Shamwari Riverdene

Safari Lodge | Shamwari Private Game Reserve | South Africa Located 75km outside Port Elizabeth, Riverdine is a dream destination for a family safari. It offers exceptional Big 5 game viewing in the malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve.

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Riverdene Family Lodge combines the excitement of an African safari with a host of child-friendly activities, making it a perfect destination for a family holiday.

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Rating | Luxury

Highlights & What to Expect

  • Guided game drives are conducted twice daily in this wildlife oasis that protects the Big Five and many other animal plant and bird species.
  • The Kids on Safari Program at Shamwari offers educational and fun activities to entertain kids of all ages.
  • Children's facilities include a network of connected treehouses, a zipline, and rock climbing walls.
  • Visit the Born Free Rescue Centre and the Shwamari Rehabilitation Centre, which play an important role in treating injured animals and, when possible, re-introducing them to the wild.

Location & Setting

Nestled between the Boesmansriver and Addo Elephant National Park, Riverdine Lodge is a dream destination for families who want a breakaway and experience nature and wildlife in a new way. It is a place to enjoy suburb sunrises, sunsets, unique wildlife, and scenery. The lodge can be reached in under an hour from the airport in Port Elizabeth.


The nine tastefully decorated luxury rooms at Riverdene Lodge all offer ensuite bathrooms, minibars, international adapters, an electronic safe, and televisions. Each room can sleep up to three guests, featuring a small lounge and sleeper couch. All rooms have an outside patio from where the glorious surroundings can be admired.


Facilities at Riverdene include a fully stocked bar, a swimming pool with a shallow end for kids, a jungle gym and play area for kids, sun loungers to relax in, and a large variety of spa treatments to choose from. There is a small gift shop, a dining area, a lounge, and a boma where meals can be enjoyed under the star-studded sky.







Swimming Pool



Game Drives

Bird Watching

Bush Walks


Night Drives