Kambaku Safari Lodge Safari Lodge
Kambaku Safari Lodge is located in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve which forms part of the the Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. This rustic yet luxurious lodge accommodates only 16 guests, which allows for an atmosphere of relaxed intimacy. Guests can watch game drinking from the waterhole at the lodge. Open-vehicle game drives afford great game viewing opportunities, and a chance to spot the Big 5 in the unspoilt bush. The lodge offers a choice of family, double or twin suites.
* Kambaku Safari Lodge Highlights
- ∞Situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve
- ∞Part of the Greater Kruger National Park
- ∞Exclusive, affordable accomodation
- ∞Environmentally conscious
- ∞Morning and afternoon/night game drives able to go off-road
- ∞Excellent game viewing
- ∞Daily guided bush walks
- ∞Choice of family, twin or double suites
- ∞Swimming Pool
- ∞Overhead fans
- ∞Mosquito nets
More about this accommodation
Kambaku Safari Lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve offers rustic, affordable luxury within the natural wilderness area of the Greater Kruger National Park. The lodge overlooks a waterhole where a variety of game arrive to drink, especially in the dry season from May to October. As a maximum of 16 guests are accommodated, Kambaku is perfect for small family get-togethers, corporate events or just a quiet, romantic getaway.
This intimate, family-friendly lodge accommodates guests in 7 thatched chalets with tasteful décor. Kambaku offers a choice of family suites, twin or double chalets. All chalets are en-suite with bath and shower. As part of Kambaku's environmental consciousness, each chalet has lanterns for light, gas geysers and 220 Volt power points sustained by an eco-friendly battery bank system.
Guests can relax in the main lounge/bar area, in the upstairs loft or around the pool on the sun-deck. A well stocked curio shop is open all day. Delicious meals are served in the dining area which overlooks the gardens and waterhole or in the outdoor Boma (African reed enclosure) under the open sky.
Daily Game Drives in open safari vehicles
Knowledgeable and enthusiatic guides and trackers accompany guests on open 4x4 game drives twice daily. Off-road driving and night drives are allowed. The Timbavati Game Reserve is known for its beautiful bush and abundant game, including the Big Five. There is no fence between Timbavati and the adjacent Kruger Park.
The staff at Kambaku will treat you with warm enthusiasm and dedication and will ensure that your stay at Kambaku is a memorable and treasured one.
Getting to Kambaku
The lodge is accessible by air (Johannesburg to Hoedspruit or directly to the lodge) or by road (a 6 hour trip from Johannesburg).
Our take on Kambaku
We were very impressed by the friendly, accommodating and helpful staff at Kambaku. It offers good value-for-money and we have no hesitation in recommending this lodge.
- ∞Early morning game drive or bush walk
- ∞Late afternoon/evening game drive
- ∞Game drive snacks, brunch, high tea & dinner
- ∞Unlimited Wi-Fi available in reception and main lodge areas
- ∞Tea, coffee, local Beers & soft drinks
- xBar spirits and wines
- xConservation levies
- xGate fees
- xTransfers to and from the lodge
- xCurio shop items
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.