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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Poor1%
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    “family chalet” (10 reviews)
    “game drives” (119 reviews)
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    Reviewed 18 May 2012

    I stayed at simbavati for only the 2 nights 13th-15th may, but during this time i saw all big five including 2 male lions on a buffalo carcass, 2 leopard both with cubs, i even 3 saw hyena feasting on a kudu kill! Diff is...More

    Thank carl s
    Reviewed 7 May 2012

    Wake up, eat, safari, eat, nap, safari, eat, sleep. Repeat. Alternatively you can just chill in the hotel and watch animals mooch about in the river. Truly wonderful setting and helpful staff. Just be aware that there isn't much to do here - you are...More

    Thank Tom P
    Reviewed 6 May 2012

    My husband and I traveled to South Africa last August and we spend the first 4 nights at Simbavati. We got terribly lost driving from Johannesburg and arrived very late on the first night, but we were just in time to join our safari group...More

    Thank Lindsay H
    Reviewed 28 April 2012

    I stayed at Simbavati last september and really enjoyed it. The setting is great - right on a river, so with a lot of animals and birds coming to drink. From the main deck, restaurant and boma, you can enjoy views of the river. The...More

    1  Thank nathalieyes
    Reviewed 25 April 2012

    Have never bothered to write a review of a property before but this was exceptional and really deserves a mention. The accommodation was lovely and every member of the staff we met were terrific. A special mention must go to Justice, the young waiter/barman who...More

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    • US$792 - US$1 066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    • Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    johnniebdover
    3 September 2017|
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    Response from ivanhoe19 | Reviewed this property |
    Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
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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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    "The room closest to the bar and to the watering hole - excellent viewing opportunities from the private deck..."
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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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