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Riverdene Lodge
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Shamwari Riverdene


... is located the Amakhala and Shamwari area of Sunshine Coast East in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

+ large private wildlife reserve
+ significant conservation project
+ non-malarial
+ attractive landscapes
+ full range of wildlife
+ high quality lodge
+ good range of activities
+ visits to the Born Free Foundation
+ easily accessible
+ very child friendly

Situated on the well known Shamwari Reserve, a fenced area approximately 15km in diameter, largely comprised of reclaimed farmland and well stocked with a wide range of game.

Set on open plains in the south of the reserve, this old farmstead is geared up for families. It contains 9 rooms with aircon and television. Public areas include two casual lounges, a large pool and playground.

Activities include vehicle safari, big cat enclosures, conservation projects and spa treatments.

- safari here is relatively tame
- fenced reserve
- reclaimed farmland
- proximity of the main N2 highway
- proximity of human habitation
- slightly corporate feeling
- unattractive build
- fence around lodge
- no off-road driving
- seat belts compulsory on vehicle safari
- high visitor traffic
- relatively expensive

Shamwari Riverdene Lodge is an extremely comfortable lodge providing an easy and comfortable child-friendly non-malarial safari experience.

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Seasonal Lodge Rating
Jan 6.5
Feb 6.0
Mar 5.5
Apr 6.0
May 6.0
Jun 5.5
Jul 5.5
Aug 6.0
Sep 6.5
Oct 6.5
Nov 6.5
Dec 6.5
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