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Howick, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a truly memorable stay at Camp Shawu. All the staff from the Camp Manager, Daniel, the Chef Orrell and the staff who cleaned and waited on table were extremely friendly and efficient. They ensured that our stay was very comfortable. The food prepared by the Orrell was truly memorable. No stay in such a camp would be complete... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was the first safari stop for our group of eight traveling with John Cooper of African Adventures Safari Company. He could not have picked a better spot for our start. We were spoiled by our accommodations, the food, the people, and the animals who put on continuous displays at the water hole viewed from our cottages. A special thanks... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend for two nights in late July. We had spent the four preceding nights at public campsites within Kruger, so we were excited to experience a private lodge. Upon arrival at Shishangeni (for transfer to Camp Shawu), we enquired about Camp Shawu's facilities. We were told "not to be shocked" but the camp had burnt... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We spent 5 nights at Shawu as part of a 16 night stay in South Africa. This was our 7th trip to South Africa / Namibia and for wildlife, this is the best yet. The dam at the foot of the camp is showing the affects of the two year drought in that part of Africa so the concentrations of... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This place is part of the concession which is 15000 hectares, one of the biggest in Kruger. The camp is right next to the river and you will see a continuous flow of animals coming to the river from elephant herds to rhinos to zebras to the Pumba. Not to mention the hippos which are always lazing in the water.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Best game viewing we've ever experienced in the Kruger National Park. Guide exceptional. The well designed tents and food service make you step back into the rustic luxury of colonial times, high tea included!

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Service is top notch. Elevated ,railed walkways to all tents which spread apart for extreme privacy.Canvass walled tent is elevated with own porch and nicely appointed inside with king size netted bed, comfortable chairs and sitting area, outdoor private shower, well screened tent. Porch offers extremely magnificent, quiet views of savanna, bush, etc. The game drives are unique in that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We have just returned from the best three days of our life staying at Camp Shawu in Kruger National Park. This was our first game viewing experience and to say we had the best camp and the best guide is an understatement! The Camp itself is beautiful and quiet (for a morning we were the only ones there). It can... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I treated my London family to a few days at Camp Shawu. It was one of our best experiences, from the time we stepped into this beautiful camp to the time we left , we were treated like royalty and the the breakaway was unforgettable. From the staff going out of their way to ensure our every comfort, to the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You don't book this camp "only for the luxury". If you book this, you accept that you are in a generator-based camp on a waterhole in the middle of the bush. This means you only have electricity and warm water at some times and yes the animals (lions and hippo's) make a hell of a noice at night. But that's... More 

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Additional Information about Camp Shawu

Address: Mpanamana Concession, Crocodile Bridge | c/o Shishangeni Lodge, Kruger National Park 1340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Hotel Class:4 star — Camp Shawu 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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