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Privacy Inspired by Nature

Tucked away in the depths of the bushveld lies the tranquil Lobengula Lodge. This private lodge experience has been designed to resemble a traditional African kraal, boasting views of the mountains and valleys.

Allow yourself to be immersed in an African Experience at Lobengula Lodge. This hidden gem with a rustic atmosphere within the valley bushveld will leave you with a fulfilling experience.


When you book at Lobengula Lodge you’re treated to a host of world-class facilities such as:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Poolside Relaxation Lounge
  • Relaxation Retreat with Sauna
  • Fitness Room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Main lounge with Satellite Television

Enjoy A Safari Spa Experience

Escape to Shamwari Private Game Reserve and enjoy a safari spa experience in the unspoilt surrounds of the Eastern Cape. Our relaxation retreats will leave you feeling revitalised and rejuvenated, with treatments that are proven to be beneficial for the mind, body and soul.

We have a host of safari spa treatments available to you should you make a booking at Lobengula, such as massages, facials as well as hand and foot rituals.

Intimate spa with therapy rooms and a sauna.

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It is recommended that guests shower prior to the appointment, depending on the treatment, and robes and towels are provided in each of the rooms throughout the reserve. Each of our professional therapists will consult with you prior to your appointment. Please feel free to mention favourite aromas or specific health conditions when making your booking.

Should you need to cancel your booking, we require at least 2 hours’ notice before your scheduled appointment, or we’re required to charge 50% of the treatment cost.

In addition to the available treatments, our luxury relaxation retreats also have retail products on sale.


Experiences At Shamwari

Shamwari offers an array of experiences you can enjoy such as Game Drives, Birding, Walking Safaris, Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Photographic Safaris and more.

Find out more about all there is to do and experience at Shamwari Private Game Reserve.

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This plush area of the game reserve boasts 6 junior suites, each of which can accommodate 2 adults.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • International Dial Telephone
  • Fitted International Adapters
  • Electronic Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom with Bath and Shower
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Private Patio or Deck with plunge pool


Good To Know

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read through our list of Frequently Asked Questions, which we hope will help best prepare you for your stay with us.

Please contact us if you’re still unsure about anything or require any further information.


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GPS co-ordinates: -33.3590272, 26.1077361
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Driving Directions To Lobengula Lodge, Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape:

  • Follow the N2 out of Port Elizabeth until you reach the N2 / N10 cross over.
  • Follow the N10 to Paterson/Cradock bypassing Paterson.
  • Travel for 11 km from Paterson until you reach the Alicedale turn-off.
  • Turn right at the Lobengula Lodge sign board and travel for a further 12 km.
  • Turn right at the Shamwari Gate and follow the sign boards to Lobengula Lodge.

Should you get lost and need a pointer in the right direction, contact us on +27 (0) 42 203 1111.

We offer chauffeur driven transfers at an additional fee that can be booked when you make your reservation.

If flying to our private landing strip, you and your party will receive a free transfer.

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Privacy Inspired by Nature

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