote the conservation of species and the protection of habitat while maintaining a balanced and compassionate approach to the welfare of animals.

In partnership with the actress and conservationist Virginia McKenna's Born Free Foundation, the reserve designed the Born Free Foundation Animal Rescue and Education Centre to incorporate a museum and educational facility which has the goal to create an awareness of how wildlife is exploited in captivity around the world.  Guests are able to visit the 2 Big Cat Sanctuaries.  Travellers are able to see some of these rescued animals at the Born Free Foundation Animal Rescue and Education Centre.

Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre

"The Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre" opened in June 2012 based on the rhino devastation which the country is facing.  It has been created as a place of information for guests to educate themselves about rhinos and the frightening growing epidemic of rhino poaching in South Africa.

The Wilderness Foundation has created nine unique rhino displays each of which has a powerful message along with photographs, statistics and general facts to emphasise the effect poaching has on conservation, the country, tourism and indeed future generations.

Spa treatments

Guests staying at the exclusive Shamwari Game Lodges are welcome to rejuvenate body, mind and soul at one of Shamwari's Relaxation Retreats. Inspired by the beautiful and tranquil surrounding nature, the vast selection of exclusive spa treatments cater for both men and women.

The calm and serene Relaxation Retreats at the Shamwari Game Reserve are at Long Lee Manor, Eagles Crag Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Lobengula Lodge. Spa treatments can also be arranged for guests staying at the Riverdene Lodge and Shamwari's Bushmans River Lodge.

Spa facilities at Shamwari's exclusive Lodges:

  •  Eagles Crag Lodge Retreat: 2 treatments rooms, a hydro bath, sauna and steam bath
  •  Lobengula Lodge Retreat: 2 treatment rooms, a steam room and sauna
  •  Long Lee Manor Retreat: 2 treatment rooms, a steam room and outdoor jacuzzi
  •  Bayethe Bush Retreat: twin treatment room or guests can enjoy spa treatments in the privacy of their rooms

Conference venues at the Shamwari Game Reserve

Exclusive conference venues are available at the various camps which can be used for different types of formal events including incentives.

Conference venues at the Shamwari Game Reserve:

  • Long Lee Manor (The Barn)
  • Eagles Crag.

Conference seating capacities:

  • Long Lee Manor (The Barn) U-Shape 25 guests
  • Long Lee Manor (The Barn) Boardroom 35 guests
  • Long Lee Manor (The Barn) School Room 35 guests
  • Long Lee Manor (The Barn) Cinema 50 guests
  • Eagles Crag: Boardroom seating 18 guests.

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Childrens playground
  • Conference venue
  • Garden Terrace
  • Kid's Club
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor patio
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Braai/Barbeque
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
    • The children policy at the Shamwari Game Reserve applies to all guests from 0 up to and including 11 years old
    • Guests from 12 years and older are considered as adults and will, therefore, require their room/suite at the applicable rates
    • Guests under the age of 16 years are not permitted on any walking safaris
    • Children are accommodated at the Shamwari Riverdene Lodge and the Sarili Lodge

    0 - 3-Year-old

    •  are provided at no additional cost
    •  may share with adults, depending on the availability of cots and rooms with a sleeper couch
    •  are not permitted on game drives


    4 - 11 Year old

    •  are accommodated at 50% (half) of the adult sharing rate
    •  may share with adults, depending on the availability of rooms with a sleeper couch
    •  are permitted on game drives
    •  Sleeper couches can accommodate a maximum of one child each

    Additional notes:

    •  Cots can be provided for a maximum of one child per cot
    •  Rooms accommodating children sharing with parents contains one sleeper couch per room
    •  Child minding is done by lodge staff and can be arranged at an additional cost
Children Activities
  • Kids on Safari at the Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa

    The magnificent Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa offers guests a truly unique, educational and fun family safari holiday.

    On arrival, Shamwari's children’s coordinator at the Riverdene Lodge and the lodge manager at the Sarili Lodge discuss exciting activity options with the family taking the family’s size, children’s ages and the weather into consideration. Babysitting services are available to guests at Shamwari at an additional cost for children under the age of 4 as they are too young to join game drives.  Each child receives an age-appropriate gift pack.

    Visit to the Born Free Foundation Big Cat Rescue Centre

    Here the activities are focused on the conservation of species and the protection of habitat

    Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre

    Kids may observe different types of wild animals or raptors which are being cared at that particular time, under special supervision by the Shamwari veterinarian team, for release back into the wild

    Riverdene Lodge

    Children staying at Shamwari's family welcoming Riverdene Lodge can take part in various social, sporting, arts and cultural activities under the supervision of the children’s coordinator.

    Indoor Activities:

    •  Scrapbooks, paper, scissors, glue crayons, pencils & paints
    •  Puzzles of varying sizes and difficulties
    •  Documentary DVD on various conservation topics and animals, animated movies
    •  entertaining and educational children’s books
    •  board games

    Special Notes for Parents:

    • Sarili Lodge does not have a dedicated children’s coordinator and, therefore, a childminder must be requested before arrival (additional cost)
    • Parents must supervise all swimming activities at all times
    • Children younger than four years of age are too young to join game drives
    • Parents must accompany children of younger than four years when visiting the Born Free Centre and Shamwari Wildlife Hospital
    • Children’s menu are available at the Shamwari Game Reserve
    • Babysitting is charged at an additional cost if this service is required for “one-on-one” attention, pre-booking is essential

Available Rooms

Long Lee Manor Luxury Room

# Rooms:
5

The gracious five star Edwardian Manor House at the Shamwari Game Reserve, namely Long Lee Manor, reflects traditions of the past offering colonial style accommodation, lush and manicured gardens, swimming pools and ponds, terraces and verandas all of which overlook the magnificent plains which are home to Africa's untamed wildlife.

Facilities at the Long Lee Manor House:

  •  Two swimming pools
  •  Conference facility for up to 35 delegates
  •  Relaxation Retreat with two therapy rooms steams room and sauna
  •  Fitness centre and steam room
  •  Gift boutique
  •  Perimeter electric fence
  •  In and outdoor dining facilities
  •  Business desk with internet access and wi-fi connection
  •  Temperature controlled wine cellar

Luxury Rooms at the Long Lee Manor, Shamwari

  • The rooms and suites at the Long Lee Manor at the Shamwari Game Reserve can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults each.
  • 4 Twin bedded Palm Court Luxury Rooms (one of these rooms is wheelchair friendly with wheelchair ramps)
  • 1 Twin bedded Sidbury Luxury Room

Long Lee Manor Luxury Room amenities

  •  Air conditioning
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Patio or balcony
  •  Fitted international adaptors
  •  Television with selected satellite channels
  •  International dial telephone
  •  Private minibar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  •  Electronic safe
Single Room R8770
Double Room R11690

Long Lee Manor Suite

# Rooms:
10

Suite types at the Long Lee Manor, Shamwari

  • 1 Double bedded Honeymoon Suite with balcony
  • 1 Twin bedded Manor Suite with balcony
  • 4 Twin bedded Garden Suites (inter-leading)
  • 4 Twin bedded Sidbury Suite

Long Lee Manor Suite amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Patio or balcony
  • Fitted international adaptors
  • Television with selected satellite channels
  • International dial telephone
  • Private minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • Electronic safe
Single Room R9240
Double Room R12320

Riverdene Lodge

# Rooms:
9

The five star, children welcoming Riverdene Lodge at the Shamwari Game Reserve provides elegant comfort, particularly for families.  Many additional activities to entertain children of all ages are available.  Children may engage in the “Kids on Safari” programme which includes visits to the fascinating Animal Rehabilitation and Born Free Centers.

Facilities at the five star Shamwari Riverdene Lodge

  •  Children’ supervised play room & jungle gym
  •  Gift boutique
  •  Boma overlooking Bushmans River
  •  Perimeter electric fence
  •  Business desk with internet access
  •  Rim-flow swimming pool with shallow area for children
  •  Bar/Lounge
  •  In and outdoor dining facilities

Room types at Shamwari's Riverdene Lodge

  •  9 Luxury rooms (7 of them are inter-leading) accommodating a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with one child, subject to the availability of rooms with sleeper couches
  •  6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms
  •  3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches

Luxury room amenities at Shamwari's Riverdene Lodge

  •  Hairdryer
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Ceiling fan
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Private patio
  •  Air conditioning
  •  International dial telephone
  •  Private minibar
  •  Television, with selected satellite channels
  •  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  •  Fitted international adaptors
Single Room R9240
Double Room R12320

Eagles Crag

# Rooms:
9

The five star, children welcoming Riverdene Lodge at the Shamwari Game Reserve provides elegant comfort, particularly for families. Many additional activities to entertain children of all ages are available.  Children may engage in the “Kids on Safari” programme which includes visits to the fascinating Animal Rehabilitation and Born Free Centers.

Facilities at the five star Shamwari Riverdene Lodge

  •  Children’ supervised play room & jungle gym
  •  Gift boutique
  •  Boma overlooking Bushmans River
  •  Perimeter electric fence
  •  Business desk with internet access
  •  Rim-flow swimming pool with shallow area for children
  •  Bar/Lounge
  •  In and outdoor dining facilities

Room types at Shamwari's Riverdene Lodge

  • 9 Luxury rooms (7 of them are inter-leading) accommodating a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with one child, subject to the availability of rooms with sleeper couches
  • 6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms
  • 3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches

Luxury room amenities at Shamwari's Riverdene Lodge

  •  Hairdryer
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Ceiling fan
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Private patio
  •  Air conditioning
  •  International dial telephone
  •  Private minibar
  •  Television, with selected satellite channels
  •  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  •  Fitted international adaptors
Single Room R10310
Double Room R13750

Bayethe

# Rooms:
9

Unique and comfortable tented accommodation is available at the five star Shamwari Bayethe Lodge. The refined tents at this Shamwari Game Lodge are shrouded by the abundant vegetation, providing privacy, tranquility and a feeling of seclusion.  Staying in one of these luxurious tented camps makes allows guests to be at one of the African nature.

Facilities at Shamwari's five star Bayethe Lodge

  •  Bush Relaxation Retreat
  •  Gift boutique
  •  Lounge area with TV
  •  In and outdoor dining facilities
  •  Outdoor deck with swimming pool
  •  Business desk with internet access

Bayethe Luxury room types

  •  3 King bedded Luxury Tents
  •  6 Twin bedded Luxury Tents

Bayethe Lodge Luxury tented camp amenities

  •  Six tents (twin bedded) feature indoor baths with outdoor shower
  •  Three tents (king bedded) offer indoor spa baths with indoor shower
  •  Comfort cooling/heating
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Fitted international adaptors
  •  International dial telephone
  •  Plunge pool
  •  Electric blankets
  •  Private minibar
Single Room R9680
Double Room R12910

Bayethe Superior

# Rooms:
3

Bayethe Hills room types

  • 2 King bedded Superior Tents
  • 1 Twin bedded Superior Tent

Bayethe Hills tented camp amenities

  • Plunge pool
  • Private deck
  • En-suite bathroom with indoor bath and outdoor shower
  • Television with selected channels
  • Hammock
  • Fireplace
  • Private mini bar
Single Room R10110
Double Room R13470

sarili Lodge - Luxury Courtyard

# Rooms:
2

The Sarili Lodge at the Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa provides the perfect combination of a colonial and African bush experience.  This luxurious accommodation at the Shamwari Game Reserve is ideal for families and smaller groups.

Shamwari's Sarili Lodge offers contemporary comforts and is above the magnificent Bushman’s River from where magnificent views over the grassy plains of South Africa can be admired. The Sarili Lodge at Shamwari is a private oasis for family, groups and friends. Being an environmentally friendly game lodge, Sarili provides families for an unforgettable stay.  Children may join the "Kids on Safari at Shamwari" programme.

Sarili Lodge facilities

  •  Deck overlooking the Bushmans River
  •  Heated swimming pool with shallow area for children
  •  Lounge with fireplace and satellite television
  •  In and outdoor dining facilities
  •  Business desk
  •  Wi-fi connection

Room types at the five star Shamwari Sarili Lodge

  •  2 Luxury Rooms with balconies overlooking the river
  •  2 Luxury Rooms with patio, facing the courtyard and inter-leading via a passage
  •  1 Suite with television, sleeper couch and balcony overlooking the river

Luxury Courtyard Suite amenities at Shamwari's Sarili Lodge

  •  Air conditioning
  •  Under floor heating
  •  International dial telephone
  •  Private minibar
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Hairdryer
  •  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  •  Electronic safe
  •  Fitted international adaptors
Single Room R8770
Double Room R11690

Sarili Lodge - Luxury River

# Rooms:
2

Luxury River Suite amenities at Shamwari's Sarili Lodge

  • Air conditioning
  • Under floor heating
  • International dial telephone
  • Private minibar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • Electronic safe
  • Fitted international adaptors
Single Room R9240
Double Room R12320

Sarili Lodge - River Suite

# Rooms:
1

River Suite amenities at Shamwari's Sarili Lodge

  • Air conditioning
  • Under floor heating
  • International dial telephone
  • Private minibar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • Electronic safe
  • Fitted international adaptors
     
Single Room R9240
Double Room R12320

Villa Lobengula

Single Room R8510
Double Room R11340

Villa Lobengula (sole use)

# Rooms:
6

The exclusive Villa Lobengula at the Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa is a beautiful and tranquil villa which nestles in the depths of the bushveld. 

The sanctuary at Shamwari's Villa Lobengula offers a range of holistic therapies to stimulate the senses and relax the tired body. The retreat at the Villa Lobengula incorporates aspects of Zen. Authentic Thai massages and reflexology, as well as Yoga therapy, are also offered.

Facilities at the Villa Lobengula, Shamwari

  •  Wellness Retreat: holistic therapies, steam room and sauna
  •  Library collection
  •  Wine cellar
  •  Swimming pool
  •  Tesla meditation deck
  •  Yoga studio
  •  Fitness room
  •  Small gift boutique
  •  Wi-Fi
  •  The main lounge boasting a central media centre
  •  Perimeter electric fence

Suites at Shamwari's Villa Lobengula

  •  The six suites at the Villa Lobengula at the Shamwari Game Reserve can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults per suite.
  •  King bedded Chief Suite with private plunge pool, lounge and fireplace
  •  2 Twin/King bedded Junior Suites, each with private plunge pool
  •  3 Twin/King bedded Junior Suites

Villa Lobengula suite amenities

  •  Air conditioning
  •  Tea and coffee making facilities
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Electronic safe
  •  En-suite bathroom
  •  Private patio
  •  Fitted international adaptors
  •  International dial telephone
  •  In and outdoor shower facilities
  •  Private mini bar
Single Room R55770
Double Room R55770

Shamwari Game Reserve Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy a 10% discount on your accommodation when booking 3 nights or more at the Shamwari Game Reserve.

Included in the rate:

  • All meals
  • High tea
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Game drive beverages
     

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature (telephone calls etc.)

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 12 January - 14 December 2016 (excluding February and Easter weekend)
  • Only valid when staying for 3 nights or longer
  • Not valid for Explorer Camp
  • Subject to availability
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  • All meals, High tea, Game drives, Guided walks, Tea, coffee, water, Game drive beverages
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Included in the rate:

  • All meals
  • High tea
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Game drive beverages
  • ONE WAY flight with Plett Air Safaris from Plettenberg Bay Airport to Shamwari Game Reserve

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid January - 31 December 2017
  • Subject to availability of flight; please request flights at the time of booking, limited seats and strcitly subject to availability. Please check with us flight times before booking flights, to ensure sufficient time for the conncetion.
  • This package includes a one way flight only for 2 guests (Plettenberg Bay to Shamwari Game Reserve); return flight can be arranged at an additional charge
  • This package is applicable to a minimum of 2 guests; single rate on request at a supplement
  • This is based on 3 nights
  • package rate is subject to change, if flight rate increase.
  • Due to limited luggage capacities in small aircraft, luggage restrictions would apply - please enquire for more information
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.466304

Longitude: 26.050135

Directions

Directions to the Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape:

Follow the N2 between Port Elizabeth towards Grahamstown for 65kms, turn left at the Shamwari sign, continue to drive on to gravel (R342) for seven km, turn right at the Shamwari sign.

Directions from Port Elizabeth to Shamwari:

Follow the N2 on the Grahamstown road for 65kms, turn left at the Shamwari sign on to gravel (R342) for seven km, turn right at the Shamwari sign.

Directions from Johannesburg to Shamwari:

(R32) turn left at Paterson (R342), follow the road for 11kms, turn left at the Shamwari sign.

Directions from Grahamstown:

Follow the N2 towards Port Elizabeth for 58kms, turn right at the Shamwari sign (R342) for 7kms, and right at the Shamwari sign.

Directions to the individual Game Lodges at the Shamwari Game Reserve

1.) Lobengula Lodge

Follow the N2 out of Port Elizabeth until you reach the N2 / N10 cross over. Follow the N10 to Paterson/Cradock bypassing Paterson. Travel for 11 km from Paterson until you reach the Alicedale turn-off. Turn right at the Lobengula Lodge sign board and travel for a further 12 km on a gravel road. Turn right at the Shamwari Gate and follow the sign boards to Lobengula Lodge.

2.) Eagles Crag Lodge and Bayethe Lodge

Follow the N2 out of Port Elizabeth heading towards Grahamstown bypassing the R342 turn-off. Continue along the N2 until you reach a sign board Eagles Crag and Baythe on the Sidbury Road. Turn left on the gravel road and followed this road passing through the Kwantu gate until you reach a T-junction. At the T-junction follow the sign boards right to Bayethe and left to Eagles Crag.

3.) Long Lee Manor, Riverdene Lodge, Bushmans River Lodge and Sarili Lodge

Follow the N2 towards Grahamstown. Take the turn-off towards Paterson on the R342 and travel 7 km on the gravel road. Enter at the 1st gate for Riverdene, Bushmans River Lodge and Sarili Lodge. Enter at the 2nd gate for Long Lee Manor.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

Memberships

  • ATTA (African Travel and Tourism Association)
  • Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA)
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