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Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience and is situated within the world renowned and breathtakingly beautiful Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger Park. The camp consists of the main building which features a lounge, kitchen and covered verandah, as well as 3 individual luxury suites. 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, allowing guests to either enjoy the main areas together or retreat in private to the suite. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Machaton Private Camp may be booked either on a per suite basis or a sole-use basis and includes a field guide & tracker, butler, chef, housekeeper and groundsman.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Off Argyle Road, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
Getting there
Ngala Airfield21 km
Phalaborwa Airport36 km
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We visited Machaton private camp for 3 days in January 2019. We were 10 people (6 adults and 4 kids) so we occupied all the three huts which made it very special, since that meant we were the only guests. The staff is brilliant, the food superb and the huts are also really nice
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My wife and I had a wonderful time being pampered with great food, friendly hospitable staff and exciting game drives!! There is only 6 guests maximum within the camp, which provided a quiet environment and there was a private plunge pool on our back patio that was refreshing!
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Beautiful location - spacious room with adjoining room and outdoor seating and shower - our room had a water hotel on the back and at nights we could witness elephants and water hogs come to drink water. It was amazing. Firstly the warm and efficient Manager Nicole who is so
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I cannot say enough good things about this lodge. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. The food was outstanding and most importantly, the game drives were spectacular. We were able to see all of the big five and much more. I can't thank Nicole enough, not only for
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The Staff at Machaton were fabulous. Led by the very passionate and warm Nicole - the team are professional, kind and very hospitable. The rooms are lovely, welcoming and very comfortable. The facilities and meals were an absolute delight (thanks Thompson!) The safari
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"There are only 3 and they are all brilliant"
"The room by the watering hole had more frequent animal visits. Ours by the river bed was a bit less active most days."
"best views, fantastic rooms with own terrace and outside shower"
"Every bungalow is equally spectacular!"
"Ask for a bungalow o the right."
US$1 170 - US$1 349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKruger National ParkTimbavati Private Nature Reserve
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