“By-ye-ti” or, “I salute you”, is the warm African greeting carried on the fresh valley wind at this tented paradise. Allow nature to blanket you in the seductive tented accommodation of Bayethe Lodge. The refined tents are shrouded by the rich vegetation, providing privacy and a feeling of seclusion with views of the African bush.
Bayethe Hills Superior Tents
Bayethe Luxury Tents
6 tents (twin bedded) have indoor baths with outdoor shower and 3 tents (king bedded) have indoor spa baths with indoor shower
Guided Game Walks
Guided Nature Walks
DIRECTIONS TO BAYETHE LODGE
From Port Elizabeth
Follow the N2 on the Grahamstown road for 65kms, turn left at the Shamwari sign on to gravel (R342) for 7 kms, turn right at the Shamwari sign.
(R32) turn left at Paterson (R342), follow the road for 11kms, turn left at the Shamwari sign.
Follow the N2 towards Port Elizabeth for 58kms, turn right at the Shamwari sign (R342) for 7kms, and right at the Shamwari sign.
ADDRESS: R342, South Africa
Follow the N2 out of Port Elizabeth heading towards Grahamstown bypassing the R342 turn-off. Continue along the N2 until you reach a sign board Eagles Crag and Bayethe on the Sidbury road. Turn left on the gravel road and follow this road until you reach a T-junction. At the T-junction follow the sign boards right to Bayethe and left to Eagles Crag.
GPS CO-ORDINATES: E 26˚ 05’ 32.3” S 33˚ 24’ 59.2” and E 26˚ 11’ 04.3” S 33˚ 24’ 01.2”
Shamwari is the crown jewel of private game reserves situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape, the birth place of Nelson Mandela. This privately owned 25 000 hectares of prime natural terrain has received numerous international awards.
Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of private game reserves and home to the coveted Big 5. Stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.
Shamwari is a place where guests can exist in harmony with nature, however fleeting the moment, where wildlife freely roam the landscape under the relentless African sun. Shamwari incorporates five lodges, one villa and one explorer camp; each one unique with its own essence. Lodges are designed in harmony with their surroundings.
Conserving a vanishing way of life