SHAMWARI BLOG

15 08, 2018

The Shamwari Safari Experience

2018-08-15T19:28:35+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, Seen On Game Drive|0 Comments

Shamwari Private Game Reserve is home to 25 000 hectares of 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 [...]

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|2 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 [...]

25 06, 2018

Darren – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

2018-06-25T10:24:35+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Game Ranger Profiles|2 Comments

Darren is an enthusiastic member of our team, he’s friendly, knowledgeable and loves big cats! This, combined with his love for the bush make him a great guide here at Shamwari. Name: Darren Clough Title: Game Ranger Started at Shamwari: 01 December 2016 Hometown: King Williams Town Previous roles: I worked at Lalibela Game Reserve [...]

19 06, 2018

The Curious Greater Kudu

2018-06-19T12:50:24+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: General, Seen On Game Drive|0 Comments

The greater kudu is arguably one of the most beautiful species of antelope in southern Africa. This magnificent species is found throughout eastern and southern Africa. Despite occupying such widespread territory, they are sparsely populated in most areas, due to habitat loss, predation, hunting and disease. Shamwari is home to the greater kudu (Tragelaphus [...]

13 06, 2018

Shamwari Private Game Reserve Announces New Look Lodges

2018-06-18T13:56:08+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: General|2 Comments

Shamwari Private Game Reserve, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has announced plans to rebuild, redesign and create three ultra 5-star lodges, with the building process taking two years to fully complete. This is just part of the rebranding and repositioning of Shamwari in the safari marketplace as well as new culinary offerings [...]

30 05, 2018

Arrive as a Guest, Leave as a Friend

2018-05-31T23:20:24+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, General|0 Comments

For our guests, every day is a new adventure, immersed in our first class hospitality. In Shona, ‘Shamwari’ means 'friend' and staying true to our name, our guests leave as new friends of the Shamwari family. Each and every employee embodies Shamwari and believes in creating a memorable stay for our guests that is unforgettable. [...]