6 minute read
9 Oct 2019
11:17 am

The lure of Shamwari Private Game Lodge


It's the little details that make a visit to this place so memorable.

Picture: Shamwari Game Reserve

As I begrudgingly washed two days’ worth of safari sand out of my eyebrows after returning from an idyllic few days at Shamwari Private Game Lodge, I couldn’t help but take a moment to ponder how lucky I felt. In a very short space of time, I saw elephants, rhino, giraffe and warthog – just on the drive from reception to Eagles Crag. It gets better. Eagles Crag is located in a dip, and while sitting on the back of an oddly comfortable safari vehicle, I could literally feel the temperature change as we approached our accommodation, like driving through...