Shikwari Game Reserve

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. Set up for wedding can be in the lodge, in the bush garden under the trees or in the bush. A Bedouin tent and floor is available for hire. You can be assured of personal and caring service for you special day whether 30 guest or 120 guest. Ten rooms available for guests or wedding retinue.

Shikwari Suites 4 star graded

Five 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

This is a comfortable rustic selfcatering camp with 4 rondavels accommodating 8 adults. Two rondavel shared a communal bath communal bathroom and outdoors shower and the other two have newly built Bush Bathrooms consisting of outdoor shower and covered toilet and basin. (semi open air) These are 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 and a boma for braai’s shared between the four rondavels. 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 a child rate when sharing with parents and a placed on our “Snooza Beds”.

Teens from the age or 13 years 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

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R36 J G Strydom Tunnel Road, Valley of Olifants, Hoedspruit


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