Shamwari Explorer Camp

Paterson, South Africa Shamwari Private Game Reserve
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Shamwari Private Game Reserve
Paterson, South Africa

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Situated within the malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve, just 9 km from Paterson lies the Shamwari Explorer Camp. Located on a plateau amongst basalt and granite rock formations, the walking safari camp offers scenic views over the vast landscape.

At Explorer Camp each canvas tent comes equipped with a small, outdoor seating area. Amenities featured include bedding, an LED light for night use and insect repellent. There is a shared outdoor shower and an outdoor hand wash basin.

A continental breakfast is served daily, and lunch and dinner is included. Guests can also enjoy tea, coffee and water.

Guests can enjoy walking safaris through Shamwari Private Game Reserve, hosted and guided by qualified walking guides. Distances walked vary each day but can last up to 4 hours.

The Sundays River is 35 km away and Port Elizabeth Airport can be reached within 80 km.

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These canvas tents feature a small, outdoor seatin…

  • Garden view
  • Mountain view
Important information


No internet access available.


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).


Pets are not allowed.

Children and beds

Children ages 16 and older are allowed.
No cots are available.
No extra beds are available.

Important information

Please inform Shamwari Explorer Camp in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.
Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please note that persons under the age of 16 are not permitted on walking safari tours, participants older than 65 years old will be required to provide a medical clearance certificate in order to participate.

Please note that each trail is run for 2 nights, either Tuesday & Wednesday or Friday & Saturday.

Xhosa, Spanish, English, German, Afrikaans Check in: from 13:00 to 17:00
Check-in and check-out times Check out: from 07:00 to 11:00
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Private parking
Common areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free room
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Game drives
  • Walking tours
Reception services
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