Whisk your loved ones off on this Colonial Ambiance Safari Package to a fabulous Game Lodge for the ultimate safari romance or family holiday.
Discover the elegance of a bygone era and silver service at this safari lodge in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The 3 Day Colonial Ambiance Safari Package offers two nights and three days on a personalised safari, deep in the Greater Kruger National Park.
Leafy, riverine setting in the Timbavati
Colonial 'old-world' charm and grace
Swimming pool and lush secluded spots for relaxing
Traditional game drives, night drives and bush walks
Intimate encounters with the Big Five and much more
The Colonial Ambiance Safari Package Experience
Whether it's a family safari or an African honeymoon that draws you here, you can relax in total comfort and surrender to the moment. Colonial antiques, silver cutlery and crystal glassware define this classic lodge in the midst of the African bush.
Your safari lodge is situated in the northern Timbavati which adjoins the Kruger National Park along an unfenced border. This reserve is known for its high densities of Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino, as well as its African Wild Dogs. Amongst incredible Big Five game sightings, it's the excellent Leopard viewing that sets this exceptional wilderness apart.
Day 1: Johannesburg to Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport on your flight to Hoedspruit Airport. You will be met and taken on a short road transfer to a safari lodge the beautiful Timbavati Nature Reserve. Your two nights and three days will revolve around exciting game viewing activities, fine dining and savouring the wonderful atmosphere.
Nestled under a canopy of Mopane and Tamboti trees, the thatched cottages exude safari romance and you can watch wildlife from your private veranda. Unpack and relax in your luxury suite or take a dip in the sparkling lodge pool and enjoy great bird watching. Game viewing activity: Afternoon game drive.
You may choose to get up early for a morning game drive with your family. Your ranger will discuss with you what you hope to see over coffee and morning biscuits or rusks. On your return there will be a sumptuous breakfast prepared with both hot and cold choices to fortify you until lunch. You could also set off on a guided bush walk after breakfast and find out about the finer details of your surroundings from your experienced ranger.
The rest of the day is at leisure - perhaps you could indulge in a siesta before afternoon tea? The evening game drive stops for sundowners en-route and on the way back, your ranger will look for nocturnal game with the aid of a spotlight. Game viewing activity: Morning and Afternoon game drives. Optional bush walk.
Day 3: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to Johannesburg
After a final morning activity and breakfast on your Colonial Ambiance Safari Package, you will bid farewell to the friendly lodge staff. You will then be transferred by road from your safari lodge in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to Hoedspruit Airport, for your return flight back to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Game viewing activity: Morning game drive.
Rates & Prices
Round trip direct flights between Johannesburg O.R. Tambo and Hoedspruit Airport Return road transfers from the airport to the lodge
2 Nights accommodation in a luxury suite
All meals included as per itinerary
Safari activities and 1 hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers
Premium brand beverages
Price list for Colonial Ambiance | Classic Timbavati Safari Package