Bayethe Lodge
Bayethe Lodge Suite Bayethe Lodge night view
Bayethe Lodge Suite
Bayethe Lodge night view

Bayethe Lodge

“By-ye-ti” or, “I salute you”, is the warm African greeting at this tented paradise at Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Allow nature to blanket you in the seductive tented accommodation of Bayethe Lodge. The refined tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation, providing privacy & a feeling of seclusion with views of the African bush.


South Africa


The luxurious lounge area leads onto the deck and swimming pool with breathtaking views which can be enjoyed in ultimate isolation. Further facilities include the Bush Relaxation Retreat, internet access, indoor and outdoor dining facilities and gift boutique.

Need to Know

12 tents - 3 Bayethe Hill Superior Tents and 9 Bayethe Luxury Tents offer the added luxury of an indoor spa bath. The Bayethe Hill Superior Tents are each equipped with mini bar, private deck, en-suite bathroom with indoor bath and alfresco shower, hammock, fireplace & a plunge pool.


Game Drives in open game viewing vehicles, walking safaris and photographic safaris. The game drives take between three & four hours, with a sundowners stop at sunset and a coffee stop in the morning. Guided walks can be a highlight and gain a true perspective of the unique fauna & flora. These walks are done by specially trained and qualified game rangers.The Photo Safari's are lead by two renowned photographers guiding guests on a unique photographic safari.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Aside from the Big 5 Shamwari Game Reserve boasts a huge variety of birdlife including a large range of raptors which include Black Harriers, Pale Chanting Goshawks, Black-shouldered Kites, Fish Eagles, Booted Eagles and Secretary Birds.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

In between game drives, aside from relaxing, reading, spa treatments, swimming, enjoying delicious cuisine or a game walk, visit one of the two Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries, the Dr Ian Player Player Rhino Awareness Centre or The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.


Bush Relaxation Retreat Gift boutique Lounge area with TV In and outdoor dining facilities Outdoor deck with swimming pool Business desk with internet access


All 12 detached tents can sleep a maximum of 2 adults per tent.


Africa's Leading Conservation Company Africa's Leading Safari Lodge TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence


Summer season - October until April

Average StayAverage Stay

2 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

R4, 500 per person

Children PolicyChild Policy

No children under 12

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Bayethe Lodge's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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