Shamwari Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth

#2 of 22 in Wildlife in Port Elizabeth
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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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  • We spent the most beautiful honeymoon in Shamwari. The whole staff was making our stay in Long Lee Manor unforgettable, thank you so much! We enjoyed every second on the game drives guided by the...  more »
  • Hey guys you stole a part of my heart that will stay with you forever! From the moment we drove onto Shamwari land I was in heaven I couldn't believe after all the years waiting that I was going...  more »
  • 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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