Long Lee Manor, South African Safaris at Shamwari Game Reserve

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Long Lee Manor Luxury Lodge

"At Shamwari Game Reserve, we strive to deliver a safari experience that leaves you feeling revitalised, refreshed and relaxed. And, for a safari experience with a difference, our guests can stay in the luxury tented accommodation at Long Lee Manor Lodge"

  • Grading: 5 Star 

Address: Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape Province

Children: 12+
Bed capacity: 15 twin bedded rooms (sleeps two people per room)


Long Lee Manor is located in the Shamwari Game Reserve, a 5-star big five safari holiday destination. The management of Shamwari is conservation orientated and several of the activities available during your stay are possible thanks to their conservation efforts.

Located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, where vast herds of wildlife and birdlife make their home. Incredibly diverse ecologically, you are guaranteed beautiful natural scenery with 5 of South Africa’s 7 biomes found here. Today it is an award-winning 25,000 hectares of protected land.

A luxurious, malaria-free safari holiday experience awaits you at Long Lee Manor. This private and secluded tented lodge offers the opportunity to appreciate the rich vegetation of this unique place where you can enjoy spectacular views of the African bush.


We offer 15 twin bedded rooms which can sleep a maximum of two people per room. Twin beds can be converted into Super King beds.

There are 10 suites & 5 luxury rooms of which one is designed for physically impaired guests.

Room/Suite Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • Electronic safe
  • Patio or balcony
  • Fitted international adaptors
  • Television with selected satellite channels
  • International dial telephone
  • Private minibar
  • Bush Relaxation Retreat
  • Gift boutique
  • Central lounge area
  • In and outdoor dining facilities
  • Outdoor deck with swimming pool
  • WiFi

Game Drive Safaris

We offer a morning safari as well as an evening safari with knowledgeable and passionate-about-wildlife guides. While on safari, take in the beautiful landscape views, the plant, bird and wildlife scenes that you will experience on the way. See birds of prey or spot one or more of the Big 5 from the comfort and safety of your open game vehicle. After enjoying the safari, return to the lodge for an enjoyable breakfast or dinner.

Spa treatments

Long Lee Manor boasts our own Bush Relaxation Retreat offering personalised treatments to suit your needs. Some of the therapies available include massages, body scrubs, healing facials, manicures and waxing. The retreats pamper and allow you to relax amongst the sights and sounds of nature.

Conservation experiences

Shamwari Game Reserve features three conservation facilities available for visits by guests: The Ian Player Rhino Awareness centre, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries. These facilities are immensely interesting and educational and comes highly recommended


Please contact us for our latest rates and availability.

Lodges offer varied rates which change from time to time. Rates depend on service levels, the type of lodge or hotel, number and age of guests, the time of year, location and any specials which may apply at time of enquiry.

If you’re travelling with children, you’ll be pleased to know that when you make your booking, it includes our ‘Kids on Safari’ programme. However, there are several rules and regulations that need to be adhered to when booking with children:

  • Child rates apply to children from 4 – 11 years old.
  • Kids under the age of 4 are not permitted on game drives
  • Childminder services are available at an additional cost
  • 0-3 year olds are accommodated at no additional cost

Rate Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals per day
  • Two Safaris per day
  • Local Beverages on Game Drive
  • Tea, Coffees and Water
  • Guided Walks
  • Tourism levy and VAT
  • Visits to Educational Centres
  • Beverages
  • Laundry
  • Relaxation Retreats

Guests should also take note:

  • All rooms can sleep a maximum of 2 adults
  • Persons under the age of 16 or older than 65 are not permitted on walking tours
  • Single adult rates apply only when the person is sleeping alone and not sharing with a child
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