Simbavati River Lodge
Simbavati River Lodge is an intimate and friendly camp built on the banks of the Nhlaralumi River in the heart of the world famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.

Shaded by age old Jackalberry and Leadwood trees, Simbavati is warm and welcoming, with a generous contemporary design and accommodation for guests in luxury tented rooms or thatched chalets.

Simbavati River Lodge situated is in the northern sector of the Timbavati Nature Reserve, surrounded by over 12 000 hectares of wildlife rich wilderness in which to experience an authentic but affordable African safari.

The design of this 4-star lodge is contemporary, warm and welcoming. Guest common areas offer a generously proportioned lounge, bar, boma and extensive decks with breathtaking views overlooking the Nhlaralumi river where regular wildlife sightings take place and guests can unwind.

Lodge Facilities
Simbavati River Lodge offers a truly unique setting, with magnificent views over the Nhlaralumi River where game can be viewed while sipping exotic cocktails, enjoying authentic African Cuisine or simply relaxing to the sounds of African bush.

Breakfast and lunch is served daily outside on the wooden deck, set out under age old Jackalberry and Leadwood trees, and combines African and Western cuisine offering exciting new tastes for the more adventurous as well as more conventional preferences.

Additional facilities at Simbavati River Lodge include a relaxing lounge area with a selection of books and games, as well as a Curio shop offering exclusive memorabilia of your African Big 5 experience.

- Game drives in open Land-Rovers, with our professional team of game rangers and trackers, offer guests the thrill of close encounters with Africa’s "Big Five".

- Early morning or Late afternoon game drives ensure exceptional game viewing opportunities when animals are most active.
R2800.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Dining room
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Cots available
  • Curio Shop
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Tswana / Sotho
  • Swimming Pool


Accommodation consists of eight luxury tents and three chalets; all are privately situated, comfortably furnished and with en-suite facilities.

Luxury Tent accommodation:

Our luxurious tented accommodation offers generous bush or water views from your own private viewing deck. Tents are spaced adequately far apart to ensure privacy, and they have all of the amenities to ensure a luxurious and comfortable stay.

* - Twin bed configuration
* - En-suite bathroom with bath/shower and double vanity basin
* - Air conditioning
* - Complimentary toiletries provided
* - Outside shower/bath
* - Wardrobe with coat hangers
* - Private viewing deck
* - 2 point plug converters
* - Non smoking rooms

Family Chalet accommodation:

Simbavati River Lodge is a child-friendly safari camp with three family chalets available, each with two separate bedrooms sharing one bathroom. One of the family chalets can accommodate five persons, whilst the other two family chalets can accommodate four persons.

* - Double, twin and/or triple bed configuration
* - En-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower
* - Wardrobe with coat hangers
* - Double vanity basin (complimentary toiletries provided)
* - Private viewing deck
* - Air conditioning and 2 point plug converters
* - Non smoking rooms

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