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Long Lee Manor, Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Discover Long Lee Manor

The malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape is home to the Big 5 - elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard - as well as a host of other wildlife, which you will see on thrilling game drives. Luxury safari accommodation is offered in 7 individual 5-star lodges and 1 explorer camp including Edwardian-styled suites at Long Lee Manor. Here the historic Manor House has been lovingly restored to pay homage to the area’s rich heritage.

Long Lee Manor overlooks the magnificent plains of the Shamwari Reserve. The lodge redefines elegance in nature. It features 4 Garden Rooms with veranda, 11 Plains Rooms with veranda and outside shower, 2 Manor House Suites with balcony situated in the historic Manor House and 1 Family Suite with 2 bedrooms, a living room, and a private plunge pool.

The main lodge is surrounded by manicured gardens, with a large rim-flow pool and verandas overlooking the magnificent plains teeming with wildlife. For relaxing during your downtime there’s a Relaxation Retreat with 3 treatment rooms and a Fitness Centre. Delicious meals are served in either the indoor or outdoor dining areas or the boma under the stars.

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Expert View

  • 5-star luxury with gracious Edwardian-styling
  • A natural extension of the Garden Route
  • Exquisite plains views teeming with wildlife
  • An exclusive and premier Big 5 safari

At a glance

  • 17 Rooms & Suites
  • 8 Years +
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive
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Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"A visit to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary are highly recommended."

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