Explorer Camp at Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests6
  • Rooms/Units3

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Shamwari Explorer Camp is an Eastern Cape game lodge providing a wildlife experience for tourists visiting Frontier Country.

About Shamwari Explorer Camp

Shamwari's Explorer Camp is ideal for guests looking for an adventurous and authentic option offering the ambience of the tented bush camp of old safari lore. The camp is located on a plateau set amongst the only basalt and granite extrusions on Shamwari. A truly magical setting awaits.

During South Africa’s summer season, Shamwari Game Reserve expands its offerings even further by opening the Explorer Camp. This once-in-a-lifetime experience takes guests on a guided walking safari of the surrounding land, allowing you to get up close and personal with nature.

Seasonal Camps

The wilderness bush camp itinerary comprises a minimum 2-night trail, Operational Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Saturday with an optional 3rd night (Sunday) on request. The camp operates from October to April. Each tent is luxuriously furnished for comfort in the wilderness.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • Guided game drives included
  • Malaria-free area
  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement


Each tent is luxuriously furnished for comfort in the wilderness. The camp site is unfenced and the tents are placed in fairly close proximity without encroaching on the privacy of other tents. Wild animals move through the camp easily and safety precautions have been followed when setting up the camp, although this does not stop the visiting animals.

The three tents each sleep two guests and have fold out aluminium stretchers with duvets and pillows. The tents have a cupboard and an LED light for night time use. There is an outside shower, a basin and a hammock alongside the rocks. Tea and coffee facilities are provided.

Guest amenities include insect repellent, toilet paper, towels, tissues, sanitary bags as well as shower gel and shampoo.


• 24-hour security
• Eco friendly
• Malaria free
• Secure parking
• Airport shuttle service


Culinary feasts are presented around the camp fire with exquisite silverware. And best of all, guests wake up to tea/coffee, served in front of their tents. There is also a classic portable bar with crystal glassware to enjoy the traditional gin and tonic on the viewing deck.

The Fully Inclusive rates include

Luxury accommodation, 3 Meals per day, 2 Game Drives per day, Local Beverages on Game Drive, Tea, Coffees and Water, Guided Walks, Tourism levy and VAT and Visits to Educational Centre.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Patio / verandah / balcony

On Site

  • Parking (off street)

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Explorer Camp

Our wilderness bush camp itinerary comprises a minimum 2-night trail, operational Tuesday and Wednesday or Friday and Saturday with an optional third night (Sunday) on request. The camp operates from October to April each year. Each tent is luxuriously furnished for comfort in the wilderness.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Rates include luxury accommodation, 3 meals per day, 2 game drives per day, local beverages on game drive, teas, coffees and water, guided walks, tourism levy and VAT, and visits to educational centre.

Need to Know

Response timeShamwari Explorer Camp typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyRegret not children under the ages of 16.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, American Express, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since May 2017

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