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Posted on: Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Win a 2 Night Experience at Shamwari Game Reserve (Closed)

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Shamwari Game Reserve

Shamwari Game Reserve

WIN a 2-night stay at the Shamwari Game Reserve, which you’ll find halfway between Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.  The reserve offers the ultimate African adventure and conservation effort with responsible tourism. The reserve itself is home to five eco-systems which offers support and sustainability to a variety of plant, animal and bird life. In keeping with its conservation policy, Shamwari has a complete wildlife research team as well as it’s own anti poaching unit, ensuring an ecological balance prevails on this reclaimed piece of wilderness.

The Prize

Valued at over R15 000, the prize includes:

  • Two midweek nights accommodation for two adults sharing
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch daily
  • Dinner daily
  • Game drives

Shamwari Game Reserve

Shamwari’s highly trained game rangers, with skilled service staff will ensure a memorable adventure, personalised to your needs. The reseve offers luxury accommodation in 7 different lodges so you’ll find one that is the perfect match for your African experience. With Relaxation Retreats situated at Long Lee Manor, Eagles Crag Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Lobengula Lodge you can enjoy even further pampering of your body mind and soul (treatments do need to be booked in advance).

Enjoy, learn and experience some of the best African wildlife. There is great game viewing, in modern open game viewing vehicles that have been especially converted to maximise comfort and viewing potential

I was so impressed with everything – the suite I had which gave me magnificent views, to the comfort of the bed, the balconies to sit on, the unobtrusivenss of the staff irrespective of whether they were cleaners, waiters, managers. The game viewing was wonderful – the ranger was very knowledgeable and had the sharpest eyes ever. He listened to people and every question was answered in full. I have been to planty of game reserves but his knowledge was outsanding and I learnt new things about some of the wildlife.
The food was out of this world – I am sure I put on 10kg in the time I stayed there. If you are not a fan of ice cream just wait until you try theirs – it is out of this world!
The stay was so enjoyable so I booked an extra night and so stayed longer than originally intended. I have every intention of returning and sincerely hope I can once again stay at Long Lee Lodge.
If you do not stay at Shamwari you will regret it for the rest of your life (Barbara)

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Shamwari Game Reserve

Terms & Conditions

  • The prize is valid on weekdays from 1 May to 30 September 2014
  • Redemption of prize is based on availability of rooms and cannot be taken over public holiday / long weekend periods
  • The prize is valid midweek only (Monday to Thursday).
  • The prize is not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Beverages, transfers, flights, telephone, spa treatments, laundry, gift boutique and all additional expenses will be for your own account
  • Transportation to and from Shamwari Game Reserve in the Frontier Country, Eastern Cape, for own account.
  • The competition is open to all except employees of SA-Venues.com and Shamwari Game Reserve, their families and advertising agencies.
  • Decision of judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Competition CLOSED midnight on the 7th August 2013.
  • Congratulations to Jonathan Van Blerk (South Africa) who has won this fantastic prize.
  • Many thanks to all who entered! See other com­pet­i­tions at Win with SA-Venues.com
Tania Stephenson


Tania loves to cook and create magic in the kitchen for family and friends (or even just herself). Be it finding a new recipe or making a tried and tested dish from her recipe folder - the kitchen is her sanctuary. Find her hanging out with friends round the braai or curled up on the couch reading the latest crime drama. With a spring in her step and a song in her heart you’ll find her supporting local artists in theatre, music and dance – from a hip hop competition or the latest musical on stage at Artscape in Cape Town. Enjoying all things culture she likes to share her experiences and delights with those around her.

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28 comments about Win a 2 Night Experience at Shamwari Game Reserve (Closed)
  1. May 21st, 2013 at 16:04
    Chriss says:

    I’m tired of seeing such beautiful place in magazines, I want to see this in real life! – YOU’D BE CRAZY NOT TO ENTER THIS!!!

  2. May 21st, 2013 at 16:08
    Michelle says:

    WOW, what a fabulous competition, Shamwari Game Reserve looks like a fantastic place to stay too. Would love to win that!

  3. May 21st, 2013 at 22:32
    Kelly says:

    An amazing prize – thanks for always bringing such fab competitions – now if I could just win one!!

  4. May 22nd, 2013 at 19:59
    Terrance says:

    What a awesome place wish i was there right now

  5. May 23rd, 2013 at 00:45
    John Partridge says:

    A place I would love to visit. With such beauty and being it touch with nature and the wonderful wild life.

  6. May 23rd, 2013 at 00:46
    Annabel Biggar-Davids says:

    I watch Shamwari on tv, LOVE their show ….OFCOURSE would love to visit

  7. May 23rd, 2013 at 05:12
    Gerda says:

    Ek dink dit is die Mooiste Fantasiemogoriese estasiese plek op aarde! Sal my blou oog man hier wil bederf en Jesus se wonderwerk geniet!

  8. May 23rd, 2013 at 10:53
    Matt says:

    It looks out of this world!! What a fantastic prize.

  9. May 23rd, 2013 at 17:32
    Anneke Nieuwoudt says:

    sal bitter graag wil gaan!! love ons wildtuine

  10. May 25th, 2013 at 07:07
    Antoinette Bezuidenhout says:

    I cannot enter my phone no in the competition. It won’t take it??

  11. May 27th, 2013 at 09:29
    Tania says:

    Hi Antoinette – can you please make sure you’re entering the country and area code when adding the contact number. So if you’re from South Africa and Cape Town you’d need to start the number with +27 021. Hope this helps, let me know if you’re still having trouble.

  12. June 3rd, 2013 at 20:11
    Mzoh Magubane says:

    tjo this place is amazing two knight here wawww

  13. June 3rd, 2013 at 21:09
    Carolindie Els says:

    Lyk onvergeetlik pragtig, ‘n moet om te sien. ‘n Fantastiese prys!!

  14. June 4th, 2013 at 12:08
    Marie Maritz says:

    Dit lyk pragtig 2 dae hier awesome.

  15. June 4th, 2013 at 12:09
    Marie Maritz says:

    Dit lyk pragtig 2 dae hier awesome

  16. June 4th, 2013 at 16:00
    Johan says:

    It must be the place to meet! Everybody wants to go there, boy! am I looking forward to this one!

  17. June 4th, 2013 at 16:11
    Leigh-Anne Goldie says:

    Shamwari looks five star, from accomodation to food and game drives, you cannot beat the call of the wild. I would swap this anyday for a break from city life. An amazing prize on offer that will go to a very disvering winner. Good luck all.

  18. June 4th, 2013 at 18:25
    Anne Rademan says:

    I love game reserve and nowadays try and visit as many as possible. No need to spend hard-earned money to go overseas if there is so many beautiful places in South Africa to visit

  19. June 4th, 2013 at 19:03
    Janet says:

    life is too short for someone Not to experience such beauty in places like this.

    enjoying the beauty of nature at a very low costs its a must Do!

  20. June 5th, 2013 at 14:21
    Rosemary says:

    Hi, ek het al gehoor van Shamwari. Alles wat ek gehoor het, is net positiewe dinge. Dat dit die beste plek is om te gaan vakansie hou en dat die mense daar so gasvry is en hul jou soos hul familie beskou. Dit is wat vir my belangrik in die lewe is. Mense wat jou tuis laat voel en die bonus is die pragtige plek. Het al baie foto’s gesien. Sal dit waardeer as ek vir twee dae daar kan kom inloer.

  21. June 5th, 2013 at 21:20
    Gaynor Antonakis says:

    Just looking at the pictures of Shamwari makes all the tenseness in my muscles starts to disapate. I love the outdoors and wildlife so much.

  22. June 7th, 2013 at 08:56
    Joan says:

    Thanks very much for fixing the link. Fingers crossed that we win!

  23. June 19th, 2013 at 11:48
    Annabel Biggar-Davids says:

    I would love to win this…WOW

  24. July 1st, 2013 at 13:28
    Vicky says:

    So close and yet so far…. it is really so sad that Shamwari is within driving distance from us and yet we have never been able to see this beautiful place. We love to travel and support local game reserves in South Africa, but unfortunately Shamwari has always been out of our price range :( It would truly be a dream come true to be able to experience Shamwari Game Reserve at last if we could just win this prize and see if it really is worth all that money!

  25. July 15th, 2013 at 09:07
    Refilwe says:

    Lovely place…it looks more than classy,fun filled and insanly bushveld experience and all of us would love the honour of winning this prize.May the best man win!!!!!

  26. July 18th, 2013 at 12:55
    Sara Essop says:

    It is a long standing dream of mine to stay at Shamwari!

  27. July 27th, 2013 at 19:11
    Lindsey says:

    I watch the show all the time! Love this place and their dedication to wildlife. Would love to experience a taste of that! I hope I WIN!

  28. August 10th, 2013 at 21:04
    Mary-Ann Norval says:

    I have heard and wrote so many good reports about Shamwari…..but I have never been there. I am therefore SO hoping to win this prize!