Camp Shawu

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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.

Chalet Room Facilities

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


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


  • Shawu lodge has early morning and late afternoon safari 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.


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

Facilities Available at Camp Shawu

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

More Information on Camp Shawu

FAQs about Camp Shawu
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Camp Shawu are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Camp Shawu?
The average per night rate at Camp Shawu is R7,770.00 to R11,950.00.
Where about is Camp Shawu located?
Camp Shawu is located at the following location / address: Mpanamana Concession, Southern Kruger National Park.