Shamwari Eagles Crag

Eagles Crag at Shamwari Game Reserve is surrounded by magnificent mountain cliffs, boasts incredible panoramic views, and offers guests a luxurious stay in one of 9 exclusive suites. Shamwari Eagles Crag is a true haven of relaxation with a swimming pool, steam room, sauna, fitness and SPA facilities, downstairs lounge with billiard table, as well as a splendid upstairs lounge with a bar and fireplace opening onto a viewing deck and aerial pods. Exclusive packages at Shamwari’s Eagles Crag for groups and families can be arranged with private safari drives and exclusive accommodation.


Conveniently accessible at only a 45-minute drive from Port Elizabeth, the exclusive 5-star Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape is an ideal inclusion at the end of your Garden Route travel itinerary. This private game reserve boasts 7000 hectares of beguiling landscapes over 5 of South Africa’s 8 biomes. The rich and diverse vegetation makes the landscape an ideal habitat for varied wildlife and an impressive selection of birdlife. With exceptional game viewing year-round, 3-4-hour safari drives are led by passionate and highly experienced game rangers offering you a wealth of information while tracking wildlife. The specialized open 4×4 safari vehicles at Shamwari Eagles Crag offer an excellent chance to see and photograph the Big 5, giraffe, zebra, hippo, jackal, and a diverse community of antelope. In addition to Eagles Crag, Shamwari is home to a collection of 5-star luxury lodge; Riverdene Family LodgeBayethe Tented Lodge, Sarili Lodge, Long Lee Manor and the Explorer Camp.


  • Game drives
  • Nature walks
  • Bird watching
  • Swimming pool
  • Star gazing
  • Spa or in-room treatments


  • 5-Star luxury
  • Big 5 game drives
  • Award-winning accommodation
  • Only 9 suites
  • Private plunge pools

Closest airport

Port Elizabeth International – 79km

Children policy

Eagles Crag welcomes children over 12 years.


2 x Game drives per day, all meals, soft drinks, and selected alcoholic beverages.


Premium brand drinks, additional activities, spa treatments, and transfers.


Low: 01 May – 31 August

High: 01 September – 31 October

& 1 April – 30 April

Peak: 01 November – 31 March

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 30% applicable
  • Prices are valid to 30 April 2023

Accommodation Options

Junior Suite

Sleeps 2 Adults

A total of 9 sophisticated suites feature a private deck with heated Plunge Pool, outdoor shower, air-conditioning, hairdryer, mini-bar, en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath and a Nespresso coffee machine.

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 1,356 per person, per night
High Season CA$ 1,145 per person, per night
Low Season CA$ 934 per person, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 60-minute drive from Port Elizabeth or a 9-hour drive from Cape Town, both on the scenic N2 highway. Driving from Cape Town takes you through the Garden Route for approximately 815km from which you will turn to the reserve entrance.



Flights from all major centres in South Africa to Port Elizabeth airport.


Flight Duration

  • Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Durban to Port Elizabeth: 1 hour 20 minutes