Shikwari Game Reserve

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Shikwari Game Reserve, near Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, offers a choice of two camps in a family-friendly environment, the luxury Shikwari and the more basic Pangolin lodge, both on the plains game reserve close to Kruger National Park and the Panorama Route.

Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Kudu, Impala, Nyala, Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Duiker and Ostrich plus a multitude of birds to spot, all roaming freely on the reserve. Relax on the decked veranda, absorb the outstretched views followed by a dip in the sparkling pool.

Enjoy friendly service in beautiful surroundings and wonderful cuisine. Enjoy guided game drives and walks with experienced qualified guides available at the lodge and optional full-day trips to spot the big five in the Kruger Park in open game vehicles. 

Shikwari Knobthorn Suite is a four-star rated camp, offering a fully licensed bar and lounge with premium DSTV, and free Wi-Fi and pool. The Six luxury thatched suites each tucked into the natural bush; offer a private bathroom and outdoor shower, a comfortable sitting area plus a small patio with stylish furniture, sleep upon a choice of bed arrangements adorned with luxurious percale linen.

Be welcomed with a  tray of freshly ground coffee, a choice of quality teas & homemade cookies as well as a mini-fridge (which can be stocked on request). The Turndown service provides homemade Shikwari nougat and magazines. Dining is homemade dishes using local ingredients and prides itself in South African favourite dishes including dishes such as bobotie and malva pudding. 

Pangolin offers a more budget option, however still very comfortable, with four traditional thatched rondavels. Two of which, Hornbill & Woodpecker, offer a “Bush Bathroom” which is semi-open air, comprising of an outdoor shower and a covered toilet with a basin. The other two, Shrike & Drongo, share a separate bathroom and outdoor shower suitable for four friends together, and ideal for families with teenagers. 

All the beds offer luxury percale linen and bath towels. Each of the rooms has a ceiling fan, a wardrobe, a seating area, and a hospitality tray. The Hornbill Rondavel has besides, an aircon system.

The shared lounge offers Premium DSTV and a pool to relax in. Meals are taken at the main lodge. The pangolin lodge is designed for outdoor cooking only within the boma, ideal for braais (BBQ) and a microwave is available in the lounge. Pangolin guests can book the 'braai and pudding pack' or the more romantic set three-course dinner. Guests have the option of providing their evening meals if preferred. Guests need to provide their tableware and charcoal, alongside being prepared with a personal lantern.

Kruger National Park entrance gates are about an hours drive away and will allow you to see the big five. Shikwari Game Reserve can pack you breakfast and you can have one of the reserve's guides to escort you on an informative days drive. 

The Panorama Route and Graskop Gorge Lift, Jessica Hippo and Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre are all within easy reach of the lodge. Blyde River Canyon is an hour and a half away and offers spectacular scenery. 

Boat trips on the dam in the canyon can be arranged to see the falls, crocodiles and hippos. Several walks and hikes are available in the area ideal for nature enthusiasts. Outings to the Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls, The Three Rondavels, The View, God’s Window, Burkes Luck Potholes, Mac Mac Falls & Pools are all optional visits within this. Visit the town of Graskop, find out more about Jock of the Bushveld and enjoy lunch at Harries Pancakes.

Close by there is also a cultural village to visit, an elephant experience, Jessica Hippo, Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour, Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre and Hoedspruit Endangered Wildlife Centre & Cheetah Research, all ensuring you will find something interesting for all.

Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at Shikwari Game Reserve

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor shower
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Shikwari Game Reserve

FAQs about Shikwari Game Reserve
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Shikwari Game Reserve 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 Shikwari Game Reserve?
The average per night rate at Shikwari Game Reserve is R1,470.00 to R1,970.00.
Where about is Shikwari Game Reserve located?
Shikwari Game Reserve is located at the following location / address: R36 Lydenburg/Tunnel Road, Valley of Olifants, Hoedspruit.

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

Bed & Breakfast

Shikwari Game Reserve Bed & Breakfast rates.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
BOOK SPECIAL

3 Night Best of All Package

SHIKWARI SUITES:
Six suites with private bathrooms & outdoor showers. Choice of beds, hospitality tray with Choice of King or Twin beds made up with percale linen, mini fridge stocked on request. Bathrooms have large oval bath, basin & toilet plus Outdoor shower. White fluffy white towels, bathrobes & slippers, Natural Eco toiletries. Hospitality Tray offers – Fresh ground coffee, French coffee press, a choice of quality teas & homemade cookies. Turndown service with homemade nougat. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.

Three Night Best of All

  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees – 

R12,600.00 per person.

PANGOLIN RONDAVELS – A more reasonable way to travel but no less comfortable.

Hornbill, – Pvt ½ bathroom & Aircon. Solar; Woodpecker -Pvt ½ Bathroom, Solar, Drongo & Shrike -Share a separate full bathroom – good for guests traveling together. Accommodates 2 adults and 2 children in each rondavel. Rustic Comfort in an intimate camp with pool, lounge & boma. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast,. Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & Coffees.

Three Night Best of All

  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Incl. FGASA Guide, Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water &  Entry fees

R10,000.00 per person

Included in the rate:

  • Full Board: Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.
  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees

 

Excluded from the rate:

  • Beverages
  • Flights / transfers to and from Shikwari
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 3 night stay
  • Valid until 30 April 2021
  • Subject to availability
BOOK SPECIAL

5 Night Celebration Stay

SHIKWARI SUITES:
Six suites with private bathrooms & outdoor showers. Choice of beds, hospitality tray with Choice of King or Twin beds made up with percale linen, mini fridge stocked on request. Bathrooms have large oval bath, basin & toilet plus Outdoor shower. White fluffy white towels, bathrobes & slippers, Natural Eco toiletries. Hospitality Tray offers – Fresh ground coffee, French coffee press, a choice of quality teas & homemade cookies. Turndown service with homemade nougat. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.

Five Night Celebration Stay – Great for Honeymooners or Special Occasion

  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Day Spa Couples Treatments 2hrs
  • Blyde Boat Cruise.
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees

R20,000.00 per person

PANGOLIN RONDAVELS – A more reasonable way to travel but no less comfortable.

Hornbill, – Pvt ½ bathroom & Aircon. Solar; Woodpecker -Pvt ½ Bathroom, Solar, Drongo & Shrike -Share a separate full bathroom – good for guests traveling together. Accommodates 2 adults and 2 children in each rondavel. Rustic Comfort in an intimate camp with pool, lounge & boma. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast,. Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & Coffees.

Five Night Celebration Stay

  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Day Spa Couples Treatments 2hrs
  • Blyde Boat Cruise.
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Incl. FGASA Guide, Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water &  Entry fees

R17,000.00 per person

Included in the rate:

  • Full Board: Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.
  • Full Day Kruger Park
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Blyde Boat Cruise
  • Jessica Hippo
  • Day Spa Couples Treatments 2hrs
  • Blyde Boat Cruise.
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees

Excluded from the rate:

  • All drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Air Flights
  • Transfers
  • All items not mentioned to be included

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 5 night stay
  • Valid until 30 April 2021
  • Subject to availability
BOOK SPECIAL

Seven Night Stop See it All & Chill

SHIKWARI SUITES:
Six suites with private bathrooms & outdoor showers. Choice of beds, hospitality tray with Choice of King or Twin beds made up with percale linen, mini fridge stocked on request. Bathrooms have large oval bath, basin & toilet plus Outdoor shower. White fluffy white towels, bathrobes & slippers, Natural Eco toiletries. Hospitality Tray offers – Fresh ground coffee, French coffee press, a choice of quality teas & homemade cookies. Turndown service with homemade nougat. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.

Seven Night Stop See it All & Chill

  • 2 Full Days in Kruger Park with guide/chef & Open Vehicle.
  • Half Day Spa Treatments 2hrs
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Shikwari Game Drive
  • Elephant Experience
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees   – 

R30,000.00 per person

PANGOLIN RONDAVELS – A more reasonable way to travel but no less comfortable.

Hornbill, – Pvt ½ bathroom & Aircon. Solar; Woodpecker -Pvt ½ Bathroom, Solar, Drongo & Shrike -Share a separate full bathroom – good for guests traveling together. Accommodates 2 adults and 2 children in each rondavel. Rustic Comfort in an intimate camp with pool, lounge & boma. Full board on all packages Full Breakfast,. Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & Coffees.

Seven Night Stop & Chill

  • 2 Full Days in Kruger Park with guide/chef & Open Vehicle.
  • Half Day Spa Treatments 2hrs
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Shikwari Game Drive
  • Elephant Experience
  • Incl. FGASA Guide, Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water &  Entry fees

R23,000.00 per person

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation Full board: Full Breakfast, Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & coffees.
  • 2 Full Days in Kruger Park with guide/chef & Open Vehicle.
  • Half Day Spa Treatments 2hrs
  • Full Day Panorama
  • Shikwari Game Drive
  • Elephant Experience
  • Incl. Transfers, Lunches, Bottled water & Entry fees

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Transfers / flights to / from Shikwari
  • Beverages

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 April 2019 - 30 April 2021
  •  7 night package
  • Subject to availability
BOOK SPECIAL

2 Night Safari Package

Shikwari Game Reserve Two Night Safari package.

This 2-night package is from R6,800.00 per person sharing for two nights in a Pangolin Rondavels and R8,400.00 per person sharing for two night in a Shikwari Suites and is available until 30 April 2021.

Included in the rate:

  • Full board: Full Breakfast,. Light finger lunch & 3 course dinners. Complementary Teas & Coffees.
  • Full day Kruger Park OR Full day Panorama & Graskop Lift & Forest Walk

 

Excluded from the rate:

  • All drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Air Flights
  • Transfers
  • All items not mentioned to be included

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 2-night stay
  • Valid until 30 April 2021
  • Subject to availability
BOOK SPECIAL