Shamwari Riverdene

Paterson, South Africa Shamwari Game Reserve
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Paterson, South Africa

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Shamwari Riverdene is situated within the malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve, home to the Big 5. The lodge features a terrace with a swimming pool overlooking the vast landscape of the reserve.

Fitted with a patio, the rooms feature a flat-screen TV and en suite bathroom. Each unit has tea-and-coffee making facilities. Inter-leading options for families are available.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and selected beverages are included and served in the dining area or outdoors. The traditional boma area overlooks the Bushman’s River.

Guests can go on morning and afternoon game drives in an open game vehicle accompanied by a trained game ranger. Coffee and tea are available at sunrise while sundowner drinks can be enjoyed at sunrise. Children can engage in the Kids on Safari program which includes access to the adventure centre, a visit to the Animal Rehabilitation and Born Free Centres.

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

  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
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  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
Object reviews
Shamwari Riverdene
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10 / 10 Value for money
10 / 10 Facilities
10 / 10 Location
10 / 10 Staff
10 / 10 Cleanliness
10 / 10 Comfort
10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The property is extremely good in terms of location, cleanliness, maintainenve, staff, kids facilities, ranger, quality of food... everything brilliant" - Ashok

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Heel vriendelijk personeel, lekker eten, prachtige kamers, alle comfort, kidsclub met prachtige speeltuin, perfecte service, fantastisch domein." - Nathalie

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Meravigliosa struttura , personale fantastico. Escursioni e organizzazione impeccabile.." - Pietrog81

Important information


WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.


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


Pets are not allowed.

Children and beds

Children of any age are allowed.
No cots are available.
No extra beds are available.

Important information

Please inform Shamwari Riverdene 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 children under the age of 4 years are not permitted on game drives. Child minding is available at an additional fee and bookings are required.

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
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Kid meals
Common areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Games room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Children''s playground
  • Kids'' club
  • Evening entertainment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids'' outdoor play equipment
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Internet services
  • WiFi
  • Free WiFi
Reception services
  • Valet parking
Pool and wellness
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Fence around pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Game drives
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire extinguishers
Cleanliness & disinfecting
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
Food & drink safety
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
Safety features
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • First aid kit available
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
Physical distancing
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules