Experience the African Bush!
Shamwari Private Game Reserve is home to vast herds of wildlife, birdlife and incredible ecological diversity.
Shamwari Private Game Reserve is a premier safari and holiday destination in South Africa’s ecologically and culturally significant Eastern Cape Province. Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. It’s a place where guests can exist in harmony with nature, however fleeting the moment, where wildlife roam the landscape under the relentless African sun.Shamwari has 6 lodges and 1 explorer camp; each providing distinct experiences. From exclusive tranquillity, effortless family enjoyment or the back-to-nature appeal of a luxury tented camp.
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- When on a game drive, we’re often required to be quiet and still, which can be a challenge for young children. Therefore, as safety is our primary concern, no children under the age of 4 are permitted on game drives.We do have childminding services available on request, in addition to a host of kid’s activities to keep them occupied.
- This is a spectating activity.
- Booking in advance is essential.
- As Shamwari is a malaria-free area, there is no need for you to pack any preventative tablets or syrup, other than your prescription medication.We highly recommend that you bring:Cameras, lenses and binoculars Light clothing for summer safaris Bathing suits for the pool areas Walking shoes Sunscreen and hats Warmer clothing for winter stays
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The Eastern Cape is blessed with natural and cultural diversity. It’s especially renowned for the evergreen vegetation of the Tsitsikamma Forest at the end of the Garden Route.
It is also home to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness, the slopes of the Drakensberg Mountains and part of the Great Karoo.
Another Eastern Cape point of interest is its awe-inspiring coastline, making it the ideal place for water sport enthusiasts and beach bodies alike. Surfers can enjoy the super tubes of Jeffrey’s Bay and Cape St Francis, where a host of international surfing competitions are held.
In addition, anglers are sure to be kept busy with the multitude of fish to catch in this region.
Coastal winds can reach impressive speeds, making for exciting kite surfing conditions, as well as sailing, windsurfing, and other wind sports.
Best of all, there is a myriad of facilities here to ensure that every member of your family has the experience of a lifetime on South African soil.
If you are looking for more information on this area of our country, visit the website of the official tourism board.