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Shamwari Group Explorer Camps are an adventurous exploration of nature with close encounters with free roaming wildlife in our magnificent game reserves in South Africa.

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Shamwari Conservation Experience

The Shamwari Conservation Experience is a once in a lifetime chance to get behind the scenes and involved with the conservation efforts of the world renowned Shamwari Game Reserve. ...

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Shamwari Game Reserve

The award-winning 25 000 hectare reserve, situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape region, boasts five eco-systems supporting many forms of plant, bird and animal life including t ...

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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

The Cape's Premier Wildlife Destination! Relive the legacy of the famed San people and absorb the grandeur of the Little Karoo at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve near Cape Town on the Ro ...

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Jock Safari Lodge

Legendary Experiences in the Kruger. Set on a 6 000 hectare private concession in the Kruger National Park, Jock Safari Lodge offers two luxury lodges reflecting the elegance of a ...

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World's Leading Eco-Lodge Awarded to Eagles Crag Lodge!

The title of the World's Leading Eco-Lodge was awarded to Eagles Crag Lodge here at Shamwari Game Reserve, part of Shamwari Group. Read More      on World's Leading Eco-Lodge Awarded to Eagles Crag Lodge!

CNSV:XP November Photo Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Madeleine Martinsen Kinneberg for the winning photo and to runner-up Claire Rankin for your amazing photos of leopard! Read More      on CNSV:XP November Photo Competition Winners!

If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime photograph, then this is it?!

And not only a once in a lifetime photograph, but a once in a lifetime sighting! Watch the incredible video! Read More      on If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime photograph, then this is it?!

R.I.P Madolo. Dr Ian Player.

Shamwari Group mourns the passing of Dr Ian Player, our Conservation Mentor for many years. Read More      on R.I.P Madolo. Dr Ian Player.

Shamwari Group Awarded 'Travel Agents Choice Awards'.

Shamwari Group has been awarded the ‘Best Hotel in Africa’ at this year’s ‘Travel Agents Choice Awards 2014’ created by the leading industry magazine Selling Travel in the U.K. Read More      on Shamwari Group Awarded 'Travel Agents Choice Awards'.

Can't think of what to get for family or friends for special occasions?

Shamwari Group offers gift vouchers for friends & family to enjoy a unique safari experience! Read More      on Can't think of what to get for family or friends for special occasions?

Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve Wins at Lilizela Awards

Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve Wins at Lilizela Awards! Read More      on Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve Wins at Lilizela Awards

Notification to Trade & Hospitality Partners

- As part of the share-holders’ rationalisation of its interests in game reserves and lodges in Africa, Shamwari Group is re-organising its operations by decentralising certain management services, including reservations, to property level. Read More      on Notification to Trade & Hospitality Partners

Are you visiting us with children?

Home Affairs extends date for requirement of an unabridged birth certificate for children traveling with parents. Read More      on Are you visiting us with children?

TV Funnyman Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)

Comedian Jim Moir (better known as Vic Reeves), wife Nancy and daughters Lizzy and Nellie, had a wild experience in South Africa this August, when they flew out to the Shamwari Game Reserve, in the Eastern Cape. Read More      on TV Funnyman Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)

Shamwari Game Reserve wins Multiple Awards!

Shamwari wins “Africa’s Leading Conservation Company" at World Travel Awards as well as 5 Service Excellence awards at the Lilizela Tourism Awards. Read More      on Shamwari Game Reserve wins Multiple Awards!

5 Night Shamwari Photographic Safaris

With over 30 years of photographic experience and an Agfa Wildlife award winner, Iky and Ryan of Iky’s Photographic, will guide you on a truly unique photographic safari during your stay at Shamwari Game Reserve. Read More      on 5 Night Shamwari Photographic Safaris

Shamwari Game Reserve Achieves Greenleaf Certification

Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, part of Shamwari Group, has received its Greenleaf Certification for all six lodges. Read More      on Shamwari Game Reserve Achieves Greenleaf Certification

John Travolta & family re-visit Shamwari Game Reserve

Our long time friend and guest, John Travolta and his family, wife Kelly Preston, daughter Ella and son Benjamin, came to visit again recently. Read More      on John Travolta & family re-visit Shamwari Game Reserve