Kings Camp is a luxury lodge situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa. The lodge lies on the boundary of the Kruger National Park and is known as one of the top safari destinations in South Africa. Kings Camp offers luxury accommodation, world-class cuisine and various game activities.
- Situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve, bordering the Kruger National Park
- Game drives in open 4x4 vehicles
- Viewing deck overlooking a waterhole
- Luxury suites with private verandah and plunge pool
- Swimming pool
- Well-equipped gym
- Health and beauty spa
- Air-conditioned rooms
- Conference room with Internet access
- Gourmet cuisine
- Alfresco double showers
Kings Camp offers guests sophisticated accommodation in 6 newly renovated en-suite Luxury Suites, one Luxury Family Suite with an interleading door and 2 Honeymoon Suites. Each Luxury Suite has a private verandah with a plunge pool and outdoor sunken lounge with a fire pit. Each room is equipped with mosquito nets, tea and coffee-making facilities and air conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms feature a traditional Victorian bath as well as an alfresco double shower. Other room amenities include a fully-stocked mini-bar, torch, hairdryer, umbrella, safe and telephone. The Honeymoon Suites offer the ultimate romantic bush escape with a wide range of luxurious amenities.
From game drives to pure pampering
Activities at Kings Camp are led by resident rangers who will gladly impart their vast knowledge and love of the bushveld. Two game drives are offered each day. The early morning drive is preceded by tea and coffee and the evening drive is accompanied by drinks and snacks for sundowners. Guided bush walks are available as well as bush breakfasts and dinners. For those looking to indulge in some pampering, Kings Camp offers the Therapy Lapa where guests may enjoy various beauty treatments as well as rejuvenating massages.
There are conference facilities and a well-equipped gym for guests' convenience. The main lodge area houses a thatched viewing deck that overlooks an active waterhole, a bar and an open-plan lounge. There are curio shops and a library for guests to enjoy some browsing when relaxing at camp. For guests wanting to stay in touch and up to date, there are Internet facilities and television.
Lunch and dinner are served in the dining room or alternatively under the stars in the open boma area. World-class cuisine is accompanied by wines from the wine cellar and specialised dietary requirements may be catered for on request.
By air - Access to Kings Camp is by private charter flight direct to the lodge, or scheduled flight from Johannesburg to the nearby Hoedspruit Airport, followed by a short road transfer which we can arrange for you.
Our take on Kings Camp
Kings Camp is really a hidden gem, offering a luxury 5-star safari experience at rates that are below other comparable lodges in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. We recommend Kings Camp without hesitation.
- All meals
- Luxury accommodation
- Tea and coffee
- House wines
- Local brand spirits and beers
- Soft drinks
- Two game drives daily with refreshments
- Guided nature walks
- Personal travel insurance
- Transport to the lodge
- Timbavati entrance fee
- Premium brand drinks
- Personal expenses and optional extras
- There are no hidden costs
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Our 15-Day Southern Africa Signature Safari is what we consider to be an ideal safari itinerary on a mid-range budget to see the best of Southern Africa within a limited time frame. Take in some of Southern Africa's top destinations – the spectacular Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe; Chobe National Park in Botswana; picturesque Cape Town and the Garden Route; the Kruger National Park and the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa.
The Timbavati Game Reserve is most famous for its white lions, which are still spotted in this area from time to time. The Timbavati is a collection of privately-owned game reserves which share an unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park. It is a vast Big 5 game reserve situated to the west of Kruger, and to the north of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. The bush and game viewing in the Timbavati is similar to what you will find in the Kruger National Park.