is the southernmost big-five private game reserve in Africa. This ultimate African
adventure stretches along the Bushmans River, halfway between Port Elizabeth and
Grahamstown, and forms a natural extension to the famous Garden Route and Cape Town.
Offers a selection of 5-star accommodation: Long-Lee Manor, Lobengula Lodge, Riverdene and
Bushmans River Lodge.
Manor, a five-star Edwardian Mansion built in 1910, has been restored to its former glory
and is the flagship of the reserve. This magnificent reminder of an era of gracious living
offers guests the finest accommodation, service and cuisine.
Lobengula Lodge is a true Six-Star African experience with its rustic thatched
roofs and ethnic décor. Nestled among the varied flora of the valley bushveld vegetation,
you will enjoy a relaxed tranquillity accompanied by avian melodies. The suites are
completed with a private lounge, fireplace and private swimming pool.
Riverdene and Bushmans River Lodge, also graded five-star, are situated in the heart of
the reserve and it is not uncommon to find Rhino and other wildlife roaming at your
Shamwaris highly trained game rangers, with skilled service staff will ensure a
memorable adventure, personalized to your needs. In keeping with its conservation policy,
Shamwari has a complete wildlife research team as well as its own anti poaching unit,
ensuring an ecological balance prevails in this reclaimed piece of wilderness.