Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Lodge is situated among dense stands of knobthorn and jackalberry trees along the meandering Manyeleti River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, part of the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Private and unobtrusive suites make this lodge a must for the romantic at heart. This exquisite location is famed for its regular leopard sightings and abundance of general game species as well as extraordinary bird life.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Sophisticated yet simple suites boast extensive views over savannah grassland that teems with wildlife, and the nearby water hole. The suites all offer ensuite facilities and air conditioning. Each suite has a private plunge pool, viewing deck and sun loungers.

Getting There

Access by air from the Hoedspruit Airport which is approximately a 30 minute drive from the lodge. The drive time to Thornybush Game Lodge by road from Johannesburg is approximately 6 - 7 hours.


Game drives, walking safaris, bird watching, fishing and village tours.

Read what our previous clients thought of Simbambili Game Lodge

Review of Simbambili Game Lodge

Michael Eckhardt

It's a wonderful place with very kind staff, good food, brilliant game drives, and everything! But it needs some reformation/renovation ... I already mentioned it before ... it is a quite expensive adventure, so the owner should be able to invest in new sitting chairs in the lounge, even the pool of our suite had better days, and it just takes a little to make the gym-room into a gym.…

09/11/2021 Read full trip review

Review of Simbambili Game Lodge

John Wisbach

Best hotel we have ever stayed at. The hotel itself (main lodge and our room) is amazing. Could see animals from the main lodge and from our back porch. The room was very spacious and luxurious. The hotel staff was extremely attentive and friendly. The hotel had very cool events like dinner in the bush. Each day there was something different in terms of…

09/09/2019 Read full trip review

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