Eastern Cape Safari

Shamwari Bayethe


‘Family Friendly and Stunningly Spacious Tents’

Set in the heart of the Shamwari Game Reserve, the stunning Bayethe Tented Lodge is the perfect spot to enjoy the immersive safari experience. Take in African evenings in the beautiful privacy of the lodge's superior tents with stunning views of the game reserve. Each accommodation has both indoor and outdoor bathroom facilities, or you can also relax by your own plunge pool. Game drives and guided walks are available in the morning and evening along with other activities, spa treatments and dining experiences. 


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


  • Bush relaxation retreat
  • Outdoor deck with swimming pool
  • On-site spa


  • Gift boutique

The Shamwari Game Reserve is home to some of the most beautiful creatures on the earth including lions, elephants and leopards. Guests can view this stunning wildlife on a game drive or guided walk - each give 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 deeper perspective of South Africa's wildlife then guided walks, carried out by the specially trained and qualified rangers, are an ideal option.

Other Activities

  • The wildlife rehabilitation centre
  • Two Born Free Foundation big cat sanctuaries
  • Bird watching


The Bayethe 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 Gqeberha (previously Port Elizabeth) and a short drive to the sunshine coast.