This Timbavati Game Reserve map shows the location of its various game lodges. The Timbavati shares an unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park. The nearest airport is Hoedspruit's Eastgate airport, about one hour away.

Timbavati Game Reserve
Timbavati Game Reserve

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.

Kambaku Safari Lodge
Suite Interior

Kambaku Safari Lodge is located in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve which forms part of 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.

Motswari Game Lodge
Motswari Private Game Reserve Giraffes Nest

Motswari Lodge is in the Motswari Private Game Reserve, part of the pristine natural habitat that is the Timbavati Game Reserve. The boundaries of the Timbavati are open to the Greater Kruger National Park. Motswari is a traditional, established lodge. Reasonably-priced, this inviting lodge offers spacious accommodation in 15 luxury en-suite bungalows. Visitors can experience up-close game viewing of the Big 5 on daily games drives and bush walks.

Gomo Gomo Game Lodge
Room Interior

Gomo Gomo is a very reasonably-priced, comfortable game lodge. It traverses about 8000 hectares of the Klaserie Reserve in the greater Kruger National Park and gives you ample opportunity to experience the Big 5, up to 300 species of bird and many other species of game. Comfortable accommodation is offered in one and two-bedroomed, brick and thatch en-suite chalets.

Kings Camp
Kings Camp - Timbavati Game Reserve - South Africa

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.

Simbavati River Lodge
Simbavati Viewing Deck

Simbavati is a family-orientated safari lodge, situated in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The lodge offers a choice of eight luxury safari tents and 3 luxury chalets, all air-conditioned, privately situated with en-suite facilities and ideal for those wanting to experience an authentic but affordable African safari experience. Open vehicle game drives afford guests great game viewing opportunities and a chance to see the Big 5, as well as the elusive white lion in its natural environment.

Senalala Lodge
Simbavati Hilltop Lodge
Game Drive In Timbavati

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is an exclusive luxury lodge set in the private Timbavati Reserve which shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park; allowing the Big 5 and many other animals to move freely over more than 20 000 km² of wilderness area.

Kambaku River Sands
Kambaku River Sands - Timbavati Private Game Reserve - South Africa

Perched comfortably on the banks of a perennial river, Kambaku River Sands is a luxurious but affordable safari destination in Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The camp is unfenced and shares unfenced borders with Kruger National Park, so wildlife - large and small - are free to roam through the camp and the reserve as a whole.

Bateleur Safari Camp
Game Drive At Bateleur Camp

Bateleur Safari Camp is situated in the game-rich Timbavati Private Reserve. All fences between its famous neighbour, Kruger National Park, have been removed so the game can freely roam across this vast wilderness area. It's home to the Big 5, a huge variety of antelope and plains animals, predators, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and over 500 bird species on a 10,000-hectare diverse and scenic traversing area. Unhurried, uncrowded and unscheduled, Bateleur offers a unique, personalised safari experience, with a mix of game drives and bush walks.

Ngala Tented Camp
Guest Area

Ngala Tented Camp is a luxurious tented safari camp, with just six spacious tents featuring wooden decks. The chic and modern camp fuses effortlessly with the surrounding bush. Ngala is situated inside the Timbavati Game Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, offering superb game viewing opportunities.

Ngala Safari Lodge
Ngala Cottage

Ngala, meaning 'lion' in Shangaan, is situated at the junction of the Mopane forests and the Timbavati flood plains, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. This gracious, colonial-style safari lodge provides an unbeatable family safari experience.

Umlani Bush Camp
Elephant Guests Umlani Bushcamp, Kruger

Umlani Bushcamp provides a rustic bush experience that will give you a unique safari in the Timbavati Private Reserve. It offers simplistic luxury and 'getting away from it all’. The camp operates without electricity, wifi and air conditioning: allowing you to simply soak up the sounds, scents and sights of the surrounding bush.

nThambo Tree Camp
Suite Interior

nThambo Tree Camp is a rustic, eco-friendly camp in the Klaserie Private Game Reserve, offering a unique bush experience, with comfortable treehouse-style tented accommodation. The camp offers a combination of game drives and walking safaris conducted by qualified rangers.

Tanda Tula Safari Camp
Tanda Tula Safari Camp, Ellies

Tanda Tula Safari Camp offers bygone-era luxury in 12 East African-style tents. Situated in lush riverine surrounds, Tanda Tula overlooks the Nharalumi river bed in the Timbavati Game Reserve, which shares unfenced borders with the famous Kruger National Park. It's a game-rich area famous for the White Lions of the Timbavati.

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