Simbavati River Lodge
Simbavati River Lodge is set on the banks of the Greater Kruger National Park's Nhlaralumi River in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The Timbavati offers exceptional game viewing including all the Big 5, most notably leopard. A flood-lit waterhole right in front of the lodge is frequently visited by herds of elephants
The lodge has a traditional safari ambience but with a contemporary twist in terms of décor. There are 11 rooms in total including Luxury Safari Tents, Tented Pool Suites and Family Chalets. The main lodge area has a deck with expensive river views, an outside dining area, bar and swimming pool. With its safari spa and fitness center the lodge caters nicely to honeymooners and couples but also appeals to families with its Cubs Club kids center and Family Chalets.
- Watch elephants drink at the waterhole whilst dining on the deck
- Exceptional, up-close game viewing, particularly the Big 5
- Caters for both couples and families
- Cozy, lantern-lit evening dining under the stars
At a glance
- 11 Rooms
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Simbavati River Lodge is a 1 hour drive from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport, accessible from Johannesburg and Cape Town."
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Big 5 Safari
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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
Family holiday to Kenya
It was more than any of us ever expected from the magnitude of animals to the luxury of the camps , to the quality of the food and to the personal touch of having our own waiter and guide each dayRead full review
Honeymoon to Kenya & Seychelles
Nicki and Mahlatini took care of absolutely everything on this trip - we didn't have to worry about a thing knowing Nicki was multiple steps ahead of us every leg of our journey!Read full review