Situated in a verdant valley, along the Bushman’s River in the Eastern Cape, Eagles Crag is one of the most secluded and private lodges in the Shamwari Game Reserve, making it the perfect option for honeymooners or those looking for complete privacy and tranquillity. Embark on a morning and evening game drives in the Shamwari Game Reserve with your personal game ranger.

Stop during your drives to enjoy a nice warm cup of coffee in the mornings or a sundowner in the evening. Experience the surrounding area from a different perspective on a guided walk, with a specially trained guide. Relax after a day in the bush with a rejuvenating treatment or soak in the steam bath at Eagles Crag Lodge Retreat. Visit the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary, an animal rescue centre in the reserve.

Recent accolades & press

  •  World Travel Awards - World's Leading Eco - Lodge


  • Luxury safari lodge on the Shamwari reserve
  • Home to 5 of South Africa's 7 biomes
  • Malaria-free area
  • Stunning views of the surrounding cliffs
  • Luxury spa offering personalised treatments
  • Peace & tranquillity for honeymooners

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Spend cosy evenings in front of a crackling fireplace in either the main lodge's upstairs lounge or in the lower level cigar lounge. Both areas open onto a spacious terrace – perfect on a warm summer's evening.

Check out the latest sporting event on the big screen TV in the cigar lounge. Relax and rejuvenate your senses in the lodge's Retreat, with its two therapy rooms, hydro bath, steam room and sauna.

General Facilities

    Computer facilities
    Swimming Pool
    Wi-fi available


Eagles Crag Lodge has a variety of dining venues where you can enjoy exceptional local and international cuisine. The upper floor dining room has expansive balconies and stunning views of the cliffs, while on the lower deck, you can dine beneath the stars around the boma’s roaring fire.

Junior Suite

Eagles Crag has nine stylish en suite rooms, all of which have been named after a different kind of eagle found in the reserve. Each of the rooms has been built to maximize privacy, and offers a tranquil setting.

Seven of the suites feature a king-sized bed, with the others having twin beds. All the suites have air conditioning, en suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and a private plunge pool on the deck.

Junior Suite AMENITIES

    Air conditioning
    En-suite bathroom
    International adaptors
    Mini bar
    Outdoor shower
    Private pool
    Safe in room
    Tea & coffee-making facilities


  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Day tours
  • Guided walks
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017 $600 Full Board
  • 15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $660 Full Board
  • 01 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018 $760 Full Board
  • 01 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 $675 Full Board
  • 01 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 $575 Full Board
  • 01 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018 $695 Full Board
  • 01 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 $860 Full Board
  • 01 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019 $695 Full Board

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Well, really, I don't believe you can complain about anything. The accommodation was perfect, very comfortable beds, spotlessly clean, lovely baths and showers for after those cold game drives. The food was always wonderful, plenty of variety and always fresh. But the most important thing about Shamwari is the staff, they really do go above and beyond to make it a memorable stay. All of them, from the game ranger (who was really wonderful - Tim) to the cleaning staff and everything in between. And the game was plentiful, always so wonderful to be in the bush again. A real treat, we are always so grateful that we can experience this.

    Tracy Smith, February 2015

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