Big Five Interaction


This is the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime experience, a close encounter with the Big Five, thrillingly close enough to feel your heart beating faster and yet far enough to keep out of harm’s way.

This is the most remarkable bush walk you could ever imagine. Our professional guide and ranger will take you up close but keep you safe and protected, whilst allowing you to truly feel part of the natural bush environment that is home to the Big Five and an abundance of other wildlife.

At Shambala we are totally committed to wildlife conservation. Many of South Africa’s rare species are becoming endangered because of the ever-increasing threat of poaching. Through our extensive anti-poaching programme we maintain constant vigilance to combat poaching and ensure the ongoing safety of our wildlife. You will have the opportunity of meeting our anti-poaching team and learn more about how we protect the endangered animals at Shambala.

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