Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve offers an idyllic colonial-style bush experience which is perfect for families or small groups. The lodge consists of five suites accommodating a maximum of ten guests. Guests can also enjoy the swimming pool, dining and lounge areas, and courtyard barbeque area. The main area of the lodge features a spacious deck overlooking the Bushman’s River with expansive views of the plains. Shamwari is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. Stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa
Shamwari Game Reserve - The Pride of the Eastern Cape.
Sarili Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve is the perfect combination between a colonial and bush experience. Perfect for families or small parties.
An environmentally Friendly private African thatch designed Villa with a spacious deck overlooking the Bushman’s River with expansive views of the plains, the Lodge is positioned in the Southern Region of the Reserve. The décor emulates an old traditional Farmhouse with interiors that reflect an easy living home lifestyle in a natural environment.
The Lodge consists of five Suites & can sleep a maximum of ten (10) Guests. The lodge features a child friendly Swimming Pool, Dining & Lounge Areas, Courtyard Barbeque Area & special Children’s Menu. Child Minders are available at an additional cost.
Shamwari offers a special “Kids on Safari” programme where Kids aged 4 & older have a chance of a lifetime to view the Big 5, view a special educational film & visit the Born Free Foundation & Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.
Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. Stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.
The Shamwari Reserve in Eastern Cape, South Africa, is a Big 5 territory with superb vistas and fantastic game viewing opportunities. It is in the southern section of this superb wildlife sanctuary that Sarili Lodge is located. The lodge offers guests a traditional bush experience combined with a colonial feel. This exceptional lodge is family-oriented, allowing for guests to bring their kids along for a South African safari holiday. Named after a supreme Xhosa Chief, who reigned in the late 1800’s, Sarili lodge offers modern comforts perched above the Bushman’s River, overlooking the grassy plains of ancient Africa. Accommodation is in 5 luxury en-suite rooms. All the rooms have air-conditioning, private minibars, tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, underfloor heating and other additional amenities to make your stay a comfortable and memorable one. The public areas of this stunning safari lodge in Shamwari comprises a heated child friendly swimming pool, dining and lounge areas a children's den with T.V, courtyard barbeque/braai area as well as a bar. Guests can recline on the main viewing deck and observe animals as they come to quench their thirst at the Bushmans River. The main guest lounge has a fireplace and television set. Sarili Lodge offers a children’s menu. Dinner is served indoors in the dining area or alfresco depending on the weather. The lodge operates independently with a full staff compliment including its own management team, chef brigade, hosts and hostesses and experienced field guides. Shamwari Game Reserve offers a special Kids on Safari programme where kids aged 4 and older are taken on game viewing excursions with expert guides. They have the opportunity to watch an educational film and visit the Born Free Foundation and Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Sarili has experienced child-minders who are ready and willing to relieve parents so they can get the most out of their safari holiday.