South African Lodges
Mpanamana Concession
Southern Kruger National Park
South Africa
Lodge Type

Camp Shawu Reviews & Information

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Camp Shawu, located in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, is named after the most famous African elephant, which roamed the valley here for sixty years. Situated in a 16,000-hectare private concession in South Africa's world-renowned Kruger National Park, this secluded camp accommodates ten guests in 5 luxurious rooms.

Each guest room features a private deck overlooking the Mpanamana Dam, allowing visitors a privileged view of the game in the wild. Authentic Buffalo Dung Walls create a unique African experience at the camp.

Guests are invited to relax and unwind in the comfortable and luxurious rooms at this lodge. The authentic African Camp features only a total of five rooms which allows for privacy, exclusivity and tranquillity.

Room Facilities

  • En-suite bathrooms with bath and outdoor shower
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplaces
  • Private patio overlooking the Mpanamana Dam


  • Swimming pool
  • Bar area
  • Superb game viewing and birding from your private patio


  • Shawu lodge has early morning and late afternoon game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Self-drive in the Kruger National Park

Distances to the Camp

  • 400 km from Hoedspruit
  • 142 km from Nelspruit
  • 500 km from Johannesburg
  • 14 km from Crocodile Bridge
  • 30 km from Komatipoort.

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  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Separate sitting area
  • Viewing Deck


Dining at Camp Shawu

Camp Shawu offers an indoor dining area, a spacious lounge as well as an outdoor dining area. Special bush picnics and dinners can also be arranged upon request.

Wildlife activities

Camp Shawu offers guests exciting game drives during which lions, cheetahs, elephants, leopards and rhinos can be spotted. The area is also home to a variety of bird species, and bird watching can be enjoyed on the game drives or from the privacy of the suites. Guests may enjoy also self-drive in the Kruger National Park, and walking safaris can be arranged on request.


Camp Shonga offers a range of relaxation massages for guests to enjoy in the privacy of their suites. Treatments on offer include aromatherapy massages, Indian head massages and foot massages.

Nearby attractions
  • Kruger National Park
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Hot Air Balloon trips 
  • Small plane adventures
  • Reptile Park
  • Gods Window.
Nearby activities
  • Horse trails
  • Tubing down the Sabie River
  • Mountain biking
  • Paintball
  • Quabiking
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling.

  • Beauty salon
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

The secluded Camp Shawu in the Mpanamana Concession of the Kruger National Park, South Africa, accommodates up to 10 guests in 5 luxurious rooms.

Suite features include:

  • Private deck overlooking the Mpanamana Dam
  • En-suite bathrooms with bath and outdoor shower
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplaces
  • Comfortable seating areas.
Single Room R7270
Double Room R11180

Camp Shawu Specials

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Splendid, loved our time at Camp Shawu !







GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.307522

Longitude: 31.972364


Directions to Camp Shawu, Mpanamana Concession / Kruger National Park:

Drive through the town of Komatipoort towards Crocodile Bridge gate.
Once inside the Kruger National Park, travel for 4km and cross the Vurhami bridge. Turn right at the first Shishangeni Lodge sign board onto a gravel road.
Turn right at the second sign board for Shishangeni Lodge.
Drive for about another 10km. This road will take you straight to the lodge.
Guests will be transferred from Shishangeni to Shawu Camp.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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