Simbavati River Lodge
Simbavati River Lodge

Simbavati River Lodge

Simbavati River Lodge offers visitors a luxurious family retreat with friendly and efficient staff in the heart of the world famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Set under a canopy of Jackelberry trees, luxury chalets and tents stretch out along the river banks offering supurb views.

USD 350 - 750 per person per night sharing
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Simbavati River Lodge Highlights

Simbavati River Lodge is situated on the banks of the Nhlaralumi River in the heart of the legendary Timbavati Game Reserve offering guests 12 000 hectares of untouched wilderness. Simbavati offers privacy and exclusivity in a small and intimate lodge with family chalets and luxury safari tents. Simbavati offers a luxurious yet traditional African safari experience at an affordable rate. The lounge and deck area of Simbavati offers guests a peaceful environment to relax in and watch the surrounding vistas.

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Useful Information
  • Located in the world-renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Over 40 mammal species in the Timbavati including the Big Five
  • Simbavati River Lodge offers photographic safaris is specially adapted photographic vehicles.
  • Magnificent bush and river views
  • Simbavati River Lodge is home to the legendary Big Five and white lion.
  • Family-friendly safari lodge with family chalets and luxury safari tents
  • Pool area with sun loungers
  • Newly built spa under canvas offering a range of treatments

Simbavati River Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Simbavati River Lodge offers game drives in the early morning and evening to ensure game viewing when the animals are most active. Game drives are accompanied by experienced rangers and Shangaan trackers in open 4X4 vehicles which allows for excellent photographic opportunities. Join an adventurous photographic safari with a Nikon professional photographer, who will assist with taking taking perfect wildlife shots. Guests can bring their very own equipment or even hire some at the lodge. The photographic safaris include a specially adapted vehicle which includes special camera mountings and low slides. Guests of Simbavati are given the opportunity to explore over 12,000 hectares of the big-5 game country. Guests can expect to see lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo as well as other species such as kudu, zebra, warthog, giraffe, monkey and even the white lion in its natural habitat. Nocturnal animals, including the big cats, are regularly sighted on night drives. Bird viewing in the reserve is fantastic, with over 360 recorded species including various eagles, vultures, kingfishers, woodpeckers, buzzards, herons, egrets, owls, weavers.

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