South African Lodges
Timbavati Private Game Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Lodge Type
Big Five

Current Specials

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Kings Camp Reviews & Information

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Kings Camp, which is in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve of South Africa's Mpumalanga province, offers an exceptional wildlife experience.  

Its elegant interiors reflect the romance and charm of a Colonial past making for a spectacular African safari setting.

The lodge can be reached from Johannesburg in about six hours by car.  Guests may either drive themselves or book a private chauffeur transfer.  Direct access to the Kings Camps is available by helicopter as well as by private charter.  The Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport is only a 40 minutes drive away from the Camp.  Flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg land in Hoedspruit.


  • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, South Africa
  • Overs over 100 square kilometres of Africa Bush.
  • 6 hours drive from Johannesburg.


The luxuriously furnished Luxury Suites feature elegant colonial style, creating a warm and welcoming African safari atmosphere for guests.  The Luxury Suites are complete with air-conditioning, heating, indoor and outdoor showers, fully stocked mini-bars as well as private verandahs.  The two Suites 2 and three converts into a spacious Family Suite featuring an inter-leading door to accommodate two adults and two children sharing.

Luxury Suites features:

  • 6 Luxury Suites and 1 Luxury Family Suite
  • En-suite bathroom (Victorian ball-and-claw bath, double basin)
  • Private verandah with hammock
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Spacious lounge
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Telephone, safe
  • Mosquito nets & mosquito repellent
  • Bathrobes, hairdryers, umbrellas
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Mammal and bird reference guides
  • Complimentary sherry
  • Nespresso Coffee machine.

Facilities & Services

The lodge's thatched viewing deck which overlooks the waterhole where animals can be admired quenching their thirst offers an ideal place from where to take in the tranquillity of the surrounding nature.  From the elegant dining room, fantastic views of the untamed bushveld can be enjoyed while trying the various flavours of the most delicious meals. 

The well-equipped gym offers guests the opportunity to keep up their daily exercise routine while relaxing health and beauty spa treatments are on offer in the Wellness Spa Tala.

Facilities and services:

  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Bar (excellent South African wines)
  • Terrace and thatched viewing deck overlooking waterhole
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Massage and treatment sala
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Internet facilities
  • Desktop with wireless internet connection available 24 hours
  • Fictional, non-fictional books and novels
  • Satellite television
  • Traditional boma
  • Well stocked curio shop
  • Safari gear
  • Local arts and crafts.


The Timbavati Private Nature Reserve of the Greater Kruger National Park is home to the magnificent "Big Five" and offers a great wealth of biodiversity.  Having access to more than 100 square meters of traversing rights, guests have ensured a most spectacular and memorable wildlife experience during the thrilling game drives and the adventurous walking safaris.

The game drives take place twice a day, once early in the morning and once late in the afternoon & evening.  During the morning game drives, tea, coffee as well as biscuits.  Refreshing drinks and canapes are served on the afternoon game drives.


  • Two game drives daily (morning & evening)
  • Bush dinners and breakfasts
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Gyming.

Nearby activities:

  • Helicopter trips
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Kapama Cheetah Breeding Project
  • Hot Air Balloon Flight
  • Elephant Back Safaris
  • Nyani Cultural Village & Roots of Rhythm Tribal Dance & Drumming Cultural Show.

Wellness Spa Tala

Relax in the natural tranquillity and peace of the African bush while indulging in rejuvenating spa and beauty treatments.  An extensive varietal of different skin, body and beauty treatments are available to complete the safari experience.  Guests may enjoy the spa treatments either in the Wellness Centre or the privacy of their suite.  The gym is well equipped with weights and fitness equipment.

Spa treatments:

  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Hand and foot treatments
  • Waxing and tinting
  • Indulgent spa packages.


  • Well equipped
  • Air-conditioning
  • Free weights, bench press
  • Treadmill, Spinning and training bike
  • High flyer
  • Gym ball and mats
  • Weight machines
  • Fresh towels and bottled water provided.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Indoor Outdoor Showers
  • Lounge
  • Mosquito net
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Fitness in the gym.
Nearby activities
  • Helicopter trips
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Kapama Cheetah Breeding Project
  • Hot Air Balloon Flight
  • Elephant Back Safaris
  • Nyani Cultural Village & Roots of Rhythm Tribal Dance & Drumming Cultural Show.

  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden Terrace
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor patio
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
    • Children from 6 years of age can be accommodated at the lodge.
    • Children ages 6-11 years share a room with parents.
    • Children sharing a suite with two paying guests are charged at 50% of the adult sharing rate.
    • Unless the whole camp is booked, children under the age of 6 are not permitted at the lodge.

Available Rooms

Luxury Suite

# Rooms:

Decorated in a colonial, African style, the spacious Luxury Suites provide a welcoming accommodation option for safari enthusiasts.  The suites offer exclusive features and amenities to make for a most relaxed and unforgettable stay.

Luxury Suites features:

  • 6 Luxury Suites and 1 Luxury Family Suite
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Private verandah with hammock
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Spacious lounge
  • Victorian ball-and-claw bath
  • Double basin
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Mosquito nets / mosquito repellent
  • Bath robes
  • Hairdryer
  • Umbrella
  • Safe
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Mammal and bird reference guides
  • Fashionable magazines
  • Complimentary sherry
  • Fruit platter
  • Nespresso Coffee machine.
Single Room R7300
Double Room R14590

Honeymoon Suite

# Rooms:

The two Honeymoon Suites offer an open plan lounge where tranquillity and privacy can best be enjoyed. The bathroom features indoor and outdoor showers making for a unique African experience.  Convenient and modern amenities including WiFi, a Nespresso coffee machine, as well as a fully stocked mini-bar, bath robes and a hairdryer.

Honeymoon Suite features:

  • Private plunge pools
  • Private verandah with hammock
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Air-conditioning / heating
  • Spacious lounge
  • Victorian ball-and-claw bath
  • Double basin
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Mosquito nets
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Bath robes
  • Hairdryer
  • Umbrella
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Mammal and bird reference guides
  • Fashionable magazines
  • Complimentary sherry
  • Fruit platter
  • IPOD Docking station
  • Nespresso coffee machine.
Single Room R9120
Double Room R18240

Kings Camp Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Treat yourself to the best of both... an exclusive romantic beach escape in Mozambique coupled with the adventure of a Big 5 African Safari... Begin your sojourn with three nights of bushveld bliss at a luxurious game lodges. Revel in the warmth of gracious hospitality from a bygone era. Relax and soak up the tranquillity of the African bush... explore the endless fascination of Africa’s wildlife in open, state-of-the-art game viewing vehicles, indulge in pampering treatments, delight in cuisine and savour spectacular sunsets. Whether it is a leopard on the hunt, lions roaring at twilight, hippo wallowing in the river, or a crocodile basking at a waterhole, each viewing will enthral. This exclusive package will then see you whisked away from the bush for a further five days of romance, adventure and pampered relaxation on the idyllic shores of Mozambique at White Pearl Resorts. With its sublime ocean frontage of more than 2km, pristine beach and surrounding untouched tracts of bush, discover a place so exhilarating, a welcome so warm and experiences so pure, it promises to be unlike any other in Mozambique. Enjoy mesmerizing encounters with captivating marine life while diving one of the world’s top pinnacle reefs. Take a snorkelling trip to a nearby reef and you could even swim with dolphins. Set sail to observe the majestic Humpback whales in their annual migration (Jul – Nov). Stroll on pristine beaches or enjoy a private beach picnic or sundown cocktails. Explore the scenic natural surroundings on horseback or discover the beauty and magic the night has to offer. Indulge in heavenly pampering treatments or just soak up the wonders of this magical coastline with picture-perfect surrounds that enhance every glorious sensation. The perfect escape, this indulgent package offers an experience of a lifetime with memories to cherish...


Kings Camp is situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, bordering the Kruger National Park. With only 9 thatched air-conditioned suites, Kings Camp reflects the charm and romance of a Colonial past in a pristine corner of unspoilt Africa. Kings Camp faces an open savannah plain with a waterhole, which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife day and night.


Located on the immaculate White Pearl Resorts beachfront, the 6 Beach Pool Suites, with outdoor shower, stylish bath tub and private plunge pool, offer direct access to the private beach providing guests with their own little piece of paradise. A total of 21 air-conditioned suites offer the epitome of contemporary beachside elegance & informality, with interior spaces blending into the outdoors

8 night package rate:

3 nights: Kings Camp – Luxury Suite & 5 nights: White Pearl Resorts – Beach Pool Suite

R83,000.00 per person sharing (valid until 20 December 2017, excluding Easter)

Included in the rate:


  • Accommodation: Kings Camp Private Game Reserve Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
  • Food & Beverage: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. High tea, teas, coffees and beverages excluding premium brands, wines from our wine cellar and champagne. Game drive drinks and snacks.
  • Activities: Two game drives daily in open vehicles with knowledgeable rangers, guided walks, bush breakfasts /dinners.
  • Service: Complimentary unlimited wi-fi.


Accommodation: Luxury Beach Pool Suite.

  • Food & Beverage: Full breakfast, lunch (excluding oysters and lobster on Beach Bar menu), high tea, day time snacks, mini-bar snacks, three course dinner, canapés at the pool bar, teas, coffees, local beers, house wines and selected cocktails. Activities: Beach/bush horse riding, town tour, beach picnic, beach sports, kids skipper club, snorkelling off the beach, stargazing/moon gazing, turtle walks (seasonal) kayaking, surfing, and ocean safaris (enjoy up to 2 safaris per person). Service: Private butler, laundry service and unlimited wi-fi. Medi-vac helicopter evacuation for medical emergencies


Air transfers:

  • OR Tambo - Kings Camp
  • Kings Camp – KMIA
  • KMIA – Manguzi

Road transfer:

  • Manguzi (Kosi Bay) – White Pearl Resorts helicopter transfer:
  • White Pearl Resorts – Maputo

Excluded from the rate:

  • SAFARI – SOUTH AFRICA • Flights and transfers not listed. • Cellar wines, premium brand spirits, champagne, cognacs, cigars and cigarettes. • Telephone calls, curios shop purchases, additional activities, wellness treatments, laundry, gratuities and items of a personal nature. • Conservation levies and park entry fees. • Landing fees at The Outpost and Kings Camp.
  • WHITE PEARL RESORTS – MOZAMBIQUE • Mozambican visa costs. • Transfers and flights not listed and airport taxes. • Premium beverages and cocktails and champagne. • Spa treatments, diving and additional activities. • Telephone calls, curios shop purchases, gratuities, and items of a personal nature. An eco-charge of $15 per person will be added onto each invoice as a guest donation to our eco-initiatives.
  • NOTE: Fully inclusive activities are weather dependent and White Pearl Resorts will not be held responsible in the event of activities being missed due to bad weather. We cannot guarantee spotting or interaction with any marine life

Terms and Conditions:

  • Package rates are combinable with selected special offers, details on request and subject to availability.
  • Accommodation and flight rates and times are subject to change.
  • Terms and conditions apply.
  • Valid until 20 December 2017 (excluding Easter)

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.275571

Longitude: 31.307525


Directions from Johannesburg:

Take the N4 to Witbank.
Take the Belfast off ramp (R33/R540).
Once in Belfast town, turn right into Voortrekker Street and continue straight to Dullstroom on R540.
Drive straight through Dullstroom town and continue to Lydenburg.
Once in Lydenburg turn left into Potgieter Street and continue straight to Ohrighstad on the R36.
Drive straight through Ohrighstad and continue on R36 until it turns left to Tzaneen. DO NOT turn, but continue straight on R531 to Hoedspruit.
In Hoedspruit, continue straight over the bridge crossing the train line to a four way stop. At the stop turn right and continue towards Bosbokrand / Bushbuckridge along the R40.
6/7km from Hoedspruit, note the Eastgate Airport sign on your left.
At the sign, turn left to Kings Camp.
Drive 15km until you reach Timbavati Private Nature Reserve Control Gate.
At the entrance gate, you will be required to pay an entrance fee.
Continue on for 18 km, until you see a Kings Camp sign to your left.
Turn right at the sign. Follow signboards to the camp for an additional 2km.

From Sabi Sand Game Reserve:

Once leaving Shaw’s Gate or Newington Gate from the Sabi Sand Reserve, turn right onto the R536 towards Hazyview.
At the first traffic light when entering Hazyview, turn right onto the R40, passing Perry’s Bridge Trading Post and Hippo Hollow Country Estate on your left to Bushbuckridge.
Drive through Bushbuckridge and Accornhoek while continuing on the R40 towards Hoedspruit.
At the sign Hoedspruit, turn right and continue for approximately 17km.
8km before Hoedspruit turn right at the sign Timbavati & Eastgate airport.
Drive for 15km until you reach the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve Control Gate. At the entrance gate, you will be required to pay an entrance fee.
Once you have entered Continue on for 18 km, until you see a Kings Camp sign to your left hand side. Turn right at the sign, and follow the signboards to the camp for an additional 2km.

From Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport KMIA:

At the turning circle leaving the airport, turn right.
At the first stop street, turn left onto the Plaston Road, and drive straight.
At the T-junction, turn right to White River. Once in White Rive, turn left at the second traffic light (at Ntt Toyota), then right at the first traffic light.
Turn left onto the R40, and drive straight towards Hazyview.
Drive straight through Hazyview town on the R40 and continue on to Bushbuckridge and Accornhoek.
Follow the directions from Hazyview.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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