KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, BLYDE RIVER CANYON, THE PANORAMA, JESSICA HIPPO, MAGOEBASKLOOF CANOPY TOUR, MOHOLOHOLO WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTRE, HOEDSPRUIT ENDANGERED SPECIES & CHEETAH CENTRE.RESIDENT FGASA RATED GUIDE AVAILBABLE.
Shikwari Game Reserve Owner-managed by the Lawrie family and offering two camps on a plains game reserve situated in the North Eastern Limpopo below the escarpment with majestic views of the Northern Drakensburg Mountains, The reserve offer view of plain game with walks or drives.Shikwari with cathedral-like thatch roof; offers a fully licensed bar, lounge and dining room which is also open to our Pangolin self- catering guests for meals .These should be booked with accommodation or 24hrs ahead .Also to use the free Wi-Fi during the dayShikwari Suites 4 star gradedFive affordable luxury thatched suites; one a family suite, tucked away in the bush are decorated with colonial style furniture and luxurious textiles. Relax in the lounge or on the open veranda taking in the view and cool off in the tranquil plunge pool. Caring staff offer friendly relaxed service in amazing bush surroundings.The 3 course Dinner plus Buffet Continental and Plated English Breakfast included in the rate is served al fresco, weather permitting, either on our deck boma or on the large veranda at the front of the lodge or in the dining room if the weather is inclement. The suites offer a choice of King or Twin beds both made up with fine percale linen. Each suite that accommodates 2 adults & 2 children age 10 – 12yrs and has a private bathroom with outdoor shower and sitting area plus a small patio. The Wild Fig Family Suite with separate room for children 10 – 12yrs on bunk beds. Pangolin Rondavels (To be graded next year after all rondavels have a private bathroom.)A comfortable rustic camp with 4 rondavels accommodating 8 adults. Two rondavels shared a communal bathroom and outdoors shower and the other have new Bush Bathrooms (semi open air) consisting of outdoor shower and covered toilet and basin. Water is heated by Solar .All the other amenities are shared such at the fully equipped kitchen and lounge with premium DSTV.In the garden there is a pool . Each rondavel has a choice of a king or twin beds, a wardrobe, dressing table, chairs and a small fridge with freezer.Tea & Coffee Tray.This rustic camp can be booked either individually or as a whole for a family get together or a group of friends giving complete exclusivity. Children from 2yrs are welcome at this camp and up to the age of 12yrs old , 2 children can be accommodated in each rondavel are at an extra charge when sharing with parents and a placed on our “Snooza Beds”.Teens over the age of 12yrs are charged the adult sharing rate and accommodated in own room or with another adult or child in both camps. .Guided Game drives and walks with a FGASA guide are available here at the lodge and for Big 5 Safari's to a nearby private reserve and to Kruger National Park. Our reserve is close to Kruger Park, Nyani Cultural Village, The Blyde River Dam Boat Trip, The Panorama and Blyde Canyon, Jessica Hippo plus many other sightseeing attractions. .
We Are Trying!Laundry Balls for washing linen and clothesRecycled and composted rubbishEco friendly cleaner for all cleaningSolar water heating - this is an ongoing project.Food is sourced locally as far as possible reducing carbon miles.
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:||2010|
|Corridors:||All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||10|
|Rooms with 2 Beds:||6|
|Room Windows:||Windows Do Open|
|Meeting Rooms:||0 |
|Banquet Space:||Holds 120 people|
|Dist. to Food/Bars:|| 21.7 Mi |
|Dist. to Nearest Gym:|| 21.7 Mi |
No opening and closing times!!
|Ownership:||Sue and Ian Lawrie personally own the lodge.| Policies / Expenses
|Nightly Parking:||No c|
|Typical Group Deposit:||25%|
|Total Misc Fees:||$0.00 USD |
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
|VAT: Value Added Tax:||14.00 VAT % Inclusive (included in the rate.)|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
CONNECTIONS FOR OR TAMBO TO EASTGATE AIRPORT (HDS) ARE AVAILABLE FROM CAPE TOWN & JOHANNESBURG. BOOKING FOR THESE ARE THROUGH SA AIRLINK. PAID TRANSFERS TO AND FROM THE LODGE ARE AVAILABLE AND MUST BE BOOKED WELL AHEAD OF TIME. CAR HIRE IS ALSO AVAILABLE.PLEASE NOTE THAT MOST AREAS IN SOUTH AFRICA DO NOT HAVE A RELIABLE BUS, TAXI OR TRAIN SERVICE.
Local Shuttle Info: No actual shuttle, we book transfer on request.
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.
Included in the rate.Plated English Breakfast consisting of Bacon, Tomato, Mushrooms and Eggs to order (fried, poach or scrambled) Buffet Continental Breakfast consisting of a choice of cereals, fresh fruit, yogurts, cheeses, cold meats and fresh juice.
Parking is free and open air.
Internet / WiFI
Shikwari Bush Lodge Pangolin Bush Camp