Simbavati Hilltop Lodge – Timbavati Game Reserve

 

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge guarantees an exclusive, authentic and unforgettable African Safari experience.

Enjoy magnificent views of the African Bush, the Nhlaralumi River and the distant hills of the Drakensberg Mountain Range from the vantage point of the beautiful small koppie (hill) on which the lodge is situated. Sunsets from the deck are stunning or from the edge of the pool as you sip a cocktail. Pierre has managed Hilltop lodge, the lodge does not allow children under 12 and all the luxury chalets have beautiful views over the dam and the private waterhole that’s often frequented by elephants.

rates

Minimum 2 night stay:

Luxury Safari Tent per person sharing R8450-00

Rates include: Accommodation, all standard meals, two game drives per day, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks).

Rates exclude: Other drinks, private transfers, gratuities, laundry service, other items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R328 per person per night (subject to change without prior notice), and the vehicle entry fee of R160 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate.


Simbavati River Lodge – Timbavati Game Reserve

This intimate, family-friendly lodge boasts contemporary luxury accommodation in luxury safari tents or thatched family chalets elegantly decorated with sophisticated finishes where one can awaken to sights and sounds of the surrounding bush. 

Breakfast and lunch are served daily outside on the wooden deck, set out under age-old Jackalberry and Leadwood trees, traditional African dinners are served around the campfire in an open-air “Boma”, an experience not to be missed.

rates

Minimum 2 night stay:

Luxury Safari Tent per person sharing R6500-00

Family Chalet per person sharing R6500-00

Children 4 – 11 years of age R3250-00 (Sharing Family Chalet)

Rates include: All standard meals, accommodation, two game drives per day and a sundowner drink.

Rates exclude: All other drinks, baby-sitting, transfers, gratuities, laundry service, other items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R368 per person per night and R184 per child under 12 years of age per night payable at the lodge, and the vehicle entry fee of R160 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate.

Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome.

• Between 0 – 3 years; no charge and includes all meals

• 4 – 11 years: 50% of per person sharing rate when sharing with parents in family chalets

• 12 years & older sharing with parents in family chalets R4875-00 per child.

• Child sharing with a parent in our Luxury Tents R6500-00 per child

NB: Children 6 years & over are allowed on Game Drives. Families with younger children can arrange a private vehicle prior to arrival. Please ask us for our Children’s activities if you require further information.


Machaton Private Camp

 

Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the Timbavati.

Each suite offers a large en-suite bedroom, a well-appointed bathroom with an outdoor shower, a dayroom with a sumptuous daybed and a large terrace with a newly fitted plunge pool, allowing you to retreat and refresh in secluded luxury. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Safaris are conducted in Machaton Private Camp’s private 4×4 vehicle. 

rates

Minimum 2 night stay:

Luxury Suite per person sharing R8450-00

Entire Camp Sole Use R42 250-00 per night for 6 guests

Rates include: Accommodation, all standard meals, two game drives per day, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks).

Rates exclude: Other drinks, private transfers, gratuities, laundry service, other items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R368 per person per night & R184 per child under 12 per night (subject to change without prior notice), and the vehicle entry fee of R160 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate.

Child Policy

• No children under 12 years of age unless the camp is booked for sole use