Bongi

he youngest lady in the team, hails from Jozini. A wee bit shy, Bongi is a pleasure to work with and always pushing to…

Busi

Busisiwe in Housekeeping, originally worked in the gardens for many years before being promoted to looking after…

Buyi

Buyi in Housekeeping has been a Shayamoya family member for many years aswell. Started in 2009 she has been keeping…

Dudu

You can’t miss energetic Dudu, who started at Shayamoya many years ago as a young lady waitressing. …

Fikile

Waitress Fikile lovingly prepares the buffet counters with freshly picked leaves from the bush, and brews a rich…

Goodman

Goodman has been with us for many years, the big smile at the gate welcoming our guests. Been with us since 2010…

Gracy

Gracy has had a long history with Shayamoya, starting her life with us as a repeat guest in 1999. Her love for Africa…

Jabu

Like all our team, Waitress Jabu also comes from the nearby area. Jabu quietly goes about her chores in the restaurant…

Jabulani

Jabulani is our very enthusiastic game guard working with Peter to protect the reserve and keep it in…

Lindy

Lindy, the Owner/Manager, together with her pioneering parents have lived in the area for many years and started Shayamoya in…

Lucky

Ranger Lucky was a night security guard but was so enthusiastic to become a guide, we provided the training…

Mandla

Mandla is the Chief Maintenance Man, working with Peter and Mike on whatever needs fixing or building…

Maxwell

Ranger/Guide Maxwell is an experienced guide in the area. Maxwell is the senior guide with much knowledge on the bush…

Mike

Mr Handyman! Mike will zammer a plan to fix anything. A member of the family for many years, his knowledge…

Miriam

And when you don’t find Dudu at the bar or Nomvula in the office, meet the sweet smiley Miriam. Also trained as a masseur…

Mpume

Young chef Mpume started as a member of a training squad, the Ambassador Training Programme run by the government for a year…

Nomvula

Nomvula is your first contact with Shayamoya, the strong and assured lady in the office that handles your bookings …

Nosmilo

Nosmilo, or Smiley as our guests refer to her, started as a waitress and through her passion for cooking, was promoted…

Ntombifuthi

Ntombifuthi began her role in the indigenous gardens but was enthusiastic for other opportunities As the lodge grew…

Peter

Peter wears many hats – The Reserve and Maintenance Manager. With a herd of around 35 buffalo among lots …

Sibusiso

Sibusiso is one of the newer member of the family, also happily welcoming our guests to our piece of paradise…

Stembiso

Young Stembiso is the newest member of the family. Trained by his mother who also works here…

Susan

Chef Susan has been with Shayamoya for many years too. Her career started as a waitress and evolved into Chef….