Luxury safari accommodation in the middle of the bushveld? Yes, and Shamwari Private Game Reserve wants YOU to experience it.

Luxury Safari Accommodation at Shamwari:

The Safari Lodges

Each of our safari lodges was created to fulfill our guests’ main preferences. Whether you are looking for a family holiday, a peaceful honeymoon, or a back-to-nature experience, there is no doubt you will find it in our luxury safari accommodation. The Shamwari experience is complemented by the best local cuisine, thoughtful service and facilities designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and enjoyment.

What to Expect from Each Luxury Safari Lodge

Long Lee Manor Luxury Safari Accommodation

Long Lee Manor gives our guests the “Out of Africa” experience; it could be described as an “oasis” inside of the bush. The design of each space was carefully built to accommodate your privacy and comfort.

Leathers, linens and textured wallpapers can be found in our interiors. Suites are bright and spacious. The bathrooms are marble-styled and enhance their luxury thanks to their generous bathtubs and showers.

Just as with the interiors, our exteriors care for incredible landscape views of the bush and its waterhole, where many animals come to join you for a refreshment. During hot summer days, guests can cool down by the large-rim flow pool while enjoying some drinks from the pool bar.

For those wanting to relax, Long Lee Manor offers a wide menu of Spa Treatments, including massages, facials and salon treatments. Guests can also make use of the fully-equipped fitness centre to break a sweat.

Long Lee Manor perfectly combines luxury and tradition in its safari accommodation. During the stay, guests enjoy a “Boma” dinner, where the African experience comes to life.

Long lee manor south african boma

Riverdene Family Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

Shamwari’s nine-bedroom luxury safari accommodation ensures all family members a unique experience. Riverdene ensures the whole family creating cheerful memories. The bedrooms are spacious which is ideal for the little ones. Parents also have their own privacy thanks to the interconnection between rooms.

At Riverdene’s luxury safari accommodation guests sit back, relax and enjoy the safari experience to its fullest. Blend all this with pizza nights, board games and educational activities.

Our adventure centre is equipped with the best games for all ages, leaving kids in the safe hands of our professional staff members.

While kids are playing, parents can relax by the pool, have some drinks at the bar, or even book a treatment at Long Lee’s spa just around the corner. If this sounds like something you would like, Riverdene is undoubtably what you are looking for.

Riverdene kids activity centre

Riverdene lodge pool area

Sarili Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

As of June 2020, Sarili will be a private villa, where luxury safari accommodation, privacy and tailored services serve as most important features.

Here, families, groups of friends and corporate gatherings enjoys an exclusive, luxurious and private stay.

Sarili, located above the grassy plains, overlooks the Bushman’s River, providing guests with incredible views over the landscape. Booking Sarili, guests receive a customized experience based on their needs and preferences.

Among these services, guests will be provided with personal staff such as a Manager, Chef and Ranger, personalised meals, in-room spa treatments (when requested), guided bush walks, laundry, housekeeping, a swimming pool and so much more.

Sarili lodge private pool

Sarili lodge private deck

Sindile Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

New to the luxury safari accommodation list is Sindile tented camps. The camp is built into the African grounds and blends with the nature surrounding it. As a result, guests enjoys peacefulness and clear panoramic views. A fireplace, a private heated plunge pool and lounge area adds to the experience.

The luxurious nine-bedroom suites are designed to accommodate two people in a room. It is important to note that children under the age of 16 are not permitted at this lodge. This is because of security reasons and the type of experience the lodge wants to create.

Unplug yourself from the daily routine, enjoy a spa day and dive into the South African experience.

Sindile luxury tented camp view of elephants

Sindile luxury tented suites with private plunge pool

Eagles Crag Safari Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

Eagles Crag is located in a forest-covered valley at the base of a cliff. Therefore, this luxury safari accommodation gives you the perfect balance between nature and elegance.

Renovations in 2018 took care of guests need to be closer to nature. As a result, the location of the lounge area and the upper deck amazes guests seated in comforting, yet luxury dining pods.

Additionally, services offers guests a downstairs lodge to relax in, a fully equipped fitness centre and a relaxation retreat with a steam room and sauna. The nine suites have their own private deck with a heated swimming pool, outdoor shower and an en-suite shower and bathtub. The windows brag with scenic views and a peak at natures pleasures.

Eagles Crag is also the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Unfortunately children under twelve years old are not permitted to stay at Eagles Crag, which also contributes to maintaining the lodge’s tranquillity.

If you are looking for an exclusive and luxurious stay in the heart South African landscape, Eagles Crag will exceed your expectations.

Eagles crag lodge outside dining

luxury safari accommodation Eagles crag

Bayethe Tented Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

As with the other safari lodges, Bayethe offers guests peacefulness throughout the seclusion of twelve superior tented suites. These breath-taking suites are located just inside the African bushveld. Every suite have a private deck and plunge pool, a fireplace and en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs. As with Eagles Crag and Lobengula, children under the age of twelve are not permitted to stay in the lodge.

If you are willing to take a day off, Bayethe offers incredible and intimate spa treatments for all our guests. Indulging yourself with our relaxing spa treatments.

This luxury safari accommodation is an example of how nature and people can coexist. Be filled with contentment and adventure all at once at Bayethe Tented Lodge.

luxury safari accommodation fireplace

Bayethe tented camp deck overlooking waterhole

Lonbengula Lodge Luxury Safari Accommodation

This African kraal styled lodge has six rooms, where traditional African style comes together with multiple modern facilities. Three of them also have private plunge pools, however, the lodge also has a central swimming pool accessible for all guests.

Lobengula offers multiple spa treatments at our Relaxation Retreat as well as a sauna room. For guests wanting to get a little more active, the lodge also has a fully equipped fitness room.

Like all lodges of Shamwari, Lobengula is located at an amazing spot: the bushveld. This geographic spot shows the amazing views of the valley and the mountain which surround it.

Lobengula lodge poolside

luxury safari accommodation poolside relaxation

Explorer Tented Camp Luxury Safari Accommodation

Yes, during summertime, Shamwari offers a fully back-to-nature experience: The Explorer Camp. Although it was designed by ‘going back-to-basics’, the quality of the camp and the services remains a luxurious adventure.

The tents are close to each other, but privacy remains a priority. Among the facilities, you will find a viewing deck, plunge pool and dining and safari lounge tent.

Each safari tent has two single beds, which can be turned into a king size bed; en-suite bathroom with shower. LED lights and essentials such as insect repellent, shower gel, shampoo are also provided.

It is important to highlight that guests will have different activities from the ones available at the main lodges, because the main goal is to reconnect with nature. Walking safaris is the leading star of the Explorer Camp.

This opportunity enables guests to enjoy nature at its fullest as never experienced before.

luxury safari accommodation overlooking valley

luxury walking safaris


What makes Shamwari’s Luxury Safari Accommodation stand out?

Every lodge was designed and created to give guests a once-in-a-lifetime experience. From the materials used during construction to the furnishings, decorations, colours, scents and its geographical location. Every single detail was taken into consideration in order to bring to life an outstanding place. A place where guests have a taste of Africa while enjoying the finest luxury safari accommodation.. As mentioned before, these lodges have proven to perfectly combine adventure and nature with luxury and comfort. Among its activities, game drives are conducted by experienced rangers, who do their absolute best to give their guests the best African safari experience.

Get to know the Big Five across Shamwari’s 25,000 hectare preserved bush and watch the African sunset while having your favourite beverage at hand. All of this, accompanied by the very best local cuisine and amazing staff members, Shamwari conveys an important message regarding preservation of wildlife while guaranteeing guests an exclusive and luxurious stay that will make everlasting memories.

Look no Further than Shamwari for Luxury Safari Accommodation.

So, what are you waiting for? Make sure to book your luxury African Safari today. Make the most of your vacation with all the spoils Shamwari has to offer!