SHAMWARI BLOG

11 12, 2018

Elephant Calf Photo Series

2018-12-11T16:25:07+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, Seen On Game Drive|0 Comments

Whether you’re a season traveller or a first-time safari goer, there will always be several safari memories that stay with you. That's the beauty of the African bushveld. Safaris are exhilarating. From the early morning wake up to excitedly heading out, the anticipation of what you may see is never dulled. One thing is [...]

28 11, 2018

Kiegan – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

2018-11-28T15:24:17+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Categories: Game Ranger Profiles|0 Comments

Ranger Kiegan Bailey joined the ranger's team a few months ago. He is an easy-going, friendly and passionate guide. In the upcoming months, Kiegan will be guiding at Bayethe Tented Lodge. Name: Kiegan Bailey Title: Game Ranger Started at Shamwari: 01 August 2018 Hometown: Johannesburg Previous roles: I started at my career at Sibuya Game Reserve [...]

14 11, 2018

The Lion Dynamics of Shamwari Private Game Reserve

2018-11-14T12:16:01+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, Seen On Game Drive|8 Comments

Over the past few months there has been a massive change in the lion dynamics on Shamwari Private Game Reserve. The once proud and dominant Southern Pride has now been diminished to only the beautiful lioness with the blue eye, her sister, the sister’s two cubs and on occasion the two sub adult male [...]

26 10, 2018

Eight Reasons to Take Your Children on Safari to South Africa

2018-12-07T13:26:52+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari|1 Comment

We’ve come up with a number of reasons to introduce your children to the wonders of South Africa and African wildlife. A family safari could be the most amazing holiday, here’s why: 1. Shamwari is malaria free, safe for your family South Africa is the only country in Africa that can offer a malaria-free [...]

11 10, 2018

King loving life in his forever home

2018-10-16T16:10:45+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

King is our latest big cat rescue. He resides in our Jean Byrd Big Cat Rescue Centre and Sanctuary in the North of the reserve. This brave lion has gone from strength to strength since arriving in July. Odwa and Headman are his primary caretakers at the sanctuary. They care for him deeply and [...]

3 10, 2018

Janco – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

2018-11-28T15:25:06+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Game Ranger Profiles|0 Comments

Ranger Janco joined the Shamwari ranger's 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 [...]