EXPLORE THE BEST OF WHAT SOUTH AFRICA HAS TO OFFER

CITY TO BUSH EXPLORATION

Spend two nights in the city before taking a short journey to Shambala Private Game Reserve for three nights of relaxation in the African Bush. Our Concierge team is on hand to create your tailor made itinerary

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Vilikazi Street

45 minutes driving time | 35 km / 28mi

Soak up the dynamic spirit of the thriving township of Soweto, a cultural melting pot that is home to millions. Trace the impressionable footsteps of two of South Africa’s most treasured legacy-makers, with a visit to the Nelson Mandela Museum, the original Soweto home of Nelson Mandela, as well as the former home of Desmond Tutu in Vilakazi Street, Orlando West.

Apartheid Museum

30 minutes driving time | 22 km / 13mi

The Apartheid Museum to witness the triumph of the human spirit over adversity. This emotionally moving museum is an exquisitely designed showcase that offers the international community an insight into South Africa’s past.

SHAMBALA GAME RESERVE

2.5 hours driving time | 45 minutes by helicopter

On arrival at Shambala, you will be met at the main entrance to the game reserve by your hosts. You will be transferred to a game vehicle for a short game drive to your accommodation at Zulu Camp. “Shambala” is a Tibetan word, meaning “Paradise on Earth”. Shambala Private Game Reserve covers almost 10 000 hectares under the watchful guardianship of the picturesque, malaria-free Waterberg mountains, and the magnificent African bushveld is home to a wide variety of remarkable flora and fauna.

TIME WITH THE BIG FIVE

Guests at Shambala are treated to unique personal experiences of the bushveld and exciting close-up game viewing under the expert guidance of our qualified, experienced game rangers and guides who share their knowledge of the African bush and its wildlife. You can expect to spot a wide variety of game species, from black and white rhino to elephant, lion, leopard and cheetah, as well as buffalo, giraffe, sable antelope, tsessebe, nyala, blesbok, waterbuck, klipspringer and Cape mountain zebra, and even spotted hyena, in addition to abundant birdlife.

Your guide will discuss with what your desired planning is for the day, whether it will be a morning game drive and afternoon game drive, a bush picnic, a bush walk, some spa treatments or just some time to relax, the choice is yours.

EXPLORE THE BUSHVELD

Whether you discover it in the bush, the mountains or the silence; whether you feel it in the air or see it in the magnificent, proud wildlife of this land, your own paradise is here, deep within the heart and soul of Shambala.