Shishangeni by BON Hotels

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Kruger National Park


Established in 1898, the world-renowned Kruger National Park is home to an impressive diversity of flora and fauna: over 140 species of mammals, more than 500 different bird species, 114 reptiles, 34 amphibians and 336 types of trees. Standout game to spot in the park include elephant, lion, leopard, African Wild Dog, cheetah, hyena, buffalo, rhino and giraffe.

Dine on traditional cuisine at our restaurant or around a roaring boma fire under the endless stars of the African sky. While on your daily game drives, stop off in the bush for a coffee break or sundowner drink for an unforgettable experience.

Shishangeni is legendary when it comes to experiencing unforgettable African safaris that evoke mystery, wonder and above all else, adventure. Our camps offer unparallelled ‘Big 5’ game viewing, superior service, excellent cuisine, and accommodation to rival any in Southern Africa.

Room Amenities

  • Aircon
  • Coffee & Tea Facilities
  • Outside Shower
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Wifi

What to Expect

Shishangeni Private Lodge boasts 22 individual chalets accommodating 44 guests in supreme comfort. Camp Shawu is a more intimate retreat, suitable for up to 10 guests in 5 stunning rooms overlooking the Mpanamana dam. Camp Shonga is the most exclusive of our accommodation offerings, situated at the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains. It can accommodate just 10 guests in 5 stylish tents.

Experience magnificent sunsets in the heart of the bushveld, waterhole game viewing, early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’ with an expert guide, boma fires under an African sky, a pampering at the spa, a splash in the pool, sundowners in the bush and endless photo opportunities…

Shishangeni by BON Hotels



Shishangeni Private Lodge has 22 individual chalets accommodating 44 guests, with inter-leading rooms for families and mini bar available upon request.

The central facility consists of a private game-viewing deck, charming lounge area, gym, spa and both indoor and outdoor dining areas.

Enjoy early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’ with an expert guide. Afterwards, return to camp to share your stories while you dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky.

Bird Watching

With such a variety of species of birds this truly is a bird watching haven. The Kruger National Park is home to more than 500 species of birds, Many of which are migratory birds like the African Hoepoe. This is also the home of the Giant Eagle Owl, the largest of all the Owls. Birds to spot include Kingfishers, Storks, Shrikes, Weavers, Herons, Eagles, Vultures, Kites and many more.

The Big 5

Enjoy early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’ with an expert guide. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa and is best known for the ‘Big Five’ – imagine taking in a magnificent sunset whilst you capture the moment of a pride of lions stalking their prey or possibly watching a buffalo or elephant strolling to a water hole. The rhino, with its extraordinary horns and bad temper or the leopard with its remarkable speed and skill to hunt.

The Shishangeni Spa

Guests staying at any one of our three camps can book a range of relaxation massages. The lodges have a team of therapists from the Shishangeni Spa that offer treatments including Aromatherapy Massages, Indian Head Massages and Foot Massages. The treatments can be done in the privacy of one’s bedroom or on the room balconies.


  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Massage
  • Restaurant
  • Secured parking
  • Special diet menus
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