Shamwari Game Reserve in Eastern Cape has won many awards for both tourism and its conservation projects, which are an integral part of this private reserve. Easily accessible from Port Elizabeth Airport, Shamwari’s 25,000 hectares are in a malaria free area and offer guests of all ages an opportunity to see the Big Five in luxury.
Game viewing drives take place in the mornings and evenings when animals are most active. Trained game rangers guide small parties of guests through the reserve and there are special kids’ safaris. Conservation work is highlighted in the Rhino Awareness Centre, Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Cat Sanctuary.
Eagles Crag is Shamwari’s premier lodge offering ultimate luxury and privacy and breathtaking scenery. This lodge is built from glass and stone so that guests have uninterrupted views of the surrounding rock faces where eagles soar.
The main central lodge has lounges with fireplaces and access to a viewing terrace and there is a library and gift boutique. The Relaxation Retreat has two therapy rooms, hydro bath and steam room and sauna.
There are 18 luxury suites in separate cottages equipped with the latest modern comforts including private deck with plunge pool, air conditioning and en suite bathrooms.
• Rhino Awareness Centre and Cat Sanctuary.
• Game drives.
• Private dining area.