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Shamwari Game Reserve

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Shamwari Game Reserve | N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 42 203 1111
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Please visit the official Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges page on TripAdvisor for more info, images, video & slideshow. Search "Shamwari Game Reserve lodges".Shamwari is the best private game reserve situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape,South Africa.This privately owned 25 000 hectares of prime natural terrain has received numerous international awards.Shamwari is an exploration of nature with close encounters of free roaming wildlife and the coveted big five with a choice of unique luxury lodges, an exclusive private villa and the adventurous Explorer Camp.Luxury accommodation is offered in 7 different game lodges at Shamwari Game Reserve, all of which are 5 Star graded. Choose a game lodge that perfectly compliments your ideal African experience
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Shamwari Game Reserve | N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 42 203 1111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shamwari is a dream! Visiting Africa for safari has been #1 on my bucket list and I did a lot of research to find the perfect location. Shamwari did not disappoint and we had a fabulous 4 nights staying at the Bayethe Tented Lodge! We...More

Thank Kelrus25
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Shamwari is an absolutely amazing private game reserve. Went with my family including 2 boys 12 and 14 years old. Our ranger Vuyo was an expert tracker and was able to take us to see all of the animals we wanted to see during our...More

Thank robin K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights at Riverdene Lodge which is kid friendly. They really couldn't do enough for us from the hot towels and tea or hot chocolate on our return from Safari, to hot water bottles and blankets in the morning, and sweets...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Absolutely amazing experience. The best service one can imagine. We stayed here for one night so we could enjoy the full programme including two safaris, lunch upon arrival, high tea, a delicious typical South African Braai dinner outside and breakfast. These are all included in...More

2  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

You should add this experience to your bucket list. It's an out of this world experience to see the animals in the wild. Shamwari game reserve is the place to be for such an experience. Our ranger Sipoh was so passionate, dedicated and very knowledgeable....More

2  Thank ClaudiaTaylor
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I came back for a visit to my birth country after 20 years away. Decided to visit the amazing Shamwari Game Reserve and I was bowled over. What an amazing experience. The game rangers really know their game and we saw the big five and...More

4  Thank stefenilorento
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

For the two hours we spent there we saw everything you could hope for! The animals we every where we looked . The staff was helpful in pointing out where they could be found. An excellent place if you don't want to spend too much...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Shamwari Game Reserve is truly a magical place. Everything from the reception to the dining to the accommodations was perfectly executed. The staff was courteous and helpful. Our 16 and 20 year old children loved it too. The highlight of the trip was the safari...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Such a great experience! Saw all the animals The Big 5! Our guide was so informative. Liked that we ended with a great tasting meal and South African dessert and beverages.

Thank Pete7469
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Definitely the most beautiful private game reserve in South Africa. The guides are extremely knowledgeable (a real pleasure to listen to them and see how much they love their job), the accommodation splendid (luxury with a view on elephants!), and the food just as excellent...More

3  Thank LorienPenguin
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3 September 2017|
Response from SGR_socialmedia | Property representative |
Good Day, Thank you for your enquiry and interest shown in Shamwari Game Reserve. We currently have rooms available at Long Lee Manor at R5434 per person, per night for an entry level room. We occasionally offer a day... More
20 August 2017|
Response from SGR_socialmedia | Property representative |
Dear Annmarie, Thank you for your enquiry and interest shown in Shamwari Game Reserve. Unfortunately, Shamwari does not allow private vehicles to traverse on our reserve. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to... More
14 July 2016|
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Response from SGR_socialmedia | Property representative |
Dear Tadiwanashe, Thank you for your enquiry and interest shown in Shamwari Game Reserve. Please feel free to visit our website to find out more information about the various five star lodges we have to accommodate you... More