Eagles Crag Lodge
Shamwari is one of the most successful private conservation
initiatives in Southern Africa coupled with responsible tourism, and
the most luxurious means of experiencing your African adventure.
Eagles Crag is nestled in a valley and provides the ultimate luxury
for the most discerning of travelers. Each of the nine superior rooms
has been built to maximize the privacy of the guest in the most tranquil
of settings. The en-suite suites boast a private deck with pool, as well
as, indoor and outdoor showers. Decorated in light and contemporary colours,
with wall-to-wall glass doors on two sides, these suites provide stunning
views of the surrounding cliffs.
Our luxury spa offers a wide variety of personalized treatments. The
upper floor dining room and lounge, and ground floor library, lounge
and cocktail bar, all further compliment the guests "African bushveld
The lodge boasts an authentic African Experience, secretly
hidden in a gorge, filled with temperate forest vegetation and looking
out onto a cliff-face and riverbed.
The 9 detached luxury suites offer private plunge pools on their decks.
These decks are accessed through large fold-away glass walls. Each suite
offers air-conditioning (hot and cold), ceiling fans, internet direct
dial telephones, indoor and outdoor showers, mini-bar, tea and coffee
making facilities, private safe, internet access and hairdryers.
There are various dining venue options to enjoy the
exquisite cuisine served at Eagles Crag. There is the upper floor dining
room, the expansive balconies with stunning views of the cliff, the lower
deck and the outdoor boma under the stars around the fire. The Shamwari
wine list is especially selected and includes a choice of 12 red and
12 white South African wines. A further selection of rare and fine wines
and imported French champagne is also available. A selection of Cuban
cigars are on offer from the humidor.
Other Facilities Include:
Spa with 2 Treatment Rooms, Hydro Bath, Sauna and Steam Bath
Dining Room on upper level with fireplace and fold-away glass
walls out onto the balcony
Outdoor dinners in boma or on lower level deck with fold-away
glass walls leading out onto the balcony
Bar/Cigar Lounge featuring a fireplace & big screen television
with glass fold-away walls leading out onto the deck
Large lounge with fire place and large outdoor deck upstairs
A Birders paradise with beautiful views from the decks
Exclusivity, privacy and serenity
If your dream wedding includes a luxury honeymoon
to one of Africa's finest, luxury, Big 5 game reserves, then why not
extend the dream and get married in the wild?
Shamwari offers a romantic wedding package based on two people (bride & groom)
that does not include accommodation. Accommodation charges can be requested
Conferencing and Incentives:
Shamwari Game Reserve has a dedicated conference organiser who will work
with you to tailor your company’s African experience. So whether
you’re planning game drives and walking safaris, a night’s
star gazing followed by a bush breakfast, or just want to make sure
that the conference room is fully air conditioned and has all the presentation
equipment you need, we’ll have it covered.
This 25,000 hectare game reserve provides the ultimate
team building experience. Whether its working together to track wild
animals, helping our vets with darting programme's or even assisting with
the release of Big Five game back into the wild, there is no better way
to develop teamwork skills whilst also supporting vital conservation
Fauna and Flora
The Eastern Cape boasts a remarkable natural diversity,
ranging from the lush, evergreen Tsitsikamma Forest to the rugged Baviaanskloof
Wilderness Area, the southern slopes of the Drakensberg and the arid
Great Karoo. It is known as the land of rolling hills, endless sweeps
of rocky coves and sandy beaches, towering mountain ranges and verdant
Shamwari Private Game Reserve is big 5, malaria free
and is situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. This reserve has
received numerous international awards, including the World’s Leading
Conservation Company and Game Reserve for many consecutive years. It
is situated in verdant bush along the Bushman's River, halfway between
Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, a pleasant drive from Cape Town and forms
a natural extension to the famous Garden Route.
Between game drives guests can laze around one of the
two pools, relax in the beautifully appointed garden lounge, or experience
a rejuvenating treatment in our spa.
Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary:
The Born Free Foundation is at the forefront of drawing
the public's attention to the plight of wild animals confined in impoverished
captive environments and promoting through education and public awareness,
a humane agenda.
It is the mission of both The Born Free Foundation and Shamwari Game
Reserve to promote the conservation of species and the protection of
habitat while maintaining a humane and compassionate approach to the
welfare of animals.
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