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Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges

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N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000, South Africa
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at Shamwari's Bayethe Luxury Tented Lodge. From the moment of arrival to the last second of our stay, everything about the experience was exceptional. We were greeted on arrival with fresh lemonade and a briefing of our suggested itinerary for our stay, including morning and evening game drives, meal times, onsite amenities, etc. We were then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its difficult to put into words what happens and how you feel when you stay at Eagles Crag which is nestled in the most outstandingly beautiful & tranquil surroundings , but the life changing part comes from the unforgettable Mino our ranger , he made our experience truly exceptional with his knowledge, dedication & passion .He has the ability to... More 

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at Shamwari. Luxury accommodation with friendly staff and excellent food. Enjoyed meals overlooking the waterhole with a hippo there most days. Our ranger Patrick was entertaining and informative and nothing was too much trouble. Enjoyed the in house spa and just all in all an experience of a lifetime never to be forgotten. Plunge pool... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing experience at Shamwari. The game reserve is massive, with every game drive revealing a completely different type of scenery and expansive views. The rangers aren't scared to tackle the difficult terrain which makes for very exciting drives, while their expert tracking skills and communication between rangers ensured we had many great game sightings. The food... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the most amazing time at Shamwari. We checked in on a Friday and checked out on Sunday morning. During that time we completed 4 game drives - each lasting over 3 hours - and managed to see giraffes, elephants, rhinos, lions, a cheetah, hippos, and all the cute warthog families :) In our downtime on... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very fortunate to have Mino as our ranger to the duration of our stay at Eagles Crag. His passion and dedication for what he does is beyond words and he undoubtedly played the biggest part in what was the trip of a lifetime for us. No stone was left unturned in ensuring our experience was life changing and... More 

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience. The rooms were more than delightful,the staff were so accommodating, the safari was so exciting. All details were well managed and well thought out. Because of the location, no shots to prevent malaria were needed. The trip of a lifetime where memories for my lifetime were made.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from lodge to ranger from setting to viewing was wonderful. Amazing out of this world experience To know that the game reserve also leads on animal conservation added to our enjoyment. The lodge was stunning and service superb.

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Hertfordshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not cheap but you get what you pay for. 3 nights is plenty. If you are lucky 2 nights would do but maybe better not to risk it. We were in Bayethe which is ‘tented’. (In name only) We had air-con, separate bathroom and toilet, big big room, thatched roof and a plunge pool plus outside shower; fabulous... More 

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Capri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unbelievable experience. Hotel premises are nice but not unforgettable.... but the people makes the place ! Everybody and I mean EVERYBODY was so nice to us. It is a pleasure to see so passionate people !! They are always ready to help with pleasure, fun, nice, efficient ! A special thank to Yolande from the Italian family ... but... More 

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