Shamwari Bayethe Lodge

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Why we like it

  • Sleep uner canvas in superior tents, six with a private plunge pool
  • Main outdoor deck has a swimming pool to relax by in the middle of the day
  • Activities include game drives in open vehicles with knowledgeable guides
  • Indulge in spa treatments in the Bush Retreat or the privacy of your own room
  • A great place to stay for a first time safari stay

A&K Top Tip

Visit the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary, a must for any visit to Shamwari Game Reserve.

Guest Testimonial

Joanne Swinton dealt with us and our holiday with endless good humour and patience. Her suggestions were perfect and we all had a magical time. She really knew her "stuff". She even organised a car and driver for our first full day in Dar es Salaam which was a kindness beyond any duty. She arranged for our unaccompanied children to be chaperoned through all the airports, and for my husband and me to be taken care of too.

- BM, Inverness



A splendid canvas and thatch roofed lodge with a large deck area overlooking a waterhole. The double volume lounge and dining area spills out onto a deck which is adjacent to the outside boma. The 12 luxury tents are camouflaged under trees allowing for ample privacy and unsurpassed comforts. Each tent is air-conditioned and heated and has an en suite bathroom, shower, private plunge pool and viewing deck. Six luxury tents at Shamwari Bayethe Hills are the ultimate in tented luxury. These tents offer the additional luxuries of a fireplace, satelite TV, heated plunge pools and hammocks suspended out of the wooden decks.


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Best time to be there

October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.

Fly to

Cape Town/Johannesburg

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.

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