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N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed 4 nights and Long Lee Lodge and enjoyed 8 game drives with the very knowledgeable interesting and friendly ranger Kiegan. Each game drive was different and really exciting. Very close up with lions, rhinos, elephants, cheetah hippos, and every other animal you would...More

Thank Geoff K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge and individual villas had just recently undergone a magnificent redo of the decor, and we were privileged to experience the beauty of it all. Everything was so tastefully done, would comfortably grace the cover of Architectural Digest. Service was impeccable, from the greeting...More

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Response from SGR_socialmedia, Guest Relations Manager at Shamwari Game Reserve LodgesResponded 6 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are exceptionally proud of the conservation and hospitality achievements since welcoming our first guests in 1992. We are thrilled to hear that you received first class service at the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite possibly the best start to any holiday I have ever had! From the moment you arrive the lodge staff are friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing, every meal had local dishes to try, always cooked to your liking....More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just finished a 3 night, 5 game drive stay at Shamwari private game reserve. We stayed in Lobengula Lodge which was above 5 star standard. Nina , the lodge manager and her amazing staff could not have been more helpful,...More

Thank martysvensen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Lobengula Lodge in suite ‘Oxpecker’ and it is safe to say we enjoyed every minute of our time in this little bit of paradise! From the moment we arrived we were treated warmly, with great good humour, professionalism and generosity...More

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Shamwari Game Reserve is one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa coupled with responsible tourism and the most luxurious means of experiencing your African safari More adventure. Situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve is the malaria-free, safari holiday you’ve been searching for. Accommodating family, friends or business associates, our facilities, coupled with our spectacular location and passion for the environment, make this an unforgettable destination. Stay with Us Shamwari Game Reserve incorporates 6 luxury lodges, all of which are 5 star graded. Each one, has its’ own unique energy and essence, designed in harmony with their surroundings, where guests can experience nature in supreme comfort. Eagles Crag Lodge –Surrounded by imposing mountain cliffs, this lodge boasts elegant ambience amid nature’s beauty. Each suite, a secluded haven to unwind in sheer comfort. Villa Lobengula – An exclusive Villa tucked away in the valley bushveld, ideal for a private tailor-made safari experience. Bayethe Tented Lodge –Offering the ultimate in luxury tented accommodation, these designer tents are shrouded by rich vegetation providing privacy and seclusion. Long Lee Manor –Refined elegance from a bygone era, offering colonial style accommodation and overlooking magnificent plains teeming with wildlife. Riverdene Family Lodge – Warm and welcoming child friendly accommodation, which includes luxury amenities and our ‘Kids on Safari’ programme. Sarili Family Lodge – Overlooking the Bushman’s River and scenic plains, this lodge offers contemporary comfort, ideally suited to family, groups and friends. Conservation Principals We pride ourselves and our actions in conserving a vanishing way of life. Join us for a once in a lifetime experience to empower, engage and educate yourself with our conservation efforts at one of our awareness centres. Ian Player Rhino Centre – An educational awakening about the plight of a rapidly depleting species, and what we can do to help. Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary – A public awareness and rescue effort aimed at shining a light on the circumstances of wild animals confined in impoverished, captive environments. Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre – A first-hand encounter with our passionate on-site vets, who care for young, injured and abandoned animals, which are to be re-released back into the wild. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
56
Price range
USD 947 - USD 1,181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shamwari Game Reserve Hotel Shamwari Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Shamwari Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
56
Price range
USD 947 - USD 1,181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shamwari Game Reserve Hotel Shamwari Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Shamwari Game Reserve
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Traveller (1,370)
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tricia365
4 March 2018|
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Response from SGR_socialmedia | Property representative |
Dear Tricia, Thank you for your enquiry and interest shown in Shamwari Game Reserve. As mentioned, Shamwari Game Reserve is a mere 45 minute drive from Port Elizabeth International airport. Cape Town is situated 9 hours... More
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mcintal1685
22 February 2018|
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Response from Sally R |
Sorry, I have to disagree. 100US$ is not over-tipping. Most of the people we were with tipped 500ZAR per day per couple. That is approx 15% more than the 100US$. The rangers work very hard with unsociable hours and they... More
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Lily B
22 January 2018|
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Response from SGR_socialmedia | Property representative |
Hi Lily, Thank you for your question and concern. We are fortunate enough to have the Bushman's river running through our reserve, so the animals still have a water supply. With sporadic rainfall, there is still food for... More
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Room Tips
"upgrade to a suite if you can afford it. They are very spacious and luxurious"
geoffk323
3 days ago
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"High level Room and the front overlooking the Plains"
Strikey02
10 Sep. 2018
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"Beyond your wildest dreams for a safari vacation. There is no thinking about it. For the price, it IS the..."
amymsewell
17 Jul. 2018
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"River view rooms"
SubhrajitRoy123
9 May 2018
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