Located in the Mpumalanga Province, north of the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve shares a fenceless border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park.
This 60 000 hectare reserve is best known for its two rare white lions discovered here in the 1970s. The name ‘Timbavati’ refers to these two unique creatures, it means ‘the place where something sacred came down to earth from the heavens’. It is home to a number of exclusive African-style bush lodges set amidst spectacular African savannah and abundant game, including over 40 mammal species, 360 bird species and the famous Big Five.
Visitors can enjoy a wide selection of activities including daytime safaris, night game drives, guided bush walks, and bird watching.
Timbavati Game Reserve Hotels
Geiger’s Camp Motswari$$$$
An exclusive hideaway built from rock and stone, Geiger’s Camp comprises four private rooms, each with its own private deck overlooking the bush. This camp is ideally suited to families or small groups of up to six persons travelling together. Each room has been uniquely and tastefully styled by owner, Marion Geiger-Orengo along with Cape Town interior decorator, David Strauss, bringing together an eclectic mix of furniture and décor. The camp’s main deck has a private oval infinity pool...
RockFig Safari Lodge$$$$
RockFig Safari Lodge is the perfect bush destination for families with children of all ages, or for groups of friends. RockFig Safari Lodge is wholeheartedly yours and we will strive to enhance both your experience and appreciation of this piece of heaven. Morning and afternoon game drives with professional guides and trackers, and a maximum of 4 guests per vehicle ensure incredible wildlife experiences that bring this wild corner of South Africa to life. Activities include two daily game vie...
The Main Camp consists of six Luxury Suites, one Luxury Family Suite and two Honeymoon Suites which all offer modern amenities and magnificent views of the African Bush. The Luxury and Honeymoon Suites each have private plunge pools and comfortable outdoor lounge areas.
At the Main Camp, a thatched viewing lounge overlooks an active waterhole and the informal open plan lounge and bar, and coffee lounge are all ideal places where you can simply relax and soak up the tranquillity of the A...
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