Our Wildlife


Shikwaru is home to more than 20 species of exceptional African mammals coupled with countless bird and reptile species. The availability of ample water ensures long term viability of all of these species. The following mammal species can be found at Shikwaru during your stay:

  • Blesbok
  • Blue Wildebeest
  • Brown Hyena
  • Bush Pigs
  • Bushbuck
  • Cape Buffalo
  • Caracal
  • Duiker
  • Eland
  • Gemsbok
  • Giraffe
  • Impala
  • Jackal
  • Klipspringer
  • Kudu
  • Leopard
  • Mountain Reedbuck
  • Nyala
  • Ostrich
  • Red Hartebeest
  • Sable Antelope
  • Steenbok
  • Warthog
  • Waterbuck
  • Zebra
  • We also have a professional game breeding program here at Shikwaru, this also generates revenue through sales and continues to grow our animal herds here on our farm. We take the utmost care and precautions to ensure a safe and stress-free environment for both our guests and the animals in the area.

    Our intensive Breeding programs consists of the following:

    • Black Impala
    • Bushveld Nyala
    • Disease-free Cape Buffalo
    • Golden Wildebeest
    • Kings Wildebeest
    • Saddle Back Impala
    • Southern Greater Kudu
    • Western Zambian Sable Antelope

    Shikwaru Bow Shop

    As a licensed Mathews Archery dealer, Shikwaru Bow Shop is proud to carry high performance compound bows, strings and accessories. Our shop will be able to supply you with all the necessary archery equipment and technical support you could ever need!


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