With the recent influx of lion cubs, the Southern pride have displayed incredible sightings of the youngsters learning the ins and outs of survival. Ranger James Moodie further explains the dynamics of the lions roaming the plains of Shamwari.
Guests staying at Eagles Crag Lodge in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, can opt for a different kind of safari, one where you learn how to photograph wildlife!
A hippo carcass provides an exorbitant amount of food for predators, as well as a playground for lion cubs.
At Eagles Crag Lodge we pride ourselves on presenting wildlife interaction that is sure to be the highlight of your stay. Guests staying with us are offered game drives through the reserve for an experience of a lifetime.
When Ranger Morné and guests from Eagles Crag Lodge witnessed the Southern male lion mating with one of the Southern pride lionesses, they were utterly speechless.
Our walking safari is a special activity takes guests on a guided walking tour of the surrounding land, allowing you to get up close and personal with nature.
Recently, Shamwari Game Reserve, along with the Born Free Foundation, orchestrated the rehoming and release of two beautiful Born Free Foundation lions, Ciam and Nelson, into their forever homes at the Shamwari Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries.
Soon after departing for the morning game drive, one of our Eagles Crag Lodge rangers, Jan Dykema, found our beautiful resident female cheetah with her four 6-month-old cubs, but they were not alone, her son from her first litter was also with them. He then radioed all the rangers including James Moodie, who photographed these fantastic images of the exciting wildlife sighting.
Recently, Ranger Sarah Moorcroft photographed a lovely photo series of one of our herds of elephants at a watering hole. Guests at Eagles Crag Lodge enjoyed this lovely wildlife sighting whilst on their Big 5 safari here in the Eastern Cape!
Guests staying at Eagles Crag Lodge can visit our Animal Rehabilitation Centre. It is one of the many activities offered to guests during their stay with us. We’re passionate about the conservation of nature and the animals within the reserve.
Eagles Crag is a luxury private lodge in the breathtaking Shamwari Game Reserve, home to one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.