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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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    “family chalet” (10 reviews)
    “game drives” (118 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (22 reviews)
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    Reviewed 21 February 2012

    Thanks to Bush Baby Safaris for booking us in to this great place and to Pierre, our guide for staying with us. The welcome was interesting and fun, the tents were terrific with air con and very fancy baths. Showers were outdoors but very private...More

    Thank RiverLadyMn
    Reviewed 2 February 2012

    Thanks for much for such a great birthday trip. Our guide Pete and tracker Noel went the extra mile to make the trip amazing. We saw all of the big five and loads more. The leopards were my favourite, so beautiful. The lodge is comfortable...More

    Thank jbelne
    Reviewed 19 January 2012

    We had a really enjoyable stay at Simbavati - such a beautiful position on the river and we loved the luxury tents. Amazing to stand in our deck whilst watching elephants in the bush a few metres away. Great leopard sightings, loads of elephants, brilliant...More

    2  Thank IBB241
    Reviewed 12 January 2012

    This is a really great place, the view of the river, the owners, the staff in general great people. All the guest seem to gravitate to one area and you get to meet and chat. The actuall safaris were great, we were there for 2...More

    1  Thank mca2012
    Reviewed 24 December 2011

    Our stay in the Simbavati River Lodge was absolutely amazing! Everyone was so friendly and the location was stunning! My Fiancè and I got engaged at this Lodge, and I couldn´t have asked for a more romantic setting! Thank you all so much for making...More

    Thank S-Bracht
    Kapama River Lodge
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    • US$789 - US$1 083 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • 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
    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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