Long Lee Manor
Shamwari Game Reserve, the ultimate luxury big five
African adventure and conservation effort coupled with responsible
Long Lee Manor is a reminder of an era of gracious
living - positioned as the flagship of Shamwari - it overlooks the sweeping
plains leading down to the Bushman's River.
Long Lee Manor, originally built in 1910, offers a
distinctive Colonial experience. This splendidly restored Edwardian Manor
House offers guests refined comfort, congenial service and enticing cuisine
in the African bush. Long Lee Manor accommodates 38 guests in elegant
en-suite rooms and 2 luxury suites.
Each room offers ceiling fans and air-conditioning
(hot and cold), satellite T.V, international direct dial, tea/coffee
making facilities, hairdryers
Sumptuously prepared meals are enjoyed in the main
dining room, under the Pepper Tree, or around the open blazing fire at
the Barn. A river boma offers an outdoor option for meals.
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 is on offer from the humidor.
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
Facilities and Services:
2 Swimming pools
Perimeter Electric fence
Private conference facilities
Spa facilities – 2 Treatment/Therapy rooms,
Steam Bath, outdoor Jacuzzi
Outdoor dining under the Pepper Tree
Original 1916 Barn, with conferencing and outdoor
Personal ranger service – only 6 passengers
Safe-keeping facilities in all rooms
Fauna and Flora
Steeped in pioneer history, and dating back to the
time when a multitude of game roamed wild and free, the 25 000 hectare
reserve boasts five eco-systems, thus enabling the support of many forms
of plant, animal and bird life.
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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