Camp Shawu Safari Lodge
Camp Shawu is situated in a private concession area within the famous Kruger National Park, South Africa. Named after a magnificent elephant bull that frequents the area, the camp offers luxury accommodation for only 10 guests, with beautiful views over the Mpanamana Dam. In the dry season, a variety of animals gather at the dam to drink. Camp Shawu shares a vast concession area with Camp Shonga and Shishangeni Lodge, in the south-eastern part of the Kruger Park, which has an abundance of wildlife.
* Camp Shawu Highlights
- ∞ Situated in Kruger National Park, South Africa
- ∞ Luxurious thatch-roof rooms
- ∞ Air conditioning, fireplace and outdoor shower
- ∞ Private patios with beautiful views
- ∞ Big 5 game viewing
- ∞ Open-vehicle game drives
- ∞ Swimming pool
- ∞ Restaurant and bar
More about this accommodation
Recently refurbished (January 2017), Camp Shawu can accommodation 10 guests in pure African luxury. Situated in a 15,000 hectare private concession within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, it has five rooms overlooking the active Mpanamana Dam.
Authentic African-Style Accommodation
The luxury rooms have thatched roofs and authentic buffalo-dung walls. Each suite hasa balcony with a wooden deck area and recliner chairs, a lounge area, fireplace, new baths, an outside shower and a ceiling fan.
Superb Game Viewing
Guests can enjoy the finest open safari vehicle game drives that South Africa has to offer and explore a wide variety of wildlife, including the Big 5. Two daily game drives are included. Bird watching is always very rewarding here. Self-drive safaris can also be done from Camp Shawu, on the Kruger Park's network of roads.
Spacious Main Lodge
The lodge boasts a sprawling lounge area, restaurant, bar and swimming pool, as well as a fantastic viewing deck overlooking the massive dam which receives a host of game visitors throughout the day.
By road: Camp Shawu is a good 5-hour drive from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg and a 2-hour trip from Nelspruit. Road transfers are available and easily arranged.
By air: regular scheduled flights connect to both Skukuza and Nelspruit Airports.
Our Take on Camp Shawu
Private, intimate, luxurious, Camp Shawu offers you the best of both worlds - the luxury of a private safari lodge safaris with off-road game viewing possibilities yet with access to the famous Kruger National Park.
- ∞Accommodation and three meals daily
- ∞Two game drives
- ∞Sundowner drinks
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- xMeals other than specified
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.