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Sindile Luxury Tented Camp

Sindile Luxury Tented Camp

Shamwari Game Reserve


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Named after the famous Shamwari leopardess that survived numerous lion maulings and raised 5 litters of cubs, Sindile is a secluded luxury getaway set deep in the African wild.

Located in the malaria-free Shamwari Game Reserve, Sindile blends in perfectly with the surrounding bush and offers excellent views of the Bushman's River below, as well as the surrounding plains.

Guests can enjoy an array of experiences such as game drives, birding, walking safaris, and excursions to the nearby Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. The guides and rangers are experts at navigating the Shamwari terrain and are readily available to answer any questions you may have. Walking safaris offer the chance for you to gain a true perspective of the fauna and flora indigenous to this incredible region.

After an exciting morning or afternoon out in the reserve, take the time to experience a host of safari spa treatments at Sindile that will leave you feeling revitalised and rejuvenated.

This magnificent lodge boasts 9 premier tents each with a private heated plunge pool.

The main lodge at Sindile is made up of large staggered tents, joined together by viewing decks and elevated walkways.

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Our standard rates for a Premier Tent
DatesPriceBasisTypeNights
1 September 2022 to 31 October 2022 GBP 680 USD 775 ZAR 13,257 EUR 782 per person sharing10% Discount3 nights
1 September 2022 to 31 October 2022 GBP 643 USD 733 ZAR 12,532 EUR 739 per person sharing15% Discount4+ nights
1 September 2022 to 31 October 2022 GBP 754 USD 860 ZAR 14,708 EUR 867 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.1 to 2 nights
1 November 2022 to 30 November 2022 GBP 906 USD 1,033 ZAR 17,663 EUR 1,042 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.1+ nights
1 December 2022 to 14 December 2022 GBP 816 USD 931 ZAR 15,917 EUR 939 per person sharing10% Discount3 nights
1 December 2022 to 14 December 2022 GBP 771 USD 879 ZAR 15,043 EUR 887 per person sharing15% Discount4+ nights
1 December 2022 to 14 December 2022 GBP 906 USD 1,033 ZAR 17,663 EUR 1,042 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.1 to 2 nights
15 December 2022 to 15 January 2023 GBP 906 USD 1,033 ZAR 17,663 EUR 1,042 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.2+ nights
16 January 2023 to 31 March 2023 GBP 906 USD 1,033 ZAR 17,663 EUR 1,042 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.1+ nights
1 April 2023 to 30 April 2023 GBP 754 USD 860 ZAR 14,708 EUR 867 per person sharingNo Ratecode Text.1+ nights
1 May 2023 to 1 July 2023 GBP 652 USD 743 ZAR 12,705 EUR 749 per person sharingContracted Rate1 to 3 nights
1 May 2023 to 1 July 2023 GBP 587 USD 670 ZAR 11,454 EUR 675 per person sharingContracted Rate - 10% Discount Min 4 Nights4+ nights
2 July 2023 to 22 July 2023 closed / not available
2 July 2023 to 22 July 2023 closed / not available
1 May 2023 to 31 August 2023 GBP 652 USD 743 ZAR 12,705 EUR 749 per person sharingContracted Rate1 to 3 nights
1 May 2023 to 31 August 2023 GBP 587 USD 670 ZAR 11,454 EUR 675 per person sharingContracted Rate - 10% Discount Min 4 Nights4+ nights
23 July 2023 to 31 August 2023 GBP 652 USD 743 ZAR 12,705 EUR 749 per person sharingContracted Rate1 to 3 nights
23 July 2023 to 31 August 2023 GBP 587 USD 670 ZAR 11,454 EUR 675 per person sharingContracted Rate - 10% Discount Min 4 Nights4+ nights
1 September 2023 to 30 September 2023 GBP 792 USD 902 ZAR 15,436 EUR 910 per person sharingContracted Rate1 to 3 nights
1 September 2023 to 30 September 2023 GBP 713 USD 813 ZAR 13,913 EUR 821 per person sharingContracted Rate - 10% Discount Min 4 Nights4+ nights
1 October 2023 to 31 October 2023 GBP 792 USD 902 ZAR 15,436 EUR 910 per person sharingContracted Rate1+ nights
1 November 2023 to 14 December 2023 GBP 950 USD 1,083 ZAR 18,528 EUR 1,093 per person sharingContracted Rate1+ nights
15 December 2023 to 15 January 2024 GBP 950 USD 1,083 ZAR 18,528 EUR 1,093 per person sharingContracted Rate2+ nights
16 January 2024 to 31 March 2024 GBP 950 USD 1,083 ZAR 18,528 EUR 1,093 per person sharingContracted Rate1+ nights
1 April 2024 to 30 April 2024 GBP 792 USD 902 ZAR 15,436 EUR 910 per person sharingContracted Rate1+ nights

Prices are on a per person sharing basis (pps).

Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.

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Rates Include

All meals; drinks (excluding French champagne and premium products); twice-daily game drives; guided walks; and the Conservation Levy are included.


Children Policy

Children aged 16 years and older are welcome. Rates available on request.


Bush Walks / Walking Safaris

Guests over 65 wishing to join a walking safari are required to have a letter or certificate from their doctor confirming they are in good health and are physically fit to do the walk. More details available on request. In addition, pregnant women are not permitted on walking safaris.

A walking safari can last a couple of hours and involve walking over uneven terrain that may contain dangerous wildlife in potentially high temperatures. Guests may need to move quickly and for a sustained period through rough bush terrain if instructed to do so by their guide.

Regardless of age or the provision of a doctor’s certificate, the final decision on whether a guest can join a walking safari remains with the guide and lodge manager.



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Sindile Luxury Tented Camp Location.

Directions For Drivers

From Port Elizabeth (also known as Gqeberha): Follow the N2 towards Grahamstown. Continue on the N2 until you reach a sign board for Shamwari Private Game Reserve, and take the turn-off towards Paterson on the R342. Travel 7 km up the gravel road and enter at the 2nd gate for the Welcome Lounge.



General Information For Guests

The rooms all have an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower, along with an outdoor shower. They also include air conditioning, Nespresso coffee machine, telephone, mini bar, hair dryer, electronic safe, indoor fireplace, a private viewing deck with a heated plunge pool, and a lounge area.

The lodge consists of a dining room with a fireplace, reception, gift boutique, lounge area, bar and lounge with a big screen TV, boma, a relaxation retreat and a deck with a firepit.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided.

Activities that are available at Sindile include game drives, walking safaris, bird watching and visits to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary.

The game viewing drives are available for morning and afternoon trips, as this is when the animals are most active. The vehicles are open and comfortable, and give you a panoramic view of the area. You’ll be guided by a trained game rangers who’ll take you and your party through the reserve, encountering many animals along the way. The game drives themselves last for approximately 3 to 4 hours and take you through the reserve. Included on the game drive is a coffee stop for the morning drive and a sundowner stop in the evening.

Should you wish to leave a gratuity, envelopes are available at reception. Alternatively you can add it to your final bill and settle by credit card when you check out.

Fun fact:  Sindile is isiXhosa for 'survivor', testament to the celebrated leopardess that survived numerous lion maulings to raise five litters of cubs.


Bush Walks / Walking Safaris

Guests over 65 wishing to join a walking safari are required to have a letter or certificate from their doctor confirming they are in good health and are physically fit to do the walk. More details available on request. In addition, pregnant women are not permitted on walking safaris.

A walking safari can last a couple of hours and involve walking over uneven terrain that may contain dangerous wildlife in potentially high temperatures. Guests may need to move quickly and for a sustained period through rough bush terrain if instructed to do so by their guide.

Regardless of age or the provision of a doctor’s certificate, the final decision on whether a guest can join a walking safari remains with the guide and lodge manager.


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