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Riverdene Lodge

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Riverdene Lodge | en suite bathroom at Riverdene

Riverdene Lodge | lions in the Shamwari Game Reserve


Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

EcoRating :

Stars : 5

Capacity : 18

Price : R4500

Full Description

This five star property caters for yet another style and appeal, a restored settler lodge provides accommodation in 9 luxurious rooms including 1 disabled-friendly room. All with their very own individual patio and air-conditioning of both hot & cold settings. Ceiling fans and satellite TV all included. The infinity rim flow pool and indoor & outdoor dining facilities are a treat to enjoy a meal in, while the beautiful garden calls those wishing to relax.

The lapa overlooking the Bushman`s River for your outdoor dining experience or game viewing extravaganza is again this African Lodges splendor. Guests are welcome to book therapist treatments at the Long Lee Manor Spa. The two elegantly furnished casual lounges and glorious sunroom, as well as a magnificent rim flow swimming pool entice guests to relax and restore their energies. The lounge opens onto a spacious outdoor barbecue area. Rooms are fully air-conditioned, all feature television, telephone and small lounge area. Each en-suite sandstone bathroom has a `his` and `hers` vanity basin, separate shower and bath. Private balconies lead onto the landscaped gardens.

As with all the lodges at Shamwari , guests receive personal attention from their assigned rangers for the duration of their stay and only allow 6 guests per open game drive vehicle. A small curio shop where souveniers are available for those wanting to take home their own personal piece of Africa and the perimeter electric fence ensures the safety of guests whilst walking around the lodge areas - although always be sure of your surroundings and listen to your gut feel before wondering off too far.

Shamwari Game Reserve , the malaria free, private game reserve situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has received numerous international awards, including the World`s Leading Conservation Company and Game Reserve for many consecutive years.This is the ultimate African adventure and conservation effort coupled with responsible tourism.Luxury accommodation is offered 6 different lodges on the reserve.

  • Long Lee Manor , offers a distinctive Colonial experience in a restored Edwardian Manor house. Long Lee Manor also has a spa.
  • Bushmans River Lodge is a unique historical site with its 4 suites decorated in an artistic African theme.
  • Riverdene Lodge is a restored settler`s lodge with 9 suites, all en-suite with air-conditioning, Satellite TV, telephone and small lounge area. The ethnically decorated Lobengula Lodge with its thatched roofs is tucked deep in the valley bushveld. It offers 12 guests a tranquil, luxurious and exclusive getaway as well as a wellness centre.
  • Bayethe Lodge is a 5-star, luxury lodge comprising of 9-tented suites.

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Activities and Facilities

  • Qualified Guides
  • Pool
  • Plug Adapter
  • Night Drives
  • Laundry Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Game Walks
  • Game Drive
  • Fireplace
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Curio Shop
  • Coffee Stations
  • Boma Dinners
  • Birding
  • Big 5
  • Bar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Research Area
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Spa
  • Torches
  • Underfloor Heating
  • View
  • Viewing Deck
  • Wake Up calls
  • Wine Cellar

NOTE : Some of the activities and facilities are not covered by the rate quoted and may be surchargeable.

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Luxury accommodation: January to 31 December 2013 - R4 500 pp. Low Seaon 01May to 30 September 2013 - R3750 pp. Single supplement is 50% surcharge.

The rate is inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, high tea, Tea & Coffee, Wate, Game Drives and guided walks & game drive beverages.

Child rates are applicable whether children share a room with adults or not . Inclusive of meals, non alcoholic beverages, activities (age dependant) and the “Kids on Safari” program.

0 – 3 Year old are accommodated at no additional cost. May share with adults, depending on the availability of cots and/or rooms with a sleeper couch. Are not permitted on game drives.

4 – 11 Year old are accommodated at 50% (half) of the adult sharing rate. May share with adults, depending on the availability of rooms with a sleeper couch.Are permitted on game drives.

Child rates are applicable whether children share a room with adults or not inclusive of meals, non alcoholic beverages, activities (age dependant) and the “Kids on Safari” program.

Please do not hesitate to contact African Chapter for further details or more information on the Eastern Cape Region and all it has to offer!


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that the bearer holds insurance issued by SATIB Insurance Brokers and certain Lloyd's of London Underwriters , which comply with the European Community Directive (90/314/EEC) and carries the following cover levels:

Public Liability - ZAR5 million / incident / occurance AND Professional Indemnity - ZAR1 million / incident / occurance

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*Subject to Terms & Conditions as set out in the relevant policy documents.
SATIB24 Crisis Call is a 24 hour emergency call service that manages guest related accidents and incidents.
Typical examples of emergency incidents are:
the sudden onset of potentially serious illness
an accident resulting in serious injury
an assault, rape, kidnap or other crime that threatens life or well being
exposure to blood, poisons or other hazardous materials
a fire or other natural disaster

The emergency call will be answered by a trained wilderness medical doctor who will access the situation and activate the appropriate action to be taken.
Note that this is a value-added service for which guests are
not charged

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Contact Details

Tel: +27 11 545 6100
Fax: +27 11 805 4519
24hr line: +27 82 903 6910
Skype : african.chapter
Email: info@africanchapter.co.za

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