Bayethe Tented Lodge
Shamwari Private Game Reserve

The malaria free Shamwari Private Game Reserve is situated in the Eastern Cape and is home to the Big 5, elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. This reserve has received numerous international awards, including the World's Leading Conservation Company and Game Reserve for many consecutive years. It is situated in verdant bush along the Bushmans River and forms a natural extension to the famous Garden Route. Luxury safari accommodation is offered in 6 different lodges.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Bayethe Tented Lodge offers 12 superior suites. Each suite is air-conditioned and has an en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, private plunge pool and viewing deck. Other facilities include a lounge area, indoor and outdoor dining facilities, a swimming pool, a gift boutique and wifi throughout the rooms and lodge.

Getting There

Shamwari Private Game Reserve is approximately 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and approximately a 3.5 hour drive from the Garden Route.


Game drives, relaxing, reading, spa treatments, swimming, enjoying delicious cuisine, game walks, visits to one of the two Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries or The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

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Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Review of Bayethe Tented Lodge
Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Paul & Jacqueline Salisbury

Shamwari is so special. A truly wonderful experience. The acomadation was really good and would have been so comfortable if it wasn't for the weather! Sadly, we had a three day cold front going through and it was so cold it chilled us too the bone! This, however, did not take away the fantastic experience that we had on the game drives, which were absolutely spectacular. We saw so many…

06/11/2017 Read full trip review

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Shamwari Private Game Reserve

James & Margaret King

To round off our holiday here was amazing, fantastic, superb in every way, loved every bit of it.

14/10/2015 Read full trip review

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