Perfect For The Whole Family

Family travel is one of the best ways for parents and children to bond. Shamwari Private Game Reserve is a big five luxury safari and holiday destination in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. The malaria-free reserve has several lodges with three that cater for families travelling with children.

Shamwari is a natural extension of the Garden Route and has amazing wildlife experiences from game drives to walking safaris. Children from the age of four years old can join on game drives. With conservation at the heart of the reserve, guests are educated on all its conservation initiatives. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries are jewels to be discovered at Shamwari. The reserve is also home to a one of its kind Kids on Safari Adventure Centre. With a host of activities to keep the active bodies happy, from climbing walls to ziplines as well as indoor craft activities. Childminders are also available on request.

Our Lodges


Family Relaxation

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Long Lee Manor

Gracious Living

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Private Villa

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