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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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Nkomazi Game Reserve

Timeless Natural Wonders. Surrounded by towering ancient mountains, broad river valleys & impressive grasslands, Nkomazi Game Reserve is a malaria free destination situated on the ...

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Gorilla's Nest Lodge

Gorilla Nest Lodge at the foothills of the Virunga Mountains serves as base camp to the best viewing position for the endangered Silverback Gorillas. ...

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Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Rwanda

Nyungwe offers you supreme comfort and style amongst the rolling hills of Rwanda. Blessed with a golden sky, majestic mountains and some of the rarest living creatures and plants o ...

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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!

Dwyka Tented Lodge Reopened at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve near Cape Town, part of the multi-award-winning Shamwari Group, has officially re-opened the new look Dwyka Tented Lodge in preparation for the summer season. Read More      on Dwyka Tented Lodge Reopened at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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

Every 8 hours, another rhino is killed in South Africa… and the number is growing

Shamwari Group supports has raised over R7 million for The Wilderness Foundation's Forever Wild Campaign. Find out how the money is spent to protect rhino's. Read More      on Every 8 hours, another rhino is killed in South Africa… and the number is growing

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

Update on Skukuza Airport and Jock Safari Lodge

The new upgraded Skukuza Airport will be fully operational from June 2014. Jock Safari Lodge offers airport transfers from the Skukuza Airport. Read More      on Update on Skukuza Airport and Jock Safari Lodge

Shamwari Group Launches 2014 Voucher Concept

Purchase gift vouchers for friends and family to enjoy a unique safari experience.. Read More      on Shamwari Group Launches 2014 Voucher Concept

Shamwari Game Reserve win's World Travel Award.

Shamwari Game Reserve wins Africa's Leading Conservation Company for 6th time. Read More      on Shamwari Game Reserve win's World Travel Award.

Shamwari Group Voted Best in Selling Long Haul’s ‘Travel Agent’s Choice Awards’

Shamwari Group has been voted the Best Hotel/Resort in Africa by Selling Long Haul’s ‘Travel Agent’s Choice Awards 2013’ Read More      on Shamwari Group Voted Best in Selling Long Haul’s ‘Travel Agent’s Choice Awards’

Shamwari Group Raises R3 Million for Rhino Conservation

The Shamwari Group has raised just over R3, 000, 000 for the Wilderness Foundation’s ‘Forever Wild Campaign’, an initiative to help save our endangered African rhinos! Read More      on Shamwari Group Raises R3 Million for Rhino Conservation

Shamwari Group Presented with 3 World Travel Awards

At the 19th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony in New Delhi, India, which took place on 12 December 2012, Shamwari Group was presented with three awards for 2012. Read More      on Shamwari Group Presented with 3 World Travel Awards