Timbavati Safari Lodge

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The Timbavati Safari Lodge is located 22 minutes drive away from the wildlife-rich Kruger Park.

The Timbavati Lodge is set on the border between the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa, this lodge offers access to the Kruger National Park via the nearby Orpen Gate. A wide choice of activities, adventures, and excursions into the Kruger and the surrounding regions are available from here.

Timbavati Lodge has traditional Ndebele; colourful rondavels are spaced out under the lodge's towering trees, offering comfortable en-suite accommodation in an African atmosphere. Most rooms provide either one double or 2 single beds, with some of the chalets featuring a third and fourth bed. Selected chalets connect through inter-leading doors with another cottage making for an ideal family set up.

The lodge provides a paradise for nature lovers as well as bird watching enthusiasts. The bar and the swimming pool offer an ideal place for refreshment during the warm afternoons. Guests are invited to relax in the comfortable lounge and stretch out under the African sun on one of the poolside loungers.

The camp ensures a comfortable stay; services are available to guests. Transfer to and from surrounding areas, as well as the nearby airports, can also be arranged, as well as car hire.

For breakfast, guests have the choice of a full continental and a cooked option. The broad range of items includes cereal, fruit, fresh yoghurt, cold meats, baked items, cheeses as well as juice and tea & coffee. Dinner at the lodge is available buffet style served in the traditional outdoor boma or alongside the swimming pool with the bar nearby. Guests have the opportunity to taste African cuisine while dining under the stars accompanied by the unique sounds of the wild.

Timbavati Safari Lodge is close to the Orpen Gate, which is the entrance to the Kruger Park, the lodge offers safari tours as well as sunset safari tours to Kruger. Exciting sightings of elephants, lions, rhinoceros, buffaloes, giraffes, leopards and cheetahs await. The not to be missed sunset safaris, which are offered in open wildlife viewing vehicles, set off in the late afternoon & early evening whereby guests can explore the starlit vastness of this unique national park.

Conveniently located near the Kruger National Park, guests can enjoy thrilling safari drives with incredible wildlife encounters. Nearby attractions which are well worth a visit include the Panorama Route, the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, the Reptile Park as well as the Hoedspruit Endangered Wildlife Centre.


  • En-suite bathrooms (shower, basin, toilet)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk area
  • Veranda
  • Mosquito nets and window net.


  • Swimming pool
  • Bar & Satellite TV
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Curio shop
  • Public telephone.


  • Laundry services
  • Housekeeping
  • MTN, Vodacom and Cell C reception available
  • Internet
  • WiFi available
  • 24hr security
  • Babysitting
  • Transfers.

Wildlife activities:

  • Full-Day Kruger Safari Tours
  • Sunset Safari Tours.

Nearby activities & attractions:

  • Horseback safari
  • Elephant back safari
  • Boat cruise
  • Panorama Route (Blyde Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels, God's Window, Pilgrims Rest)
  • Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
  • Reptile Park
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Wildlife Centre
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Hot Air Balloon Safaris
  • Microlight flights
  • Paintball
  • Shangaan Cultural Village Tour.


  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dining Room
  • Double bed
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • WIFI

Facilities Available at Timbavati Safari Lodge

  • Airstrip
  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Public telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Timbavati Safari Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Timbavati Safari Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Timbavati Safari Lodge located?
Timbavati Safari Lodge is located at the following location / address: Near the Kruger National Park.