Accommodation in Shamwari Private Game Reserve

This private reserve is 25 000 hectares of wildlife terrain in the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Perfect for malaria-free safaris, Shamwari is an excellent destination for families, groups, and solo travelers. In the local language, Shamwari means friend, and this translates into the lodges’ hospitality and top notch service. Conservation is at the heart of Shamwari and you will get to experience it through the passionate staff, guides, and activities.

You can choose from six unique luxury lodges on the Shamwari Game Reserve, namely: Long Lee Manor, Riverdene Family Lodge, Eagles Crag Luxury Lodge, Sarili Lodge, Bayethe Tented Lodge and Lobengula African Lodge.

Bayethe Tented Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

Shamwari Game Reserve has 6 luxury lodges, each with their own unique design and feel. Shamwari Bayethe offers the ultimate in tented luxury with 12 designer tents, each with their own plunge pool. Thick riverbank vegetation makes each tent secluded and private, and it’s not uncommon to see warthog or…

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Eagles Crag Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

This award-winning game lodge is set on 25 000 hectares of privately owned wildlife terrain in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. Shamwari, which means friend, is where guests and wildlife live in harmony for a special moment in time. Shamwari has six unique luxury lodges and Eagles Crag is their premier…

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Founders Lodge

Founders Lodge by Mantis is located in a private reserve, alongside Shamwari in the beautiful Eastern Cape. For 20 years Founders was a family holiday home, and the 6-suite lodge has retained that welcoming atmosphere and personalised safari experience. Set out on a dawn game drive tracking lion and cheetah…

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Lobengula Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

Lobengula has five thatched suites set around the main lodge in the style of a traditional African kraal. Being a small lodge, Lobengula offers a private safari experience and is a great choice for groups of travellers wanting exclusive-use of the whole property. The guides and trackers are fantastic, and…

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Riverdene Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

This award-winning game lodge is set on 25 000 hectares of privately owned prime wildlife terrain in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. Shamwari, which means friend, is where guests and wildlife live in harmony for a special moment in time. Shamwari has six unique luxury lodges: Long Lee Manor, Riverdene Family…

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Sarili Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve is perfect for a malaria-free Big Five safari experience. Situated in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, the thatched lodge’s expansive wooden deck has views of Bushman’s River. With 5 suites, Sarili Lodge can sleep up to 10 people. The décor is a mix of a…

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Long Lee Manor Shamwari Game Reserve

Built in 1920, Long Lee Manor is the original Edwardian Manor House in Shamwari Game Reserve. This gracious home has been splendidly restored and has wide terraces, two swimming pools and well-kept lawns leading down to a waterhole. The property is surrounded by a hidden fence so it’s safe to…

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Shamwari Explorer Camp

During South Africa’s summer season, Shamwari Game Reserve expands its offerings even further by opening the Explorer Camp. Set in malaria-free Eastern Cape, South Africa, this once-in-a-lifetime experience takes you on a guided walking safari of the surrounding land. Tents are placed in close proximity without encroaching on other tents…

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