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Eastern Cape, South Africa

Bayethe Tented Lodge

  • Elegant tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation
  • Provides ultimate privacy and feeling of seclusion
  • Spectacular views of the African bush from your bed

Facilities include

Wi-Fi connection available at the main building and office Plunge pool Outdoor deck with swimming pool Bush relaxation retreat Electronic safes Lounge area with TV

Activities include

  • Birding
  • Game Drives
  • Pro Photo Safari
  • Guided Game Walks
  • Guided Nature Walks
  • Relaxation Retreats
  • Animal Rehabilitation Centre
  • The Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre
  • Born Free Foundation, Animal Rescue & Education Centre
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About Bayethe Tented Lodge

Bayethe Tented Lodge is made up of twelve detached tents which can accommodate a maximum of two guests per tent. There are two king bedded superior tents and one twin bedded superior tent. There are also nine luxury tents: three are king bedded tents and the other six are twin bedded tents that can be joined together. Each air-conditioned suite has a private plunge pool with deck. The elegant tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation, providing privacy and a feeling of seclusion.

Each of the superior tents have their own private plunge pool with private deck, indoor bath and outdoor shower, hammock, private minibar, TV and fireplace.

Each of the twin-bedded luxury tents has an indoor bath and outdoor shower. The three king-bedded luxury tents have an indoor spa bath and indoor shower.

Here you will be provided with home grown, organic produce. They aim to support the local communities and farmers to ensure sustainable development between Eagles Crag Lodge and the community constantly evolve.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

Shamwari, meaning "my friend" in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. Stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.

Shamwari is a place where guests can exist in harmony with nature, however fleeting the moment, where wildlife freely roam the landscape under the relentless African sun. Shamwari incorporates five lodges, one villa and one explorer camp; each one unique with its own essence. Lodges are designed in harmony with their surroundings where guests can experience nature in sublime comfort.

How to get there

We will assist with all necessary internal transfers after booking.

BY AIR:
Port Elizabeth Airport is the nearest airport with good connections to international flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg

BY CAR:
Port Elizabeth Airport is a 60 minute drive from Shamwari Game Reserve

NB. All prices and times are subject to change.

When to go

Bayethe Tented Lodge is open all year round.

April/May through to September is winter and October through to April/May is summer.

Important Information

Shamwari Game Reserve is in a malaria free zone.

Guests may enter and exit the game reserve at any time however we do suggest that guests arrive in time for lunch on their day of arrival so they not to miss out on any game drives during their stay.

Children

Travelling with children

Adults/Children under the age of 16 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.

Children under the age of 12 years are accommodated by prior arrangement only. Children under the age of 3 share a room with parents at no extra charge, but are not permitted to join the game drives.

4 - 6 Year old children may share a room with the parents and will be charged 25% of the normal rate, which includes meals, accommodation. May join parents on game drives, subject to Shamwari conditions.

7-11 Year old children either sharing a room with their parents or in a separate room will be charged 50% of the normal rate, which includes meals, accommodation and game drives.

Children from 12 years old will require a separate room at the normal rate.

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8.30am - 6.00pm

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