With African travel becoming a family affair, Sarili Lodge (situated in Shamwari Game Reserve
) is a new luxury lodge exclusively for families. The perfect combination between a colonial and bush experience.
An environmentally friendly private African thatch designed villa with a spacious deck overlooking the Bushman’s River with expansive views of the plains, the lodge is positioned in the southern region of the Reserve. The décor emulates an old traditional farmhouse with interiors that reflect an easy living home lifestyle in a natural environment.
The lodge consists of five suites and can sleep a maximum of ten (10) guests. The lodge features a child friendly swimming pool, dining and lounge areas, courtyard barbeque area and special children’s menu. Child minders are available at an additional cost.
Shamwari offers a special “Kids on Safari” programme where kids aged 4 and older have a chance of a lifetime to view the Big 5, view a special educational film and visit the Born Free Foundation and Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Sarili Lodge operates independently, with a full staff compliment including its own Management team, chef brigade, hosts and hostesses and experienced field guides. Dinner is alternated between the in and outdoor facilities, weather permitting.
Accommodation at Sarili Lodge
3 King Bedded Rooms
2 Twin Bedded Rooms
Private Mini Bars
Private Patio / Balcony
International dial telephone
Tea/Coffee making facilities
Fitted international adaptors
Facilities and Services
Bar / Lounge area with fireplace
Swimming Pool with shallow area (cold)
Sarili Lodge Activities:
When you visit Shamwari Game Reserve, we would want you to have the 'safari of a lifetime'. We will assign a personal game ranger to your group of 6. Your game ranger and lodge manager will design your daily program with you.
We want you to experience, learn and enjoy the very best that African wildlife viewing can offer. To achieve this goal, we have brought together the best that the area has to offer. There is great game viewing, in modern open game viewing vehicles that have been especially converted to maximise comfort and viewing potential. Your personal game ranger will provide insightful and valuable information about the fauna and flora.
In between game drives your time is filled with relaxing, reading, spa treatments, swimming, enjoying delicious cuisine, a game walk, or a visit to one of the two Born Free Big Cat Sanctuarys.
Sarili Lodge Map:
Clothing & Accessories:
Shamwari is MALARIA FREE - no tablets/syrup needed.
Walking shoes, sun hats, sunglasses, sun protection cream.
Cameras and binoculars.
Warm clothing - anoraks/jerseys for Land Rover trips at all times.
Light clothing and swimming costumes for summer.
Health & Climate:
At Shamwari, winter (April-August) temperatures range from 7.1 degrees Celsius (44.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 19.5 degrees Celsius (61.3 degrees Fahrenheit)
In summer the temperatures range from 18.6 degrees Celsius (65.5 degrees Fahrenheit) to 32.4 degrees Celsius (90.3 degrees Fahrenheit).
Peak rainfall (500-650 mm) occurs in spring and autumn.
The Amakhala Game Reserve began in 1999 as a joint conservation venture. Today, six independently owned lodges of The Heritage Collection, are all TGCSA Star Lodge accredited.
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