Shikwari Bush Lodge

  • Approach to the main Shikwari Bush lodge  © Sue Lawrie
  • Lounge area © Sue Lawrie
  • Patio area © Sue Lawrie
  • Lodge Pool
  • Dining area © Sue Lawrie
  • Shikwari Veranda where guest relax with a drink from the bar and admire the view. © Shikwari Bush Lodge
  • Exterior
  • Marula suite © Sue Lawrie
  • Leadwood suite © Sue Lawrie
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom at Shikwari. © Sue Lawrie
  • Bathroom
  • Description
  • Facilities
  • Important Information
Shikwari Bush Lodge is owner-managed by the Lawrie family and set on a plains game reserve with two camps situated in the North Eastern Limpopo below the escarpment with majestic views of the Drakensburg Mountains, on a wildlife reserve. It accommodates 10 guests in five thatched suites and Pangolin accommodates eight guests in four rondavels. Two children can be accommodated in each room on fold-out beds.

Shikwari’ Bush Lodge’s affordable luxury thatched suites are tucked away in the bush and decorated with in a colonial style. Relax on the open veranda taking in the view, and cool off in the tranquil plunge pool. The caring staff give a home from home feeling; offering friendly relaxed service in amazing surroundings. The suites offer a choice of a king-size bed or twin beds that are both made up with fine percale linen. Each suite that accommodates two adults has a private bathroom, an outdoor shower and a sitting area on a small patio. The newly built Wild Fig Family room has a separate room for children 10 to 13 years on bunk beds. Included in the luxury accommodation is a delicious three course Dinner and full Continental or English Breakfast.

The Shikwari units can accommodate two children, aged 10 to 13 years, in a room on fold out beds and a supplement applies. Young people aged 14 years to 18 years in a booking for a Shikwari unit, are considered adults and must be accommodated in their own suite or with one other adult.

Pangolin Bush Camp is a comfortable rustic self-catering camp with four rondavels and communal amenities. There is a large family bathroom and outdoor shower, a separate second toilet and basin, fully equipped kitchen and lounge with premium DStv. In the garden there is a pool and a boma for braai’s.This private rustic camp can be booked as a whole for family get togethers or for a group of friends.

The Pangolin units accommodate children free of charge when sharing with parents and who are 13 years or under. Young people aged 14 years to 18 years in a booking for a Pangolin unit, are considered adults and must be accommodated in their own suite or with one other adult.

Our separate main lodge at Shikwari with cathedral-like thatch roof; offers a bar, a lounge and a dining room is also open to Pangolin guests for meals which should be booked with accommodation or 24 hours ahead and also use the free WiFi during the day.

Many activities and Guided Game drives are available here at the lodge and to a private Big 5 reserve nearby. The reserve is close to Kruger Park, The Panorama and Blyde Canyon attractions plus many other sightseeing excursions.
  • Minimum Stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 02:30 PM
    Check-out: 09:30 AM
  • Reviews: 0
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Parking Available
  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Internet Access
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • On-site Parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.


Booking terms:
All bookings must be made in writing and only written confirmations will be honoured.
A deposit of 50% will secure your reservation.
Deposits are only refundable if the reservation is cancelled at least 35 days prior to date of arrival.
Balance of accommodation account is payable in full, at least 4 weeks prior to date of arrival.
Bookings made less than 4 weeks prior to date of arrival must be paid in full within 3 working days.
Bookings made less than 1 week prior to date of arrival must be paid in full immediately.
No guest will be allowed to check into the lodge unless the accommodation and all other pre-booked meals and services are paid for in full.
Provisional reservations will be held for a maximum of 5 days, after which, if no confirmation and deposit are received, the provisional reservation will be released.

Important information:
The Shikwari units can accommodate two children, aged 10 to 13 years, in a room on fold out beds and a supplement applies. Young people aged 14 years to 18 years in a booking for a Shikwari unit, are considered adults and must be accommodated in their own suite or with one other adult.
The Pangolin units accommodate children free of charge when sharing with parent and who are 13 years or under. Young people aged 14 years to 18 years in a booking for a Pangolin unit, are considered adults and must be accommodated in their own suite or with one other adult.
Please state if you need separate single beds or king-size beds and number of rooms for this.
When booking a group, we require:
- The ages of all children for an accurate booking quote.
- Special dietary preferences or food allergies?
- Business or holiday?
- Which city and country you are from?


Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Shikwari Baobab DB&B SuiteX 1
Includes: Breakfast & Dinner
King can be converted to a twin. Great for honeymoon couple as it is the furthest suite tucked away in the bush and has the best view. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.
Bathroom Facilities Outdoor shower, Private bathroom, Bath only
Beds King beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Mountain
 
Shikwari Baobab ..
Sleeps 2 Price:
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Shikwari Jackelberry DB&B Suite X 1
Includes: Breakfast & Dinner
Room with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and out door shower supplied with bathrobes and toiletries. Percale linen. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.
Bathroom Facilities Outdoor shower, Private bathroom, Bath only
Beds Queen beds
Other Balcony/patio, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Mountain
 
Shikwari Jackel ..
Sleeps 2 Price:
  • R1,400
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Shikwari Leadwood DB&B Suite X 1
Includes: Breakfast & Dinner
Luxury with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. Toiletries and bathrobes supplied. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.
Bathroom Facilities Outdoor shower, Private bathroom, Bath only
Beds Twin beds
Views Mountain
 
Shikwari Leadwo ..
Sleeps 2 Price:
  • R1,400
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Shikwari Marula DB&B SuiteX 1
Includes: Breakfast & Dinner
Room with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower supplied with bathrobes and toiletries. Percale linen. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.
 
Shikwari Marula ..
Sleeps 2 Price:
  • R1,400
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Self-catering Pangolin Drongo: King or Twin BedX 1
Includes: Self Catering
Twin or king bed in the rondavel, sleeps two adults. Rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Small veranda and seating area. The rondavel features a fan. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Fan, Balcony/patio, Self-catering
 
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Sleeps 2 Price:
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Self-catering Pangolin Hornbill: King BedX 1
Includes: Self Catering
King bed in the rondavel, Bed only. Rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Lounge with full DStv and a pool in the garden. Booking essential for breakfast and dinner on extra rate. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering
TV DStv
 
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Sleeps 2 Price:
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Self-catering Pangolin Shrike: Twin or King BedX 1
Includes: Self Catering
Twin or king bed, connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. You are welcome to book for meals at the main lodge. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering
 
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Sleeps 2 Price:
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Self-caterinPangolin Woodpecker: King or Twin BedX 1
Includes: Self Catering
Twin or king bed in the rondavel, bed only. The rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Lounge with full DStv and pool in garden. Booking essential for breakfast and dinner on extra rate. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering
TV DStv
 
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Shikwari Wild Fig - Family DB&B Suite 5X 1
Includes: Breakfast & Dinner
The large suite consists of a main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom which has a bath and shower as well as an outdoor shower. The smaller room has a large bunk bed for two children, aged 10 to 13 years. A hospitality tray, a minibar as well as a ceiling fan and air-conditioning is available. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite, Outdoor shower
Beds Bunk beds, Double beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge
 
Shikwari Wild F ..
Sleeps 2 Price:
  • R4,500
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* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Shikwari Baobab DB&B Suite x 1

Includes: D B & B

King can be converted to a twin. Great for honeymoon couple as it is the furthest suite tucked away in the bush and has the best view. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Outdoor shower, Private bathroom, Bath only
Beds King beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Mountain

Shikwari Jackelberry DB&B Suite x 1

Includes: D B & B

Room with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and out door shower supplied with bathrobes and toiletries. Percale linen. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom, Bath only, Outdoor shower
Beds Queen beds
Other Balcony/patio, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
Views Mountain

Shikwari Leadwood DB&B Suite x 1

Includes: D B & B

Luxury with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. Toiletries and bathrobes supplied. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom, Bath only, Outdoor shower
Beds Twin beds
Views Mountain

Shikwari Marula DB&B Suite x 1

Includes: D B & B

Room with either twin or king-size beds, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower supplied with bathrobes and toiletries. Percale linen. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.

Shikwari Wild Fig - Family DB&B Suite 5 x 1

Includes: D B & B

The large suite consists of a main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom which has a bath and shower as well as an outdoor shower. The smaller room has a large bunk bed for two children, aged 10 to 13 years. A hospitality tray, a minibar as well as a ceiling fan and air-conditioning is available. Children over the age of 13 will be charged the adult sharing rate and will stay in their own room, or share with an adult.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Outdoor shower, En-suite
Beds Bunk beds, Double beds
Other Air-Conditioning, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge

Self-catering Pangolin Shrike: Twin or King Bed x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Twin or king bed, connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. You are welcome to book for meals at the main lodge. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering

Self-caterinPangolin Woodpecker: King or Twin Bed x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Twin or king bed in the rondavel, bed only. The rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Lounge with full DStv and pool in garden. Booking essential for breakfast and dinner on extra rate. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering
TV DStv

Self-catering Pangolin Drongo: King or Twin Bed x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Twin or king bed in the rondavel, sleeps two adults. Rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Small veranda and seating area. The rondavel features a fan. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Fan, Balcony/patio, Self-catering

Self-catering Pangolin Hornbill: King Bed x 1

Includes: Self-catering

King bed in the rondavel, Bed only. Rondavels are connected to other areas by walking paths. One separate communal bathroom, kitchen, boma and outdoor shower between the Pangolin Rondavels. Lounge with full DStv and a pool in the garden. Booking essential for breakfast and dinner on extra rate. Two children up to the age of 13 years, can be with parents in the room at no extra charge.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Other Self-catering
TV DStv

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Christmas Weekend Special (4 nights)

Spend the Christmas festive season at Shikwari Bush Lodge; we are offering a great festive weekend at a special rate. Great cuisine with locally sourced produce, fresh local coffee, great game viewing both on our reserve, have the freedom to walk in the bush and de-stress from the pressure of work and city life. Breathtaking views from the lodge of the mountains and sightseeing in the area is close by. Visit the Panorama Route, Blyde River Canyon, The Canyon Boat Trip, Jessica Hippo and Moholohlo to name but a few. Plenty to do or just laze by the pool and relax. Terms and conditions apply.

  • Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
  • Sun, 28 Dec, 2014
  • 30 %