Shamwari Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth

4.9
#2 of 23 in Wildlife in Port Elizabeth
Shamwari Game Reserve encompasses over 25,000 hectares (61,776 acres) of pristine nature, populated by big cats like lions and leopards. The reserve focuses on rehabilitating the area's diverse ecosystems and reversing the negative effects of intensive farming. Activities include safari rides and tours catering to amateur and professional photographers. Visitors wishing to extend their stay can book into one of the reserve's lodges, or pitch a tent at the onsite camp. Only overnight guests of the lodge can visit the reserve. Please check website for more information. Work out when and for how long to visit Shamwari Game Reserve and other Port Elizabeth attractions using our handy Port Elizabeth trip maker tool.
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  • I am so grateful for the experience. Fabulous staff and amenities. Worth every penny! They include so much in the cost, I’m vegetarian and had many delicious options. Special shout out to my range...  more »
  • We booked to stay at Shamwari private game reserve for our honeymoon, over New Years, for 3 nights in the Bayete lodge. We had to save up for a few years to book this but it was soo worth it! Just...  more »
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  • This is the best reserve. They have various properties to suite any option from honeymoon lodges all the way up to child friendly lodges. Fell inlove with the reserve and will definitely be back soon.
  • Absolutely amazing food! More food and drink then you can imagine. Eagle's Crag was one of the best game experience's I've ever had. Amazing service from the Rangers and the waiters. Great wildlife too! I managed to see a lion kill from start to finish. Highly recommended!
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