Eagles Crag 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

Eagles Crag is one of Shamwari's premier lodges, nestled in a valley providing the ultimate in luxury - privacy and isolation. Each of the nine suites has been built to maximize the privacy of guests in the most tranquil of settings. Each suite boasts a private deck with a heated plunge pool and charming indoor and outdoor showers. With wall-to-wall glass doors on two sides the suites provide stunning views of the surrounding cliffs.

The luxury spa offers a wide variety of personalised treatments and is the perfect place to relax following your game drive experience. In addition to the indoor and outdoor dining areas, other facilities include a fitness centre, gift boutique and two lounges. The upstairs lounge and bar offers a deck and aerial viewing pods, while the downstairs lounge comes complete with fireplace, television and billiard table

Getting There

Approximately a 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, or visits to one of the two Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries or The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

Read what our previous clients thought of Eagles Crag Lodge
Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Review of Eagles Crag Lodge
Shamwari Private Game Reserve


Eagles lodge did not suit us really ....but we can see how visitors who crave complete privacy would value the separateness which it facilitates . The decor and facilities of the accommodation huts are really quite dated now and the pool facility poor . While the proximity to the crag , which defines its location and name ,precludes the wonderful vistas to be enjoyed from Sarili and which are …

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