Shamwari Bayethe Lodge


A bird lover’s paradise in the Eastern Cape

Located in the 25,000-hecatres malaria-free Shamwari Game Reserve, Shamwari Bayethe Lodge provides one of the best tented-safari camp experiences in The Eastern Cape. Shrouded by riverine trees, each tented suite offers privacy from one another and the calming rustle of leaves in the wind is guaranteed to soothe and relax. 

Shamwari Game Reserve showcases plants, animals, and birdlife belonging to five different eco-systems, ensuring a varied and exciting viewing experience for its guests. Game drives in open 4x4 vehicles take place in the morning and afternoon, stalking the land in search of the Big 5 and the large range of raptors such as black harrier, fish eagle, pale chanting goshawk, and kingfisher.

Accommodation consists of 9 Luxury Tents and 3 Superior Tents. All tents feature an en suite bathroom, air conditioning, private plunge pool and a mini-bar. The Superior option also boasts a fireplace and a private deck, including a hammock. The camp spa offers a variety of body and beauty treatments designed to rejuvenate and invigorate.



  • Shamwari Game Reserve’s biodiversity is unmatched, with five eco-systems converging to create a diverse wildlife experience
  • A bird lover’s paradise, from raptors to water birds and everything in between
  • Intimate tented suites, with added privacy provided by the surrounding trees
  • The camp spa offers various massages and treatments to relax and rejuvenate
Big 5 Restaurant on premises Safari destination Bedrooms all have satellite TV Secure parking Swimming pool WIFI


Bayethe Lodge
Shamwari Private Game Reserve
Garden Route, Eastern Cape
South Africa

Shamwari Bayethe Lodge, situated in the malaria-free Shamwari Game Reserve, offers an exciting safari adventure in one of the most biologically diverse areas in the Eastern Cape. With its intimate tented suites and calming atmosphere, Shamwari Bayethe Lodge will keep you refreshed and relaxed as you explore the African wild.

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