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There are 5 ways to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly, taxi  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) CPT - PLZ
  2. Take a taxi from Port Elizabeth to Shamwari Game Reserve

$139 - $287

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Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
  2. Take a taxi from Grahamstown to Shamwari Game Reserve

$78 - $102

3 alternative options

Bus TransLux Express, taxi  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
  2. Take a taxi from Grahamstown to Shamwari Game Reserve

$84 - $108

Bus Citiliner, taxi  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
  2. Take a taxi from Grahamstown to Shamwari Game Reserve

$90 - $118

Drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve 518.4 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve is to bus and taxi which costs R 1 100 - R 1 500 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 000 - R 4 200 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Cape Town and Shamwari Game Reserve is 710 km. The road distance is 829.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 14h 3m and costs R 1 200 - R 1 600.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve is 829 km. It takes approximately 9h 14m to drive from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve.

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British Airways, South African Airways and Safair offer flights from Capetown Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Shamwari Game Reserve. Prices start at $186 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs R 60 - R 100.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve.
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  • Distance: 443.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Cape Town to Shamwari Game Reserve. However, you can take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Port Elizabeth, then take the taxi to Shamwari Game Reserve. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Grahamstown then take the taxi to Shamwari Game Reserve.

Airlines
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Port Elizabeth to Shamwari Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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