Green Initiatives

The Lion Dynamics of Shamwari Private Game Reserve

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 [...]

2018-11-14T12:16:01+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, Seen On Game Drive|0 Comments

Eight Reasons to Take Your Children on Safari to South Africa

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 [...]

2018-11-10T12:50:26+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari|0 Comments

Janco – Shamwari Game Ranger Q&A

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 [...]

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

New owners invest to up Shamwari’s game

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 [...]

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

Eastern Cape : A Tourism Hot Spot

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 [...]

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

Shamwari Hosts First Inter-Reserve Sports Tournament

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 [...]

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

The Shamwari Safari Experience

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. [...]

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