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Contemporary Comfort Inspired by Nature

A private oasis for families, groups and friends, Sarili Lodge not only boasts majestic views of the Bushman’s River and the grassy plains, but also offers supreme comfort, magnificent sunsets and a wildlife experience that you’ll never forget.

Perched on the banks of the Bushman’s River, Sarili Lodge provides the perfect bush experience. The modern interiors coupled with exclusive amenities, mean you’re never too far from superior comfort in the heart of the Eastern Cape.


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

  • Deck Overlooking the Bushman’s River
  • Pool with Shallow Area for Children
  • Lounge with Fire Place and Satellite Television
  • In and Outdoor Dining Facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Small Selection of Gift Items

Kids on Safari

Riverdene Safari

Our Kids on Safari programme is perfect for the family. We’ve created family safari holidays, where children and adults alike can be educated about our conservation practices.

Children can enjoy various outdoor activities, as well as indoor activities such as arts and crafts and a variety of toys and games.

To find out more, go to our Kids on Safari page

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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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At Sarili Lodge, all 5 luxury rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults:

  • 2 Luxury Courtyard Rooms facing the garden and swimming pool
  • 3 Luxury River View Rooms overlooking the Bushman’s River

Each Room Includes

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • International Dial Telephone
  • Television with Selected Satellite Channels
  • Fitted International Adapters
  • Electronic Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom with Bath and Shower
  • Underfloor Heating In Bathroom
  • Private Patio or Balcony
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: -33.5025963, 26.0503019
Click here  for Google Maps Directions

Driving Directions To Sarili Lodge, Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape:

  • Follow the N2 out of Port Elizabeth heading towards Grahamstown.
  • Continue on the N2 until you reach a sign board for Shamwari Private Game Reserve and turn left towards Paterson on the R342.
  • Travel 7 km up the gravel road and enter at the 2nd gate for the Welcome Lounge.

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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Contemporary Comfort Inspired by Nature

From R7,155

per adult sharing per night

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