Riverdene Family Lodge

This lodge radiates comfort and warmth and is a place where families feel at home and where guests become friends. The Lodge with its elegant comfort especially for families, offers many additional activities to entertain children of all ages. Children can join the Kids on Safari program, visit the Animal Rehabilitation Center and the Born Free Station.

Accommodation and Lodge facilities

The 9 luxury inter-leading rooms at Riverdene Lodge can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with 1 child, subject to availability.

  • Rim-flow swimming pool with shallow area for children
  • Children’s supervised play room & jungle gym
  • Gift boutique
  • Boma overlooking The Bushmans River
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Indoor and alfresco dining facilities
  • Business desk with internet access
  • Wi-Fi Connection


Game Drives
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Family Safaris
Pro Photo Safari
Dr Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre
Kids on Safari
Shamwari Conservation Experience
Safari Spa
Born Free Big Cat Sancturaries


Shamwari Game Reserve is located 75 km from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The lodge is equally accessible to international and domestic travellers as it is less than 100 km from the local airport.
  • Riverdene Lodge: S 33˚ 29’ 29.1” E 26˚ 02’ 52.8”