Kambaku River Sands
Kambaku River Sands is an exclusive yet affordable safari lodge located in the heart of the beautiful Timbavati Private Game Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Positioned on the banks of a seasonal riverbed, the lodge is totally unfenced and enjoys a continuous stream of game, with almost daily up close and personal experiences with elephant, buffalo, hyena, warthog and bushbuck to name a few.
The 10 luxury thatched suites are ensuite with bath, indoor double shower and outdoor shower. They are all airconditioned with a private viewing deck. The spacious main lodge boasts an infinity pool, communal lounge with two open fireplaces, a sunken wine cellar overlooking a waterhole and a wrap-around bar with ice cold Craft beer on tap.
During a stay guests can spoil themselves in the spa, enjoy a game of chess in wine cellar, have a cocktail whilst watching elephants drink from the pool, or work up a sweat in the private gym.
Meals at Kambaku River Sands are a mixture of European and local African cuisine and are usually served around the open-air boma bonfire.
- Large game viewing deck overlooking a waterhole
- Owner run and managed
- Great value for money
- Over 1000Ha of sole-use wilderness for your exclusive game viewing
At a glance
- 10 Suites
- 12 years +
- Open All Year
- All Inclusive
"Kambaku River Sands is the only lodge able to traverse on both the Timbavati and Klaserie private reserves, widening your search area and offering more opportunities to follow the game."
Our trips offer countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Big 5 Safari
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We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Honeymoon to South Africa & Zimbabwe
Absolutely unforgettable and once in a lifetime trip! First class treatment the entire trip!! Every step of the way we were taken care of, it allowed us to be completely worry and hassle free, and just enjoy making incredible memories.Read full review
Honeymoon to Tanzania
Incredible trip! It was the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. My husband and I would have never been able to plan such a well organized trip like this on our own. It seems like Mahlatini works with such amazing companies that you can't go wrong! From the accommodations to the personal guides…Read full review
Honeymoon to South Africa & Seychelles
Absolutely amazing!! Everything happened with zero issues or stress from beginning to end. We appreciated the thorough itinerary, guides, and hotel concierge. We were treated like their most important client everywhere we went. We have Steve to thank for setting up the most perfect honeymoon!!Read full review