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Sindile at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eastern Cape, South Africa


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Luxury Holidays At Sindile at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

A superb beginning or finale to your Garden Route holiday, Shamwari Private Game Reserve encompasses no fewer than five different eco-systems and is home to a spectacular variety of wildlife, including the famed 'Big Five'. Almost as diverse as the wildlife is the choice of luxurious guest accommodation, and Sindile is the latest addition to the collection of seven lodges and camps. Mimicking a solitary leopard sanctuary and seamlessly blending into the surrounding plains, this secluded, adults-only camp comprises just nine luxury tented suites with private plunge pools. Head out on game drives to discover the indescribable magic of the South African bush, before returning to unwind with a massage, feast on delicious cuisine, or bond with your fellow campmates around the firepit.

  • Type: Luxury Tent
  • Summary: A nature-inspired luxury camp for adults
  • Feature: Each tent boasts a private deck with a heated plunge pool
  • Rooms: 9 luxury free-standing tents
  • Nearest airport: Port Elizabeth Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 90 minutes from Port Elizabeth International Airport by pricate car transfer. Air transfers can also be arranged. 


Designed to blend into their surroundings with a minimised environmental footprint, the nine luxury tented suites are elevated above the bush, boasting exceptional views of the river and wildlife. They combine all the romance of sleeping under canvas with a little added luxury. Each one flaunts a four-poster bed, lounge area with fireplace, en suite bathroom with a bath and shower, an alfresco shower, and a private deck with a heating plunge pool and lounge area under a pergola. Amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, international adapters, international dial telephones, electronic safes and Nespresso coffee machines.

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Take an unforgettable trip through the game reserve on an intimate guided game drive and witness the incredible wildlife to create memories to last a lifetime. Whether you choose an early-morning or evening drive, examine the land in search of the 'Big Five' or witness the birds of prey in the safety of an open game vehicle. With rangers so passionate about the wildlife, coupled with their knowledge, you are guaranteed to have a remarkable safari experience that leaves you with new insights and a greater appreciation for Africa and its wildlife.

Wildlife Encounters

Shamwari is passionate about wildlife conservation, so join the team for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, engaging and educating yourself about the species - big and small - that are welcomed here. Discover the stark truths about the plight of the depleting rhino species and what is done to help, while meeting a variety of animals that were rescued while sick, injured, abandoned or orphaned, but are now well on their way to returning to their natural habitat. Alternatively, the Born Free Foundation Big Cat Sanctuaries focus on protecting and creating awareness of the conditions of wild big cats, confined in impoverished, captive environments throughout the world.


With no children under 16 years old permitted and a gloriously secluded location overlooking the Bushman's River, Sindile Camp lends itself perfectly to romance. Get set to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience with the one you love, before returning to camp to unwind in your private plunge pool overlooking the plains or indulge in a couple's massage. Private dining experiences can be arranged for the ultimate romantic evening.



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