Shishangeni by BON Hotels comprises of three camps. Shishangeni Camp, Camp Shonga and Camp Shawu. Each of these camps adding a different experience to the visitor. The Lodge offers big five game viewing, superior service, excellent cuisine, and the best accommodation in Southern Africa.
The emphasis of all three these camps is on nature without losing the luxury and superior service our guests are accustomed to.
Shishangeni by BON Hotels is situated inside the Kruger National Park ensuring guests to the area the opportunity to view the greatest diversity of wildlife that Africa has to offer. View the big game from open vehicles, on foot or from the comfort of your room as you experience timeless Africa.
Luxury and comfort in the bush is ultimately the best escape from the stresses of the world. After a thrilling evening game drive, dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky.
Vivid storytelling by the local community include rituals that are still enacted today - be enchanted by the traditional Shishangeni Legend.
Shishangeni Main Lodge
Modern elegance, combined with warm hospitality, luxuriously appointed furnishings and five star game viewing is a perfect combination for that unforgettable African Safari, and you will find all this and more at Shishangeni Private Lodge.
Situated in 15,000 hectares of pristine wilderness in the south-eastern section of the world renowned Kruger National Park.
With the perennial Crocodile River as the Southern border, offering superb viewing of water bird, hippopotamus and large herds of buffalo and elephant right on your doorstep, the private concession area of Mpanamana stretches east up along the border of Mozambique.
Accommodation at Shishangeni by BON Hotels
Each of the large 22 air-conditioned chalets, are expertly positioned to ensure complete privacy, offer game-viewing decks, mini-bars, en suite bathrooms including outdoor showers, tea/coffee stations, hairdryers, safes, and comfortable lounge areas. Family rooms are also available on request. The unique Tsonga shield-shaped roof structure of the lodge is carried through to every chalet.
Activities & Facilities
Early morning and late afternoon game drives in open vehicles will give you every opportunity to find some of Africa’s most sought after animals, birds and reptiles, under the expert guidance of our fully trained rangers, returning to camp to enjoy traditional South African cuisine, prepared by our team of dedicated chefs.
Your dining experience options include the traditional dinning areas, but there is something really special about eating under the star studded African night sky, around a blazing fire, or out on the deck, with the distant Lebombo mountains on the eastern horizon as the perfect backdrop.
Other facilities and activities at Shishangeni, all adding to your total relaxation, include lazing around the swimming pool, reading a book from the library, sipping on a cool, refreshing glass of wine, personally selected from our well stocked wine cellar. For the more energetic, some time spent in the fully equipped gymnasium may just be the stress reliever needed.
Corporate and business groups seeking the perfect conference venue need look no further than Shishangeni, with specific programmes designed around every need.
The Lodge welcomes children of all ages but regrets that for safety reasons children under the age of 6 years will not be permitted on game drives. Specially designed kids activities are available.
Direct telephones, internet access, facsimile facilities and cell phone signal are all standard features at the lodge.
Shishangeni by BON Hotels is now also offering a children’s program with a dedicated childrens ranger that offers kiddies game drives in the mornings and afternoons with an extra activity slot before and after lunch where children are kept busy and get educated on the surrounding bush creatures.
- Cancellations received 45 to 30 days prior to arrival will forfeit 25% deposit.
- Cancellations received 29 to 15 days prior to arrival will forfeit 50% deposit.
- Cancellations received 14 to 1 day prior to arrival will forfeit 100%.
BY ROAD FROM THE NEARST CBD
Drive through the town of Komatipoort towards Crocodile Bridge gate (8 km). Once inside the Kruger National Park, travel for 4 km and cross the Vurhami bridge. Turn right at the first Shishangeni Lodge sign board onto a gravel road. Turn right at the second sign board for Shishangeni Lodge (no entry sign). Drive for about another 10 km. This road will take you straight to the lodge.