Mopani & Kruger National Park Accommodation


JG Strydom Tunnel Accommodation


Bed & Breakfast in JG Strydom Tunnel

Shikwari Game Reserve

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Shikwari Game Reserve
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Location & Contact Details
Address: R36 Lydenburg Road
Jg Strydom Tunnel
Hoedspruit District
Limpopo Province
South Africa


There are 5 Shikwari suites each accommodating 2 adults & 2 children.
Four are tucked away separately in the natural bush and connected to the main area by pathways.
The fifth is a family suite closer to the main area with two rooms.
Children from 10 years are welcome at this luxury camp and may share up to the age of 12 years.

The suites offer:

  • Choice of King or Twin beds with the exception of the family suite which has a Queen bed in the main room and bunk beds in a separate room.
  • Egyptian Cotton Percale linen
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Hospitality Trays with Fair Trade coffee which is locally roasted and ground, a choice of quality teas and homemade cookies.
  • Mini fridge - stocked on request (order will be place on account)
  • Private Bathrooms - Large oval baths and Outdoor showers
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Fluffy white towels and face clothes.
  •  Locally sourced natural toiletries
    - Liquid Soap/Shampoo; Hand & Body lotion is supplied.
  • Magazines
  • Hairdryer on request (deposit will be placed on account)
  •  Small seating area on veranda.
  • Turn down Service with Shikwari's homemade nougat
  • Feather & Re-puffable Pillows,
  •  Light, airy down Duvets or Synthetic for allergies


NB: This camp is totally separate from the luxury 4 star graded Shikwari Suites. Although not graded they are well received by all guest. Beds are all made up with Cotton Percale sheets and all furniture is of a good quality.

  • There are 4 Rondavels accommodating two adults & 2 children in each.
  • With bed, wardrobe, seating, luggage rack. Hospitality Tray and small Fridge/Freezer.
  •  Guests have a choice of either king-size or twin beds.
  • Children under 12yrs and under are accommodated with parents on fold out beds.
  • Please advise on booking. 2 children per rondavel max.
  • The camp has a communal lounge with Premium Satellite DStv.
  • A large communal family bathroom with bath, toilet & basin & outdoor shower services 2 rondavels
  • The remaining 2 rondavels have a "Bush Bathroom" with outdoor shower plus a covered toilet and basin.
  • There is a fully equipped kitchen on an open patio with extra fridge/freezer, 2 ovens & Electric and Gas hobs, microwave, toaster & kettle also all serving dishes, crockery, cutlery glassware cutlery & placemats. For a Group one can also use the larger Fridge/Freezer in the lounge.
  • In the garden there is a pool
  • Towels for the pool are not supplied and guests are requested to supply their own
  • Large communal Boma for braai's. Wood & Charcoal is available from the filling station down the road
  • The camp is serviced daily and the previous night's dishes washed next morning.
  • Towels are supplied for the bathroom but not for the pool.
  • Bed linen supplied is crisp fine cotton percale for a comfortable good night's sleep.
  • WiFi is available between 10am and 5pm at the main lounge at Shikwari Suites

Should you not feel like cooking or are unable to?


  • Book a 3 course Dinner R350.00 and/or English & Continental breakfast R150.00 at our 4 star luxury lodge.
  • Children under 10 years are not allowed in the main lodge for dinner, We are happy to offer a family meal at the boma.
  • 24 hours' notice is needed for both the 3 course dinner in the dining room or the family meal at Pangolin or book with your accommodation.
  •  Booking is essential as we do not run a formal al a carte restaurant meals are only booked for those who have requested this option.
  • Please note: If you are booking this camp it is best to bring supplies for at least the first night as Hoedspruit is 35 kilometers away and there are no supermarkets or restaurants nearby, beside dinner and breakfast offered in the Shikwari dining room.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate
  • Greenwood Guides Member
  • HRG Rennies Travel Red Stamp Club Preferred Partner
  • Member of TripAdvisor
  • Portfolio Collection Member
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars

- 8 Kms from Jg Strydom Tunnel
- 38kms from Hoedspruit
Please note:
  • Approx. 38kms from Hoedspruit toward the J G Strydom Tunnel & 8kms from the J G Strydom Tunnel
  • Payment Methods
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Shangaan
  • Bed Configuration
  • Pangolin Shrike Rondavel - Shares bathroom with Drongo Rondavel (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Pangolin Woodpecker Rondavel - Pvt 1/2 Bathroom (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Pangolin Drongo Rondavel - Shares Bathroom with Shrike Rondavel (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Pangolin Hornbill Rondavel - pvt 1/2 Bathroom (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Shikwari Baobab Suite (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Shikwari Jackelberry Suite (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Shikwari Knobthorn Suite (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Shikwari Leadwood Suite (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Shikwari Marula Suite (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Shikwari Wild Fig Family Suite (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - bunk
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • big game onsite
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • ceiling fans
  • communal TV lounge
  • DSTV (premium)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • electronic safe
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • free toiletries
  • fridge in unit
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • game drives onsite
  • generator
  • guided nature walks
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen communal
  • library
  • linen & towels provided
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • outdoor splash pool
  • packed lunches
  • parking all onsite
  • picnic basket
  • private entrance
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • wi-fi / hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 20

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Well situated for sightseeing the following places: Game Drives & Walks with Guide on our reserve to see Giraffe, Zebra, Kudu, Wildebeest, Bushbuck, Nyala etc Guided full day Guided (extra cost) or self drives into Kruger National Park with breakfast & Lunch and Full day guide Panorama Tour (Blyde River Canyon) with Lunch- please inquire as to rate per person. Guided full day drives through the Panorama with lunch - Please inquire as to rate per person. Kruger National Park The Panorama on Blyde River Canyon The Big Swing in Graskop Adventure Tours - Tubing, Caving, Quads, etc Blyde Canyon Dam Boat Cruise Jessica Hipppo Hoedspuit Endangered Wildlife Conservation and Cheetah Project Elephant Experience Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre Nyani Cultural Village Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour Magoebaskloof Spring Festival in September We can boo kmost of these for guest.

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Star Graded Accommodation
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 20
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 120

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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