Seen On Game Drive

Elephant Calf Photo Series

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 [...]

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

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|6 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

The Curious Greater Kudu

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 [...]

2018-06-19T12:50:24+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: General, Seen On Game Drive|2 Comments

This Month in Pictures – Wildlife at Shamwari

We’ve had a fantastic start to the year with a plethora of exhilarating wildlife activity across the vast 25 000 hectares that is Shamwari Game Reserve. Ranger James Moodie provides us with this month in pictures. The cheetah sub-adults are thriving despite the abundance of lions with two of the prides recently increasing in size. [...]

2018-05-31T23:20:37+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Experiences at Shamwari, General, Seen On Game Drive|4 Comments

New blood in the North

September 2017 was a significant month for Shamwari. New life was discovered in the form of little lion cubs from one of the older northern lionesses. Although it is not uncommon on Shamwari to see lion cubs. This is the first litter of cubs sired by the new dominant coalition of two brothers in the [...]

Giraffe Eat Bones

We sometimes see giraffe demonstrating an action called Osteophagia, which involves them eating bones. We’ll see a giraffe pick up a piece of bone from the ground, throwing its head around to reposition the bone into a comfortable position and salivating a little more than usual. They giraffe doesn’t consume the entire bone. It will [...]

2018-05-31T23:23:44+00:00 August 20th, 2013|Categories: Seen On Game Drive|0 Comments