SHAMWARI BLOG

3 10, 2018

Janco – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

2018-10-03T12:25:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Game Ranger Profiles|0 Comments

Ranger Janco joined the Shamwari rangers’ team at the beginning of the year and has complimented the team. He is humble, passionate and filled with knowledge of the African bush. Name: Janco Du Plessis Title: Game Ranger Started at Shamwari: 06 March 2018 Hometown: Colesberg, Northern Cape Previous roles: I started my career at Botlierskop Private [...]

21 09, 2018

New owners invest to up Shamwari’s game

2018-09-21T14:39:29+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

Shamwari Private Game Reserve has completed the first phase of a US$25 million upgrade, opening two newly refurbished lodges, its flagship Eagles Crag and Riverdene Family Lodge. Situated in South Africa’s ecologically and culturally significant Eastern Cape Province, close to Port Elizabeth, the malaria-free reserve is known for its systematic, scientific rehabilitation and considered [...]

13 09, 2018

Eastern Cape : A Tourism Hot Spot

2018-09-13T11:24:19+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

As a tourist in South Africa there are countless destinations to see. However, there are many attractions specifically in the Eastern Cape that surround Shamwari Private Game Reserve that are just as beautiful and thrilling to give you a taste of South African living. Many of these natural attractions are perfect displays of South African [...]

4 09, 2018

Shamwari Hosts First Inter-Reserve Sports Tournament

2018-09-04T13:52:44+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Paying it Forward|0 Comments

An inter-reserve sports tournament was held on Saturday, 1 September in the community of Paterson, Eastern Cape.  Two Shamwari staff members who are passionate about their community came up with this wonderful idea. They managed to put this tournament into action. Shamwari Private Game Reserve sponsored this event to encourage morale in and among [...]

15 08, 2018

The Shamwari Safari Experience

2018-09-18T12:34:20+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, Seen On Game Drive|2 Comments

Shamwari Private Game Reserve is home to pristine wilderness where an abundance of wildlife roam.  We not only offer our guests 5-star luxury accommodation, we pride ourselves on presenting wildlife interaction that is sure to be the highlight of their stay.  Guests have been witnessing some phenomenal game viewing as of late. [...]

30 07, 2018

World Ranger Day

2018-07-30T15:37:35+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

In honour of World Ranger Day, we interviewed Head Ranger, Andrew Kearney, who manages our Rangers Department at Shamwari Game Reserve. What inspired you to become a ranger? I’ve always grown up in and around nature and from a young age I have always wanted to be part of it. I’ve always been [...]

27 07, 2018

David – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

2018-07-27T10:07:05+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: Game Ranger Profiles|0 Comments

Ranger David Fraser is an enthusiastic member of the Shamwari rangers team. He predominantly guides out of Eagles Crag Lodge, is passionate about wildlife and nature and thoroughly enjoys sharing his knowledge with guests. Name: David Fraser Title: Game Ranger Started at Shamwari: September 2015 Hometown: Cape Town Previous roles: I started off working at [...]

19 07, 2018

Shamwari Gives Back This Mandela Day

2018-07-19T14:17:50+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Paying it Forward|0 Comments

On the 18th of July we celebrated Mandela Day in honour of Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy. Nelson grew up in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa. This year, Shamwari Game Reserve teamed up with Shamwari [...]

7 07, 2018

Welcome Home, King

2018-07-07T20:04:19+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: General|4 Comments

The much anticipated release of King the lion cub was everything we had hoped it would be and more. Little King leaped out of his travelling crate and into his spacious enclosure, ready for his new life in South Africa, after a very long journey across countries. King started his journey on Thursday morning [...]