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SHAMWARI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE | Monday, June 15 – Thursday, June 18
Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5, stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria-free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience along with the largest concentration of wildlife in Southern and Eastern Cape.
Monday, June 15 – Transfer from the Southern Sun Elangeni Maharani Hotel in Durban to Durban King Shaka Airport (DUR) for the flight to Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Shamwari Private Game Reserve's Lobengula Lodge for lunch. Snacks and drinks will be served just before departing for your first game drive (approx. 4:00 PM). In four-wheel Land Rovers you will explore the expansive 55,000 acre reserve in search of lions, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, giraffe, eland, buffalo and much more wildlife roaming through the hills and valleys. (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17 - Today is an early morning wake-up (6:00 AM) with coffee available before departing for your morning game drive. This is a great time to view many animals visiting the water holes and/or predators hunting for its day food. We will return around 9:00 AM for breakfast and spend the balance of the day relaxing by the pool, going on game walks, and/or enjoying one of the many spa treatments available. We will head out for our last game drive at 4:00 PM and return for our Closing Reception and Dinner. (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Thursday, June 18 – After breakfast, we will depart Shamwari Private Game Reserve for the return transfer to Port Elizabeth. We recommend flying directly to Johannesburg (JNB) so that you can connect with your international flight home. (breakfast included)
Please Note: Airfare to/from Port Elizabeth is not included in the package price.