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.

  • Swimming pool with shallow area for children
  • Supervised Kids Club and Adventure Center
  • Child minding
  • Gift Boutique
  • Perimeter electirc fence
  • In and outdoor Dining facilities
  • Boma overlooking the Bushman’s River
  • WiFi connection
  • Manicured gardens
  • Bar and Lounge
  • Boma overlooking the water hole


Game Drives
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Family Safaris
Pro Photo Safari
Kids on Safari
Shamwari Conservation Experience
Safari Spa
Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries


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”