Founders the secret residence of Mr Gardiner, author of the foresight behind Mantis Group and Shamwari. The lodge is on a Thousand Acres of nature reserve next to Shamwari with access to the reserve. Shamwari has incredible wildlife, and it is trendy with over Twenty thousand hectares of the reserve.
Shamwari Founder Lodge is on 1000 acres of picturesque private land is now part of the greater Shamwari. The character-filled old farmhouse has breath-taking views of the cliffs, valleys and sprawling natural bushveld. Guests enjoy spectacular walks and bird-watching experiences on offer together with BIG 5 safari drives on Shamwari.
The six en-suite rooms, each with own veranda, offer the utmost in luxurious safari lodge living including a king-sized bed, air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and an electronic safe.
Founders Lodge is a character-filled 1940’s manor house, situated on a private reserve of Shamwari Game Reserve. The Gardiner family’s holiday home for 21 years, it has been newly restored to welcome guests in elegant 5-star comfort. The lodge is geared towards individual, tailor-made adventures.
Lodge offers 6 Luxury Double & Twin Suites, and all refurbished around an open patio. 4 Modern Suites lead from the courtyard, while the 2 Traditional Suites are in the primary residence. The various common spaces and guest amenities are all available from the Suites and Patio. All rooms feature a private veranda, offering breathtaking views of the cliffs, valleys and sprawling natural bushveld.
The lodge is only 45 min drive from PE Airport, in the malaria-free Eastern Cape Province.
The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.
Stay for 3 nights at Founders Lodge Shamwari and only pay for 2 nights.