You are here:
  • Shamwari Private Game Reserve
  • Overview

Shamwari Private Game Reserve holidays

Shamwari Private Game Reserve is the southernmost big game, private reserve in Africa and is malaria free. This ultimate African adventure stretches along the Bushman’s River, halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, and forms a natural extension to the famous Garden Route and Cape Town. The 18,000-hectare wildlife reserve is steeped in settler history and dates back to the time when wildlife roamed freely in the Eastern Cape. Shamwari is about conserving a vanishing way of life and has been awarded a number of international awards for its efforts in conservation coupled with tourism. The park has been well stocked with wildlife from all over the region including black rhinos, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, lions and many species of antelope.

Explore Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Click on your destination of interest

Top things to do in Shamwari Private Game Reserve

The latest from Compass - our online travel magazine

Where to go for your autumn adventure

28 Apr 21

Autumn travel is for colour, culture and smaller crowds – as these six destinations prove. When Britain’s summertime ebbs away to autumn,

Read more

Where to go for your spring adventure

27 Apr 21

Avoid seasonal extremes, enjoy sweet-scented blossoms and spend Easter somewhere new, when you travel in spring. As winter thaws and new life

Read more

Where to go for your winter adventure

19 Mar 21

Whether you wish to embrace the season or escape it, these destinations guarantee an unforgettable winter journey. Contemplating a winter holiday? Then

Read more

Where to go for your summer adventure

28 Jan 21

Whether you plan to travel this year or the next, these thrilling destinations promise a summer escape to remember. When you think

Read more

Begin your journey

Contact one of our expert sales consultant.

020 7873 5000

Request a brochure

Order your copy of the brochure to see the world come to life in print.