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Shamwari Sarili Lodge

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  • - Lodge type; Safari Lodge
  • - Location; Shamwari Reserve
  • - Lodge size; 5 Luxury Roms
  • - Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
Named after a supreme Xhosa Chief, who reigned in the late 1800’s, Sarili Lodge offers contemporary comfort perched above the Bushman’s River, overlooking the grassy plains of ancient Africa.

For exciting, luxury safari in a malaria free environment that is perfect for the whole family, Sarili Lodge in the Shamwari Game Reserve should be at the top of your list. This lodge not only boasts majestic views of the Bushman’s River and the grassy plains but also offers supreme comfort, magnificent sunsets and a wildlife experience that you’ll never forget.

Sarili is a private oasis for family, groups and friends. This environmentally friendly lodge provides the perfect combination between a colonial and bush experience.

Rooms & Suites:

Sarilli Lodge offers guest 4 luxury rooms and one amazingly luxurious suite. Each of the rooms has a sleeping area, a dressing area and a bathroom (with bath and walk-in-shower).

All rooms (and suite) are luxuriously appointed while offing air conditioning for the summer months and under floor heating for the winter months.

- Air conditioning.
- Under floor heating.
- Television.
- Private mini bar.
- En-suite bathroom with separate shower.

Food & Wine:

As one can expect, cuisine is up there with the best in South Africa and is served in either one of the indoor or outdoor venues. Child friendly meals are also available for our fussy little eaters.

An extensive wine list is available showcasing the very best of what South Africa has to offer.


The main area offers a shared living and dining area with a small library and fireplace for those chilly winters evenings. The outside dining and relaxing area offers up amazing vistas out over the Bushman's River and beyond.

Spa treatment are available but not on-site, guests can book Spa Treatments at the Long Lee Manor Spa which is a few minutes drive away.

- Heated swimming pool with shallow area for children.
- WI-Fi connection.
- Lounge area with satellite TV.
- In and outdoor Dining Facilities.


- Two game drives per day (morning and evening).
- Birding Safaris.
- The Ian Player Rhino Awareness centre.
- The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.
- The Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries.
- Spa treatments.
- Pro photo safari option.
- Kids on Safari programme.

  • Rates from: R 4725.00
  • Per person per night sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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  • Shamwari Rhino Centre

  • Shamwari Rhino Centre
  • Dr Ian Player was a renowned South African conservationist, who was instrumental in saving the white rhino from extinction and was also the founder of one of Shamwari's strategic partners, The Wilderness Foundation, along with numerous other conservation achievements.
  • Shamwari Big Cat Rescue

  • Shamwari Big Cat Rescue
  • In collaboration with the Born Free Foundation, the Big Cat Rescue and Education Centres are situated within the Shamwari Reserve reserve. Born Free aim to draw attention to the plight of wild cats, confined in impoverished, captive environments throughout the world.
  • Shamwari Photo Safari

  • Shamwari Photo Safari
  • A 2-day photographical adventure that is guided by Iky and Ryan of Iky’s Photographic. Iky and Ryan have over 30 years of individual experience in the field of photography, in addition to being awarded an Agfa Wildlife photography award. A must if photography is a passion.
  • Shamwari Children Activities

  • Shamwari Children Activities
  • Shamwari Game Reserve believes in conserving the vanishing wildlife of Africa. Educating children and adults alike on good conservation practices can only result in our planet being a better place. You can also be rest assured that Shamwari is a malaria-free area and is safe for your family.
  • Shamwari Spa Experience

  • Shamwari Spa Experience
  • Escape to Shamwari and enjoy a safari spa experience in the wilds of this "Big 5" Game Reserve. Luxury wellness retreats are based only at certain lodges, but spa and wellness treatments can be arranged for guests staying in any of the other Shamwari based lodges and camps.