Destinations Shamwari Game reserve

Shamwari Game reserve

About the area

Shamwari Private Game Reserve spreads over an area of 25.000 hectares of malaria-free safari land in the heart of South Africa’s gorgeous Eastern Cape. This award-winning Big 5 private game reserve has won countless awards for its conservation efforts and eco-mindedness. Situated in verdant bush along the Bushmans River, the reserve boasts 5 eco-systems, enabling the support of diverse plants, animals, and birds. This Eastern Cape game reserve is the ultimate South African adventure and conservation effort coupled with responsible tourism.


Explore the bush in search of wildlife on a 4x4 safari drive.
Get up close and personal with the extraordinary animals on a guided walking safari.
Visit the Born Free Foundation Big Cat Sanctuary, which promotes the rescue and conservation of big cats.
Grab your binoculars and scan the skies and trees for Shamwari’s beautiful birds.
Enjoy a safari spa experience in the tranquillity of the Eastern Cape bush.

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