Machaton Private Camp
Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the Timbavati.

Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay.

Safaris are conducted in Machaton Private Camp’s private 4x4 vehicle. Interpretive bush walks can be organised by prior arrangement and subject to availability. Machaton Private Camp may be booked either on a sole-use basis or per suite basis and includes a field guide and tracker, butler, chef, housekeeper and groundsman.

Facilities and Services:
- Game-viewing terrace overlooking the river
- Plunge pool, with panoramic views of the Nhlaralumi River
- Covered lounge and dining area
- Lounge, offering a selection of books and board games
- Limited Wi-Fi connectivity
- In-room spa treatments
- Low level electric fence
- No children under 12 years of age unless the camp is booked for sole use

Accommodation at Machaton Private Camp:
The camp consists of a main building which features a lounge, kitchen and covered veranda, as well as 3 individual luxury suites.

Each suite offers a large en-suite bedroom, a well-appointed bathroom with an outdoor shower, a day room with a sumptuous day bed and a large terrace, allowing guests to either enjoy the main areas together or retreat in private to the suite.
From:
R7950.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Wi-Fi
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Swimming Pool


Machaton Private Camp Activities:

The lodge offers Big 5 game drives in the early morning and late afternoon/evening, taking advantage of the time of day that the animals are naturally most active. Nocturnal creatures - including the big cats - are regular sightings after dark.

Currently over 40 mammal species are listed as resident in the Timbavati, including the Big 5 - Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as endangered species including Wild Dogs and Cheetah. There is an abundance of bird life, with a total of 360 species of bird listed.

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