Lodges in the renowned Timbavati Nature Reserve, part of the unfenced Greater Kruger National Park
Timbavati was a founding member of the Greater Kruger and in fifty years has enjoyed unfenced Kruger game roaming its plains, which are particularly noted for herds of buffalo and elephant. The ancestral home of white lions, it is lightly developed and wild
Five lodges with varying proximity and access to the Timbavati river are in the south. It is sparsely developed. Chances of wild dog sightings are unusually high. Walking is excellent. Close to Hoedspruit airport and on the same tar road, shuttles service the gate
The northern sector of Timbavati contains ten lodges spread along the banks of the seasonal Nhlaralumi river. A further drive from the airports is rewarded by flat plains famed for buffalo and elephant herds and white lions.
Elegant thatched lodge designed to evoke the romance and charm of a bygone era. 10,000 hectares of varied Timbavati traversing. Big Five; potential for white lion, wild dog, cheetah. Super service and food.
fr R9,000 pp daily rack
Set departures from Simbavati River Lodge with a professional wildlife photographer and specialist low-sided vehicle with four swivel seats and camera mounts. Inclusive 4 day package including pre- and post-drive briefings & instruction. Kit and vehicle also available for hire
Pair of lodges, one adult-only, one for all ages. Basic in style with good traversing in the Klaserie and parts of the Timbavati. Comprehensive spa with steam room. Photographic gear for hire.
fr R5,600 pp daily rack
Safari tent and suite lodge in the remote northern Timbavati. Seasonal Nhlaralumi river and a pumped waterhole produce good game sightings on the deck. Photographic safaris looking for game last a few days.
fr R5,950 pp daily rack
A sophisticated exclusive-use private retreat in northern Timbavati. Watch elephants at the deck from an infinity pool. Large, luxurious suites. Elegant library. Unbeatable sleep-out hide.
fr R7,975 pp daily rack
Superb large family-run lodge in remote northern Timbavati. Four star facilities but a five star feel. Excellent guide-photographers. One of the best sleep-out hides around.
fr R5,695 pp daily rack
Small, unusually architected lodge in the less visited northern sector of the Timbavati. Views from the koppie top across wooded plains to the foothills of the Drakensberg. Spectacular double outdoor showers.
fr R7,450 pp daily rack