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4, Timbavati Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
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Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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Simbavati River Lodge is situated in the northern sector of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, and surrounded by 12 000 hectares of wildlife and rich wilderness in which you can experience an authentic ...More and affordable African safari. The design of this family friendly intimate lodge is contemporary, warm and welcoming. Guest common areas offer a generously proportioned lounge, bar, boma and extensive decks with breathtaking views overlooking the Nhlaralumi river where regular wildlife sightings take place and guests can unwind. Accommodation consists of eight luxury tents and three chalets, all are privately situated, comfortably furnished and with en-suite facilities. Less
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Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Simbavati River Lodge South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Simbavati River Lodge is just a great place to enjoy Kruger park and its nature. My wife and I got to see a great number of wild animals like elephants, wild hogs, wild dogs, giraffes. Their service is just Superb!!!! Amazing!!! The staff is...More

1  Thank Karlo V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed at Simbavati River Lodge at the end of July on our honeymoon. We had an incredible experience here. From the moment we stepped out of the vehicle onto the property we were treated like family. The views from the main...More

1  Thank Bryan_Fields
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited Simbavati with our two children of 9 and 13. When we arrived at the lodge there was a herd of elephants at the reception... What a start of our safari. The lodge is beautifully decorated, the deck on which the meals are served...More

Thank Joris B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful time at the simbavati river lodge! The staff is excellent! Everyone is passionate and knowledgeable about animal conservation! The food was delicious. Our guide and tracker on the game drives were both so knowledgeable and really put a lot of...More

Thank ARS1212
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Simbavati River Lodge was absolutely AMAZING! The staff were so friendly and welcoming and the lodge itself was beautiful and relaxing. The safari tours were truely memorable and the guides were knowledgeable and made the Safari so much fun. One of the best holidays of...More

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John B
3 September 2017|
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Response from Ivan R | Reviewed this property |
Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
John B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
Candace Y
18 March 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
Room Tips
"Be sure to lock your doors to keep your belongings safe from baboons."
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"Views of the river were beautiful right outside the bedroom on the deck."
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"All rooms are individual lodges - try to book one close to the main lodge - ours was a little way off."
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"Tents (so luxurious) are wonderful..Family accomodations are most likely as nice."
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