Samara Private Game Reserve
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BAYETHE LODGEShamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
Bayethe Lodge is a 5-star, luxury lodge comprising of 9-tented suites, nestled along the bed of the river, camouflaged under trees allowing ample privacy and unsurpassed comforts. A magnificent bushveld-type lodge made of stone walls and thatch, accommodates the lounge, dining room, an outdoor banquet boma, swimming pool and viewing deck overlooking the Buffalo River, a tributary to the great Bushmans River.
At a Glance
Each tented suite is air-conditioned and heated and has an en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, private plunge pool and viewing deck.
Shamwari's highly trained game rangers will accompany you on morning and evening game drives and guided nature walks, where amongst other things they will introduce you to current research and conservation projects. The Reserve is host to a Born Free Foundation Centre providing a sanctuary for big cats that have been rescued from captive conditions.
Home to some 60 mammals, 300 bird species, 100 plant types and numerous reptile and insect species, at Mabula, all natures' wonders are revered - from the 'Big Five' (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) to the 'small five' (ant lion, leopard tortoise, buffalo weaver, elephant shrew and rhino beetle). This is the Heartland of the Safari experience.
Shamwari Game Reserve is located about one hour's drive from the city of Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. There are regular jet flights to the city many times a day from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.
Children under 12 by arrangement.
There is 24 hour electricity to all rooms.