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Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Pulloxhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2014

If you are looking at Shamwari and thinking it is a little on the expensive side, please be assured that we were of the same view but ultimately decided that it probably represented reasonable value for a WOW experience. And, after going there, I would say - don't hestitate, just do it! Eagles Crag is right in the centre of...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We stayed for 3days at Shamwari in Bayethe tented lodges. This accomadation is amazing and is a more safari feel being a huge tent but with 5star fittings including ; huge bed, log burner, fridge-mini bar, outside shower. large double slipper bath, twin sinks, outside private deck with plunge pool , oh and a tv(if your watching this then your...

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Surrey, England
Reviewed 28 December 2013

A two day safari based at the Sarili was the highlight of our two weeks in South Africa. It was not cheap at about £1000 per day but worth every penny as a rare total five star experience. Our two sons (aged 12 & 14) just loved the whole safari experience which was not a sure thing, especially with the...

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Sursee, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 December 2013

we have spent 2 days in the Shamwari Game Reserve on the lodge eagle crag. Right on the very first day, we have seen already 3 of the big Five. The Accommodation, the food, the location is just perfect. Of course, its relative expensive, but there is a superb service. We enjoyed very much with our Driver Francis, which has...

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MELBOURNE
Reviewed 25 December 2013

We have jut completed 2 amazing days at Eagles Crag lodge at the Shamwari game Reserve. Our extraordinary ranger Mino made this an experience never to be forgotten. We had requested Mino based upon fantastic reviews from friends who had enjoyed his knowledge , enthusiasm and friendly manner. We have been to numerous other game parks but this one was...

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new york, ny
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Everything about this place exceeded expectations, and then some. The lodge is even nicer than the pictures on the website. Our visit to Shamwari was the highlight of our South Africa Garden Route trip. After an extremely long flight from NYC and a 1.5hr drive from Port Elizabeth we were thrilled to pull up to Shamwari. From the minute we...

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uk
Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

So I did some trip advisor research and thought we should go with baythe lodge, however it was full and instead we booked two nights at eagles crag. Eagles crag is actually on the reserve, baythe isn't. With baythe you lose up to one hour of each game drive just getting onto the reserve going through a sheep farm etc....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 December 2013

From our arrival to our departure the staff at Shamwari were like family. The room was stunning and they didn't miss a thing. Anything you think you may need was available. From our room that looked over a small river we could see giraffe, Warthog, impala, hippo plus more. The food was incredible. The game drives and our driver Hedman...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We stayed at Riverdene lodge for 2 nights and it proved to be a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and the service impeccable. They even washed our car. Our ranger, Vincent, was accommodating and knowledgable. He helped us to find four of the Big Five (were told the jaguar had not been sighted by anyone for about 2 months)....

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Scotland
Reviewed 11 December 2013

We have just returned from our 4th visit to Shamwari which was wonderful yet again. The game drives we had with our ranger, Nadine, were superb and her enthusiasm made them all more memorable. We saw a vast array of animals and a fantastic view of a leopard even for us as experienced safari goers. Every game drive always shows...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mere 75 km from Port Elizabeth towards Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Shamwari is the crown jewel of private game reserves situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape, the birth place of Nelson Mandela. 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 lodges, an exclusive private villa and the adventurous Explorer Camp. Luxury accommodation is offered in 7 different game lodges on Shamwari Game Reserve, all of which are 5 Star graded. Choose a game lodge that perfectly compliments your ideal African experience. EAGLES CRAG LODGE - Exclusivity, privacy and serenity for the most discerning of travelersBAYETHE TENTED LODGE - The ultimate in luxury tented accommodationSARILI LODGE - A colonial and bush experience. Perfect for families or small partiesLONG LEE MANOR - Refined elegance from a bygone era. RIVERDENE FAMILY LODGE - Colonial Africa in an elegantly restored CHILD FRIENDLY frontier home. VILLA LOBENGULA - Villa Lobengula is a beautiful and tranquil space tucked away in the depths of the valley bushveld. Booked on an exclusive use basis only. EXPLORER CAMP - Camping & walking experience among the Big 5 on the magnificent Shamwari Game Reserve ON SAFARI - Game drives can last up to 3 hours each and are conducted twice a day in open vehicles / Guided walks / Star gazing RELAX - Various treatments can be enjoyed at our Relaxation Retreats which are situated at Eagles Crag, Lobengula Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Long Lee Manor ... more   less 

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Address: N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Shamwari Game Reserve
Price Range: $950 - $1,657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges 5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Don't worry about which room, they are all great”
geedeebee, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“There are three room facing the river and the reserve, with two facing the courtyard (which we stayed in and were excellent)”
Jules4567, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms had a private garden area and were close to the safety fenced pool”
Yorkshirerosebud, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying the extra for a room with plunge pool and a private area to relax in during the day between game drives”
H555BSmichaelm, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a new room”
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