Shamwari Bayethe Lodge

Shamwari Bayethe offers luxurious, family-friendly accommodation in a malaria-free wilderness.

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Luxury Five Star
South Africa


Shamwari Bayethe Lodge offers a luxury South African safari. Located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, the area is steeped in history, rich in wildlife and has different landscapes that will give the visitor a glimpse of the variety of life and nature found in the rest of Africa. Here, in the 25 000-hectare Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Bayethe Lodge has 12 luxury stand-alone tents.

Shamwari Bayethe Lodge's tents sleep a maximum of two adults, with en suite bathrooms, private plunge pools and a mixture of indoor/outdoor showers, fireplaces and private decks, depending on whether the guest stays at Bayethe Hills or Bayethe Luxury.

This experience will be made unforgettable by the activities one can partake in while staying at Shamwari. Personalized game drives in the company of experienced guides, visits to the Ian Player Rhino Awareness Center, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center or one of the two Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries will leave guests in awe. After all the excitement, the Bayethe Bush Retreat offers guests spa treatments in one of two treatment rooms or in the privacy of their rooms.




From O R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, guests fly to Port Elizabeth and are transferred overland to Shamwari Private Game Reserve for their luxury safari. Shamwari offers guests a wealth of activities, from traditional twice daily open 4x4 game drives and intimate bush walks to excursions to the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries, Ian Player Rhino Awareness Center or Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

Spend your free time in the lodge's cool swimming pool or your luxury tent's private plunge pool. Opt for pampering spa treatments in the Bayethe Bush Retreat or relax and socialize with other guests in the television lounge. Dining may be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors, depending on your preference. Indulge in a luxury safari experience at Shamwari Bayethe Lodge.

Starting Date:
Any date specified by clients
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Ending Point:
3 Days/2 Nights
(More nights can be added at an additional charge)
  • Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth round trip
  • Port Elizabeth to Shamwari round trip
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Flights as specified
  • Transfers as specified
  • Meals on a full board basis
  • Two safari activities daily
  • Tourism levy
  • All applicable taxes
  • Land transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • International airfare (to South Africa, and home)
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Premier drinks not included at the lodge
  • Gratuities


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Riaan's Review

Bayethe is one of the finest tented camps in South Africa. It provides luxury safari accommodation in the Shamwari Private Game Reserve. The reserve is the best Big Five game reserve in the southern part of South Africa. It has won numerous awards and should be considered if you are looking for a fine safari in a malaria-free area of South Africa. Shamwari Bayethe creates a wonderful safari atmosphere and you are sure to enjoy your stay. The reserve has hosted a number of celebrities and dignitaries.

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