Shikwari Bush Lodge

  • Marula suite © Sue Lawrie
  • Approach to the main Shikwari Bush lodge  © Sue Lawrie
  • Exterior
  • Patio area © Sue Lawrie
  • Lounge area © Sue Lawrie
  • Lodge Pool
  • Pangolin self-catering bush camp © Sue Lawrie
  • Dining area © Sue Lawrie
  • Leadwood suite © Sue Lawrie
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom at Shikwari. © Sue Lawrie
  • Bathroom
  • Description
  • Facilities
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 – 13 years on bunk beds. Included in the luxury accommodation is a delicious three course Dinner and full Continental or English Breakfast.

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.

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.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 21
  • Check-in: 02:30 PM
    Check-out: 09:30 AM
  • Reviews: 0
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • 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.


Room information


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.

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.

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.

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.

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. A hospitality tray, a minibar as well as a ceiling fan and air-conditioning is available.

Features available

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

Pangolin Shrike - Twin/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

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Beds Twin beds, King beds
Other Self-catering

Pangolin Woodpecker - King/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.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Beds Twin beds, King beds
Other Self-catering
TV DStv

Pangolin Drongo - Twin Beds/King x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Twin or king bed in the rondavel, Sleeps three 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.

Features available

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

Pangolin Hornbill - King 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.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom, Outdoor shower
Beds Twin beds, King beds
Other Self-catering
TV DStv

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