Timbavati Game Reserve - South Africa

Timbavati Private Game Reserve shares a common unfenced border with the Kruger National Park allowing animals free range and ensuring that guests have an opportunity to view the greatest diversity of wildlife that Africa has to offer.

Accommodation at Timbavati is offered in colonial style game lodges, traditional thatched bush lodges, and luxury tented safari camps, providing a range of styles to suit your dream South African safari lodge holiday.

family safari at umlani bush camp.

Family Safari

This eco-frirendly safari lodge comprises of traditional Shangaan reed and thatch huts that provide simplistic luxury. The camp is in an electricity free zone so you can feel what it was like before the...

Ngala tented camp.

Honeymoon Safari

With its distinct retro feel and is accentuated with 1960's accessories, this luxury tented camp is ideal for a romantic weekend away, or a honeymoon holiday in the bush. Overlooking the Timbavati riverbed...

game viewing from your doorstep at Motswari


This 4-star lodge offers an authentic South African safari, where the focus is on the wildlife and your total enjoyment in relaxed comfort. Choose a spot on the deck and watch game at the waterhole...

absolute luxury at waterbuck private camp

Ultimate Exclusive Safari

Retreat to your own secluded villa, where your every need will be catered for by dedicated staff. The villa has four luxurious bedrooms overlooking the water-course...

Timbavati Safari Packages

Early morning game walk at Tanda Tula

Here in Timbavati you can view big game from an open vehicle, on a bush walk or even from the comfort of your private deck - experience timeless Africa.

Our Timbavati Safari packages serve as a sample of what can be done at each of the lodges. If you wish to extend your visit, or combine packages to take in more variety of what comprises Timbavati, please include your requirements in the Enquiry Form of the package you are booking from.

Getting to Timbavati Game Reserve

Timbavati is easily accessible by air or road. Our safari packages utilise regular daily flights out of Johannesburg, or we can schedule you a private chartered flight to Timbavati. Should you wish to drive, here you will find driving directions to Timbavati from Johannesburg.

See a Timbavati Reserve map of the locations of safari lodges.

Timbavati Safari Experience

Leopard on the Patio at Kings Camp

Days are spent game viewing Timbavati wildlife in the company of experienced trackers, or you can take a guided wilderness hike. Each lodge offers a diverse range of facilities, as well as excellent personal service. Go out on an evening game drive and stop for sundowners before dining in Out of Africa style under the stars in a traditional boma around a roaring fire.
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