Wow! Shamwari's Eagles Crag is very special. The accommodation is first class, the wildlife amazing, the scenery spectacular and the food excellent.

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Eastern Cape, South Africa

Eagles Crag Lodge

  • Ultimate luxury personified in a contemporary African design
  • Expansive views of the surrounding rock faces
  • Each suite is a secluded haven in which to unwind in peace

Facilities include

Air conditioning Wi-Fi connection available at the main building and office Air conditioning Private plunge pools with deck area Relaxation retreat with hydro bath, steam room and sauna Electronic safes Bar/Cigar lounge featuring a fireplace

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 Eagles Crag Lodge

Tucked away from others and surrounded by imposing but enchanting mountain cliffs, Eagles Crag expresses an ambience amid natures beauty.

Exclusive suites fashioned in African thatch, glass and stone, offer guests expansive views of the surrounding rock faces, where the eagles soar. Each suite is a secluded haven in which to unwind into sheer comfort.

Here you will be provided with home grown, organic produce. This is because at Eagles Crag they aim to support the local communities and farmers in order to ensure sustainable development between Eagles Crag and the community, allowing it to constantly evolve.

Eagles Crag Lodge is made up of nine detached suites which can accommodate a maximum of two guests per suite. There are seven king bedded junior suites and two twin bedded junior suites. Each air-conditioned suite has a private plunge pool with deck and bird spotting scope.

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 in its own style. 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.

BY AIR:
Port Elizabeth Airport is the nearest airport with daily flights to international airports, Johannesburg and Cape Town

BY CAR:
Port Elizabeth Airport is a 45-60 minute drive from Shamwari Game Reserve

NB. All prices and times are subject to change.

When to go

Eagles Crag Lodge is open all year round.

April/May through to August is winter and September 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 you arrive in time for lunch on the day of arrival so that you not to miss out on any game drives during your stay.

Children

Travelling with children

Children aged 12 and over are welcome.
Persons 12 years and older are considered adults and will therefore require their own room/suite at the applicable rates.

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