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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    11 - 15 of 396 reviews

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we felt part of one big happy family. Everyone was so friendly and worked hard to make us comfortable and happy. The food was delicious and Jeffrey our butler made sure we had all we...More

    1  Thank jsclitheroe
    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    The cottages are big with patio overlooking the waterhole and river ( though river was dry in winter season) where the animals come to drink. We stayed in buffalo. Two nice bedrooms with good size bathroom with amenities, comfortable beds, tea service provided in room...More

    1  Thank raggarwal2015
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 29 August 2017

    Dear raggarwal2015 Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review and for choosing to stay at our lodge. We are so happy to hear that you made beautiful memories. Safari's are the best, even if I say so myself. We hope you will come...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    Outlook Safari tours booked this place for us and I wasn't sure what to expect. It was beyond our expectations on all amenities. The staff, the food, the guides the accommodations were all 5 star. I told the desk clerk it was our anniversary and...More

    1  Thank JoeGayle77
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 29 August 2017

    Dear JoeGayle77 We are thrilled to hear that you had a memorable safari experience with us and that we are better than Kenya and Tanzania. That is the best news I have heard all day. It was our pleasure to spoil you and treat you...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    We had a fantastic experience at the Simbavati River Lodge. The service was excellent, and the game drives were the best we have seen so far. You really get close to the sightings, which is amazing for wildlife photography!!! The rangers really go the extra...More

    Thank Alex M
    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    We visited the Kruger Park a lot when I was a kid, often twice a year. But I hadn't been back for over 20 years. Back then we did it self-drive, moving from camp to camp over a few days. This time I brought my...More

    Thank ivanhoe19
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 16 August 2017

    Dear ivanhoe19 Wow, what a lovely detailed review. Thank you, it is greatly appreciated. Your game drives make me jealous! I wish I got to see what you saw as it sounds out of this world! We are glad that we could make your safari...More

    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    414 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    41.4 km
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,811 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
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    Kapama Southern Camp
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    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    36.9 km
     
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    • Free Internet
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    • USD 803 - USD 1,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    johnniebdover
    3 September 2017|
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    Response from ivanhoe19 | 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.
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    johnniebdover
    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
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    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.
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