Riverdene Family Lodge

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A family-friendly luxury lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, Riverdene Family Lodge provides an inspiring safari experience that all the family can enjoy, with comfort and elegance for the adults and plenty of space and activities for kids. The huge private game reserve is renowned for its conservation efforts and wildlife rehabilitation, and is well stocked with all the Big Five and much more. Conveniently located in a malaria-free area near the Addo Elephant National Park and at the end of the Garden Route, it makes the perfect climax to a family vacation in Southern Africa.

The original frontier homestead has been restored with warmth and elegance and has just nine luxury rooms, so the atmosphere is intimate and friendly. The rooms have sleeper couches and some can interlead. Three sets of two rooms and one set of three rooms. Cots are available on request. All of them are extremely spacious and comfortable with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, TV and wifi. The rooms lead out onto a private terrace with lawns beyond and the whole lodge has an electric perimeter fence, so it’s quite safe for the kids to roam freely within the large garden and climb around the playground area and Riverdene Family Lodge now boasts a one-of-a-kind adventure centre all complete with climbing walls and ziplines. There is a also a kids club to work off their energy, or swim in the large rim flow pool.

Two drives a day explore the reserve with your ranger seeking out all the best sightings of elephant, lion, rhino, hippo, giraffe and all sorts of antelope.  All the guides are passionate about the Shamwari conservation programmes and convey their knowledge in a fun and approachable way. Children of 4 and over join the drives and are given their own safari books to keep them engaged and add to their learning experience. Between drives guests can visit the wildlife rehabilitation centre and the Born Free centre for big cats rescued from captivity. The lodge has a children’s co-ordinator who arranges activities to suit you and your kids.

Fabulous three course dinners and barbecues make a relaxing end to the day and there are sumptuous breakfasts and lunches too, with varied and creative kids’ menus. Altogether Riverdene Family Lodge at Shamwari creates the ultimate luxury safari for both kids and adults.

Facilities

Property Facilities

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Disability Services
  • Internet Access
  • Kiddies Club
  • Malaria Free
  • Mobile Connectivity
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking

Available Services

  • Airport Shuttles
  • Babysitting Service
  • Credit Card
  • Laundry Service

Activities Nearby

  • Big 5
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks

Room Types

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Luxury Rooms

Room Configuration
9 Luxury rooms (7 of them are inter-leading) accommodating
a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with 1 child, subject to the
availability of rooms with sleeper couches.
• 6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms
• 3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches

Room Features
• Air conditioning
• International dial telephone
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Private patio
• Fitted international adaptors
• Private minibar
• TV, with selected satellite channels
• En-suite bathroom with separate shower
• Hairdryer
• Electronic safe
• Ceiling fan


Riverdene interiors 8 new1

Luxury Rooms

Room Configuration
9 Luxury rooms (7 of them are inter-leading) accommodating
a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with 1 child, subject to the
availability of rooms with sleeper couches.
• 6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms
• 3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches

Room Features
• Air conditioning
• International dial telephone
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Private patio
• Fitted international adaptors
• Private minibar
• TV, with selected satellite channels
• En-suite bathroom with separate shower
• Hairdryer
• Electronic safe
• Ceiling fan


Riverdene interiors 8 new1

Luxury Rooms

Room Configuration
9 Luxury rooms (7 of them are inter-leading) accommodating
a maximum of 2 adults, sharing with 1 child, subject to the
availability of rooms with sleeper couches.
• 6 Twin bedded Luxury rooms
• 3 Twin bedded Luxury rooms with sleeper couches

Room Features
• Air conditioning
• International dial telephone
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Private patio
• Fitted international adaptors
• Private minibar
• TV, with selected satellite channels
• En-suite bathroom with separate shower
• Hairdryer
• Electronic safe
• Ceiling fan