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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent80%
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    “game drives” (118 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    We have just come back from a 3 night stay at Simbavati with our 3 boys (7, 11 & 13) and we loved it. The staff are amazing and so very helpful...Bongi and the reception team were really welcoming. Bishop (our butler) was fantastic...an excellent...More

    Thank plasn
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

    Dear Foster Family Thank you so much for the beautiful review, the kind words and the recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We love that you loved our lodge and that we could be part of your memorable safari vacation with your family. We will pass...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

    The staff was friendly and helpful in every way. Very family friendly, with kids activities available between the twice-daily game drives. Safari guide and tracker were very knowledgeable and accommodating.

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear CTCUSCTC Thank you for the review, it is appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed our lodge, the kids activities, our service and our game drives. Please come back and visit us again. Kind regards Nadine

    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    We were at SRL for a very short time - but they completely exceeded all expectations! The staff is absolutely AMAZING (Ralph, Bishop, Clement, everyone!) and they were always catering to our needs. To the moment we left the lodge, I felt like they were...More

    Thank Gisella T
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Gisella T Thank you for the lovely review and recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your game drives and that you got to see so much in so little time. We also appreciated the feedback regarding the...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    The Timbavati and Safari experience is great! We had an excellent guide in Kruger, who can tell you about the Fauna and Flora - not just point out the obvious. The family rooms on the other hand are rather sparse and pokey. Most lodges at...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Lizelle Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback and we will definitely look into your comments so that we can make sure we improve in the areas where you felt we were lacking. Just so clarify regarding the meal times. These are...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

    Our first introduction to an African safari and Game Lodge and what a super introduction! A friendly greeting and talk about the facilities of the main lodge plus our own lodge then off on our first safari drive with guide "Kruger" and tracker "Hemet". These...More

    Thank Alanna S
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Alanna S Thank you so much for the lovely review and recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and we are glad we could provide you with a memorable safari experience. Please come...More

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    • US$789 - US$1 083 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    johnniebdover
    21 June 2017|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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    Candace Y
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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    whereareyounow
    10 April 2016|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Good morning Apologies for only responding to you now, we seemed to have missed your post. Have you been helped? Please provide us with your contact details (email or phone) so that someone from our reservations... More
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    "The luxury tents are great - especially the additional outdoor shower"
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    "Bring layers. We were there in late May so the early morning rides were cool but the evening rides were..."
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    "Rooms closer to the lodge aren't tents they are permanent buildings. I liked the tents with windows."
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    "All rooms were great. Get one a bit further from the public spaces if you like quiet."
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