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Welcome to Shayamoya

Experience how the breeze cools you as it blows gently off the great lake up the ridge or join us for one of our speciality Tiger Fishing excursions where the thrill of fighting one of these rare ferocious game fish is simply invigorating.

A truly unique bush lodge in Northern KwaZulu Natal where the view from the spectacular setting is particularly breath-taking as you gaze out onto Lake Jozini, the Lebombo Mountains and the Pongola Game Reserves.

Privately managed by the Blevin family who have lived in the area for many years, Shayamoya exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere.

There is so much to see and do at Shayamoya Tiger Fishing & Game Lodge, we highly recommend booking a 2 night stay.

Reasons to Stay at Shayamoya

  • Awesome Breath-taking Views
  • Fantastic service
  • Hearty Home Cooked Meals
  • Game Viewing from a BOAT
  • Thrilling Tiger Fishing
  • Free 250MB WiFi
  • Stylish Bush Chalets
  • Customized itinerary
  • Family fun
  • Well positioned to break the long journey
  • Easily accessible

Special Packages

Joint Couples Retreat 2024

Bring your friends and enjoy a relaxing weekend with great hospitality in nature with some tiger fishing, game viewing and massages. R 7875 per couple.

A 2-night stay in luxury bush chalets, for 2 couples. While the men are out for a half day of thrilling Tiger Fishing with our guide on Lake Jozini (rods included) the ladies are being pampered in the Sanctuary with a relaxing back and neck massage.

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Winter Wonders Special 2024

Escape for a 3 night bush break to the warmth of Zululand R9320 per couple sharing

Snuggle up in a chalet, where from your private deck, the magnificent view sweeps over Rivers, Lakes and Mountains. Each chalet is en-suite with an outdoor enclosed shower.

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February Freebie 2024

R4800 per couple – Stay for 3 but only pay for 2 – Inclusive of Bed and Breakfast

Choose from a variety of activities offered (safari boat cruise, game drive, tiger fishing) or relaxing pampering during the month of romance.

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Celebrate your Anniversary

R10 800 Per Couple

A Wedding Anniversary is a time to commemorate another year of commitment, love, and the journey together called marriage as well as reflecting on shared experiences and cherished memories as life partners together. These milestones need to be celebrated!

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Inclusive Safari & Tiger Fishing Package 2024

3 Nights R13 405 per couple sharing or R6702.50 per person sharing, valid for 12 months R4310 Per Child

Visit the magical bushveld of North Eastern KwaZulu Natal. An easy 3.5 hours from Durban or 5.5 hours from Johannesburg to reach our very own KZN ‘Lake Kariba’. Magnificent Lake Jozini is surrounded by expansive game reserves and the only South African waters that are home to the exciting tiger fish. The lodge boasts sweeping views of the lake, the majestic Lebombo Mountains and its surrounding nature from the impressive decks at Shayamoya.

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Shayamoya Tiger Fishing & Game Lodge received a 2018 Best Value Accommodation Award.

Tented Bush Camp

A self-catering, private bush camp on the Shayamoya Reserve with a stunning setting under the big Tamboti and Marula trees.

Hi to all recent guests! We would love to put your photos on our gallery.

Send us your pictures : shayalodge@saol.com.

Please include the following details for fishing pictures: size of fish, angler and date of catch.

Many thanks!