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At a Glance

From ZAR 8 220 pp/pn

  • Twelve luxury tents with private plunge pools

  • Big 5 safari experience

  • Home to the 'Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary' and 'Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre'

  • Malaria free

  • Traditional boma dining

  • Cozy fires in your rooms

Situated at the Eastern end of South Africa’s famous Garden Route makes Shamwari Private Game Reserve the ideal destination to start or end of any trip.  Set in 20 000 hectares of pristine wilderness and home to Africa’s Big 5 and so much more.


Shamwari is home to the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, both of which do vital work in the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife.



The luxury en-suite tents at Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge boast spacious accommodation with a king size bed, seating area, fire place, electronic safe, air-conditioning and mini bar.  The en-suite facilities include both a bath and either an indoor or outdoor shower.


Step out through your patio doors to discover a private deck to relax on and a stunning plunge pool to cool off in during those heat summer days.



The main guest area at Bayethe Tented Lodge includes a pool and sun deck, alfresco dining area, cozy lounge with fire place and TV.  The curio shop is on hand should you wish to make a purchase as a memento of your stay.


Bayethe also has a Relaxation Retreat on hand with a host of spa treatments should you wish to indulge yourself.



Shamwari offers guests twice daily game drives in open game drive vehicles, these vehicles allow for a 360 degree view ensuring that any sighting isn’t missed.


It’s also recommended that you participate in the bush walks, conducted by your highly experienced ranger.  This gives your ranger the opportunity to share his extensive knowledge of the reserve’s flora & fauna. He will also take the time to show and explain the animal spoor that you happen upon.


Shamwari is home to the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, both of which are fascinating experiences.





No. Rooms



12 years and over



Twin Beds




Private Pool


Lodge Pool