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  • Shamwari Eagles Crag is an avant-garde masterpiece of thatch, stone and glass secretly hidden away in a secluded lush valley in the central part of Shamwari game reserve. This is a stunning gorge setting, surrounded by temperate forest vegetation & looking out onto imposing mountain cliffs & riverbed below.
  • Nine luxurious glass and thatch suites all have expansive views of the surrounding gorge, all with private heated plunge pools.
  • Situated on the 25,000-hectare malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve.
  • As well as morning and afternoon game drives with experienced and well-trained rangers, you can relax at the Relaxation Retreat at Shamwari Eagles Crag. The Relaxation Retreat has a variety of personalised treatments on offer as well as a hydro bath, steam room and sauna.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


Safari Game Drives

Guided by our trained rangers, you can experience wildlife interactions unlike any other during our morning and afternoon game drives plus experience fauna and flora indigenous to the Eastern Cape Region on a professionally guided bush walk.


The malaria-free area of the Eastern Cape is home to a host of beautiful birds, from tiny feathered friends to majestic birds of prey.

Kids on Safari

Start them young with our special Kids on Safari Programme, which aims to entertain and educate kids about the importance of nature conservation.

Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries

In collaboration with the Born Free Foundation, the Big Cat Rescue and Education Centres are situated within our game reserve. They aim to draw attention to the plight of wild cats, confined in impoverished, captive environments throughout the world. The Born Free Foundation is a UK based wildlife charity organisation that rescues animals from captivity and gives them lifetime care in spacious sanctuaries. The charity protects threatened species including lions, elephants, tigers, gorillas, wolves, bears, marine turtles and much more in their natural habitat. Working with local communities Born Free finds humane solutions to help people and wildlife live together without conflict.

Pro Photo Safaris

At Shamwari Private Game Reserve, we want to ensure that your stay with us is magical, educational and memorable. One of the many ways in which we do this is by providing a vast selection of entertainment, for hobbyists and professionals alike. That’s why we’ve created the comprehensive Pro Photo Safari package. This 2-day photographically adventure is guided by Iky and Ryan of Iky’s Photographic. Each of them has over 30 years of experience in the field, in addition to being awarded an Agfa Wildlife photography award.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577

Email: travel@theluxevoyager.com

Eagles Crag Shamwari Game Reserve View

Shamwari Eagles Crag is an avant-garde masterpiece of thatch, stone and glass secretly hidden away in a secluded lush valley in the central part of Shamwari game reserve. This is a stunning gorge setting, surrounded by temperate forest vegetation & looking out onto imposing mountain cliffs & riverbed below. We think that Shamwari Eagles Crag offers the most luxurious accommodation at Shamwari. Nine luxurious glass and thatch suites all have expansive views of the surrounding gorge. They have been designed so that your privacy is assured even whilst wall to wall glass doors on two sides allow you to open up the suite to the sights and sounds of the bush. Outside is your own private wooden deck. Complete with private plunge pool with views over the densely vegetated kloof where eagles soar.

The main lodge at Shamwari Eagles Crag is stylish and luxurious with plenty of quiet spots to relax. Enjoy a sumptuous meal in the dining room before retiring to the gracious lounge for a quiet drink and a chat with fellow guests. Outside there’s a boma for alfresco dining under the stars around the fire. Other facilities include a library, cigar lounge with fireplace & big screen TV with glass fold-away walls opening out onto the deck. Shamwari was the original malaria-free game reserve in the Eastern Cape and remains at the forefront of conservation in the area. One of Shamwari’s strengths is that it lies at the convergence of five ecosystems. And this diversity supports the Big Five as well as varied antelope and a rich bird life. This beautiful 20,000ha malaria-free reserve is situated in the verdant bush along the Bushmans River. Luxury rooms are offered at six lodges on the reserve, quite diverse in their appearance.

Nine suites are available, and can convert between twin and king beds. Each has a private heated plunge pool and deck, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower as well as mod cons such as hair-dryer, airconditioning, safe and tea and coffee making facilities.

Son Brull Hotel and Spa Junior Suite with Terrace
Eagles Crag Shamwari Game Reserve EBathroom

Junior Suite

Eagles Crag Lodge has nine stylish en suite rooms, all of which have been named after a different kind of eagle found in the reserve. Each of the rooms has been built to maximize privacy, and offers a tranquil setting.All of the suites feature king-sized beds that can be converted into twins. All the suites have air conditioning, en suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and heated private plunge pools on the decks.

Eagles Crag Lodge has a variety of dining venues where you can enjoy exceptional local and international cuisine. The upper floor dining room has an expansive deck and stunning views of the cliffs; you can also dine beneath the stars around the boma’s roaring fire.

Eagles Crag Boma Dining


The architects have designed a spacious entrance and reception looking directly onto the lush vegetation and majestic rocky cliff face. On the upper level, the Guest dining and lounge open through large doorways onto the wrap-around veranda with individual ‘dining pods’ overlooking the cliff. On the lower level, fitness enthusiasts Guests can enjoy a fitness centre and an entertainment lounge.

Eagles Crag Shamwari Game Reserve Bar

Eagles Crag – Lounge & Bar

Nine luxurious Guest Villas, each with its own sundeck and heated plunge pool, are discreetly placed in the surrounding bush and the intimate Spa complements the Lodge offerings. Eagles Crag will close from 1 May to 1 September 2018.

Spend cosy evenings in front of a crackling fireplace in either the main lodge’s upstairs lounge or in the lower-level lounge.Relax and rejuvenate your senses in the lodge’s Retreat, with its two therapy rooms, hydro-bath, steam room and sauna.

Eagles Crag Shamwari Game Reserve Pool


The nine beautiful and spacious suites, each with a lovely deck and private heated plunge pool, offering the ideal place to unwind during the midday siesta time.


Escape to Shamwari Private Game Reserve and enjoy a safari spa experience in the unspoilt surrounds of the Eastern Cape. Our relaxation retreats will leave you feeling revitalised and rejuvenated, with treatments that are proven to be beneficial for the mind, body and soul.

Eagles Crag Shamwari Game Reserve Gym


Area & Location

Area, Country
Paterson, South Africa
Nearest Airport
Port Elizabeth International Airport, Port Elizabeth
Local Currency
South African Rand (ZAR)
Time Change
GMT +2:00
Afrikaans, English
Best time to go
Best visited between October through April

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