Luxury Lodge Overview

Experience wildlife such as the Big 5, like never before, in the 5 star setting of one of the Shamwari Lodges. Stretching over 5 of South Africa’s 7 biomes in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, this malaria-free destination is the safari holiday you’ve been searching for.

Whether you’re travelling for a holiday, conference or for an educational visit, you can bask in the wonder of nature, in luxury and style.

Spoilt for Choice

Shamwari Game Reserve offers several lodges, each individually decorated and designed to deliver their own unique experiences. Our game lodges not only offer a utopian setting, but also the opportunity to interact with nature in its purest form.

Each of our offerings, are situated far away from one another, meaning that you and your travel companions can enjoy a private and memorable African experience. We have several luxury options to choose from:

  • Eagles Crag
    Nestled deep in one of the valleys on Shamwari and surrounded by imposing mountain cliffs.  This premier lodge is suitable for the discerning guest, honeymooners and boutique conferences, looking for a tranquil experience.
  • Long Lee Manor
    Overlooking the vast plains of Shamwari, this Edwardian Manor echoes traditional colonial-style living, with the comfort of modern amenities. Offering 15 suites, this lodge is ideal for larger groups and can cater to guests with special needs.
  • Bayethe Tented Lodge
    For a luxurious tented safari experience, these 12 detached units are shrouded by the foliage of the surrounding vegetation, each with their own plunge pool.
  • Lobengula Lodge
    For those that are interested in an exclusive safari getaway, with the utmost privacy, this deluxe villa is available to be booked for your sole use. Inspired by the design of an African kraal and all 6 suites have incredible views of surrounding mountains and valleys.

Bring the Kids 

In addition to being passionate about nature conservation, we firmly believe in educating and inspiring children, as the future caretakers of our planet. Whether you’re travelling with teenagers or younger children and want them to experience wildlife first hand, we have a lodge for you:

  • Riverdene Family Lodge
    All 9 inter-leading, luxury rooms, offer families the ideal choice of accommodation. There’s a supervised playroom, jungle gym, animal skull garden, swimming pool and comfortable areas for parents to relax as well.
  • Sarili Lodge
    Suitable for travelling parties with older children  The deck overlooking the vast plains alongside The Bushmans’ River, makes the ideal setting to create lifelong memories. Additionally, the heated pool and personalised service ensures comfort for all.

Book your stay at one of our Shamwari Lodges, for the opportunity to relax and engage with nature and experience your ultimate African safari.

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