A destination that never sleeps

Eastern Cape , South Africa

Shamwari Game Reserve

Luxury Hotel

Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. It’s a place where guests can exist in harmony with nature, however fleeting the moment, where wildlife roam the landscape under the relentless African sun. Shamwari is home to five of South Africa’s seven biomes, making it a destination unlike any. 7 Lodges and 1 explorer camp; each provide distinct experiences. Your rangers and guides are passionate about wildlife and knowledgeable in their respective fields of expertise. Expect to take away new insights, an appreciation for Africa, and an unforgettable experience on interactive game drives during sunrise and sunset.

From £796 Per Room Per Night

Price based on Lobengula Lodge

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Shamwari Game Reserve
From £796 Per Room Per Night

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Sindile Tented Camp

Sindile, Shamwari’s new luxury tented camp is a secluded, luxury getaway set deep in the African veld. Luxury free-standing tents elevated above the surrounding bush, allow uninhibited views, unsullied by any other man-made structures or light pollution. The harmonious, intimate design minimises the environmental footprint.

Eagles Crag

Eagles Crag provides exclusivity and spectacular views. Making efficient use of its idyllic setting, guests can immerse themselves in nature’s magnificent beauty and marvel at the surrounding lush vegetation and rocky cliffs. The lodge’s upper deck with aerial viewing pods, provide panoramic views of the surrounding rock faces where eagles soar.

Bayethe Tented Lodge

For a luxurious, malaria-free experience, look no further than Bayethe Tented Lodge. Bayethe Tented Lodge offers guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in utter tranquillity, surrounded by the rich vegetation of the unique location. This tented paradise provides privacy and a feeling of seclusion with spectacular views of the African bush.

Lobengula Lodge

Tucked away in the depths of the bushveld lies the tranquil Lobengula Lodge. This private lodge experience has been designed to resemble a traditional African kraal, boasting views of the mountains and valleys. This hidden gem with a rustic atmosphere within the valley bushveld will leave you with a fulfilling experience.

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We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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