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Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge

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‘Family Friendly and Stunning Spacious Tents’

Set in the heart of the Shamwari Game Reserve, the stunning Bayethe Tented Lodge is perfect for you and your family to enjoy the safari experience. You can enjoy the African safari evenings in the beautiful superior and luxury tents the lodge has to offer in privacy with stunning views of the game reserve. Each accommodation has both indoor and outdoor bathroom facilities and you can relax by your own private plunge pool. Game drives and guided walks are available in the morning and evening along with other activities, spa treatments and kids clubs so all the family can enjoy the safari experience.

In Our Opinion

'Situated in a perfect, idyllic location ideal for spotting the famous South African Wildlife, the luxurious Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge will provide you with a magical and unforgettable experience.'


Baythe Tented Lodge has a choice of 12 stunning detached superior and luxury tents for guest guests to choose from.

  • Private mini bar
  • Plunge pool
  • Indoor and outdoor baths and shower

Luxury Tent

The stunning tented accommodation allows you to relax in complete privacy and relaxation. With 3 king and 6 twin bedded tents to choose from complete with indoor and outdoor shower facilities, these refined tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation and feeling of seclusion.


  • King or twin sized beds
  • Hairdryer
  • Electonic safe
  • International dial telephone
  • Electric blankets
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Indoor and outdoor shower

Superior Tent

The stunning tented accommodation allows you to relax in complete privacy and relaxation. With 2 king and 1 twin bedded tenets available complete with indoor and outdoor shower facilities, these refined tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation and feeling of seclusion.


  • Fireplace
  • Private Deck
  • Hammock
  • Television
  • Indoor and outdoor shower

  • Private mini bar
  • Plunge pool
  • Indoor and outdoor baths and shower

The Shamwari Game Reserve is home to some of the most beautiful creatures on the earth including The Lion, Elephant and Leopard. You can view this stunning wildlife on a game drive or guided walk; game drives and guided walks will give you a superb chance of sightings

Game Drives
The game drives are carried out during the morning and evening and are the perfect way to explore the wildlife. Experienced  rangers are on hand at all times to share their knowledge and answer any questions you may have.

Guided Walks
If you prefer to gain a true perspective of the stunning wildlife then guided walks, carried out by the specially trained and qualified rangers, are an ideal option.

Other Activities
• The wildlife rehabilitation centre
• Ian Player rhino awareness centre
• Two Born free big cat sanctuary’s
• Bird watching


• Bush relaxation retreat
• Outdoor deck with swimming pool
• Lounge area with TV


• Gift boutique
• Business desk with internet access


Awaken your senses and rejuvenate your body and mind. Bayethe Bush retreat has a twin treatment room or guests will be able to enjoy the wide range of luxurious spa treatments including massages, hand and foot rituals and facial therapies in the privacy of their rooms.

Dining Options
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Safrai meal plans


You can experience the delicious home-made cuisine in the indoor and outdoor facilities.

The Bayethe Tented Lodge is situated in the heart of the Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Only a 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and a short drive to the fabulous sunshine coast which is perfect water sports enthusiasts.

The Bayethe Tented Lodge is very family orientated and welcomes children of all ages to enjoy the safari experience. The kids clubs are situated at the nearby Riverdene Lodge and there is a fabulous children’s coordinator on hand to discuss the activities available.

The children can learn all about the stunning wildlife at the Born Free Foundation Rescue Centre and Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre. The game drives are only suitable for children over the age of 4 years old and there are child minding facilities available at an extra cost. 

• Child minding facilities
• Indoor activities including board games, DVD’s and puzzles
• Sporting, arts and cultural activities


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