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    Contemporary Comfort Inspired by Nature

    Sarili is an oasis of exclusive luxury overlooking the grassy plains of Africa and the Bushman’s River, a sumptuous five-bedroomed lodge from where you and your family and friends can watch Africa’s iconic Big Five.

    Perched on the banks of the Bushman’s River, Sarili Private Lodge provides the perfect exclusive bush experience, with magnificent African wilderness at your doorstep. 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 your exclusive stay at Sarili Private Lodge every aspect will be tailored to your group’s needs, from meals to game drives and guided walks. Your exclusive, tailor-made stay will include:

    • Personal staff including House Manager and Private Chef and Ranger
    • Meals
    • Selected Beverages
    • Personalised Game Drives with your dedicated Ranger
    • Guided Bush Walks
    • Visits to Born Free and Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
    • In-room spa treatments upon request
    • Housekeeper
    • Laundry
    • Satellite Television with a selection of channels
    • Deck overlooking the Bushman’s River
    • Pool with Shallow Area for Children
    • Lounge with Fireplace
    • In and Outdoor Dining
    • Wi-Fi

    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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    The Lodge

    Sarili Private Lodge has 5 luxury rooms and can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests:

    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 Gqeberha 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 4km up the gravel road and enter at the Shamwari Private Game Reserve Born Free gate for Sarili Private 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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    Contemporary Comfort Inspired by Nature

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