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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          “family chalet” (10 reviews)
          “game drives” (116 reviews)
          “luxury tents” (21 reviews)
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          Reviewed 31 October 2016

          This is the place to be if you are longing for a warm welcome, great service (thx Obedience!), special nights in the comfy luxury safari tent and of course the best game drives (we were driving with Clemend and Caswell who were amazing and showed...More

          Thank RikeHa
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marng Managerketi at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 November 2016

          Dear RikeHa We are thrilled to hear that you had a great experience at our lodge and that you got to see the "Big 5" We will pass on your compliments to the various staff, they love getting the feedback regarding their service. We hope...More

          Reviewed 30 October 2016

          We visited River Lodge along with family - 13 people with both grown ups and kids. We had a highly enjoyable time and felt at home from the beginning. All in all we find the lodge and the housing to be very luxurious, comfortable and...More

          Thank PeterHolmboe
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 31 October 2016

          Dear PeterHolmboe Thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated. We are so happy to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay at our lodge. South Africa is the best and we are glad we could show case it to your...More

          Reviewed 18 October 2016

          We really enjoyed our two days here before moving up the hill to Hill Top Lodge for a further two days. Hill Top is a little more up market but River Lodge couldn't be faulted. The accommodation overlooking the river bed was first rate, the...More

          Thank SydneyBirdie
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

          Dear SydneyBirdie Thank you for writing a review for both of our lodges. We are glad you got to experience both of them and that you found the service and lodges both enjoyable. We also appreciate your recommendation and we look forward to your next...More

          Reviewed 13 October 2016

          Very luxurious lodge with extreme nice staff. This is the place to be, when you travel to a game lodg. Food is excellent. All very comfortable and you feel so welcome. Go there, when you want a real Sout African bush experience.More

          Thank drcoelle
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

          Dear drcoelle Thank you for the huge compliment! "Go there, when you want a real South African bush experience." We love this! We work so hard to provide our guests with an unforgettable bush experience and you have confirmed that we have gotten it right!...More

          Reviewed 13 October 2016

          We are a family of 5 - my wife, kids (8, 10 and 12) and me. The Lodge - the lodge was great and the food was nice. We had two fussy eaters, and the chefs made sure they were looked after. Its great value...More

          Thank Dale G
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

          Dear Dale G Thank you for bringing your family to our lodge. We are thrilled they had a great time especially the kids. Hopefully their stay will turn them into future game rangers? Your game drives sound stunning, wish I was their to view them...More

          Motswari Private Game Reserve
          677 reviews
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          Simbavati Hilltop Lodge
          193 reviews
          #8 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
          Kambaku Safari Lodge
          605 reviews
          #3 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
          Kings Camp
          359 reviews
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          • US$650 - US$1 059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          johnniebdover
          How far apart are the river lodge and the hilltop? Thanks
          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
          We have booked a stay at your facility for late May. I'm wondering if we should pack heavy jackets or will the temperature still be moderately warm. What is your advice? Also, how warm are the tents in the evening?
          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
          We sre travelling in September 2017, what would be the rate? I think I would like to do 3 days in Timbavati and 3 days in Sabi Sand.... I am organizing a trip for my travelling friends including my husband :) I wonder if 18 is too many??
          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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          "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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          "All rooms overlook the river / watering hole, you can't go wrong!"
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