Price List

Activities Per person
Trail walk (2km through the forest with nice birdlife sighting) R100
Giraffe Walk (walk to our herd of giraffes, up to 10/12km depending on where the wildlife is)
Boat Ride (small motorised boat – 4 people max)
Combo Giraffe Walk + Kayak R200
Mountain climbing R200
Abseiling R200
The Journey (Abseiling + Climbing + Giraffe Walk + Kayak) R550
The Climb (hike to the top of Shongweni Hill + soft drink. Degree of difficulty: medium) R250

Accommodation Per night
2 sleepers Ugede safari tent *

*currently under renovation

R600 per tent
4 sleepers Ugede safari tent *

*currently under renovation

R900 per tent
Camping (adult) R190 per person
Camping (child) R75 per person
Use of Ugede conference centre (full day) capacity of max 50 people R2500

Other Rate
Film and photo shooting R5000 half day (6h00 to 12h00)

R8000 full fay (6h00 to 18h00)

R70 entry fee per crew member

Day Entry

Day visit – R70 per adult / R50 per child / R50 per pensioner

  • child is intended between 7 and 15 yo
    under 7 for free
  • pensioner rate is valid from Monday to Thursday
  • day visitors have access to the disignated picnic area. Braai facility and shared ablution are provided
  • day entry to the campsite requires an additional fee of R150 per 8 people group
  • please note that we are currently closed to day visits, picnics, braai and gatherings. Fore more info please contact 078 039 9881
  • Payment method: all pre bookings to be paid via EFT. Cash and card facility available at the gate

Opening time is 6am to 6pm
Pets are not allowed

Shongweni Dam is a nature reserve and we encourage all our guests to enjoy the sound of nature. Therefore, a no music policy is strictly enforced.

We have a no swimming policy.

Wild cards and Rhino cards are not accepted. Shongweni is a private Nature Reserve. Should you wish to enquiry about our loyalty cards kindly address your request to 078 039 9881.

Consumption of alcohol on the premises is NOT ALLOWED.

Reservation, Deposit and Cancellation

Reservations and inquiries are to be sent to and/or to +27 78 039 9881 (calls & whatsapp).


Accommodation – deposit of 50% of the total invoice is to be paid within 30 days from the check in date, balance is to be paid within 5 days before the check in date

Activites – deposit of 50% of the total invoice is to be paid within 15 days from the date of the activity, balance is to be paid within 3 days before the booking date

Calcellation policy and Refunds:

The intention of a cancellation policy is to ensure that Shongweni Dam & Nature reserve does not lose revenue through late cancellations, specifically in cases where there are busy weekends because if events, holidays and/or long weekends.

  • To secure a booking, at least a 50% non-refundable deposit is required
  • If payment is not received five days (for accommodation) and three days (for activities) before the booking date, this will be deemed as a cancellation and this will result in no refund
  • Non-arrival will result in no-refund
  • To secure a booking, at least a 50% non-refundable deposit is required
  • Any cancellation one month in advance of the date of enquiry, 50% of the deposit is
  • No deposits made within 30 days of the booking will be refunded